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The Pitch to Rich campaign has been launched by Virgin Media mogul, Richard Branson and LinkedIn in a bid to support British innovation.

There are three categories to enter and the winner of each one will be chosen by Richard Branson himself, and by a panel of “prestigious” judges in a live final on 26 June. 

Woman leading a business meeting

Business groups are calling for a new push to get more women into executive directorships even as the latest government sponsored report into boardrooms hails “enormous” progress on diversity over the past four years.

Fewer than one in 10 of the UK’s biggest companies have a female executive director – involved in managing the company directly, rather than overseeing its management, according to the research published today.

HMRC

Take a look at HM Revenue and Customs guidance and support to help people in business get their tax affairs right. Unlike traditional classroom learning, you can access all this information at your fingertips from the internet at home, at work or anywhere and you can revisit this learning as many times as you need.

Read this article — HMRC digital support for business
Women networking

Despite a traffic accident causing huge congestion problems and depleting our numbers, our monthly Evening Networking event still went ahead in February, presenting an opportunity for a more informal  gathering for attendees.

Alone as a mother and employer

PowerToFly President, Katharine Zaleski didn't realise the struggles of working and being a mother until she became a mother herself.

In this candid video, Katharine admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

See the video here - http://for.tn/1EGfnCz

APCTC Awards

There is nothing nicer than being recognised for the great work you do...

International Women's Day

The UK Government is celebrating International Women's Day and is asking women who they've been inspired by. From today until Sunday 8 March use #InspiredBy on social media to tell people about a woman who has inspired you. Contributions will be featured on a live gallery so visit the UK government Facebook page to find out more. Get involved everyone and help celebrate International Women's Day. 

Patricia Arquette at the Oscars 2015

The Oscars 2015 saw Hollywood lit up and ready to entertain. From Lady Gaga's rendition of "The Hills Are Alive" to Benedict Cumberbatch sipping from a flask.

Nicky Morgan MP

Enterprising Women and The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities invites you to attend an event to celebrate Women’s Enterprise and International Women’s Day at the British Library.

Read this article — Celebrating Women in Business

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