Skills & training

Skills & training

How to prepare to return to work, and tips on making money on the side

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English for kids: English exercises online

Do you want to improve your children’s English? If so you have plenty of options to explore – from free English exercises to paid...
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Reading Eggs free trial – bring reading to life

Kids love playing on the computer, and it’s often hard to motivate them to read more. But what if there was a way you...
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Extended schools and learning resources for children

With the new school term, parents face a whole new round of eductation anxieties - and the attached price tags! If your children need...
Returning to work

What to consider before returning to work

Returning to work after taking time off to raise a family is never easy – but don’t let it frighten you! Here’s a simple...
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How to use maternity leave to benefit your career

We often lose our confidence after being out of the workplace for a while. But employers much prefer keeping trained-up, integrated existing staff, and...
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Options for reskilling

Many of us don’t return to the career we had before becoming parents. Then we lose confidence in ourselves, and feel out of touch....
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Tips for a successful business

Starting a business can seem scary! But get it right and it’s the most rewarding work you’ll ever do. So we’ve compiled some tips...
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How to start your own business

Starting your own business can be as daunting as it is appealing. The key is to take advice and get as much information as...

How to write a business plan

A business plan is not just a route to getting funding for your business idea. It’s an excellent way of testing how you’re going...
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Using mum skills to return to work

There’s loads you can get involved in that’ll build your confidence and help you return to work. It’ll also fill that gap in your...
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Looking for Sea Life Centre offers to treat the kids this year? We've got you covered. With a great mix of entertainment and education...
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Travel Review: The Perfect Camping Experience at Hillhead Caravan Club in Devon

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15 Ways to Make Your Salary Stretch Until January Payday

Many of us got paid a week early in time for Christmas, but it comes with a catch - we have to make that...
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New Years Saving Resolution: Saving For Your Future.

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There's just a week or so of shopping days left until Christmas and as you whizz around looking for those last-minute gifts and presents,...