Thames Valley: Louize Clarke recognised in national awards


ConnectTVT founder Louize Clarke has been recognised in this year’s BIMA 100 (British Interactive Media Association). BIMA 100 identifies the most influential, promising and innovative people working across the UK digital industry today. She joins industry game changers like Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots and Studio Output’s Ian Hambleton. Shining a light on the [...]

Bracknell: 3M celebrates Women’s Day with leadership and diversity themes


3M has championed International Women’s Day by hosting celebratory events at Bracknell, Dublin, Loughborough and Manchester. The theme for this year’s international celebration was ‘be bold for change’ and 3M embraced this by giving senior female managers from KPMG and Hewlett Packard Enterprise a platform to speak about the role of women in technology. Other [...]

Gender Pay Gap Reporting, what does it mean for you?


KPMG’s Terri Coughlan explains that from April, Gender Pay Gap Reporting (GPG) became mandatory for all employers with 250 employees or more What does this mean for you? Well, if you’ve got more than 250 employees you will have to make public: The percentage difference in male and female pay on a mean and median [...]

Isle of Wight: Jade Barry becomes first female technician


An Isle of Wight Nissan dealership has broken ground by taking on the county’s first female technician. Staddlestones Nissan, in Ryde, took on Jade Barry, who had been volunteering at the dealership while completing all three levels of her City and Guilds qualifications at the Isle of Wight College.  Staddlestones works in partnership with the [...]

What is a sales person – and why more women should apply for the role


Sales is a man's job! Really? What image comes to mind when you hear the words 'sales person'? Even today in 2017, the phrase still conjures up stereotypes of an aggressive, pushy car salesman, probably wearing a shiny suit. The vision in people's minds will most likely be that of a ‘salesman’. Amy Palmer, sales [...]


Lisa Åkesson, who will deliver the masterclass, Personal Impact for Women, on June 30, discusses her career and gives some insights on the challenges that women face What prompted you to make the move from teaching to business coaching? Interestingly enough I fell into the business world by accident. [...]

Personal Impact for Women Masterclass


  “I have a voice,” I hear you say, “but how do I put my message across without being perceived as emotional or aggressive? How do I reignite and unleash that confidence and gravitas that appears to have been sapped away in the time I’ve been out of the business environment?” Like many, I [...]

Women in Business: Prime minister sends personal letter of support


The launch for the 2017 Women In Business Awards, organised by The Business Magazine, took place on Friday March 31 in the picturesque setting of The Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor – and the campaign has been personally endorsed by prime minister Theresa May. Over the course of the morning, around 100 female (and male) [...]

Windsor: Leona Shepherd, 3M strategist, is a launch event panellist


A member of 3M’s senior leadership team in the UK and Ireland, Leona Shepherd directs the company’s commercial excellence programmes including sales and marketing effectiveness, go-to-market strategy including e-commerce and has oversight of 3M’s customer service and contact centres. […]