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can we have it all gemma wade
in Freelancer Life, Lifestyle, Podcast

Can We Have It All? With Gemma Wade

Hopefully you have taken some time to sit back, relax with a glass of vino and have a listen to my podcast “Can We Have It All?” If not, I’m trying to not be offended! The podcasts are all about navigating that tricky part of your life, when you’re mid-way through your career, have started a family and just might want to do something different before it feels like it’s too late?! Yup, your thirties and forties. Can you relate?

With guests, I tackle various topics to do with small business, entrepreneurship, juggling families and work and everything in between. Every other episode, I have a good ol’ natter with an inspiring woman about the realities of their success, job and juggle. In between, I discuss all sorts of topics that you’ll be able to relate to, including: imposter syndrome and business plans.

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mums enterprise roadshow manchester
in Freelancer Life, Parenting

Mums Enterprise Roadshow Manchester – An Interview with Founder Lindsey Fish

With so many women facing discrimination during maternity leave and even when at the potential age of thinking about starting a family, the flexible working movement has quite rightly, become a real focus of many women who want to start families and still work. The movement is starting to be recognised by the government and employers too, but there’s still a lot of work to be done before the appropriate opportunities and rewards are available for working mothers.

Having been made redundant on my first maternity leave, and starting my own business in order to achieve the flexible working and work-family-life balance I wanted and needed, I feel really passionately about this subject matter and supporting other women who feel backed in a corner of sub-standard work opportunities, treatment, pay and conditions. So when events like the Mums Enterprise Roadshow Manchester come on my radar, my ears prick-up with delight and I snap up a ticket to attend!Continue reading

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