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Inspirational Yorkshire Women

Chancellor, make room at the table for women entrepreneurs

By Simone Roache, Northern Power Women Women entrepreneurs, and particularly women of black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, are just what our economy needs – but women need to be invested in, involved, given a voice and given the right support. There has always been a much-discussed gender and ethnic imbalance

Yorkshire tech entrepreneur launches platform to save kid’s birthdays

Kidcrowd, a new platform that streamlines gift giving for children, is helping struggling parents to still make their children’s birthdays as special as possible. An estimated 3 million children in the UK* have celebrated their birthdays under lockdown so far and with many more millions more celebrating in the

GB Sports star helping students achieve their goals after calling on Launchpad support

A former professional sportswoman who launched a unique tutoring business designed to help students gain a better understanding of the appliance of science is expanding her business after pioneering a new online support service, which she developed during lockdown. Ex-Doncaster Belles star and a former winner of the highly coveted

New psychological support service launched for business

A new psychological health care service has launched for organisations to enhance their mental health support systems in the workplace. Founded by award winning Leeds businesswoman, psychologist and psychotherapist, Charlotte Armitage, Outsourced Psych is a flexible, alternative provision for businesses to ensure their employees have access to qualified and trained

Harrogate barre instructor supports multi-tasking women

A fitness instructor from Harrogate is doing her bit to help stressed out women from across the region and beyond, unwind and reconnect with their minds and bodies whilst in lockdown. Elishea Boswell, a 32 year old entrepreneur who usually runs her business, Barre and Body out of the Barre

Yorkshire Businesswoman meets author Milly Johnson

Milly Johnson is a Yorkshire born and bred romantic comedy novelist, scriptwriter, poet, newspaper columnist, professional joke writer and after dinner speaker, the latter is where Yorkshire Businesswoman editor Gill Laidler first came across Milly. “Milly was speaking at the Yorkshire Society Awards in March, just before lockdown started,” said

Scheme helps Yorkshire's female entrepreneurs

A Rotherham entrepreneur behind an inclusive clothing brand is one of the 129 women in the North who has benefited from NatWest’s Back Her Business crowdfunding platform. Founder of e-commerce business, championing people with disabilities, Busy Life, Dr Joanna Baker-Rogers (pictured) has used Back Her Business to secure £1,
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