Member News

To Thailand With Love – Scarborough WiRE

By: Helen Reynolds

Posted: 8th March 2016

Although the recent slump in oil prices has been great for car drivers, it’s hit more than just share prices. Refugees from armed conflicts in Burma scratch a living through…


Delight at ‘Most Valued Professional’ award

Posted: 7th March 2016

Sharon Pocock, of Herefordshire accountants Kinder Pocock, is delighted to have won ‘at Xerocon London 2016. Sharon’s firm were also finalists for the second year running in the 100% Xero…


West Midlands PitchFest

Posted: 7th March 2016

Pitchfest WM 2016 – Apply Now In 2015 Venturefest and Pitchfest WM attracted over 480 delegates and an independent evaluation by the ERC found that it led to financial returns…


Publishing Success

Posted: 7th March 2016

Rosalind Waite moved to Dartmoor from Kent in 1983, after 11 years as a PA in London. Rosalind took the challenge of leaving her job in London; moving 250 miles…


Agri Advisor Team Top Five Tips

Posted: 7th March 2016

Our top general tip is aim to be proactive rather than reactive in all that you do in your farming business, it will be undoubtedly save time; hopefully money; and…


Foot Trails supports #ExportingisGREAT

By: Alison Howell

Posted: 7th March 2016

Foot Trails founder Alison Howell is featured in the government’s new #ExportingisGREAT campaign. We love to welcome guests from around the world and share our expertise and local knowledge of…


Why you really need to consider Travel Insurance.

By: Jenny Osborne

Posted: 7th March 2016

Shropshire holidaymakers have been warned that hospital beds overseas can be even more expensive than luxury hotel accommodation. The warning comes from Jenny Osborne, of Henshalls Insurance Brokers in Newport…


The Great Weekend of Adventure

By: Cleopatra Browne

Posted: 29th February 2016

Wales is a global adventure destination. Mountain sports, Watersports, wheels, boards, boats, ropes, ziplines, so many options! To celebrate our awesome plethora of adventurous pursuits, 2016 is Wales’ Year of…


The Be Free Project – a WiRE Collaboration

By: Holly Hinton

Posted: 29th February 2016

WiRE Networking is different – it fosters collaboration instead of competition! And that collaborative spirit has brought three Uttoxeter WiRE members together to form The Be Free Project. Holly Hinton,…


What’s your Motivation for Self-Employment

By: Kim Gilmour

Posted: 24th February 2016

As someone who occasionally struggles to find her ‘inner entrepreneur’ it’s great to hear other women share their business start-up journeys. I recently took part in some research at Women…