Working with women who are carers to define their own terms.

The MyLifeMix programme is designed specifically for women-carers in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea.

Have you ever dreamed about starting your own business?  Or do you have a hobby you’d like to make money from but your daily family responsibilities are more than you had ever expected?

Paddington Rotary in partnership with the Award-Winning Portobello Business Centre run a programme that will take you from having the seed of a business idea through to the germination and growth process to getting your business off the ground and up and running.

This flexible, comprehensive and without charge course, specifically designed for women-carers runs one-day-a-week (Wednesdays) over an 8 or 9 weeks period.

Starting and running a business takes having an idea, motivation, time, energy and skills. This is an opportunity to explore what’s involved and see for yourself just how easy it might be to set up and run your own business.

Women often consider self-employment for unique reasons, wanting to balance caring responsibilities alongside the need to make money, and the longing to do the work they love.

The programme will answer your questions, help you risk assess your ideas and support you in exploring how being self-employed might work for you. In the company of like-minded women you will learn a great deal, have a lot of fun and cover topics that include:

  • What is an Entrepreneur?
  • Why choose self-employment?
  • What are the skills and qualities of an entrepreneur?
  • Work-Life-Balance and your vision for your future.
  • Business Plans. What are they and who are they for?
  • You as your best marketing resource and use of Social Media for business.
  • Managing paperwork, your finances and what the taxman needs.

Contact them for further details: 020 7460 5050 or

Booking Fees – The course provided is without charge. However, an £80 refundable deposit secures your place on the course.

When: The first MyLifeMix 8 weeks course will be held on Wednesday:

  • 2nd May 2018
  • 9th May 2018
  • 16th May 2018
  • 23rd May 2018
  • 6th June 2018
  • 13th June 2018
  • 20th June 2018
  • 27th June 2018

Where: Grenfell Hall 1, The Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre, 244 Acklam Road, London, W10 5YG

Book now here

Dates & Location for the 2nd and 3rd 8- weeks course will be announced in the following weeks.