LEAVING THE 9-5: TARIKA MARSHALL, CO-FOUNDER OF CAHOOTSY

Are you finding it impossible to juggle kids and career? Dream of leaving the 9-5 and working more flexibly? This series looks at inspirational women who are working the way they want. 1. Why did you want a more flexible career? In our 20s my husband and I backpacked around the world, settled abroad for…

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LEAVING THE 9-5: KERRI WALKER, PR CONSULTANT AND COACH

Are you finding it impossible to juggle kids and career? Dream of leaving the 9-5 and working more flexibly? This series looks at inspirational women who are working the way they want.   1. Why did you want a more flexible career? I needed a flexible way of working because I had a baby and realised…

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Why are there no mum-investors?

So I got an email about Tesco Backit today. If you’ve not heard about it, think Kickstarter for groceries – the idea being you pledge money to support new businesses and you’re rewarded with the feeling you’re helping an entrepreneur get their product off the ground, and also a few little gifts, depending on how…

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LEAVING THE 9-5: LOUISE UPCHURCH, MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT

Do you dream of jacking in the 9-5 and finding a career you can fit around family life? This series looks at parents who have done just that… Why did you want a more flexible career? This is quite an amusing question for me as most people would think that I did have a flexible career.…

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How do you make £1K a month (or more) blogging?

  Does anyone really make money blogging? Is it an impossible dream to make a living from your blog or can it really be done (and we’re talking a decent income comparable to a salary rather than the odd £100 here or there). Now, for arguments sake, let’s say you’re trying to earn £1000 a…

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