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WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

Sewing as Therapy?

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Catherine Howie

You may have seen my adverts: “Sewing for the Terrified”?  A bit extreme you may think but over the past couple of years I’ve taught many people the foundations of…

Self-confidence – A Critical Skill In The Art Of Selling

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Liz Tucker

If you run your own business you’re even more aware than most, of the need to be able to effectively sell your product or service. Self-confidence is the hidden gem…

Why Diets Don’t Work

Posted: 6th July 2017

As far as I am concerned, where weight loss is the issue, “diets” don’t work. So why is that? “Diet” is actually a confusing word because it actually means “the…

Workplace Bias

Posted: 5th July 2017

This may come as a shock – but did you know all workplaces are biased?  Within any group of people, there will be different degrees of concealed or unconscious bias, even…

Glamping, Design & Accessories – how to stand out, by Kate Morel

Posted: 3rd July 2017

By Kate Morel, the Glamping Guru As more landowners join our glorious glamping movement, many new glampsites are popping up across the UK. It’s fair to say that some popular…

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH MONEY

Posted: 3rd July 2017

JanCavelle.co.uk ENTREPRENEUR, WRITER, SALES AND BUSINESS COACH FOR WOMEN Regular contributor to Real Business Magazine, see more Real Business articles by Jan here One of the things that holds women…

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Start Using Infographics

Posted: 3rd July 2017

By: Helen Culshaw

An infographic is a visual representation of information or data which is presented in an image to translate a message to a particular audience like this lovely smoothie infographic from…

Five Reasons to apply for business or industry awards

Posted: 12th June 2017

Why enter Awards? With fingers crossed, eagerly awaiting the results of the Herefordshire Chamber Business Awards; nominated in the Best New Business Category, Lucie and Julia from Julu Home have…

Is Your Business Looking After Young Workers?

Posted: 5th June 2017

Are organisations either turning a blind eye or simply unaware of their responsibilities, particularly with regard to casual hour contracts and young workers? New ways of working, different categories of…

What is a business mentor?

Posted: 5th June 2017

By: Sandra Garlick MBE

When I started out in business I was fortunate enough to have a business mentor.  However, this was only for the first 3 months as I believed that I had…