Lochaber Ideas Week provides a packed week of inspiration!

Lochaber Ideas Week once again provided a packed week of inspirational events in and around Fort William in November.  From Monday 18th to Friday 22nd November 2019, the town was buzzing with daily events that brought the whole...

We must step up the fight in the battle for equal pay

Nearly 50 years since it became unlawful to pay women less than men for equal work, the so-called gender pay gap persists like an unwelcome stain on our economy. It was disturbing to see that...

Forget the Fear – the experience is worth it

Megan Briggs, Senior Solicitor, Burness Paull LLP Generally when I write it’s on the topics of Intellectual Property and technology, in keeping with the day job. However, before the legal world was even on the horizon my...

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 £5bn GVA in 2012 to £8.8bn...

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 vision is to raise the voice...

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 partner with the Scottish Association of Business...

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 2016, I founded Appetite for Business. Not...

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 just deal with HR issues, but...

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, families & businesses nationwide. Established in 2017,...

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 everyone in the community to live...
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