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
The rise in the National Living Wage has huge implications for small firms who, from April 2016 will see a rise to £9 per hour from the current rate of £7.20. Small firms or businesses employing a significant number of staff on … Continued
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
Robert Turnbull works as an adviser for New Anglia Growth Hub, run by the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, and is one of 39 Growth Hubs situated across England.
In October last year the Department for Business and Skills and the Office for National Statistics published two sets of important figures. These provide a handy snapshot of small and medium businesses in the UK right now. The data explores … Continued
“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
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
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