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The Challenges of Starting a business as a Single Parent
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Starting a business is a challenge, we all know that. Add a child or two into the mix and that challenge can become even greater- it could even feel insurmountable. The playing field may feel rockier for ‘parentpreneurs’ but many are still willing to play as they truly believe in...
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holistic mentoring
Holistic Mentoring
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If you’re looking to set up and run a business, it’s important to reflect not just on your business plan but think holistically about all aspects of you.
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Be your own boss
Be Your Own Boss
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Tree Shepherd has opened up registration for its next Start Your Own Enterprise Course, with support from the Walcot Foundation
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British Business Bank start-up loans programme
British Business Bank start-up loans programme
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There are some universally accepted truths when it comes to what’s needed when you’re starting - or maintaining - a business. A good idea or product, drive, determination and importantly, accessing finance. 
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Meet the mentors
Meet the Mentors: Bob Bell
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Our aim is to support the growth of local enterprises and to encourage anyone who wishes to enter the world of entrepreneurship to take the leap.
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Why a market stall may be a great way to test your business idea
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The tradition of the physical marketplace has stood the test of time. Find Out why this may be a super way to test your business.
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women in business
Women in business
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The increase of women in the workforce has possibly been one of the most significant changes to the economy in the world over the last century.
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Female Entrepreneurs & Access To Cash
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More than ever, modern women can be found in leadership roles in competitive and generally male-led industries such as finance, engineering and sciences. With many succeeding in such positions it has been established that women-owned firms even outperform those owned by their male counterparts. The number of female entrepreneurs in the UK...
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developing a good work-life balance
Developing A Good Work-Life Balance
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Work- life balance, you’ve probably heard this phrase but what exactly does it mean? 
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Valentines Day
Can You Love the One You Have?
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February, Valentines, Love is in the air. A question on a lot of minds recently is, do you love your job, and what you do?
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