As part of the celebrations around International Women’s Entrepreneurship Daywhich takes place on Friday 19 November, CEO of YTKO, Bev Hurley and Dr Liz Ratcliffe, General Manager at Outset CIC carried out an interview with LawBite. 


The Treasury has announced a £3,000 grant for businesses that do not pay business rates to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic. Around 700,000 businesses in England currently eligible for Small Business Rate Relief (SBBR) or Rural Rate Relief can apply for the emergency funding.

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Following on from the Rose Review, Natwest launched an exciting new programme called Back Her Business

Unhappy customers

Good customer service has become the key to business success, and a vital way for small companies to stand out against the giants. It wins trust, loyalty and sales.

Fear is a far bigger danger to us than what we are afraid of. Fear can stop us trying. Fear can stop us experiencing. Fear can stop us living.

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The European Commission is launching today the fifth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to award women entrepreneurs who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market.

More and more, people rely on technology to protect them from people they don’t want to speak to. The ways you handle this technology will hugely increase your chances of selling successfully. Here are some top tips:

A thriving Manchester business dedicated to supporting women in architecture in the North West has expanded to cover the Liverpool area. Award-winning architect Catherine Traynor is the latest franchisee to join the team at Pride Road. As Pride Road architect for Liverpool South, Catherine will be working with Merseyside residents in areas such as Mossley Hill, Woolton, Childwall and Aigburth. 

Are you a working woman who feels pressure to find balance? Is fear or uncertainty stopping you from making leaps or moving forward? Society and instinct have made women primary care-takers, however, we cannot constructively and in a healthy manner take care of others if we don’t take care of ourselves first.

Elizabeth is the CEO of a major company, and she is extremely dedicated to her organisation. Outwardly she’s successful, both trusted and respected by colleagues and business partners. However, she finds that she sleeps little at night, doesn’t eat well, and is detached from the world around her.



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