21 Aug 10:46

REDUNDANT MATERNITY-LEAVER TURNED ENTREPRENEUR OPENS DOORS FOR OTHERS

At the height of the recession, Kay Jawad was made redundant mid-maternity leave. Consequentially, her hunger for a new venture was ignited which has seen Kay make the move into a new sector. Backed by a Young Britain Loan (a subsidiary of the government’s Start Up Loans Company), Kay envisaged the...
18 Aug 12:39

Leading UK Women’s website, www.wearethecity.com lays it’s future roots in Essex

Vanessa is Managing Director of WeAreTheCity and author of leading book, Heels of Steel, Surviving and Thriving in the Corporate World and is a regular speaker for both global organisations and local schools. After a 25 year senior career in the City, Vanessa knows all too well how easy it is to l...
14 Aug 15:15

Small business shows the way in Small Business Advice Week

Are you the business that has done the hard work of developing your new product. It might be ground breaking or it might simply be a product that’s been modified for a different customer. You have secured distribution for the product. Maybe in a store, online or both. But now you have the challen...
12 Aug 09:50

New Survey Exposes Common Leadership Weakness Entrepreneurs Share

Accomplishing goals is the most essential function of running a company, according to 46% of entrepreneurs polled by The Alternative Board. By comparison, 38% place more importance on providing a vision for their business. Despite acknowledging how crucial that vision is to the company’s success, mo...
08 Aug 10:45

Imajo announces stock arrival of new Bonikka rag dolls

The long awaited new Bonikka rag dolls are now in stock and available to order. Imajo have added to the beautiful Bonikka collection of rag dolls, bringing the range up to 20 unique designs. The Ritzy Girls and Willettes are characterised by contemporary outfits with some very special fabrics...
08 Aug 09:00

Vanessa Vallely has been shortlisted for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards.

Headline sponsors Microsoft be just one of the brands supporting a sky fall of diversity talent – positive role models, community organisations and businesses from the LGBT, ethnic minority, age, gender, religion and disability communities. Over 21,000 nominations were received this year paying tri...
07 Aug 18:15

Cancer Fight goes Wild at the Zoo.

Spend A Fun-Filled Day At Twycross Zoo—While Advocating To Save The Lives Of Young Children Battling Cancer Shabir Gani hosts an event on behalf of Children with Cancer UK—to raise awareness, and much needed funding to help fight cancer in children. NATIONWIDE, ADD DATE, 2014—In order to defeat chi...
05 Aug 17:49

Unfit executives are unfit to work says best selling Do it or Ditch it author

Building on the five S's of sport defined by Ken Doherty, US Decathlon Champion, Bev James's programme emphasises the value of building Stamina, Speed, Strength, Skills and Spirit as the most effective way of creating a winning formula for enhanced business performance. "Your business...
04 Aug 17:39

1% interest rate rise will mean 5% house price crash property expert warns MPC

Based on the level of mortgage borrowing they have managed over the past three years, both for home ownership and for buy to let investments in the domestic and commercial markets, Mayfair believes that a material number of borrowers will simply not be able to make repayments from their existing bud...
01 Aug 18:52

Instagram fast food craze is getting 200 people leaner every day

Adement that crash diets are not the right route to a toned healthy body, leading body coach Joe Wicks (joe@thebodycoach.co.uk) has devised a social media based programme to get the perfect body by balancing moderate exercise with good 'fast food' nutrition and is getting a remarkable follow...
31 Jul 21:34

The economy is ‘ booming’, but not our businesses.

In the week that GDP growth has topped pre collapse heights, and in the week in which the high street banks are finally all showing growing profits, our high street business backbone is still nervous about standing straight and proud. Of the hundreds of businesses registered with Journolink there...
29 Jul 17:00

Spiritual Art From the Summit of Creativity to improve the Valleys in Life

Suffering with a debilitating back illness and facing a future of increased inactivity, Debbie McIntee confronted her own mortality and fought hard to heal her back with help from specialists and strenuous work in the gym. As her back improved she decided to give back to life. Debbie recovered from...
25 Jul 12:22

WOMEN ARE NOT 13% LESS VALUABLE TO THE WORLD

In the week that the Equalities Minister Lord Davies announced that the percentage of women in UK boardrooms is on track to hit one in four by 2015, up 20% from the 2013 number, and following the week when the Prime Minister moved to shake up the Cabinet in favour of women, the Equalities and Human...
24 Jul 20:07

Property prices 10% higher for single women

As a consequence of the latest government figures highlighting that the pay gap between women and men is 13% and widening, single women looking to raise a mortgage to buy a house need to find 50% more than their male colleagues as a deposit to buy a similar house, or settle for a house 10% cheaper....
16 Jul 19:29

Re-Timer: World First Device to Solve Sleep Woes

Invented from 25 years of research at Flinders University, the portable device helps high flyers beat jet lag, keeps shift workers more alert and gets teenagers out of bed in the morning by re-timing the body's internal clock. “I was sleeping pill dependent... Since using the Re-Timer, I’ve not...
16 Jul 13:03

Local agent celebrates top customer satisfaction score

Whitley Bay based travel agent Lizzie Adamson-Brown is celebrating after she scored an overwhelming 100% in the company’s customer satisfaction survey. Lizzie is one of over 1,100 professional Travel Counsellors located throughout the UK and overseas, running their own home based travel business...
15 Jul 12:17

Rimini Street Expands Operations in Europe to Meet Growing Demand

LAS VEGAS and LONDON – July 7, 2014 – Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database,Orac...
11 Jul 09:29

10 years of profits for company rejected by Dragons Den!

In 2004 Richard Hazell solved a major problem for Plumbers & Tilers. He invented (and patented) a total drilling solution for very hard stone and tiles. He then presented the product to Dragons Den with a unique promise that his drilling kit would allow any installer to easily drill through ha...