My story – surviving redundancy after a baby

Ever wondered what prompted me to start my business? Well here’s the full story, in my guest blog post for That Works For Me. I was very suddenly made redundant by my employer of 15 years, while at home looking after my baby daughter. Here’s how things unfolded:

“Living in an exhausted, hormonal, loved-up baby-bubble, the absolute last thing I was expecting was to be made redundant…..”


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