News that UK firms will be required to publish gender pay audits is to be applauded. Gender diversity in the workplace has been ignored for too long by UK PLC and it’s about time businesses that fail to employ, support and promote women are named and shamed.

summer training

Welcome to our new Summer Training Programme 2015.

You told us in our last national survey that you wanted high quality, affordable business training brought locally to you.

We now bring you a specially selected variety of topics and courses to take us into the summer break and round up a busy first half of the year.

Read this article — Summer Training Programme 2015

As you know, Enterprising Women are part of the exciting new WeHubs European Consortium aiming to improve the quality of business support available for women across the UK and Europe. If you want to boost your visibility and grow your network of partners and clients at a EU level fill out our survey by 31st August and you’ll join the First European Network for Women ...

WeHubs is an ambitious coordination and supports actions aimed at providing a strong support to women web entrepreneurs (existing and potential) in Europe and coordinating existing web entrepreneur’s ecosystems to provide dedicated services to women.

Interested in taking part in a programme offering women the chance to learn exciting new creative skills in the world of digital from some of the UK's leading digital companies and pioneers?

BBC3 are looking for women from all walks of life who might want to try something new! 

If this interests you please email Ron at

Read this article — New BBC3 Series looking for Women
Eileen Quick

My name is Eileen Quick and I own and run a Website Design Company based in Wickham Hampshire.  We build and develop business and ecommerce websites.  Over the last 14 months we have developed our own software that will not only link in-store EPOS systems to online shops, thereby cutting out hours of work, but also to your existing computer or laptop turning that into an EPOS!


Enterprising Women’s founder Bev Hurley spoke in Berlin on 23rd April at Womenize – a tech, digital business and media conference. The event was designed specifically for women who wanted to build a career in the fields of media and digital economy, the games industry or IT.

Shattering Stereotypes: Women in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is riddled with stereotypes. This is particularly true of female entrepreneurs. For instance, women starting businesses often attract specialised labels or epithets such as “mumpreneurs”, “fempreneurs” and even “lipstick entrepreneurs”.

Felicitas Betzl

Serps Invaders', Felicitas Betzl, has made it into the Top Three for the Guardian Smarter Working Award. There were 150 entries, so we're very happy with the result.

With over 150 entries, join us in congratulating them with this terrific result.

Read the full story here...

Read this article — Congratulations Serps Invaders!

Did you miss our Celebrating Women in Business Conference on Thursday 5th March celebrating International Women’s Day 2015?

Fear not – we are delighted to bring you videos and the presentations from the masterclasses and a gallery of pictures from the day.



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