Do we get enough parental leave?

The Government has proposed a more flexible system for parental leave to be introduced in 2015. The Modern Workplaces consultation would allow mothers and fathers to share their allowance of leave by taking a number of different blocks during their child’s first year.

How to be the ‘perfect parent’ at parents night!

When your child hands you that letter from school inviting you to parents’ night, you could have mixed emotions. I’ve been on both sides of the fence as a parent and a teacher. Parents’ nights should be helpful. Follow a few simple rules and get the most out of them.

Are you a serial job seeker?

Have you spent years struggling to find your dream job?
Perhaps you have job hopped from one mediocre job to another desperately searching for for a career but nothing has quite hit the spot. You are not alone! Plenty of people leave school with no defined career aspirations and muddle along through the world of work, just like our newest member of the team, Sally Todd.

Do you have the right type of Insurance?

Running a small business from home should be straight forward. Make a product or supply a service, invoice and hopefully get paid the following month. However it starts to get a little tricky when the word ‘insurance’ is used. As a self employed person, a sole trader or the owner of a limited company we need to protect ourselves for every eventuality.