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  • What does your workspace say about you?

    Fancy a nose around my desk? Welcome to the nerve centre of Muddy HQ under lockdown (full disclosure, I chucked away my half-full cup of tea before taking this photo). 

  • Let’s hear it for the survivors!

    The list of plucky survivors gets longer, as businesses reinvent to survive. We're keeping this list and adding all the time, but any we've missed off, let us know about!

  • 💕Showing our love for local💕

    Another week of lockdown and another brilliant bunch of local Bucks & Oxon businesses to support. Here's how you can help the indies you love.

  • How to WFH (without going stir-crazy)

    Working from your home office (or, er, the sofa) for the foreseeable? Don't panic! These top tips will help you stay calm, collected and productive - or at the very least, sane.

  • #InLoveWithLocal the LATEST!

    Who's open for business in Bucks & Oxon and how can you help to keep your local indies alive? Well, you can start here with my weekly business round up.

  • How to be ambitious (and still be kind)

    Muddy chatted to author and comedian Viv Groskop - about redefining female ambition for 2020. Need a life reboot? Viv can help with that.

  • Win £2000 to kickstart your business dreams

    Have a brilliant business that needs a helping hand? We’ve teamed up with business banking alternative, Tide, to offer two grand to give you the boost you need. Competition now closed.

  • 7 of the best… notebooks

    You know what they say – write notes, realise dreams! Or, um, at the very least make January’s admin rush a little more bearable.

  • #InLoveWithLocal

    We're all for shopping at local indies at Muddy and we know you are too - step away from Amazon and read on for how together we can turn this impulse into a bonafide movement. Get involved!

  • Flexible working – a personal view

    It's a contentious issue, that's for sure! Wanna know what I think?

  • The bane of your working life?

    Imposter syndrome is a problem for women in offices up and down the land and it's holding us back. Here's my personal take.

  • Making work work for you

    Back at your desk after summer fun and not really feeling it? We hear you. Here's some food for thought from the autumn's hottest self-help book.

  • Flexi-time – are you working it out?

    Flexible working is a buzzy phrase, but seriously - how many of us actually live the dream? Read on to find out how it could work for you.

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