Scottish female entrepreneurs recognised for success

Local entrepreneurs recognised for making a powerful contribution to society, the economy and communities. Two Entrepreneurs from Glasgow and Edinburgh have been named as two of the UK’s most 100 inspirational female entrepreneurs by Small...

SCOTTISH FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS RECOGNISED FOR SUCCESS

Local entrepreneurs recognised for making a powerful contribution to society, the economy and communities Two Entrepreneurs from Glasgow and Edinburgh have been named as two of the UK’s most 100 inspirational female entrepreneurs by Small...

Scottish entrepreneur chosen as Santander mentor for women in business

We’ve all recently been celebrating International Women’s Day which focuses on the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. According to a recent report by Female Entrepreneurs, a quarter of the UK’s high-growth...

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...