Following redundancy Ingrid found self-employment offered a fantastic chance to combine work she enjoys with caring for her two sons.
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I’ve found a way of providing a flexible, home-based business opportunity for women looking to improve their work-life balance. The highlight has been watching the business grow and flourish before my eyes.
Amanda’s graphic design company gives her flexibility in work and an enormous sense of pride in having grown the business from scratch.
I started my business after buying a pair of polka dot shoes from a local boutique! I told them I graduated in Fashion Design in London and next thing I was selling a mini collection into the boutique.
Cally spotted a gap in support for women who are promoting and developing a new invention or product idea.
An interview with Rubana Ahmad of the Ethika Boutique, from the Prowess archive. www.ethikaboutique.com What is your enterprise? Ethika Boutique is a social enterprise, selling ethical fair trade fashion through our online boutique. We work directly with a co-operative of widowed women and young girls that hold incredible embroidery skills, but are poverty stricken and lack […]
A case study interview with Saeeda Ahmed from Trescom Research and Consultancy, a community regeneration company.
Cultural awareness training with schools, businesses and on a bespoke basis.
An interview with Jenny Pupius, CEO of Action for Business (Bradford) Ltd – from the Prowess archive. http://www.abl-cbc.co.uk/ Can you explain the main activities of Action for Business? ABL (Action for Business Ltd) is a social enterprise and a development trust. It is a community led regeneration organisation based in the Manningham district of Bradford, an […]
Social Enterprise Case Study – from the Prowess Archive Name: Helen Walker Name of enterprise: Water Power Enterprises (h2ope) (CIC) Web: www.h2ope.co.uk Could you explain what your enterprise is? We are a community interest company (CIC) and our main social and environmental goal is to reduce carbon emissions by harnessing the power of hydro to […]
Being a flight engineer suits my inquisitive mind because you get to learn about all kinds of technology and how things operate.
All the top facts and statistics about Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women who start and run social enterprises.
A quick guide to apprenticeships for women in the UK
Free practical advice to women in non-traditional work