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Sainsbury’s in the community - helping mums pick-up more than the weekly shopSainsbury’s in the community - helping mums pick-up more than the weekly shop

Sainsbury’s , in conjunction with Successful Mums, has recently held a Back-to-Work course for local mums...


Media Success for Successful MumsMedia Success for Successful Mums

We had a fantastic turn out for the Successful Mums and MediaCom Women Returners' Day...


Media Savvy CareerMedia Savvy Career

Successful Mums are thrilled to be working with Mediacom, an innovative media agency...


New Career, New you!New Career, New you!

Fancy a new career and a fitter, healthier version of you?..


Bromley Mums' AwardsBromley Mums' Awards

What do you call three Successful Mums at the Bromley Mums' Awards?  Winners!...


Job Description of a MumJob Description of a Mum

Mother - may be referred to as Mum/Mummy/Mama/Poo poo head depending on client's mood...


Inspirational mum HelenInspirational mum Helen…

Mummy’s Gin Fund is a Facebook and face-to-face community of local parents who buy/sell/give/lend clothes and toys to each other, provide recommendations and ultimately support each other...


What a transformation! Meet Emma Bennett…What a transformation! Meet Emma Bennett…

I am, what you call, an advanced facialist - I provide luxury problem solving facials to women and men of all ages...


On your marks, get set… go!On your marks, get set… go!..

The Clique Clinic helps athletes stay in peak condition through sports therapy, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning...


Get fit with Jennie...Get fit with Jennie...

Fit Around You Ltd helps people achieve their fitness goals through personal and small group training – training that ‘fits around you’...


Successful Mums Top Ten Tips for a Winning CVBack to work for Successful Mum Louise

Louise hadn’t worked since 2013 and was feeling isolated, unmotivated and not sure how to get back into the work place...


Successful Mums Top Ten Tips for a Winning CVSuccessful Mums Top Ten Tips for a Winning CV

Your CV isn’t a CV, it’s a marketing tool for your brand, for you...


A change of career for Successful Mum TraceyA change of career for Successful Mum Tracey

I’d had a successful career in recruitment before I went on maternity leave with my daughter...


A Pretty Success Story for Priti Things JewelleryA Pretty Success Story for Priti Things Jewellery

Priti Things Jewellery wholesales sterling silver and gold plated fashionable jewellery to boutiques and shops...


Lights, Camera, Action for Beth WhiteheadBromley Taster Session helps over 70 Mums with flexible working

Successful Mums ran a taster session in Bromley in January attracting over 70 mums! There was a real buzz in the room...


Lights, Camera, Action for Beth WhiteheadLights, Camera, Action for Beth Whitehead

My business is called B.A.F.T.A.S which stands for Beth’s American Film and Television Acting School and I teach acting for the camera (TV and Film, American style)...


A calmer way of life for Successful Mum CamillaA calmer way of life for Successful Mum Camilla

Stable House Meditation teaches an effortless meditation technique and offers day/weekend retreats at our beautiful home in rural Kent...


Janes final blog in 2016!Jane's final blog OF 2016!

It’s been a Fantastic year for Successful Mums, so much has been achieved in the last twelve months and we are proud to have worked with so many wonderful mums along the way...


Relax into self-employment with Samantha SmithRelax into self-employment with Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith Holistic Therapies offer relaxing treatments to clients in the comfort of their own home...


Mummy’s Gin Fund and Successful Mums Raise £350 for BLISSMummy’s Gin Fund and Successful Mums Raise £350 for BLISS

Once again the Helen and Jane duo got together in November as part of MGF ‘Knowvember’ events...


Mad Mother Karen JonesMad Mother Karen Jones

The name of my business is Mad Mothers Bootcamp and I teach boot camp exercise to mothers to use exercise as a fitness tool and way of life...


Meet Successful Mum Cheryl Huggins, Makeup ArtistMeet Successful Mum Cheryl Huggins, Makeup Artist

My business is called Cheryl Huggins Makeup Artist.  I offer a professional makeup and beauty service...


Meet Successful Mum - Natasha SullivanMeet Successful Mum - Natasha Sullivan

Natasha found her perfect role to fit around her family...


2017  -  time to get glowing?Jane's Blog - 2017 - time to get glowing?

I love this time of year, the colours of the trees, the M&S advert and preparing myself for elf on the shelf...


The dilemma for Gemma!The dilemma for Gemma!

Gemma bounced into the Successful Mums Back to Work course with lots of ideas about what she wanted to do but she wasn’t sure where to start...


A stress free role for StacyA stress free role for Stacy

The role was on Facebook as part of the Successful Mums job board and the potential opportunity seemed too good not to pursue...


What's your tipple?What's your tipple?

Successful Mums are working in partnership with Mummys Gin to help South London Mums find a job they love or start a business...


Business is booming in BexleyBusiness is booming in Bexley

Successful Mums are working in partnership with Bexley for Business to help women start a business or become self-employed...


Jane's Blog - Turning Fear into FunJane's Blog - Turning Fear into Fun

It’s October, which means Strictly and Halloween. Children love Halloween and everything that goes with it...


Marie-Emma Part-time Marketing SuccessMarie-Emma - Part-time Marketing Success

Baxter & Co. is an accountancy and tax practice based in Orpington. The firm helps clients, both business and personal, make sense of numbers...


Flexible Friendly Employer - Carlean Property ManagementFlexible Friendly Employer - Carlean Property Management

Carlean Property Management is a boutique residential property management company....


Term Time Only for ChristineTerm Time Only for Christine

Successful Mums showed me that just because I’m a mum, it doesn’t mean that I can’t do a job I love....


Inspirational Mum of the Month Lucy from the Baby RackInspirational Mum of the Month Lucy from the Baby Rack

The Baby Rack sells Spanish and Portuguese clothing and accessories for new born to 12 year olds....


Emma Bennett - Luxury Facials make a Beautiful BusinessEmma Bennett - Luxury Facials make a Beautiful Business

Advanced Facialist provides luxury problem solving facials (anti ageing, acne, pigmentation) for men and women and teenagers...


Jane’s Blog - The next chapterJane’s Blog - The next chapter

It’s September – the start of a new school year. Like me, your youngest child might be starting school. It’s the end of an era, a new chapter is starting...


Jane’s Blog - Ice Cream TreatsJane’s Blog - Ice Cream Treats

If you like sport and alfresco living, the summer is a great time of year, BBQ’s, bike riding, visiting parks, relaxing evenings outside and the Olympics just starting...


Lanre Bianeyin - Back to the 50’s with LanRetroLanre Bianeyin - Back to the 50’s with LanRetro

LanRetro sells vintage inspired clothing and accessories, online and through home events...


Be inspired by Jo Clarke and Lisa Richards - Zero to Hero RunnersBe inspired by Jo Clarke and Lisa Richards - Zero to Hero Runners

We are a voluntary running club who hold 10 week courses (completely free of charge) to get non-runners or lapsed runners fit and active...


Amanda Flanders - Dream BusinessA very different Thai takeaway

Sometimes, you might see something that really strikes a chord with you: it could be anything – a niche café that you’ve visited, an inspiring place on holiday or just everyday sights and experiences...


Amanda Flanders - Dream BusinessAmanda Flanders - Dream Business

I’ve always had the desire to have my own business, but haven’t previously had the right idea or been in a good position to do it....


Jane Altree - Relax, It’s only BusinessJane Altree - Relax, It’s only Business

I support mums from pre conception through to baby’s first year with reflexology and baby massage...


Cheryl Haynes - Getting Dizzy over BusinessCheryl Haynes - Getting Dizzy over Business

I offer half-day workshops teaching the skills of stained glass and copper foiling as well as selling handmade stained glass glass gifts...


Emma Morton-Turner - The leap of faithEmma Morton-Turner - The leap of faith

When I took my leap into the freelance world five years ago, leaving my nice comfy position as Home Editor on Woman and Home magazine I wasn’t really worried or nervous...


Half-term is over, what now?Half-term is over, what now?

Half-term is over, they’re back at school. You can crack on with that to-do list you were creating during the holiday. It’s not long though until the summer holidays, and 6 weeks later it’s September!..


At home with Nature with Successful Mum Caroline GasterAt home with Nature with Successful Mum Caroline Gaster

Accessorisemygarden sells gardening accessories, mainly fair-trade, from interesting countries like India, Thailand, Peru, Scandinavia and the list is growing...


Rockin' and Rollin' with Business Mums Naoko Wood and Clare RedshawRockin' and Rollin' with Business Mums Naoko Wood and Clare Redshaw

Rock Me Designs’ jewellery is individually handcrafted in Blackheath, London...


Heather - From Solicitor to Body Scrubs…Heather Driscoll - From Solicitor to Body Scrubs…

I trained as a solicitor in Edinburgh and moved to London in 2002. I loved the variety of my job but, after having children, the working hours were just not compatible with family life...


Carlean Property Management - Property Management AssistantJOB: Carlean Property Management - Property Management Assistant…

If you are looking for an employer who cares about their team and the service that they provide to their Clients, then look no further....


Regan Anderton - Cooking up a treat!Regan Anderton - Cooking up a treat!

Regan Anderton attended a Successful Mums 6 week business start-up course once she had decided to start her own cookery school in West Wickham. Regan has worked in the marketing industry for over 16 years.....


Fiona Bridges - VIVACITY Social Media ConsultancyFiona Bridges - VIVACITY Social Media Consultancy

After 13 years working in City financial services communications roles I decided to free myself from the corporate politics and set up my own consultancy; VIVACITY.....


Morgans Chartered Surveyors - PA RequiredJOB: Morgans Chartered Surveyors - PA Required…

An interesting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, flexible and professional Personal Assistant to join Morgans Chartered Surveyors....


Snapshot of Ashleigh Shea one year on…Snapshot of Ashleigh Shea one year on…

Ashleigh Shea is first and foremost a mum to two lovely children. Ashleigh is now one of our ‘Successful Mums’ having gone from strength to strength since starting the Successful Mums Business Start-up Course...


Sweet smell of SuccessAltree Rose - Reflexology and Baby Massage

Jane wanted to boost her business and gain focus, so turned to Successful Mums for some 1-2-1 Career Coaching to help...


Sweet smell of SuccessSweet smell of Success

Mum of two Ilaria Ruiu attended the Successful Mums 6 week Business Start-up course after making a decision to turn her ideas into reality...


Flexible friendly from the startFlexible friendly from the start

Flexible, friendly organisation FHW are event and marketing specialists and are the organisers behind this year’s exciting Bromley Business Awards....


Ade - I’ve transformed my career as a working mumAde - I’ve transformed my career as a working mum

Ade wanted to change her career, but wasn’t sure where to start...


Donating to Evelina London instead of birthday presentsDonating to Evelina London instead of birthday presents

Jane Knight is a passionate supporter of Evelina London and was recently featured on their blog with her innovative idea for raising money....


Seven Tips to Keep Your MotivationSeven Tips to Keep Your Motivation

If you're struggling to stick to your New Year's resolutions or you're finding it hard keep up with your new exercise regime, we have a few tips to keep you motivated through February....


Charlotte - Making small changes that make a differenceCharlotte - Making small changes that make a difference

When Jane Knight first met Charlotte, she discovered she already had a beauty client base but was almost apologetic for owning her own business....


Jane Knight features in the January issue of the Good Living Adsa MagazineJane Knight features in the January issue of the Good Living ASDa Magazine

Successful Mums founder Jane Knight tells her personal story about why she set up Successful Mums....


Be the best version of you in 2016Be the best version of you in 2016

What changes could you make to be the best version of you? Do you have a desire to work for yourself or find a new career? Would you like to learn to skate, play the piano or find more time to read?....


2015 News from Successful Mums

Orpington Success for Start-up MumsOrpington Business Success with International Guest Speaker!

Well done to the 12 clients that have completed the six week Business Start-up course in Orpington....


Bexley Business SuccessStyle Yourself Confident at Oasis

Successful Mums are delighted to be working in partnership with Oasis to support our clients to feel work ready and confident for business...


Bexley Business SuccessBexley Business Success

Well done to attendees who completed the recent Bexley Business Start-up Course at the Thames Innovation Centre. The course included practical advice about starting a business...


In The Media - Becoming the Person You Want to BeIn The Media - Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Jane gives advice to popular website My Family Care about changing the path of your life. With a little inspiration and a lot of determination, she knows that anyone can achieve real change...


Lisa - Working on her own termsLisa - Working on her own terms

Lisa was working as a care assistant and, although she enjoyed her role, always wanted term time work to give her flexibility around her family life...


Flexible working is good for businessFlexible working is good for business

Flexible working was the main topic of discussion at this morning's Beckenham Business Association event, hosted by Kelsey House, on the High Street...


Charity Abseil for Evelina Children’s HospitalCharity Abseil for Evelina Children’s Hospital

On behalf of myself and all of my Successful Mums, I want to offer up a big thank you to everyone who supported and sponsored our recent 100ft Abseil down Kings College Hospital...


What Makes a Winner?What Makes a Winner?

Successful Mums were proud to support Prospects in delivering the 'What Makes a Winner' workshop this week. The purpose of the session was to encourage and support Bromley Businesses to apply....


Enterprising Woman AwardEnterprising Woman Award

As an organisation with a commitment to women in enterprise we were proud to sponsor the Enterprising Woman Award which recognises entrepreneurial talent and passion for personal development...


Cutting Edge CourseCutting-edge course

A cutting-edge Kent based social media course will help more mums get back into the workplace. The Social Media Executive Programme from Bromley-based firm, Successful Mums launches on March 13th 2015 from...


Ineffective childcare policies stopped 117K parents returning to workIneffective childcare policies stopped 117K parents returning to work

New figures released show that more that 117,000 parents in London cannot return to work, as they cannot afford the childcare costs....


Supporting Flexible Working & Childcare For ParentsSupporting Flexible Working & Childcare For Parents

Childcare is one of the top barriers for people returning to work after having children, along with , having the confidence to be work ready...


Claire - Confidence and knowledgeClaire - Confidence and knowledge

Having four children, Claire’s a very busy Mum. She needed to go out to work financially, but didn’t want to commit to full-time due to the childcare costs involved...


Faye - A career in counsellingFaye - A career in counselling

Since school, Faye had worked in various office roles picking up lots of valuable skills. However, she always wanted to work with, and help, young people in some way...


New Start-Up Saturday CourseNew Start-Up Saturday Course

Ever wondered whether you could run your own business but not sure what to do, or where to start? Successful Mums are running a taster session aimed at Mums to help them with ideas, the skills required...


2014 News from Successful Mums

121 with Lanre Vintage121 with Lanre Vintage

Stylish 121 coaching session with Lanre Vintage setting up her own Vintage clothing business. Wonderful dresses so watch this space for more info...


The latest Success Programme is a hitThe latest Success Programme is a hit

Well done to all the clients that completed the Personal Success Programme at Successful Sutton. Lots of business start ups including reflexology, translation services, social media consultants...



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