Blogging: once you pop you can’t stop!

Up until 6 months ago I really didn’t ‘get’ blogging. Everywhere I turned I was being told that I should have a blog for my business. But in my mind a blog was just a very public diary and I had no idea how that could translate to the business world....
10 Ideas for Playdate Food

10 Ideas for Playdate Food

Now my children are at school we have entered the realm of friends coming to play after school, and usually for tea as well.  So what do you feed them?  You want them to be happy, and to eat, and generally the obvious staple for playdate food is fish fingers  or...

Claiming expenses for working from home

Following on from our previous post about How to be an Accountant’s Perfect Customer, family-friendly accountant Amy Taylor explains to do’s and don’ts when claiming expenses for working from home.   If you use part of your home for business,...

The Mum’s The Boss Guide to Free Publicity

In our first year in business we spent the princely sum of £30 + VAT on promotional activity, paying for an insert service which interestingly had a zero return on investment! However we have managed to appear in the local press 3 times, the national press once, and...