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Entrepreneurs

In the section learn about entrepreneurial skills and how to become your own boss. Seek tips and advice on how to become an entrepreneur and skills on creating a brand, marketing your products and managing your own team.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events. The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

Step Up Virgin Start Up
11
Jun

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Virgin StartUp are looking for female founders

Virgin StartUp is the not-for-profit Virgin company for entrepreneurs, founded by Sir Richard Branson, providing support for entrepreneurs looking to start, fund and scale a business. Are you ready to take your business to the next level? StepUp by Virgin StartUp is a two-day pre-accelerator programme for female founders looking to scale their start-up. Over...
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women in business featured
05
Jun

How to be successful in business whilst retaining our values

Karen Bird, Business Manager at Catering24. There is an assumption that business success as an individual doesn’t sit within the heart of our own ethics. People can often feel pressured in the workplace to compromise their ideals or sacrifice their ethics for the greater good of a business. But this doesn’t have to be the...
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Nicola Russill-Roy featured
28
May

How to get better at making work relationships

In this article, Nicole Russill-Roy gives us her advice at how to get better at making work relationships. Nicola Russill-Roy is CEO of wedding PR specialist agency (England’s first agency dedicated to representing brands in the wedding industry) – Propose PR and Propose PR Consultancy. She said, “A major part of my business success has...
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Bonnie Chung - Miso Tasty featured
24
May

Follow your passion and building up a brand you love

Building a successful business and career out of your passion is no mean feat – but doing what you truly love and believe in is worth every second of the uphill battle. Japanese food expert and home-cooking entrepreneur Bonnie Chung shares her experiences in building up her noodle empire and starting her cooking brand Miso...
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home office, working from home featured
24
May

Top tips from successful entrepreneurs on working from home

Article provided by Bernadette Chapman, Director of UK Alliance of Wedding Planners I have been working from my home office for 17 years now, and it took some time for me to find a style and routine that made working from home fun, and productive. Here are my top tips to working efficiently from home:...
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Lorraine Kelly featured
23
May

What can self-employed women in the city learn from Lorraine Kelly?

HMRC suffered a set-back in March as TV host Lorraine Kelly successfully appealed against its decision to recover £1.2million of unpaid PAYE and NIC deductions against fees paid to her through her personal services company Albatel for the services she had provided to ITV for her Lorraine and Daybreak shows. HMRC had considered that IR35...
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working from home, balancing career and home life featured
22
May

Top tips for working from home

We speak to two successful entrepreneurs to get their top tips for staying focused and achieving your goals, whilst working from home. Karen Brown, owner of The Original Wedding Tea Towel Company shares some inputs on the best ways to work from home. Karen says, “I am a work-from-home mother and so is my husband.”...
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open sign, business owner, entrepreneur featured
12
Apr

Setting up a business and handling setbacks

Article provided by Margo Leftly, Founder and Director, Healthier Recruitment In any career, you’re bound to encounter setbacks, whether these be a result of your own actions or someone else’s. If you’re in the process of launching your own business, this is going to be amplified even further. However, experience has taught me that a...
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