Business Success

Nearly Half of Women Make Up STEM Employment

Nearly Half of Women Make Up STEM Employment

According to reports collected by Fresh Student Living, the number of women in degree courses compared to men has almost doubled in just ten years as women are 35% more likely to go to Uni than men.  In fact, further research shows women currently make up 47% of employees in ‘male dominated’ STEM subjects with a quarter of the jobs in mathematical sciences and
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Inspiring Stories: Kerry Seymour – Work Life Balance VA Services

What I do Work Life Balance VA Service provides individually tailored, professional and time efficient virtual assistant support. I support busy solopreneurs and small businesses with their admin and project-based tasks so that you can focus on their core business, growing their business and (hopefully) creating a good work life balance! My career experience is
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A Woman in a Man’s World

A Woman in a Man’s World

An Interview with Charlotte Poole-Graham Financial Adviser When did you know that you wanted to be a financial adviser?I started off in Marketing in the industry and soon came to understand the significant difference good financial advice can make to people’s lives. Many people find it hard to find someone they can trust due to the history of the industry as a whole and therefore were not seeking financial advice that could significantly improve their lives. I wanted to combat that and become a

Romy Gill – Moving to England with a Suitcase, Wealth of Cooking Knowledge and an Ambitious Dream

Romy Gill – Moving to England with a Suitcase, Wealth of Cooking Knowledge and an Ambitious Dream

Romy Gill MBE is a distinguished chef who owns and runs her own restaurant named Romy’s Kitchen in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire. Romy grew up in India and when she moved to England, she only brought with her a suitcase, a wealth of cooking knowledge and an ambitious dream. Tell us about your business? Welcome to
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Magazine Adverts

How to Get the Most Out of Your Magazine Adverts

Advertising in magazines is something that hasn’t changed over the years. They are there to help keep the cost of the magazine itself down and are the reason some are free. But how often do you look at the ads? Do you look at all of them? What is it about those ads that you
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Siobhan Freegard – The Author, Mum and Founder of the Largest Parenting Website in the UK

Siobhan Freegard – The Author, Mum and Founder of the Largest Parenting Website in the UK

Founder of Netmums, the biggest parenting website in the UK, author and mum, Siobhan Freegard, talks about her early teenage rebel years. She has now moved on from Netmums and is happy to share the path that led her to the business success she enjoys today with Channel Mum. Tell us about your dream job
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What comes first , the business plan or the brand?

What comes first , the business plan or the brand?

The truth is, either could come first! Some people will get an idea for a strong brand, and perhaps build a business around that. Others will work out all the details first and then brand that. Either works fine as long as you make sure all the fundamentals are there first! As design company, there
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An Interview with Award Winning Coach, Author and Business Woman Jenny Garrett

An Interview with Award Winning Coach, Author and Business Woman Jenny Garrett

What were your early ambitions and passions? I wanted to be a fashion designer, at school I was really creative, I enjoyed art and fashion. After studying for my A-Levels in Art and English Literature, more study wasn’t a luxury my family could afford, so I had to get a job. I worked in retail
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Fiona Jones – Sunago Unique Creations – The Woman Behind the Business

Fiona Jones – Sunago Unique Creations – The Woman Behind the Business

Fiona Jones is a talented jewellery designer living and working in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Her business, Sunago Unique Creations, specialises in gemstone jewellery and she works with silver, copper coated and fine silver metals. She has overcome many obstacles to get to where she is today, and is happy to share her journey through ME and
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What’s Stopping you from Reaching your Goals?

What’s Stopping you from Reaching your Goals?

So you made the decision, your goal is in place, you’ve been working towards it, you’ve made it SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Rewarding & Trackable) but somehow your progress is slow, if not stunted completely! You start to question why it’s not working… ‘Did I not want this bad enough?’, ‘Why am I not being
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