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Women In Business

The Women In Business archive. Articles and news on female entrepreneurs and business owners featuring advice and useful resources to help their businesses grow.

Work life balance

Achieving a work-life balance as a working mum 

Nicola Bird, founder of JigsawBox.com, runs a global online coaching platform as well as being a mum to her three young children. Here, she tells SmallBusiness.co.uk how she has achieved a balance that works for her.

Work life balance

Being a woman in the tech sector

Béatrice Piquer Durand, of Ipanema Technologies, discusses the challenges of being a female in the male-dominated world of IT.

Work life balance

Raising a child while running a business – Parent Company

Motherhood is no barrier to starting a company. SmallBusiness.co.uk meets the women who have successfully balanced raising a child while running a business.

Startup Funding and Grants

Are there loans for women in business?

Are there any specific loans for women in business?

Business management

Cherie Blair talks about her new network for female entrepreneurship

Cherie Blair talks to SmallBusiness.co.uk about her new network designed to promote women in business and why encouraging female entrepreneurship could lift millions out of poverty.

Work life balance

Going for growth – A franchise growth case study

Gill Thomas started kids’ music classes Jo Jingles in 1995 and has since grown the company to the tune of £4 million, with nearly 100 franchise outlets.

Business management

Sahar Hashemi: ‘Stay close to your customers’

Coffee Republic founder Sahar Hashemi tells SmallBusiness.co.uk about her regrets at leaving the coffee chain and why it's important to stay within touching distance of your customers.

Work life balance

Top start-up tips for mums

Gillian Nissim, Founder of WorkingMums.co.uk, gives her advice to mums who are looking to start a business.

Blog

Why we need women in business

‘There aren’t enough women in business,’ goes the age-old debate. When you listen to some commentators, you’d be forgiven for thinking we were stuck in a time where the right to vote was still a dream in the pretty little head of Emmeline Pankhurst.

Startup Funding and Grants

Have your say: Funding for women

Financial institutions may well need a shake up when helping female entrepreneurs. SmallBusiness.co.uk speaks to some women in business about their experiences of raising finance and asks for your comments.

Business management

Lessons Learned: Glenda Stone, Founder and CEO, Aurora

SmallBusiness.co.uk asks a seasoned entrepreneur to share their experiences and offer advice for SMEs. With the benefit of hindsight, what do they wish they'd known when they started? Glenda Stone, Founder and CEO of Aurora, offers her pearls of wisdom.

News

Business battles of the sexes

Are women superior to men in business? Are the gents quicker than the ladies when it comes to decision-making? And is it really true that women excel at multi-tasking while men can only cope with one job at once? All these questions and more are answered in a major new survey.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats