New data from Fortune magazine shows that companies run by women record better stock market returns than those run by men.

Read this article — Female CEOs Are Good for Business

Cannock Business Club has arrived!

On Thursday 17th July 2014, Enterprising Women will be launching its latest Business Club in Cannock!

The Women's Business Council's (WBC) 'One Year On' report have stated that things have been moving in the right direction. Since its publication of recommendations for business and government to improve opportunities for women, women's equality is in a better place than ever before.

The Government is set to announce a number of measures affecting SMEs, including new rules surrounding late payments and a crackdown on zero-hours contracts.

The CBI said that businesses want to see a focus on better implementation rather than lots of new rules. 

Read this article — Business groups call for change

According to City minister, Andrea Leadsom, the new website revealing how SMEs rate their bank will allow businesses to "vote with their feet".  SMEs can compare banks and see who else is out there if they are unhappy with the service they receive.

Over two gloriously sunny days in the SW of England nearly 200 women packed the auditoriums for the national Ahead for Heights EW conference. The energy was electric and judging by all our feedback, the audience left hugely inspired and ready to grow their businesses. Thank you to all those who attended and helped make it the unforgettable conference that it was.

Read this article — Tips from The Fixer

If you are a business based in Plymouth and Torbay and are looking for strategic support to grow, we are delighted to invite you to apply for a place on our fully- funded two day intensive Business Booster course being delivered by our sister service, Get Set for Growth.

Start Up Loans are funded by the government both for people starting up and new businesses trading for less than one year.  

If you’re struggling to access finance for your business, this affordable source of money may present the ideal solution. 

Read this article — Start Up Loans

Would you be interested in joining a roundtable discussion group looking at women’s experiences in setting up and running their own businesses?



This year Liverpool will be host to the The International Festival for Business, which is taking place during June and July. It is set to be the biggest business event in the UK for a generation, and a window showcasing British commerce and industry to the world.



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