One 30-year-old business women shares her stories of working in the hospitality industry and how she is taking inspiration from other strong female leaders to take on the doubters. “The hospitality industry is a pretty even split of male and female leaders, especially when it comes to sales. However, there is a certain “type” of [...]
So what do women know about construction? Michelle Richardson has worked hard to achieve her position as assistant director at Deloitte Real Estate and has proven how a strong female leader brings an extra dimension to building projects. On her way up she has witnessed first hand sexism on building sites but has seen a dramatic [...]
Half day media skills workshop: Friday 30th October, 1-4.30pm, Preston College. Delivered by a qualified and experienced journalist and trainer, Yellow Jigsaw will provide you with the inside knowledge to get seen and heard by the press. Our practical workshop is delivered to small class sizes by two trainers, so that you benefit from a tailored and [...]
It's great to have MACC CEO Mike Wild on board as a super champion for the #imnotjohn campaign. He is the first man to sign up - and we hope many more are to come! Read his thoughts: I’ve been asked to write a bit in support of a campaign about women in business. To [...]
Donna Hall, Wigan Council Chief Executive and advocate of gender equality through spearheading the council's #BelieveInHer campaign, shares her lessons learnt throughout her career: I think the biggest challenge is being accepted as a female leader by some people who expect you to be there to make the tea. One of the funniest moments was [...]
Got your new satchel and pen set? Summer is over and it is time to get back to business with a few lessons at Blackpool Expo. It is important in business to always learn new skills and top tips to stay ahead of your competitors. So on Friday, September 25, Blackpool Expo, is taking you [...]
IT is back to school time for children across Lancashire and back to business for tutor Kate Towers. Kate has not only just become a limited company as Tower Learning Centre but has also taken on a franchise that offers new and exciting educational support to students. She is proud to have helped students from [...]
Mumpreneur Nichola Howard talks about juggling family life and work; from launching her own business to ambitions from her daughter becoming a unicorn jockey. My number one job now is being a mum. I have two wonderful children, Oliver, who is five, and Tilly, who is three. They really turned my world upside down when [...]
Summer is in full swing, time for the juggling act to begin. 25 days to fill with fun activities for my two very active and inquisitive boys (not that I’m counting). Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE spending time with my children and would adore a full five weeks playing football, baking cakes, dressing up, going [...]
How having a 'window' instead of 'mirror' perspective can create effective PR results. As a first class Business Studies graduate, you would think I would be at ease reeling off business speak. Quite the contrary; such phrases as 'blue sky thinking' and 'outside the box' leave me wincing as I mentally tick off a game of [...]
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