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Inspirational Yorkshire Women

Get Ahead franchisee for Leeds, York & Harrogate shortlisted in national business awards

Fiona Ibbetson, director of Get Ahead Leeds, York & Harrogate, and Yorkshire Businesswoman member, is delighted to have been selected as a finalist in the bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards 2021. These prestigious industry awards are designed to recognise the diamond standard in franchising, acknowledging brands that have gone above

Nominations open today for the sixth Northern Power Women Awards

Nominations are open for the sixth Northern Power Women Awards (2022) on 13 September 2021. And NPW founder Simone Roche MBE has a simple message for people: “This is a time of uncertainty but also a time of hope. My message to everyone is: ‘We are back, let’s build

Yorkshire cards and gifts retailer invests in new technology

Love Laya, a Yorkshire-based card and gift retailer, has invested a six-figure sum in new printing technology to allow them to meet the demand for personalised products. The company has seen sales for personalised cards grow 300% over the last year. The new equipment will allow the personalisation of a

Mumbler celebrates its tenth birthday

Parenting website Mumbler – launched by Harrogate mum Sally Haslewood from her kitchen table – has celebrated its tenth birthday with a party. Initially started as a Facebook group for new mums in 2011, Mumbler now has 19 franchises in locations all over England and is looking to expand its reach further.

From corporate London fashion to the flowers of the Colne Valley

Teb Moema left her corporate fashion career as a learning and development manager in London, moved to the Colne Valley and set up her own floristry business, Moema Floral Design during the height of lockdown. After working in London and having a long career as training and development consultant for

Learning business the rock ‘n’ roll way, with Kate Hardcastle

Yorkshire-born TV business and consumer expert Kate Hardcastle MBE has launched a new platform uncovering the business secrets and insights behind the music industry. Rock ‘n’ Roll Business sees Kate delve into her past career as a singer and music manager, when she toured the world and sang with stars

Pioneering programme targets future women leaders in the Leeds City Region

A new skills programme has launched a major recruitment drive to build the next generation of women leaders in the Leeds City Region. Women Empowered Through Coaching and Networking (#WECAN) is a three-year, £1.7 million project supporting women to build on their leadership skills, capabilities and opportunities. Led by
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