Angela De Souza

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Member Interview: Sally Holland

Member Interview: Sally Holland

    I am a partner at PPS Chartered Accountants based in Old Town, Swindon.  I specialise in owner managed businesses and all the issues that follow from running your own company or trade.   How long have you been a member of the Women’s Business Club and why did you join? I joined in
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Promotional Merchandise – What is it and how to use it

[mmtl-row][mmtl-col width=”1/1″][mmtl-text id=”” class=”” space=”medium”] Promotional merchandise sales are rising, actually for the seventh year running there has been steady and continual growth in the UK & Ireland promotional merchandising market. The industry is now £50million ahead of the year before the banking crisis in 2008 and has made an overall recovery of £292million. That
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Could you be replaced by a robot?

  Roll back a few decades and Hollywood was full of futuristic predictions of half-human, half-cyborg characters busting in with all guns blazing, threatening to take over the world. It seems humans nearly always won, in an egotistical representation of our fight for survival, but since then, we’ve seen the roll-out of superfast broadband, and
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Work Life Balance VA Services

Work Life Balance VA Services

  What is a Virtual Assistant? Although outsourcing tasks which are necessary and time-consuming to Virtual Assistants (VAs) is becoming increasingly popular, many people still haven’t heard of the term.  ​VAs are highly skilled independent contractors who use modern technology to carry out work that will help to support your business via the Internet, email
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Quarterly Business News featuring ‘What has the general election done for women in Westminster?’

  W20 champions women’s networks, mentoring and partnerships. Women20 (W20), an international programme launched at the G20 Summit in 2015, has brought together some of the world’s leading women to discuss gender inequality solutions. A panel event – including the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Chief of the IMF Christine Lagarde and Ivanka Trump – focused
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Presenting Brand You

Presenting Brand You by Lis Mcdermott is a workshop for businesswomen who are their brand! As businesswomen, we are an ambassador for our brand. If you own your business, you ARE your brand. But what impression do you give to other business people trying to understand your brand? Have you thought about your style, the way you stand,
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An Introduction to SEO

SEO rules change very often and you might need to get ready to do further digging to become familiar with the whole process. The tips below should be enough to get you started on your own SEO journey to get your business noticed online. Submit your site.  If your site does not show up when
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Welcome to the home of small business and artisans

  Holly & Co is the home of creative small business owners. A place to gain colourful advice and inspiration, share learnings and together, shine a light on the power of small businesses and artisans. After a decade creating notonthehighstreet.com, Holly has decided to continue her life’s quest to bring colour to the world of
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Jade Lisseman – Rising out of recession bringing prosperity to many

  I am Jade Lisseman, I am 27 years old, my role is a Business Development Executive for Betaris Training Limited. I am responsible for all sales and account management within the company. Betaris Training Limited is a training company specialising in the delivery of training and qualifications in the predominantly male orientated sectors of
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Essential GDPR Compliance Info

Essential GDPR Compliance Info

After four years of preparation and debate, the GDPR was finally approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016. If you are a business owner the chances are that these laws apply to you! And it’s serious! Enforcement date: 25 May 2018 – at which time those organisations in non-compliance will face hefty fines. The fine for not complying could be so
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