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TOMORROW! Live Twitter Q&A with The Business Forward Clinic

The Business Forward Innovation and Resilience Clinic is taking to Twitter to answer your business questions during a live Q&A. 54 St James Street's monthly clinic for the local business community will be going ahead as a live Twitter Q&A tomorrow (Thursday 26 March) between 11am - 12pm. It's a worrying and uncertain time for businesses and the self-employed and so it is more important than ever to reach out for support, advice and guidance to help you navigate your business through these…

EntreComp at work in China

Insights from Jing Zhang, The Women's Organisation and Enterprise Evolution’s partner in China After reading EntreComp into Action, I realised it could help improve the enterprise education provision in China. I became passionate about it after hearing Dr. Margherita Bacigalupo’s elaboration on how it could be used in her presentation at IEEC 2018 International Enterprise Educators Conference where we shared the platform as keynote speakers .  In April 2019, I invited Margherita to visit China…

5 tips for successful virtual meetings

It’s no surprise that, given the events of the last few weeks, more and more businesses are moving online. Thanks to modern technology, there is no end to the tools you can find to continue to communicate effectively, despite being at home. But what makes virtual meetings successful?  Keep it simple First and foremost, identify what tools are right for your business and stick to it. It’s easy to get swept up and overwhelmed with the amount of technology that is on offer, opting for too many…

Helpful business resources during COVID-19

Developments with the COVID-19 outbreak have escalated in the UK over the past few days, which has led to many businesses worrying what this means for the future. There are a number of initiatives being put in place to help businesses who may be affected by Coronavirus. We’ve compiled helpful, practical steps you can take to support your business: Government Support On 17th March, the Chancellor announced a massive £350 billion in financial measures to provide a lifeline for many businesses.…

Our statement in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments

In response to COVID-19 we have now redesigned all of our services to operate on a telephone or virtual basis. We understand that this is a worrying and uncertain time for individuals and businesses. As such we would like to assure you that The Women's Organisation is, as always, here to support you in any way we can. Whether this be through our team of expert business advisers who are on hand to help guide you through these difficult times and continue to thrive, or through our range of support…

Andrea's Story: 'This programme has changed me for the better'

Andrea turned to the Women’s Organisation’s Change It to support her in her postpartum depression recovery journey. Andrea, 38-year-old mum of four and grandmother of two gave birth to her fourth child in 2018.  After giving birth, she began to suffer from post-partum depression, which left her feeling isolated, anxious and overwhelmed. ‘I felt alone, unworthy, and a failure in every aspect of my life…I had very low confidence and wanted to build up a better understanding of myself and…

New Trustees Required For Leading Public Health Charity based in Liverpool

New Trustees Required For Leading Public Health Charity based in Liverpool Key skills & experience: Business Development Communications Health Equalities Group (HEG) is a public health charity started in 2005 under the original name ‘Heart of Mersey’. The charity undertakes research, policy change activities, and delivers public health interventions and education programmes relating to the prevention of non-communicable diseases (cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancers) and reduction…

Exploring Imposter Syndrome: The WO Down

In our New Year special edition of the WO-Down podcast, our host Cynthia chatted to Jacqueline Daley, business advisor at the Women’s Organisation; Irene Afful, founder and director or Ametrine Enterprise Solutions; and Denise Chilton, Executive Business and Leadership coach. There was one theme that continued to come up as we spoke about all things business: imposter syndrome. From L-R: Irene Afful, Denise Chilton, and Jacqueline Daley Imposter syndrome can be defined as a feeling of inadequacy…

Narrowing the gender gap could add £230 million to Liverpool City Region’s economy each year – here are the women with a plan of how to get there

The ‘One Day’ report offers a road map to harnessing gender equality as an economic driver across the Liverpool City Region. Over 20 diverse women came together on 'One Day' to discuss how the Liverpool City Region could better harness gender equality as an economic driver The landmark report is set to launch with a special event at The Women’s Organisation this Friday (6 March), coinciding with International Women’s Day celebrations. Developed in October 2019, ‘One Day’ bought together…

STAND OUT: Promoting Women Role Models - Kylie Taylor

The slogan “empowered women empower women’ is one we say a lot here at The Women’s Organisation. They are words we strive to remember every day - we can all be inspired by women who are doing great things.  That’s why we want to shine a light on the women who are leading the way in their industries in our new series, ‘STAND OUT’. We’ll be hearing from women who are at the top of their business game, from top business execs, to women working in arts and culture and even an archaeologist!…

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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CANCELLED Grow & Thrive Masterclass: Introduction to Tendering

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Enterprise Hub Presents: Building a Social Media Strategy

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