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Self-employed battle loneliness   2 comments

The number of self-employed people in the UK has now reached more than 4.5 million, but a recent study found that many freelancers battle loneliness in search of an improved work-life balance. Huckletree interviewed 4,000 self-employed professionals and entrepreneurs who work from home: 43% said that working from home improved their relationship with their partner/spouse. […]

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Posted June 16, 2014 by cmm in Blog

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Networking – After Hours Club   Leave a comment

Below is a list of After Hours Club run by Invicta Chamber of Commerce. This is a free ‘casual’ networking event. The atmosphere is very informal and relaxed. From personal experience I can recommend them. Ashford       – The Conningbrook Hotel, 5 February Canterbury  – The Abbotts Barton Hotel, 15 January, 19 February Chatham     – The Innovation Centre, 15 January, 19 […]

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Posted January 4, 2013 by cmm in After Hours Club, Events

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Why does success mean different things to Women vs Male Entrepreneurs?   1 comment

Gender tends not to be a factor when securing financial backing, but running a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) as a woman nevertheless poses several challenges. U.K. government research by Britain’s’ Department for Business, Innovation and SKills (BIS) shows that gender is one of the most likely factors to dictate growth and success of an […]

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Posted October 19, 2012 by cmm in Blog

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Happy Freelancer’s   3 comments

The 2012 Freelance Industry Report suggests that 90% of 2000 international freelancers surveyed have no regrets about going freelance. The majority loved the freedom and flexibility self-employment gives them. The percentages below speak for themselves:- 28% – flexibility was the key reason they decided to go freelance in the first place 22% – it was […]

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Posted September 29, 2012 by cmm in Blog

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After Hours Club – Networking Chamber of Commerce   Leave a comment

New Venues and New Dates  Ashford Change from Boys Hall to The Conningbrook Hotel, Canterbury Road, TN24 9QR from 2 October Tonbridge  Change from Hadlow Manor Hotel to The River Centre, Medway Wharf Road, TN9 1RE New venue from 14 August,  9 October, 13 November, 11 December Chatham   The Innovation Centre, Maidstone Road, ME5 9FD 18 September, 16 October, 20 […]

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Posted September 15, 2012 by cmm in After Hours Club, Events

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