WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

What do you need to do differently for your business to grow?

Posted: 3rd January 2017

By: WiRE Team

  “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s ending.” (Seneca)  I love this quote for two very simple reasons. It’s honest. But it’s also realistic! As something new enters…

What are you planning to achieve in 2017? Setting Goals…the practical points to consider.

Posted: 3rd January 2017

By: Sandra Garlick MBE

Anyone in business will tell you that this time of year is one of mixed blessings.  Christmas has come and gone and although for some businesses it can be the…

Master Affiliate Marketing in 6 Steps

Posted: 2nd January 2017

By: WiRE Team

Have you considered unlocking the potential of your website to make money? Liz Walsh from Topdogdays uses her own experience of affiliate marketing to provide a few handy hints for those…

Creative ways to support mental health

Posted: 20th December 2016

By: Annie Jeffery

hArt is a charity set up in October 2014, which aims to support mental health needs in adults and children of all ages and all abilities.   We are based…

What is the Best Legal Status for my Business?

Posted: 1st December 2016

By: Sandra Garlick MBE

So, you’ve had the great idea and now you actually want to start a business of your own. The problem is: What next? Well there is a very long list…

Now’s the time to blow your own trumpet!

Posted: 28th November 2016

By: WiRE Team

Recently my husband has picked up his trumpet, after years of neglect, and started to play. It was a surprise to me that he could not only play but that…


Posted: 21st November 2016

By: Julie Cann

When someone asked me what I did once and I said “Bookkeeper”, they thought I meant I was a “Bookie” and asked me if I had any betting tips for…

Tips to Create a Better Online Profile

Posted: 16th November 2016

By: Sandra Garlick MBE

I am guessing that if you are reading this, you are probably already engaging with various online platforms, which is great as I am a huge advocate of using them…

A Smart Casual Wardrobe Essential…The Blazer

Posted: 8th November 2016

By: Hazel Robinson

Hi There! As it becomes cooler, like me, you are probably getting out your knitwear and coats to keep warm! It can often seem like there is a bit of a…

Networking Tips for Success

Posted: 8th November 2016

By: Sandra Garlick MBE

When I first started my business I embarked upon a networking campaign by attending as many events as I could!  It was pretty much a scatter-gun approach with no strategic plan…