WiRE News

Business Growth Programme Grants for West Midlands Businesses

By WiRE Team

Posted: 15th August 2016

Round 2 of The Business Growth Programme is currently open for applications. The £33m Business Growth Programme is now open for applications. Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, this…


Great British High Street Competition

By WiRE Team

Posted: 25th July 2016

The Great British High Street Competition 2016 is now open. The Competition searches England, Scotland and Wales for examples of great high streets, where local people and businesses are working…


Country Living Christmas Fair Showcase Opportunities

By WiRE Team

Posted: 12th July 2016

The team at Country Living are starting to compile the programme for the theatres and workshops for the upcoming Christmas Fairs in London, Glasgow, Harrogate and Northern Ireland. You are…


WIRE Sussex is launching in September

By WiRE Team

Posted: 11th July 2016

Emma Cox is launching WIRE Sussex in late September. The first group meeting will be in the East Grinstead/Uckfield area and we will move south and west from here. In the…


WiRE Kent goes from Strength to Strength

By WiRE Team

Posted: 11th July 2016

Kent WiRE has grown over the past couple of years into a vibrant and thriving group of women who meet monthly and provide support and business opportunities to each other.…


WiRE Start-up Workbook

By WiRE Team

Posted: 19th June 2016


FSB Report – Women in Enterprise: the Untapped Potential

By WiRE Team

Posted: 4th May 2016

See the full report HERE It is right that we should focus on developing an environment which facilitates the growth of women entrepreneurs. Understanding the challenges faced by women business…


RBS Inspiring Women in Enterprise Report

By WiRE Team

Posted: 4th May 2016

In the UK, more men than women start a business. The RBS Inspiring Women in Enterprise has tackled this issue head on, with a combination of expert advice, funding opportunities and…


Round up of grants for rural businesses

By WiRE Team

Posted: 18th April 2016

Article by journalist Helen Babbs Originally published in Smallholder April 2016 Grants for Smallholders? Helen Babbs takes a look at what schemes are available throughout the UK. Speak to smallholders…


Get set for growth

By WiRE Team

Posted: 18th April 2016

Women-owned businesses looking to increase their sustainability or grow to the next level can get expert support on marketing, procurement, access to finance, skills and leadership from GetSet for Growth.  GetSet’s…