London, Jan 11 (UNI) For economists, it may be too difficult to estimate the services that housewives contribute to the home, but what about the cost of those 18 different roles which working mum plays every week? According to a recent study by Yell.com, working women, especially those who are running their own business, perform as many as 18 different roles a week, which are worth 50,000 pounds annually.
From babysitter, cleaner, cook, gardener, teacher and shopper to event co-ordinator, personnel manager, counsellor, customer relations manager and salesperson; there are various jobs that a single woman handles.
Nearly 40 per cent of the participants said they got the idea for their own business set-up during pregnancy or an year after givingbirth to baby, the Daily Telegraph reported today.
After they started working, they were handling those different roles, the study noted.
However, the working mums do not want someone else to undertake these 'lucrative' tasks.
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