Business support and information 

Behind with the Laundry and living off Chocolate - life changing strategies for busy women. Book by Lynette Allen and review by Stephanie Adams

Business and IP Centre (at the British Library) - business information and training events

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) - the leading body for marketing and business development

City Business Library - business information and training events

Enterquest - an independent provider of practical information for UK small businesses, including articles, tips and ideas

Family Friendly Working Resources - advice, news and ideas for working parents

Hertfordshire Trading Standards - trading standards legislation and information

HMRC - information resources and webinars

Information Commissioners Office (ICO) - the UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest. The site has nine sector guides and a practical toolkit called Think Privacy

Motivating Mum UK - support, information, articles, blogs and resources for mums in business

My Incubator - business incubation centres (in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire) offering start-up's a work station for three months free of charge 

Scavenger - fact sheets, guides and reports to help you research, start and run your own business

SFEDI - not for profit standards setting body for the business support and enterprise sector

The Wise Marketer - customer loyalty and marketing news

Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service - the county's business information 

WENTA - business advice and training in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

Work Your Way - an online magazine for mums working flexibly

Resources for mums

Childcare Link - details of registered childcare in local areas

Mumsnet Herts - online information for mums

NCT - information and support for parents

Net Mums - online information for mums

The Net Mums Guide to stress-free family life: How to be a Happy Mum - book review by Stephanie Adams