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DSA in the News - 2016 

Daily Mail - 4th August 2016 
 
Sales Success is all about liking people 
 
Following on from a recent survery that was carried out has created some good coverage. This article includes key messages such as; the code of conduct, 400,000 direct sellers in the UK, flexible working and mentions the DSA website. They also include our latest figures from our news including ‘62% of the UK’s 400,000 direct sellers have another job and almost 95% of sellers work part time on their business.’ 
Daily Mirror - 4th August 2016 
 
Direct Selling Association is included in an article about ways to make extra cash. 
 
At this time of year there are a lot of people out there looking for a bit of extra cash to help with the expense of the Summer Holidays, with some people starting to think about saving for Christmas. Direct Selling offers the perfect opportunity to earn money with demand for goods from our member companies high at this time of the year.  
Woman & Home- 11th August 2016 
 
Be your own bosss! 
 
Could you be your own boss, with direct selling you can. You can chose what hours you work, this could be to fit in around your family commitments. This great coverage in woman & home, could help you to start your own direct selling compnay. The article includes some case studies from members such as Stella & Dot and Captain Tortue . 
Daily Mirror - 18th August 2016 
 
Double up with direct selling 
 
Fantastic coverage in The Mirror this is following on from our news regarding the composite career release. It includes; 248,000 people are building composite careers, how the sue of social media in direct selling is increasing and that more than half of direct sellers work less than 10 hours per week. A great piece to show that with direct selling you can work whatever hours you choose. Creating a good work/life balance. 
The Sun- 25th August 2016 
 
Boost your income 
 
This coverage in the sun gives key messages such as; quote from Director General Lynda Mills, mention of member company (The Body Shop at Home, flexibility working and entrepreneurship. It also includes our stats from some recent research  
Startups - 14th September 2016 
 
62 percent of UK’s direct sellers juggle an additional job 
 
A recent survey carried out by the Direct Selling Association shows that 62 percent of UK's direct sellers juggle an additional job and 51 percent of direct sellers work fewer than 10 hours per week, with almost 95 percent claiming to only work part time on their business. At this time of year a lot of people are looking for ways to earn some extra cash coming up to the christmas period. See the full article here.  
Direct Commerce - 15th September 2016 
 
248,000 Brits building composite careers with direct selling 
 
A great piece on direct commerce, it includes key messages in flexible working. Also including a quote from Director Genral of the DSA, Lynda Mills. The figures mentioned come from a recent survey that was carried out by the DSA. See the full article here.  
Family Friendly - 19th September 2016 
 
What's a composite career? 
 
Great coverage on Family Friendly Working, mentioning the DSA as the trade body for the industry.There are 400,000 direct sellers in the UK and that figure just keeps rising. It will get higher this time of year because people will want to earn some extra cash for the Christmas period. See the full article here.  
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