WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

5 Reasons to be a Member of Women in Rural Enterprise (WiRE) Network

Posted: 3rd October 2016

As a business, it is really important that we network. This can be online or offline. Networking offline can be a case of trial and error to find the right…

5 x 5 Minute Meditations to Help You Focus

Posted: 3rd October 2016

By: Holly Hinton

If you’re new to meditation or have been put off in the past by the thought of having to sit in silence for hours at a time, then I’m here…


Posted: 26th September 2016

By: Kay Heald

You’ve heard of apprenticeships and graduate internships, but what about returnships? With the recent film release of Bridget Jones’s Baby, and maternity issues very much in the news, you may be interested to find out more about…

How storytelling can bring your messaging to life.

Posted: 21st September 2016

By: Amanda Danells-Bewley

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… Once upon a time there was a woman who loved to hear about people’s lives! One of the wonderful things I love about…

Be Prepared for the New Insurance Act

Posted: 19th September 2016

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – change is on the horizon! For more information contact Jenny at Henshalls They say that forewarned is forearmed…. Well consider this your five minute warning!…

Non VAT or VAT registered that is the question

Posted: 19th September 2016

The current VAT threshold is £83,000 so if you earn over that you have to register. However, you can register voluntary, even if you are nowhere near that. It just…

Enjoyment Theory

Posted: 19th September 2016


Job satisfaction increases job performance Dale Carnegie, the famous author and developer of self-improvement training, is quoted as saying “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are…

Mortgages for the Self-Employed

Posted: 12th September 2016

By: Pauline Johnson

For the newly self-employed this information might be useful if your bank or lender won’t lend to you. When you are self-employed, many lenders want three years’ accounts or SA302s,…

It’s Time To Audit Your Business

Posted: 12th September 2016

By: Liz Tucker

Yes, I mean it! It’s time to audit your business. September is a time when many of us consider changing jobs or launching our own business. The holidays are over…

Three ways to make your trade stand a success

Posted: 12th September 2016

By: Amanda Danells-Bewley

Getting out of the office to find out what’s new in your industry, hear about research or connect with key players in your sector are all reasons to visit an…