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Thrive Affordable Workspace Empowering Local Entrepreneurs and Fosters Community Growth: Report December 2023
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As you may know Thrive has moved and as such we thought that it was an excellent time to take stock of all the amazing things that we have achieved- and then share it with you!
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Why It’s Important to Develop a Good Work-Life Balance
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Work- life balance, you’ve probably heard us going on about this- but for good reason, it’s SOOOO important!
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Is a new career (self-employment) your resolution?
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Do you happen to have self-employment (or starting a side-hustle) on your list of New Year’s resolutions? Do you have a dream of eventually being your own boss full time- or maybe the cost of living crisis is still very much a part of your life, and earning a bit...
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Shopping small – and local
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We all know that it’s important to shop small- but did you know it’s just as important to shop local- maybe even more important. Small local shops provide so many benefits to their communities and by supporting your small and independent traders you're not only supporting their enterprise, you’re also...
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Olderpreneurs
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Young entrepreneurs and their achievements certainly do grab the headlines, and this can mean that we often forget or disregard the potential and successes of ‘older’ entrepreneurs.
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Entrepreneurship: A Beginner’s Guide
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Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business, but the thought of it feels like a daunting journey into uncharted territory? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We see clients all the time with the exact same feelings - and luckily for you we have all the info and support...
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Black History Month
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It’s October and that can only mean one thing- it’s Black History Month.
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How much to pay yourself
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With all the numerous costs associated with starting a new business, it’s understandable that you may question whether you can afford to pay yourself a salary. The truth is that you have to, you deserve it. 
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Marketing on a shoestring
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Marketing a  business can be a challenge for any entrepreneur / business owner. It may not be something that you’re familiar with, it might not come naturally to you, or it could feel like a bit of a waste of time and money. Think about this though,  if customers don’t...
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working and childcare
The Juggle is Real
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Starting a business is a challenge, we all know that. Add in children and that challenge becomes even greater! The very fact that you are considering embarking on a self-employment journey, or you are already some way down that road  is incredible and commendable - but it’s probably a tiny...
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