Mental Health Awareness Week runs until 19th May and is an excellent opportunity for businesses to highlight the importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace. It goes without saying that if you’re starting … Continue reading Banishing stigma to the past in Mental Health Awareness Week
Founder of Causarma and Kit Us Out. Chair of the IoD 99.
I’m excited to be travelling to Fukuoka, Japan in a few days’ time to lead a delegation of 15 UK entrepreneurs to the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20YEA) Summit. The G20YEA … Continue reading To succeed we need to learn to embrace failure
Ok ok so the headline pic is of the UK delegation to the 2018 summit in Argentina, and what an awesome group it was! However, this year we are taking … Continue reading UK Delegation – G20 Entrepreneurs Summit 2019, Japan
Although it is bound to be something of a bittersweet occasion, Europe Day celebrating peace and unity in Europe is today (9th May). It also serves as a reminder of … Continue reading Saying ‘Yes’ this Europe Day
More opportunities to participate in Olympic and Paralympic sport will become possible with the recent announcement of an extra tier of funding by UK Sport. Since the phenomenal success of British … Continue reading Olympic funding improving opportunities
I always look forward to the Virgin Money London Marathon, which is coming around on 28th April. It’s a time to admire the dedication and tenacity of the runners, and … Continue reading The power of the London Marathon
If you’re thinking of a way to celebrate St. George’s Day on 23rd April, why not use it as an opportunity to champion the best of British local and national … Continue reading Celebrate the best of British this St. George’s Day
Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock MBE and ParalympicsGB launch hub to inspire disabled people to be more active. I was excited to learn that ParalympicsGB and double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock, … Continue reading Inspiring activity
As the name suggests, it’s all about keeping things manageable. The concept matches up people looking to put a small amount of spare time to good use with organisations who … Continue reading Microvolunteering Day: small steps to volunteering
Can it really be 30 years since we welcomed the World Wide Web? It’s hard to imagine a life without the web now, especially if you can remember the good … Continue reading 30 years young: the power of the world wide web
World Health Day (7th April) is focusing on universal health coverage. The day is a chance to celebrate health and remind world leaders that everyone should be able to access … Continue reading Get inspired by World Health Day
Career forums can be a great opportunity for students and those starting out in their careers to learn from, hear from and understand what business is looking for. If you … Continue reading Career Forums: connecting with entrepreneurial talent
It’s all too easy to think that as we approach the new tax year on 6th April there is plenty of time to deal with anything tax-related. Let’s face it, … Continue reading Happy new tax year!
When you are starting a business, you will find that you wear a lot of hats all at once. In order to get your start up off the ground, you … Continue reading Marketing suggestions for your start up
When starting a business, we must consider that we are living in an age where we want everything instantaneously. From binge-watching our favourite TV shows on streaming platforms to ordering … Continue reading The sustainability of fast fashion- what can the wider business community learn?
This blog won’t be political, you can just scroll down my Twitter stream if you want to see my views/ frustrations with Brexit and the leadership (or lack there of!) … Continue reading Preparations for Brexit!
I don’t know about you, but I’m more than ready for winter to be over! Dark evenings and chilly days aren’t my favourite combination. Luckily, the first day of spring … Continue reading Spring forwards with the clocks
The divide between the level of importance SMEs place on new technology for their business and the amount they actually invest in it is large. According to Business Matters, more … Continue reading The importance of investing in the future of your business
As a passionate supporter of this weekend’s Disabled Access Day in the UK, I’m hoping it will enable greater numbers of people with disabilities to find and try new things … Continue reading Disabled Access Day: sport can create a level playing field throughout communities
With today being International Women’s Day, it’s an opportunity to celebrate the progress society and business have made in diversity and gender equality. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter, seeking a … Continue reading International Women’s Day – making the balance better