Are you still running a small business without a website? If your answer is a yes, you might want to rethink your strategy: “In today’s information age of marketing, a company’s website is the key to their entire business”- by Marcus Sheridan, author of the...

In today’s digital world it is essential to have a strong online presence. Social media marketing is critical towards promoting your personal and professional profile. According to a survey by Google, 97% of consumers use the internet to search for a local business. An online...

A lot of people dream of working for themselves – but when you are a mum, the idea of working flexible hours is especially enticing. You can choose how and when you spend time with the kids, save time and energy commuting and strike a...

Are you in the throes of preparing for motherhood? But also wondering, how you can use your time after maternity leave to boost your career or build yourself a new one? Maybe it’s time to consider the route of running your own business. There are around...

Based in Birmingham, Paul Bannister has been a certified Arise CSP since October 2014. Initially working under another IB, he set up his own company, Freeflex Homeworking Solutions, in March 2015. We spoke to Paul about his journey over the past 12 months, from when he...

Home Telecom Professionals is run by Phil Gosling, an Arise Independent Business (IB) based in Essex. After working as a retail manager for over twenty years, Phil certified as an Arise professional in September 2014. He currently has nine Client Service Professionals (CSPs) affiliated to...

I recently attended an open day near Victoria in London. It was organised by Arise, in conjunction with the Working Mums website and was aimed at introducing the Arise ' work from home ’ model to those interested in hearing about it....