Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

April 27th, 2016

Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

Two years ago, a diverse set of business women were united by Chris Leighton, a Southampton-based Get Mentoring mentor and coach who runs Zeal for Business. Together, they’ve turned enterprise mentoring into a group activity, with exceptionally successful results. One … Continued



Boosting enterprise in deprived communities

March 17th, 2016

Boosting enterprise in deprived communities

Self-made millionaire Baroness Michelle Mone OBE has conducted and delivered an independent review entitled ‘Be the boss’ on how the number of business start-ups within Britain’s most deprived communities can be bolstered. Today, one in ten people of working age is self-employed, … Continued


The SFEDI Directory – “A Badge of Honour”

December 14th, 2015

The SFEDI Directory – “A Badge of Honour”

      “Being listed in the SFEDI Directory is a badge of honour, a credibility requirement that lets us show we’re up to speed with what’s going on, we know how to do it and we do it well.” … Continued


A cracking business mentor for Border Eggs

August 26th, 2015

A cracking business mentor for Border Eggs

James and Angela MacLean are the husband and wife team behind Border Eggs. This organic, free range egg company near the Scottish / English border boasts an impressive 40,000 chickens, laying over 250,000 eggs per week. The pair have received … Continued


Infinite possibilities for mentoring relationship

August 25th, 2015

Infinite possibilities for mentoring relationship

Karen Jones, along with business partner Joanne Spencer, runs Infinite You Limited, a change management company that supports organisations and their people through challenging times. She explains the Infinite You remit: “The focus of our work tends to revolve around … Continued