Perspectives

From one frazzled freelance parent to another: the juggle is real

Amy Rutter is a freelancer, and a parent. Like all freelance parents, the outbreak of COVID-19 had a big impact on Amy's daily routine. She shares her top tips for staying on top of work and kids – and accepting what you just can't change.

Perspectives - 5 min Read

Making the most of local suppliers and partners

Today Bread was a successful local cafe visited by the local community. Obviously the pandemic changed all that. Alexandre talks us through how they pivoted their business and found support in local suppliers and businesses.

Perspectives

Five foundations to manage your mental health as a freelancer

As the self-employed and entrepreneurs, we’re probably one of the groups where uncertainty is already a big part of how we work. Matthew Knight, founder of Leapers shares five foundations that influence our mental health and ability to work well as modern workers.

Perspectives - 4 min Read

Rushina shah on the importance of resilience as a small business owner

Everyone told her that she couldn’t do it, that her idea was too ambitious, and that seasoned entrepreneurs had failed trying. Rushina Shah, founder of popped sorghum brand Not.Corn learnt that being resilient pays off.

Founder Stories

Dealing with personal pressures as a business owner

We spoke with Nina Clark, small business owner and founder of Nightire about her journey managing the pressures of starting and running a business.