At school, I always had an interest in technical drawing. At first I liked the idea of architecture, but my careers advisor told me to look at building surveying. I was attracted to the idea of doing refurbishments where I could actually see my work making a difference. When I finished my GCSEs, I did […]
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As a single parent with two young children, I decided the best way to get back into education would be to do an access course.
Workwear doesn’t have to be dull and uninteresting. If you keep up to date with the latest trends they can often be adapted for your office wardrobe to keep you looking functional yet stylish.
Who doesn’t love a list? And how did it take so long for a list focused social network to emerge? It’s early days for listnerd.com but it could become a centre for ideas, inspiration and collaboration.
Small businesses struggling to access credit are to be given a welcome boost with £110 million of new funding, Vince Cable announced today.
Why George Osborne’s 2012 Autumn statement leaves women in business out in the cold.
When she founded Persephone Books to resurrect ‘forgotten’ novels, Nicola Beauman had no inkling of the cult status it would achieve – nor that one of her titles would become a Hollywood movie.
Juliet Davenport is co-founder and CEO of renewable energy provider Good Energy. A climate change activist, she decided that getting into business was the best way to change things.
The Business Link website was a vital resource for UK businesses. Has its replacement Gov.UK thrown the baby out with the bathwater?
Much of the key data about women’s business ownership in the UK is illustrated in this new infographic published by HM Government. But it misses the big story: for the first time ever more women are starting businesses than men.
Women’s work has changed since the recession, according to new research. There are 170,000 fewer women in full-time jobs and almost 200,000 more self-employed women.
We are all forced to be smart in business. There’s no reason why our personal lives can’t benefit from our brilliant skills.
As a new free business growth programme targets women, Natalie Blakely tells how her business has benefited and is now “growing beyond anything I could have imagined.”
Customers don’t buy products, they buy solutions to their problems. Understanding this will help you pitch your products better and increase sales.