Stories

Emma Heathcote-James: Little Soap Company

My accidental journey started by wanting to find a creative hobby to get me off my laptop and to start doing my own thing. My background was in PhD research in the anthropology of religion, which took me straight into broadcast and television research. A few years after moving to the Cotswolds I was desperate
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Our Book for May – Fight Like a Girl: The Power of Being a Woman by Lisa Bevere

What is the strength of the woman? […] What should upset a woman? And what would fighting like a girl look like if it was done right? We’ve come a long way with destroying gender stereotypes, but there still quite a bit to do. With society still constantly attempting to place women in a box,
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Charitable Giving Boosts SMEs Bottom Line

About Work for Good Work for Good is a social enterprise on a mission to unleash the giving power of the business world. Business giving currently represents a meagre 2% of UK charity income. We want to change that by making business giving easy and good for business, and create a major new source of
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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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What Sport has Taught me About Business

I’d like to tell you a story about a shy and quiet little girl… At 9 years old I was quiet, shy but a pretty sweet kid (if I say so myself!). I’d had several operations on one of my ears which meant I’d missed school and didn’t have any close friends. I don’t know
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Taking the Leap into Business as a Single Mum

Abi Howell is a passionate, single mother of a teenage boy, as well as the director of thriving recruitment company, Truly Tailored Recruitment. I first met Abi at a Mastermind Boardroom meeting with the Women’s Business Club. At that time she was doing really well as a director of a recruitment company. She was driven,
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Jennifer Hall – Empowering Women on How to be the Best Version of Themselves

Jennifer Hall (AKA The Life Buddy) has taken Facebook by storm with her empowering videos on how to stop playing it small and start being the biggest and best version of yourself. She helps women to create a business that’s in alignment with their life’s purpose and passions, removing the glass ceiling on their unlimited
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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

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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The Woman behind the Business – Tricia Hamilton

Our Little Coco Chanel, Tricia Hamilton. After a very difficult year 2015 with unexpected life changing events, Tricia found herself at the beginning of this year in Moscow, overlooking Red Square. This was a brand new start in every possible way after an unexpected divorce. Where does your story begin? My daughter wanted a fascinator
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