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Behind the scenes of the biggest expo in North East London

Behind the scenes of the biggest expo in North East London

Lisa Charles catches up with Karen Flint, founder of the North East London Business Expo ahead of this year’s event to find out some background on the entrepreneur who has set up the biggest expo in North East London. People define success in many ways – what is your definition of success? Success for me more »

Why accounting software is such a disappointment

Why accounting software is such a disappointment

By Georgette Rowland, CEO The Financial Gym You can either listen to Georgette above, or read her article below.   If you know me, you will know that I groan when people tell me they are doing their accounts using a spreadsheet. But the truth is; I have to admit there is a case for more »

By April 11, 2014 Read More →
Motherhood lessons for business

Motherhood lessons for business

Personal development coach Lis Allen shares her motherhood skills that are helping her thrive in businesses. Have you heard that expression ‘Money is the root of all evil’?  Well, I must have heard it as a young person and decided on the spot that I wasn’t going to go into business – I didn’t want more »

By March 27, 2014 Read More →
My transition from corporate to natural wellbeing mumpreneur

My transition from corporate to natural wellbeing mumpreneur

Jo Tocher shares her transition journey… My background is in travel and marketing and I worked in a corporate organisation in the City for many years – loving it in the beginning and getting more despondent with the politics, the meetings about having meetings, until I finally began to think that there was something else more »

By March 26, 2014 Read More →
Mumpreneur passionate about PR

Mumpreneur passionate about PR

Anthony Charles speaks to Saibr PR mumpreneur Bridget Jacottet. Saibr PR is a London based PR agency run by Bridget Jacottet and Sarah Hand, working with the very best family brands. Their client list is diverse from children and parenting apps and technology to children’s fashion, retail and services. They have one thing in common, more »

By March 21, 2014 Read More →
Women in business

Women in business

Celebrating International Women’s Month – Entrepreneurial Skills Development Consultant Yvonne Witter, shares her thoughts. International Women’s Month celebrates women and motherhood and I am the proud mother of one adult male, my greatest achievement ever. Parenting is the most difficult task for any couple fortunate enough to bear children. The consideration that our values, beliefs more »

By March 20, 2014 Read More →
Mumpreneur pair open local shop for little feet

Mumpreneur pair open local shop for little feet

Anthony Charles speaks to little feet mumpreneur Kirsty Cunningham. Tucked away from the noise of the busy high street, Kirsty Cunningham & Arancha Heredero run Windmill; a niche child friendly independent shop in Crouch End North London, selling everything for little (and not so little) feet.  Realising there was nowhere local to buy good quality, more »

By March 13, 2014 Read More →
Mumpreneurs prove the dragons wrong

Mumpreneurs prove the dragons wrong

Edinburgh-based mumpreneurs Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone appeared on BBC Two’s Dragon’s Den on Sunday 2 March to pitch their business ‘Cheeky Chompers’. Their pitch was unsuccessful with Duncan Bannatyne stating that their turnover projections were crazy, adding ‘“if you make those figures I’ll eat 100 of your teethers and bibs without salt” Julie and more »

By March 7, 2014 Read More →
5 social media apps for businesses

5 social media apps for businesses

By Neil Brewster, CEO Lightning Apps Are you any of these people; an entrepreneur who wants to micro-manage his or her business virtually? Or the CEO of an organization that plans on running a social media campaign as his/her next marketing and advertising step?  Then look no further for this article provides you with effective more »

By February 6, 2014 Read More →
Building your brand on social media

Building your brand on social media

  Building your brand on social media doesn’t need to be difficult.  With a little forethought, a little practice and a lot of dedication you can build a tribe of loyal fans and followers to be proud of. So, where to start… Tip #1 Planning: Rome wasn’t built in a day.  Nor was it built more »

By October 20, 2013 Read More →