Lucy’s in business through her Foundation Apprenticeship
Permalink

Lucy’s in business through her Foundation Apprenticeship

Teenager Lucy Gallagher got the chance to get her foot in the door at a world-leading technology firm thanks to her Foundation Apprenticeship. Now, more doors are opening…

Continue Reading →

Work-based learning unlocking potential in young people
Permalink

Work-based learning unlocking potential in young people

Frank Mitchell (Chair, Skills Development Scotland) Two years ago, Deputy First Minister John Swinney underlined his commitment to provide up to 5,000 new Foundation Apprenticeship opportunities available in…

Continue Reading →

Women-owned businesses contribute £8.8bn to the Scottish economy
Permalink

Women-owned businesses contribute £8.8bn to the Scottish economy

New research published by FSB and launched at Facebook Community Boost, reveals the contribution women-owned businesses make to the Scottish economy has increased by a staggering 76%, from…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Unstoppable Women!!
Permalink

Women in Business: Unstoppable Women!!

The Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) was founded in 1995 as the umbrella organisation for a number of business and professional women’s groups throughout Scotland. Our mission and…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Mentor plan for female entrepreneurs
Permalink

Women in Business: Mentor plan for female entrepreneurs

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £100,000 of new funding for an initiative aimed at driving entrepreneurship among females in Scotland. The Scottish Chamber of Commerce will…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Appetite for Business
Permalink

Women in Business: Appetite for Business

I started my journey working as a management consultant for a large American IT company, gathering experience delivering large scale programmes across new technology and user adoption. In…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Calm, responsive and Really Useful HR expertise when you need it
Permalink

Women in Business: Calm, responsive and Really Useful HR expertise when you need it

Over 30 years’ experience in HR working for companies such as Starbucks, Boots, Royal Bank of Scotland and a variety of smaller businesses, working with you to not…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Changing the face of mental healthcare in Scotland
Permalink

Women in Business: Changing the face of mental healthcare in Scotland

Dr Fiona Wilson is a Clinical Psychologist and Practice Director of The Edinburgh Practice, a private mental health practice offering assessment, treatment and therapy services for children, adults,…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Accomplishment and real meaning!
Permalink

Women in Business: Accomplishment and real meaning!

The core objective of my work is for you to get greater results from your business. Creating profitable companies which perform to their shareholders, customers and employees’ expectations, helps…

Continue Reading →

Women in Business: Setting the standard
Permalink

Women in Business: Setting the standard

With a background in business consulting, process design and training provision, Stirling-based Mary Walford of Cloud Street Ltd is well placed to help companies refine their processes to…

Continue Reading →