“I help small businesses get visible!”

“I help small businesses get visible!”

Fiona Minett runs Boss Your PR, a brilliant online resource which supports small businesses to DIY their PR. Here Fiona reveals her inspirations and influences – and why nothing beats a break in the Brecon Beacons for a quick sanity boost. What inspired you to...
Car boot wisdom

Car boot wisdom

Car boot sales are the perfect place for offloading the old and acquiring the (nearly) new. According to the Financial Times, Brits spend £1.5bn a year at car boot sales. But that doesn’t mean just selling your unwanted books, knick-knacks and clothes to come...
A Highly Sensitive approach to life

A Highly Sensitive approach to life

Nina Khoo coaches women (and a few men) who are Highly Sensitive – an innate temperament trait shared by 20 per cent of the population. Highly sensitive people are likely to feel overwhelmed by modern life, sensitive to noise and stimuli, have a rich and complex...
Take a deep breath

Take a deep breath

After training and working as a journalist and editor for nine years, Carolyn Hughes launched her own business as a freelance PR and communications consultant in 2009. She re-branded as Breathe PR almost two years ago, and talks about how important it is to...
Music to our ears

Music to our ears

What does music mean to you? It could be something you run to, part of the commute or a vital element of your post-work chill-out time… but what about in the office. Is it a turn-the-radio-on or a turn off to listen to music at work… Some experts...
Tell me why I love Bank Holiday Mondays

Tell me why I love Bank Holiday Mondays

Tell me why I like Bank Holiday Mondays? It can’t be the chance to get crowded out at the garden centre. It’s definitely not the opportunity to find yourself stuck in the queue to get into the car park to hunt for a space before you can even think about...