Author archives: MumpreneurUK

  • winner

    Competitions – why they are so good for business?

    Jun 10, 13 • 1108 Views • Marketing & PRComments Off

    Thursday 15 June 2006 sticks in my mind as if it was yesterday … At 12:20 the phone rang – It was the Daily Express calling to tell me I’d won a £30,000 convertible car via a competition I’d entered the previous week. I was 30 weeks pregnant with my…


    Overcoming entrepreneurial block

    Apr 16, 13 • 500 Views • Be InspiredComments Off

    For an aspiring entrepreneur, entrepreneurial block can be crippling. During a lengthy bout of entrepreneurial inertia, it can be tempting to cast your start up dreams aside, and stick to living a more conventional working life. Cultivating new concepts can…

  • mum

    Some Tips for the Aspiring Mumpreneur

    Mar 4, 13 • 408 Views • Start UpComments Off

    An increasing number of women are making the switch from nine-to-five drudgery to running their own business, allowing them to take control of their professional lives and achieve a better work/life balance. It’s a tough trading environment though, with…

  • relax

    A Mumpreneurs Guide to Taking it Easy in Business!

    Feb 22, 13 • 356 Views • Family & WellbeingComments Off

    As a working mother I often ask myself, is running a business compatible with family life? Running your own business often requires more work than the standard 9am-5pm hours of a standard job, especially in the early days. Whether it’s working through the…

  • cart

    How to start selling online in 30 days

    Feb 21, 13 • 345 Views • Sales & GrowthComments Off

    Dan Matthews, editor of eCommerce journal, explains the basics behind setting up an eCommerce business and selling in 30 days. The truth is, you don’t even need 30 days to start selling online, anyone who has peddled their…

  • Mums Continue Strong Trend Towards Running Businesses And Families

    Feb 19, 13 • 252 Views • ArticlesComments Off

    Mums continue strong trend towards running businesses and families There are encouraging signs that mums continue to be inspired to set up and run their own small, and not-so-small businesses. However for some mums, starting a business from scratch appears to…

  • RTI – Biggest Change In Payroll From HMRC Since 1944

    Feb 19, 13 • 216 Views • ArticlesComments Off

    When the Coalition Government came to power they instituted a “one-in, one-out” policy for new employment legislation as part of their Red Tape Challenge, a drive to reduce the burdensome rules and regulations that hamper small businesses and the self…

  • How To Tell The World About Your Business

    Feb 19, 13 • 260 Views • ArticlesComments Off

    Shout it from the roof-tops – how to tell the world about your business   Whatever your business you need to tell people about it and there are lots of different ways to do it. It’s sometimes hard to know what you should be doing and when. And when…

  • Tax doesn’t have to be taxing….but it certainly can be!

    Feb 19, 13 • 332 Views • ArticlesComments Off

    Tax doesn’t have to be taxing – but it certainly can be! Undoubtedly one of the most stressful periods for any fledgling business owner is when the time comes to complete their first Self Assessment tax return. Depending on how your business is…

  • Six Strategies For Balancing Work And Family Life

    Feb 19, 13 • 8948 Views • ArticlesComments Off

    Six strategies for balancing work and family life When I made the decision to become self-employed several years ago, it was mainly driven by the need, as a single parent, to be flexible around my family life. At the same time, I was wary of how working from…