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[ 7 May 2019 | No Comment ]

Nominations now open for the 2019 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards
The 2019 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards programme is now open, welcoming nominations from the industry’s exceptional talent. From the young, rising stars, to the long-standing leaders and pioneering entrepreneurs, individuals at all stages of their career journeys are invited to nominate themselves or others. By showcasing their success stories, they will inspire a new generation of female talent to pursue a rewarding career in this fast-evolving industry.
Retail is changing at an unprecedented rate making it one of the most …

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[ 11 May 2018 | No Comment ]

Everywoman, the leading organisation for the advancement of women in business, has launched its annual search for the UK’s leading female entrepreneurs. The NatWest everywoman Awards is the most highly regarded programme celebrating the achievements of UK-based women business owners. For 16 years, the awards have recognised the success of women from a wide variety of industries, uncovering strong and authentic role models who challenge preconceptions and provide confidence and inspiration in equal measure.
Judged by successful female business owners, who themselves have been on the entrepreneurial journey, the awards distinguish …

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[ 5 Feb 2018 | No Comment ]

The finalists in the eighth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards – celebrating the brightest individuals changing the face of
technology in the UK and beyond have been announced. This year’s theme “Inspiring Tomorrow’s World” highlights the importance of encouraging women to study STEM subjects from a young age and motivating them to pursue fulfilling, long-term careers in tech.
Three brand new categories were introduced for 2018, the International Inspiration Award, awarded to an individual based outside the UK;the Apprentice Award, awarded to a young game-changer excelling in her early career; and the Male Agent of Change Award, awarded to a man for his active …

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[ 21 Nov 2017 | No Comment ]

Twenty-one extraordinary women have been revealed as this year’s finalists in the 15th annual NatWest everywoman Awards, the UK’s most prestigious initiative recognising the achievements of female entrepreneurs.
The announcement comes as research by NatWest Business shows female entrepreneurs have contributed 77,000 new jobs and over £3.5 billion to the UK economy, via 100,000 new businesses over a 12 month period.*
Selected by a judging panel of 18 of the country’s most successful businesswomen including Chrissie Rucker MBE, Cath Kidston MBE, Rosaleen Blair CBE and Poonam Gupta OBE, this year’s finalists were …

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[ 3 May 2017 | No Comment ]

Christine Rusk used to be terrified of speaking in public, but by understanding what makes a good speech, and how it is like a three-course meal, she has learnt to prepare well and overcome those nerves.
So how does comparing your speech to a meal help you become a better speaker? Christine, from Toastmasters International, explains:
Just like a good chef has respect for the diners, a good speaker has respect for their audience.
The key to a successful speech is preparation and planning. A speech should be created and delivered in a …

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[ 19 Dec 2016 | No Comment ]

5 brilliant ways to bring your next presentation to life without using the dreaded slides.
Did you think you need slides in order to give a presentation or make a speech? You don’t! According to Steve Bustin author of The Authority Guide to Presenting and Public Speaking, the best speakers and presenters have embraced a world without slides. Speaking without slides means the audience is looking at you and listening to what you say rather than reading from the screen in front of them. But, you still need to bring your presentation …

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[ 1 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]

A report by UK Domain shows that 54 per cent of millennial mums who returned to traditional employment after maternity leave say they struggled to juggle family life with a ‘9 to 5’. Read on to find out how widow and mother-of-two Magdelena Patelka has found a profession that offers both flexibility and financial security for her family.
When Magdalena sadly lost her husband in 2014, she was still managing financially thanks to the business she set up in 2006. The success of the business has helped her to buy a family …

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[ 6 Jul 2016 | No Comment ]
Two weeks left to enter Nectar Business Small Biz Awards

You can still enter this year’s Nectar Business Small Business Awards, as the entry deadline has been extended until 24 July 2016.
Sarah Willingham, one of the UK’s leading business women, consumer champion and BBC ‘Dragon’ will head-up the judging panel of these annual, free to enter, Awards, alongside five other leading business owners and leaders.
The Nectar Business Small Business Awards are designed to recognise the commitment and drive of small business owners. Winners will receive £2,000 cash and 50,000 Nectar points, as well as competing for the unique opportunity to meet and …

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[ 16 May 2016 | No Comment ]

One of the time-tested ways of establishing yourself as a standard in your industry is to win an industry recognised award. An award serves as independent evaluation of your company’s quality – an evaluation that your customers are more likely to trust than your own marketing material.
Most business owners already know this – and yet many fail to take full advantage of a win and leverage it for the massive authority building that it so easily provides.
Shweta Jhajharia from The London Coaching Group encourages all her clients apply for the …

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[ 30 Nov 2015 | No Comment ]

The Stars of Direct Selling Awards have named the best of the British direct selling industry for the first time. Hosted by the Direct Selling Association (DSA), the trade body for the direct selling in the UK, the awards recognised eight of the most outstanding direct sellers in the UK at a ceremony held at Whittlebury Hall on the 6th November 2015.
The awards were judged by Saira Khan, from The Apprentice, Tricia Philips, the Daily Mirror’s award-winning small business editor, Kalpana Fitzpatrick, financial journalist and founder of MummyMoneyMatters.com and …