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Britain’s youngest “Bubble entrepreneur” makes his TV

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Britain’s youngest “Bubble entrepreneur” makes his TV

Britain’s youngest “Bubble entrepreneur” makes his TV debut Ziggy Dyboski-Bryant, aged 9, is to appear on Channel 4’s “Buy It Now” to pitch his award winning giant bubble business to the retail industry. Ziggy appears with his mother Paola in the new show as they showcase their home grown company – Dr Zigs – to a national audience. The fledgling business, which is making a name for itself across the UK and beyond with its high quality, environmentally and ethically conscious bubble toys, emerged from fun at...

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The importance of taking a holiday

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The importance of taking a holiday

The importance of taking a holiday! As mum, and owner of travel company, Bookings For You, specialising in organising villa holidays to Italy, France and Croatia, Jo Mackay knows better than most the benefits of taking that ‘proper break’ and booking time off from work. However, according to a recent YouGov Survey, as many as a third of employees aren’t taking their full quota of annual leave. And these statistics are even worse if you look at small business owners and entrepreneurs. Among this group, a OnePoll survey showed that over three...

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New mum creates trendy range of teething jewellery

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New mum creates trendy range of teething jewellery

New mum creates trendy range of teething jewellery Holly Williamson, Mum of two from South Africa but now living in the UK, created Trendy Mama in October 2016 when her daughter, Olivia began teething. Holly struggled to find teething jewellery that matched her own style and desire for on-trend designs so she came up with a collection of her own and called it Trendy Mama ltd.   “As a young mum I wanted to make something that was trendy, and would match colours and style to go with what I wear.  I love art, designs and making my own...

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Double flipping great business tips

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Double flipping great business tips

Double flipping great business tips Setting up your own business takes courage, self belief, and money, however being your own boss and working from home gives you the ultimate flexibility – and is the perfect way to manage the family versus work conundrum. Since I set up my business, double-flip.com, the learning curve has been steep.  Here’s some of what I have learnt: The light bulb moment. This may sound obvious, but if you are going to succeed you need to have a really good idea.  Extensive research into the concept is essential....

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Big, Massive, Amazing changes!

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Big, Massive, Amazing changes!

Big Massive Amazing changes! We’ve done it again, premium just got bigger! – There’s brand new benefits with Premium Membership – at no extra cost!       MEDIA ALERTS & JOURNALIST REQUESTS Delivering media alerts since 2007! Get your business featured in the press and build your own media contacts. Posted regularly in our private Facebook group, you can even set alerts to get them delivered to your inbox. NEW! BUSINESS TOOLKITS Drop in for help from our growing collection of Toolkits filled with tips, guides,...

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Mum launches Natural Body Oil Range for mums!

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Mum launches Natural Body Oil Range for mums!

Shea Innocence Launches Natural Body Oil Range for Mums, Bumps and Babies The natural skincare brand, Shea Innocence has launched a beautifully natural range of body oils, designed with mum, bump and baby in mind. A soothing, hydrating and 100% natural collection, the Shea Innocence oils are blended by hand from a range of high quality, skin loving ingredients. The nourishing four piece mother and baby collection of body oils includes Baby Massage Oil and Bump and Beyond Body Oil. Both are available in scented and unscented versions. All of...

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Tidy Books shortlisted in Virgin prize

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Tidy Books shortlisted in Virgin prize

  London based business; Tidy Books, is shortlisted in Virgin’s Media Business competition.  Tidy Books, makers of children’s bookcases, has garnered over 1,800 votes to help it get to the finals of Richard Branson’s competition called Pitch to Rich.  If Tidy Books wins, it will receive £250,000 worth of advertising to accelerate its growth, plus mentoring from the Virgin team. Tidy Books has won many awards for its wooden children’s bookcases which encourage children to read, and grow their love of books. Tidy Books’ CEO Geraldine Grandidier...

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mum owned business LumiPotti

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mum owned business LumiPotti

Mumpreneur success continues to grow Mum owned business, LumiPotti is currently enjoying a lot of success having recently won the Loved By Parents Award 2014 for the best Potty/Toilet Training Product and they have also been shortlisted for this year’s Nectar Business Awards. LumiPotti is the only total potty training product, helping children through all the stages of potty training from day time dry to dry at night too. LumiPotti inventor is Rachael Forder a mum of two small boys in Portsmouth....

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Mumpreneur business is awards finalist

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Mumpreneur business is awards finalist

Get Ahead VA, founded by mumpreneur Rebecca Newenham, is delighted to have been selected as a finalist in the 2014 mumandworking awards in the Flexible Business of the Year category.  Please see below and attached a press release that will hopefully be of interest to your audience: Mumpreneur business Get Ahead VA shortlisted as a finalist for National Business Awards Get Ahead VA, founded by mumpreneur Rebecca Newenham, has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 mumandworking awards in the Flexible Business of the Year category. The...

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Mumpreneur sells business

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Member News | 0 comments

Mumpreneur sells business

New owner of specialist bra fitting services for maternity & nursing bras www.bras4mums.co.uk Specialist bra fitters, bras4mums, are pleased to announce their new owner, mum of 3, and mumpreneur Emma Launchbury. Emma has been running her specialist home bra fitting service, BraLady Cambridge for three years, supporting women in her area and is now looking forward to being able to support many more women across the country through the website and attending baby shows. bras4mums is a specialist maternity and nursing online shop & bra...

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