New business is offering back-up for small enterprises

A south London mum has just started her own business, offering to do for small and medium-sized enterprises in Croydon and Crystal Palace the sort of tasks that the proprietors never have the time nor the inclination for.

Debbie Tilley: providing back-up for small businesses

Debbie Tilley has set up a company, calling it Pink Spaghetti, to sell her time and experience by the hour to small business owners, consultants, freelancers and home workers.

“There are a burgeoning number of micro-businesses across the Crystal Palace, Croydon and Caterham areas, many of which operate from people’s homes and are not in a position to employ a full-time or even part-time assistant,” Tilley said.

“That is where I come in. I can take over the tasks that no business owner enjoys, from managing their social media to decluttering, book-keeping and creating newsletters. Pink Spaghetti exists to take away the legwork from a business owner and give them more time to spend on the parts of their business that they love.

“I believe I am unique in that I offer small businesses as many hours of support as they want, without making them commit to a regular contract. Basically, it’s pay as you go.”

Qualified as a chartered accountant and having worked as a primary school teacher and as a content developer for a national cancer charity, Tilley has a broad skill set to help local entrepreneurs who are passionate about their businesses.

For more information about the business services available, visit the Pink Spaghetti website or contact Tilley by email or call 0333 355 0950.

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