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entrepreneur
Ugo Arinzeh featured
14
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Ugo Arinzeh | Founder, Onyx Property Consultants

When Ugo Arinzeh arrived in London in 2011, she immediately spotted a gap in the estate agency market. Having grown up in the States, she was used to a property system in which buyers hire a real estate agent to accompany them to viewings, negotiate on their behalf and represent them throughout the buying process....
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coffee shop, business owner, franchise featured
13
Mar

Top tips for women starting a business

If you are considering starting your own business but struggling to get your idea off the ground you are certainly not alone. Even the most motivated entrepreneurs find the early days a challenge and it’s no secret that more than half of new companies fail within the first 18 months. So whether it’s a lifelong...
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Hira Ali featured
11
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Hira Ali | Founder & Director, Advancing Your Potential & Career Excel

I am the Founder Director at Advancing Your Potential & Career Excel. I am also an author, avid blogger & podcaster, career coach & mentor and leadership trainer besides being a wife and mom. I am currently based in London. Prior to my move to London, I was in Dubai for seven years. I am...
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entrepreneur featured
07
Mar

Start-up for your 60s?

By Erica Wolfe-Murray One of the best adventures you can have as you get older is to start your own company. Why be chained to the daily grind of a larger organisation with all its politics, jockeying for position and petty rules, when you can be your own boss? As people reach their late 40s,...
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working mum on maternity leave featured
06
Mar

What I really think about the term ‘mumpreneur’

In an ideal world, I’d be referred to as the Founder of Messy Me or simply a small business owner. However, people often want to qualify what and who they are referring to. So for those of us who run small businesses and who are also mothers, we are often known as ‘mumpreneurs’. Recently, there...
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Conny Vandendriessche featured
04
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Conny Vandendriessche | Founder, Stella P

Conny Vandendriessche is the founder and owner of Stella P, a firm specialising in selecting external directors for company boards, and House of HR, a firm specialising in everything about people & HR solutions, such as interim jobs, payrolling and training and HR consultancy. Conny also co-founded a European investment fund run by women which...
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Rajdeep Gahir featured
28
Feb

Inspirational Woman: Rajdeep Gahir | Co-Founder, Vivahouse

Rajdeep comes as an early employee of WeWork after having expanding the shared workspace provider throughout Europe. Together with Dara Huang, she co-founded Vivaouse – a world first in pop-up, pre-fabricated modular housing. Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I’m currently the co-founder and chief executive of Vivahouse – a...
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Job interview feature
28
Feb

Maximise your business potential by hiring temporary workers

What usually starts as a search for someone with the specialist skills necessary to meet current demand, inevitably evolves into the hunt for the purple squirrel, once factors such as culture-fit and long-term career aspirations are considered. Having spent several weeks screening candidates and several more waiting for the successful applicant to arrive, the prospect...
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