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The “Gender” ration Game

Why being born female is bad for your financial wealth Back in January I wrote about how shocked I’d been at reading the Chartered Insurance...

An interview with Victoria Usher

It was a wet grey Monday morning as I made my way through the Pantiles at Tunbridge Wells heading towards the offices of GingerMay...

Giving up the day job – Christina Mackay explains…

Is it time to pack in the 9-5 and start being your own boss? Entrepreneurship is thriving and it’s a great time to launch...

Can a successful businesswoman utilise both power and softness?

A woman’s true advantage is that she can draw upon her softness and strength in equal measure when, and where, it is needed. More...

Gender pay gap goes unchecked by construction organisations

A non-traditional occupation for women, is one in which only 25% or fewer employees are female. Taxi drivers, surgeons, construction workers, drivers - these...

How women can close the gender pay gap

UK companies with 250+ employees are now legally required to publish their gender pay gap data. And some already have... Goldman Sachs, for example,...

What the pay gap looks like in Britain

The deadline for all businesses employing more than 250 people to reveal their Gender Pay Gap data is now upon us and a hot...

Inspirational Women in Risk – Dame Inga Beale

If you were ever looking for an industry as a last bastion where men in navy blue suits dominate and there are challenges around...

Wowed by Working Women – Mum and Working Awards

It is appropriate that in the same week as International Women’s Day, that What’s On 4 Ltd held their Mum and Working Awards hosted...

Can Introverts be great speakers?

Professional speaking coach Aly Harrold shares her views on why she thinks introverts make the best speakers and provides tips to help both those...

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Securing the next generations financial future

No more ostriches - the elephant in the room has to be dealt with. Time really has come to take the bull by the...

Gender equality network

Taking a wider perspective on gender issues Setting up a women’s forum can be a struggle. When, in 2014, we established our first Women’s Forum...

Breaking barriers

Lisa Farmer, Director of Strategic Development at Royal British Legion Industries Director of Strategic Development at Aylesford-based military and disability charity, Royal British Legion Industries,...

Women in the workplace

RADA in Business recently conducted some research into the views and experiences of business people across the UK, and discovered revealing insights around how...

Augmented Reality (AR)

When we look at the technology surrounding us today and the effect it has had on business marketing, it hard to believe social media...

Start your business with NO capital

The research and statistics show it; there has never been a better time to start a business. Women have always played an exceptionally important...

Breadth over height equals great career management

When we talk about career management, I would propose that the single most important word we need to remember is ‘control’ and, to be...

Women know your limits!

I loved the Fast Show, stupid humour at its best – a tongue in cheek sketch requesting women know their place, sarcastic views of...

Gary Turner From Xero to Hero

Gary Turner is UK co-founder and managing director of Xero, the revolutionary accounting software taking the world by storm. He has shown that what...

Shh…

Anthea McCarten, aged 45 years, is the founder and manager of Restore the Years, a qualified therapeutic counsellor and author; she is a survivor...

Women in business: the numbers

Research by the Women’s Business Council has shown that the UK economy is missing out on more than 1.2 million new enterprises due to...

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How to use LinkedIn to maximise sales

Many people don’t realise it, but LinkedIn is probably one of the most underused and undervalued resources for bringing in a steady and compounding...

The Business Café

95% of the UK’s Business population is a Micro Business. In fact 75% of those are sole traders. The heroes of our economy, amazing...

New to Leadership?

Is there such a thing as a natural born leader? Leaders are people who inspire others to take action, who instil confidence in people's...

Marketing or PR?

What's the difference? Why do I need both? Marketing and PR… what’s the difference? Which one do we need in our business? Which one is...

Dame Kelly Holmes and Cafe 1809

When we first featured Kent’s own Dynamic Dame, Kelly Holmes, on the cover of the third edition of KWIB magazine, we knew she was...

Constructive Career Development

People who forge ahead in a successful career have adopted certain levels of behaviour that help them stay one step ahead of the competition;...

10 behaviours of un-stoppable entrepreneurs

 There are different types of people; those who talk about their great ideas but never get started, those that give up at the first...

Should you appear in a fly on the wall documentary?

Reality TV used to mean being locked in a house built by Channel 4, alongside individuals with no discernable talent, other than being mediocre...

The 7 most common interview questions… and how to answer them

Earlier in 2015 we ran a survey questioning both interviewers and interviewees about the most common questions they ask or have been asked. Here’s...

Give your business the S factor

Success isn’t a ‘given’ when you start a business, it’s something that is achieved when you know where you’re heading and have identified the...

Crowdfunding for Creatives

You have a creative idea, it costs money to get it off the ground, money that you don't have to invest. Is there any...

Learning The Language of Business

If you asked a hundred warriors on the Business Battlefield what brought them here, you'd get a hundred different answers - but we can...

Funny Women Rising

I have been battling with the misconception that women aren’t funny for over 13 years. Sometimes it seems longer, because it is still harder...

Is cash not the same as profit?

For many, this is so confusing – if  a company is profitable, does this not mean that these profits are in the bank? You hear...

Customer Experience vs Customers’ Experience

Customer Experience or CX is defined in Wikipedia as the “product of an interaction between an organization and a customer (business or consumer) over...

Top tips before signing an agreement for your business premises

There are many different type of leases or agreements for occupying business premises, whether offices, retail, industrial or something else. The more traditional arrangement is...

Introducing Sophie Walker

"The political landscape is changing..." The Women’s Equality Party (WEP), was co-founded earlier this year by author and journalist, Catherine Mayer, and broadcaster and author,...

An interview with Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel MBE is proof-positive that you don't need a business degree to build a successful brand After growing her business empire from scratch at...

Employment engagement

Creating a work environment where employees are committed to the values and goals of the organisation, while remaining motivated and actively contributing to the...

The role of the Non-executive Director

A Non-executive Director, (NED, NxD or External Director) sits on the board of directors within a company or organisation but does not form part...

In focus with Jo Schumann

Making the jump from a childcare employee to self-employed photographer - we interview Jo Schumann on the motivation behind her big step Have you always...

Fearful to FABULOUS at Finance

Finance is the language of business and a basic understanding of finance can be the difference between success and failure in any organisation. Let’s make 2017...

An interview with Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes, the iconic and brightly coloured fashion designer, opened the door to the penthouse above the Fashion and Textile Museum, which she founded...

Creating your career plan

Having a career plan is a clear way for you to understand and explore what it is that you want out of your working...

Returning to work?

A long absence out of the workplace, for whatever reason, doesn't mean opportunities aren't still available to you. If you are looking to return to...

An interview with James Caan

CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw and former Dragon in the ‘Den’ speaks to us about both employment and entrepreneurial success. What advice would you give to...

Travel suppliers failing female business travellers

New research highlights opportunities for significant improvement Hotels need to provide better inroom facilities. Airlines should provide more assistance with luggage. Both airlines and train...

Auto-Enrolment & pension Schemes, Employers be aware

As you may be aware, the government has introduced pension legislation that means all employers, regardless of size, have to automatically enrol their employees...

Instagram for business

Instagram has grown into one of the world’s largest social media networks and can work for your business Instagram is a place where you can...

The Snapchat Revolution: Is your business ready?

For those that haven’t heard of Snapchat, it’s the mobile app launched in 2011 that is now worth $19 billion. The app was initially very...

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