Business

Employing staff

by ParentalChoice
in Tax and Pensions, Payroll, Employee Benefits
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If it is the first time you are employing staff take a look at our helpful guide for things to consider. Decide how much to pay  You must pay someone at least the minimum wage.  The following table details the current national minimum wage rates and the new levels which are set to increase in ...

Three Business Travel Tips for Busy Working Mothers

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Career, Business travel
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At the best of times, maintaining balance as a working mother is a unique challenge. For mothers who are required to travel for their role, the challenge is even greater. Finding the time to prepare for your business trip carefully while still taking care of your children and going to work is a lot to ...

From babies with love – love in the workplace

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, New mum, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Children
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Is love a word you often hear at work? In respect of how you feel about your colleagues, how you feel about your company, or how your company feels about you? I wonder if a staff survey ever asked: “do you feel loved by your company”? On Valentines Day From Babies with Love launched with ...

Finding your balance as an entrepreneurial parent

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Wellbeing, Parenting, Entrepreneur
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  You are a giver. You give your time and devotion to your family, to your customers and to those you hold dear. It’s important to you to prioritise your children and family life. You play a multitude of roles to support them and you ensure their wellbeing is at the heart of what you ...

Work at Home Mums

by ParentalChoice
in Flexible working, Childcare, Career
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I work from home and before I started it sounded like a perfectly easy and wonderful way to manage my commitments. It is great and I’m very lucky to have this option however, actually getting to a point where I use all my time effectively has taken some practice and I really wish I’d read these ...

Women on Boards: Why does it Matter?

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Career
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Women on Boards (WOB UK) is an organisation that exists to help women make the right connections and choices to get to the boardroom.  Parental Choice spoke to Rowena Ironside, Chair of WOB UK, to see how important it is that women are represented at board level: “A lot of people assume that now that ...