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DSA Deputy Director, Lynda Mills puts forward the case for Direct Selling
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Working Mums highlight some of the trends in Direct Selling
£5,000 Amway prize awarded to Stuart Maitland, creator of medical apps company mHealthful
USANA Health Sciences Inc. announced today it has achieved full membership in the UK Direct Selling Association.
Official figures show that 1.2million people are either working for a second employer or setting up a business on the side. Donna Bowsher is one of many turning to direct selling for a more flexible way to supplement her income. This unique contrast of roles has caught the eye of this is money, Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday.
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The Mirror reports Direct Selling success case study.
“It feels so good to be on the road to supporting my family fully on my own,” says Emma, (40), who is mum to Braedon, (5), Kiera, (7), and Cara, (9).
With tough competition from other sucessful local businesses, Little Trove managed to clinch the first prize at the awards ceremony held at Keele University on October 10.
Is it possible to be ethical when starting a new business? Ramona Hirschi, owner of Little Trove, explains why she wants every product sold to make a difference to those who made it
Is retirement a distant dream? Many have no option to work on. Direct selling is a flexible way to increase your earnings.
The website identify our latest figures which show a 20 per cent increase in the number of mothers boosting their income through Direct Selling since 2012.
All regional editions of the Metro publish article on the growing number of mothers turning to direct selling to boost income.
Daily Mail among publications highlighting the 20 per cent rise in mothers opting for Direct Selling
The rising cost of living, the cuts in child benefit were all reported as reasons for the increase.
Direct Selling in the UK is a thriving business sector hat contributes the equivalent of over £2 billion ($3 billion USD) to the national economy each year. It's also the country's largest provider of part-time independent earning with over 400,000 direct sellers involved.
The industry's recent growth is partly due to the country's economy; around 20,000 new direct sellers have entered the market since the recession began. Direct selling offers an alternative to traditional employment, offering people the opportunity to be their own boss and work flexibly.
The Direct Selling Association was established in the UK in 1965 too guide the industry forward and continue to further strengthen its image and reputation by promoting a better understanding of the business model.
Millions of working parents struggling to juggle the demands of generating an income with caring for a family are being urged to consider flexible alternatives outside the workplace to help manage the burden.
Parents could however, sell goods by working from home for a member of the Direct Selling Association, the UK trade body.