WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

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

By: Kay Heald

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…

Distortions, Deletions and Generalisations

Posted: 30th May 2017

By: Tracey Nixon

Distortions, Deletions and Generalisations – What do you say, without thinking that could be causing your own stress, low mood, depression and anxiety? In only a couple of days last…

How should your business respond to tragic events on social media?

Posted: 26th May 2017

By: Louise Dillon

The tragic events in Manchester was shocking but also disturbingly familiar. There have been too many atrocities, too many silences, too many occasions which require us to show our solidarity…

Can you claim an extra £100k Inheritance Tax Allowance?

Posted: 22nd May 2017

By: Joanna Parkin

Snappily entitled the ‘Residential Nil Rate Band’, this new measure could make a significant difference to those with estates over £325k but to benefit your Will must meet certain criteria….…

3 reasons why reminiscing is good for us

Posted: 22nd May 2017

By: Rachel Hutchinson

This week I’ve been making lots of memorial cushions, which I’m sure will help the recipients to reconnect with their loved ones and happy times.  It led me to wonder…

Five reasons why PR can help your small business

Posted: 22nd May 2017

Megan Allen Rural Roots PR I recently read a blog by someone who said that outsourcing PR can harm your small business. Sadly, on looking into it, it seems the…

Held to Ranson

Posted: 22nd May 2017

Caroline Howell at PuterTutor shares this important information, currently very topical. At the beginning of this year a US study found that Ransomware attacks quadrupled in 2016 and predicted that…

PART 3 – Embracing Graphic design

Posted: 22nd May 2017

By: Linda Wild

Article 3 of 3 PART 3 : Embracing Graphic Design. I am Linda Wild – Wild Ideas original graphic design, and I am pleased to have been invited to write…