There is much talk at the moment about 23rd July – the start of the school holidays (for most) and for some businesses it would seem that the end is nigh. There is gnashing of teeth about how mumpreneurs, start-ups and small businesses – anyone running their business around their families or small businesses employing parents of school age children will cope. How to keep the business going without 9-3 childcare? How to manage the costs of summer camps? How to prepare for the endless ‘I’m bored …’ and the predictable English summer rain?