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Case Studies

 ‘in an effort to heal myself, i’ve ended up  spreading healing  magic  to women across the uk’ –  shirley razbully & muse  retreats

 Shirley Razbully’s story of how she came to set up her business, Muse Retreats,  is    an incredibly inspiring one. When we spoke to Shirley we were overwhelmed  by her  positivity and it was surprising to learn that things hadn’t always been so  easy for her

 Read Shirley's Full Story Here

 

 Melissa Wavell Made Big Changes In Her Life And Started Her Business –  The Dog Haus Ltd.

 Every once in awhile we get to help a business that really makes us smile – and  Melissa Wavell from Widnes new business; The Dog Haus Ltd. is one of those.  Melissa describes it as ‘A new breed of day care for the contemporary dog.’ But how  did Melissa, who had previously been a manager for the luxury fashion brand Jaeger,  come to opening up her own doggy day care centre? It’s the simple matter of wanting  to follow a dream!

Read Melissa's Full Story Here

 anne pennington says support from the w.o feels like 'coming home'

 Now, we know that we do our jobs well. Each and every day we are a team of people  who one simple mission in mind – To improve the lives of the women that we meet.  But as you know, sometimes daily life gets on top of us all and that’s why it’s so  amazing to be reminded of why we do the work that we do! Anne Pennington was just  the woman for this and we couldn’t be more delighted to have helped her realise her  dreams of self-employment!

 Read Anne's Full Story Here 

 

Past Case Studies

More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker

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