Money matters more than ever for small business. But we’ll continue to get a bad deal from lenders, regulators and politicians until we get behind the jargon and understand how it works. Sreela Banerjee makes the case.
By thinking smart and focusing on strengths, small retailers can compete and win against the big brands. Watch these short sharp video tutorials for great tips to get ahead.
Don’t let ‘office life’ interfere with the productivity or efficiency of your business. Discover five top tips for a happy, productive, and healthy office.
Business woman and musician Anna Mudeka, a Zimbabwean living in Norfolk, has performed with the greats of world music and been honoured for her role as an ambassador of African culture. Anne Francis caught up with her in to find out more.
Rebecca Newenham’s virtual PA business allows her to work flexibly from home around her family. And as business booms she’s now helping 19 other parents to do the same.
The newly launched Project 28-40 is the biggest ever survey of women’s workplace experiences. Get involved and make sure self-employed women are part of it.
Work-life balance can seem impossible when you work from home. Ute Wieczorek-King’s top tips will help.
Online sales platforms mean that it’s easier than ever to tap into a global market. Here are the top sites for buying and selling handmade products online.
Miranda Sharpe has been an established Jewellery designer maker for 12 years. A mum with a home-based studio, she shares her journey and top tips with Annette Naudin.
Holistic business support in action: funding, mentoring support and office space for local women with serious ambitions of setting up their own business.
Kari Owers looks to the future and asks what needs to be done to help make ‘women in business’ just the norm for the next generation.
Textile designer Lisa Watson explains why she is committed to ‘made in Britain’ and what support she’s been able to tap into.
It costs 5 times more to acquire a new customer than it does to hold on to the ones you already have. Turning that loyalty into more sales is often down to old-fashioned courtesy and consideration. Our top tips show you how.
Women’s business networking events, networking groups and business clubs meeting across the UK this week.
GEW sees over 400 ‘enterprise’ events taking place across the UK this week. Here is our pick for women in business.
North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Kari Owers, asks ‘do women in business just need better PR’?
Even the smallest business can be socially responsible. As Penny Bond has discovered, focusing on purpose as well as profit could give businesses of any size that critical ‘edge’ and deliver real success.
Universal Credit will hammer self-employment. Here is what to expect and what you can do.
Whether you are big business or work for yourself, you need to get noticed and that means raising your profile. Rosemary Cooper-Clark shares her top tips for standing out online, in print and in person.
When visual impairment was stopping her getting a job, Steph Cutler decided to employ herself. Ten years later, as she has grown and developed with the business, she looks back on what she’s learned.