It’s important to celebrate achievements – Awards do it so well! Sadly Prowess hasn’t been able to run an awards programme for a few years, but here we celebrate the many women who have won a Prowess Award in the past.
Why blog? QNHKTBKRP4MK Writing leads to understanding. Regularly putting your thoughts into a compelling and concise short article really sharpens up your own thinking and communication skills. This is the most important point and if you blog for this reason, that integrity will reinforce the other points! It reinforces your business or personal brand. Blogging puts [...]
Love it or hate it, Facebook is a top driver of business sales and engagement. Can you afford to ignore it?
Is ‘Lean In’ a digital-age bookend to 1980′s best-seller ‘Superwoman’? Neither aims to break down barriers, but they do offer some useful small steps towards change.
Here are the key themes we’ll be focussing on in the months ahead.
How to prepare a high-quality plan using a number of easy-to-follow steps.
There are several ways you can engage people to help you in your business. This guide will help you review the options.
How you can protect your intellectual property, from copyright to trade marks, and patents to design rights.
How to reach potential customers using a well-designed and targeted marketing strategy.
Whether you are a start-up business on a tight budget or an established business trying to cut your marketing spend, there are a number of cost-effective solutions open to you.
Direct marketing is any unsolicited contact with potential customers to make sales or raise awareness. This guide sets out the different types of direct marketing and outlines the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Tidiness may be an indication of speedy and efficient operations, but is it a sign of speedy thinking?
“I just didn’t want to work for anyone else but myself. I also believe you should start before you have anything to lose… the sooner, the better.” Lisa started a bookkeeping service 8 years ago with £150. Today, she employs 25 people and runs a UK-wide franchise.
The recession has hit the commercial property sector hard. But for those able to innovate there are some great opportunities to be found.
Women make the purchase decision about most cars sold those days. But the cars on sale are still, mostly designed by men, for men. The car industry is gearing up to the challenge, but so far most attempts are still stuck at pink.
Recruitment is a minefield. The costs of getting it wrong are high and getting it right is rare. Fortunately you can follow processes which will improve your odds.
It’s a tough time to get business funding, but there are still some options out there.
You can find women-friendly business support in your area by using our newly updated interactive map. It includes listings of over 50 organisations across the UK.
Trade shows offer real value to small businesses during a downturn. But, it’s more important than ever to see clear, value-based outcomes that will follow from your investment of time, effort and money.
With Mary Portas, traditional brands and new young designers – as well as high-street chains – backing British clothing manufacture, home-grown fashion is back in style
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