WiRE News

This is how Networking works…

By WiRE Team

Posted: 6th December 2017

Here is how networking works the WiRE Leicestershire and Rutland Way (with Claire McFadden) Mandy Anderson invites her friend Sarah Ward who owns the Brewery22 cafe to a WiRE meeting…

Hidden Britain: Survey reveals only 2% of respondents realise small businesses make up 99% of total UK businesses

By WiRE Team

Posted: 28th November 2017

British Business Bank launches ‘Small Wonders’ campaign Only 2% of respondents realise small businesses make up 99% of total UK businesses Four in five (81%) significantly underestimate the economic contribution…

#SmallBizSatUK – an opportunity to showcase small businesses

By WiRE Team

Posted: 22nd November 2017

Never miss an opportunity! This is great advice and worth following. To this end, I am promoting my small business www.so-occasion.co.uk at the #SmallBizSatUK event in #Carmarthen on 2 December…

“Just Fantastic” Collaboration for WiRE Members Julie Dodsworth and Claire McFadden

By WiRE Team

Posted: 23rd October 2017

 WiRE members Julie Dodsworth and Claire McFadden are having a great time collaborating on some exciting print projects, starting off with the first ever JD Colour Me Art Pad which…

Women in Business and nuisance phone calls

By WiRE Team

Posted: 15th October 2017

One of the main benefits of WiRE membership is an online directory listing which features business details including email and phone numbers . This marketplace highly SEO’d and helps WiRE member businesses be…

WiRE Member is Champion of Champions at Rural Business awards

By WiRE Team

Posted: 9th October 2017

Scooping the coveted overall “Champion of Champions” award as well as the hard-fought “Best Rural Tourism Business” Award at the Rural Business Awards 2017 was Hoe Grange Holidays, based in…

WiRE at the Farm Business Innovation Show in November

By WiRE Team

Posted: 13th September 2017

The Trade Event to Support Innovation and Diversification for Farmers, Landowners, Country House and Estate Owners The Farm Business Innovation Show is Europe’s leading event for farmers, landowners, estate owners,…

When The Spiced Girl Met The Dragons

By WiRE Team

Posted: 4th September 2017

Many entrepreneurs dream about having their moment facing the fierce Dragon’ Den investors, but for Herefordshire based, Rayeesa Asghar-Sandys, founder of the curry sauce brand ‘Spiced by Rayeesa’, it was…

Funding for Rural Businesses in Leicestershire & Rutland

By WiRE Team

Posted: 7th August 2017

LEADER is part of the Rural Development Programme for England and provides funding at a local level. There is £1 million of funding available for local projects that develop the…

What impact Brexit is likely to have on rural business? Marches Hub Event

By WiRE Team

Posted: 31st July 2017

The Impact of Brexit: Equipping your business with an essential resource toolkit to help your business survive and thrive through uncertainty. Venue: Regional Food Academy, Harper Adams University, TF10 8NB…