Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

April 27th, 2016

Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

Two years ago, a diverse set of business women were united by Chris Leighton, a Southampton-based Get Mentoring mentor and coach who runs Zeal for Business. Together, they’ve turned enterprise mentoring into a group activity, with exceptionally successful results. One … Continued



Boosting enterprise in deprived communities

March 17th, 2016

Boosting enterprise in deprived communities

Self-made millionaire Baroness Michelle Mone OBE has conducted and delivered an independent review entitled ‘Be the boss’ on how the number of business start-ups within Britain’s most deprived communities can be bolstered. Today, one in ten people of working age is self-employed, … Continued


Small and Medium Businesses – a statistical snapshot

January 29th, 2016

Small and Medium Businesses – a statistical snapshot

In October last year the Department for Business and Skills and the Office for National Statistics published two sets of important figures. These provide a handy snapshot of small and medium businesses in the UK right now. The data explores … Continued