Sep 112020

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Many people from all walks of life, backgrounds, abilities and age groups have taken that first step, believed in themselves and turned that into success.

That’s Smart Incomes

Aug 012020
women looking to return to work

I want to be paid what I’m worth

A recent headline ‘Terror of being the work experience girl at 50: Surrounded by tech-savvy young people and getting paid NOTHING’. Why?

Why would someone in their 40s, 50s or even more mature want to work in a strange environment and get paid little or nothing for it? I’m sure there are some good reasons out there but there must be a better way!

For anyone, not just mums, looking to get back into work there is an alternative. To me, our business is the ideal vehicle to help people get back into work AND earn some money. But more than that, it also helps people feel good about themselves. Continue reading »

Jul 072019
helping others

Having the time freedom to give something back

Darren had been working in the IT sector since he left university, at the age of 51 he was starting a new job with his 10th employer. In the first couple of weeks he had an interview with the financial advisor handling his new employers pension scheme. That’s when reality struck home.

Not only had Darren’s income been going down over the last 10 or so years but he found that he only had 14 years of pension contributions from his previous employers, only 2 had any form of pension scheme. Pensions were not a subject that Darren had been concerned about after all, that’s a long way off, isn’t it? Continue reading »

Jun 192019

YesLike many, I started out looking to earn some extra money every month to fill the gap between the end of the money and the end of the month.

During my search I found many different types of business, not surprisingly, there were a few scams!

Many of the ones that offered me a genuine opportunity to earn money, presented their own challenges, like large start-up costs, stock to buy or very low income for the hours put in. Needless to say, with an existing shortfall on the financial side, I didn’t want to make the situation worse by borrowing money or using credit cards to buy stock etc.

However, I’ve now found what maybe the ideal home-based business Continue reading »

Jun 132019
Retirement Dream

We can even run our business from here

Both in their early fifties, Rob and Sue joined our part-time business to provide themselves with some extra spending money. Rob was an engineer and Sue was a physiotherapist working in the NHS. Although Rob could get overtime, it was always at weekends which meant they couldn’t enjoy their passion for getting away in their motorhome.

Initially they wanted to earn an extra £200 to £300 a month, ideally by working just a few spare evenings. Continue reading »