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PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library | September Edition

Come and join us for the September edition of our monthly PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library networking event for women of colour in business. PRECIOUS Nights are a golden opportunity to hear previous PRECIOUS Awards winners share insights about their business journey, give tips and be a source of inspiration. The evening is also a great…

Movers and Shakers | Kymberlee Jay | DoodleDirect

Kymberlee Jay is the founder of DoodleDirect www.doodledirect.com an animation production company that creates powerful marketing messaging and stories for brands. What drove you to start your own business? I started my own business to allow me to do what I love whilst being able to pay my bills. I enjoy the challenges that running a business…

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Nominations open for the 12th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

Nominations for the PRECIOUS Awards, the UK’s leading event to celebrate the achievements of women of colour, are now open. The awards now in their 12th year put the spotlight on women of colour starting and growing a business, outstanding leaders and those working their magic in corporate life. Categories include. Young Entrepreneur of the year, the Outstanding Woman in Public…

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Find your purpose | Sharleene Bibbings

If you want to smash it out of the park in your career then get more meaning in your life. If you have a purpose, research shows that you: are 64% more likely to have a higher level of career satisfaction are 50% more likely to be a leader are 42% more likely to have career contentment…

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7 tools to help you leverage the power of Google for your business

Most entrepreneurs know about the importance of getting their website found in the top of Google search results to drive relevant traffic. But are you embracing the other tools that Google provides for businesses that can help you deliver more profit? Tim Butler, founder of Innovation Visual explains…   Google My Business (GMB) GMB gives you…

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Effective Female Networks …Removing The Sting of the Queen Bee | Cecilia Harvey

In order for women to advance in the workplace, strong female networks are critical. Networks are effective if they are attracting and retaining exceptional talent and connecting and advancing women in the industry. Unfortunately, Queen Bee Syndrome can weaken networks and can be the biggest hindrance to women climbing the ranks in the workplace. Queen…

How to claim your holiday and dance lessons against your business | Jonathan Amponsah

Nobody wants to pay more tax than they need to, but sole traders and directors of limited companies commonly pay unnecessarily high tax because they simply don‘t realise the extent of expenses that they can claim against their income. HMRC states that expenses which are incurred “wholly and exclusively” for the purpose of your business…

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What does leadership mean to you? | Sofia Bustamante

We invite coach and community builder, Sofia Bustamante, to answer the question:  what does Leadership mean to You?   Leadership, more than a theory to me, is a practice. An example of leadership that I have experienced is in aikido, a Japanese Martial Art that I have practised for five years. The reason my teacher…

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Movers and Shakers | Haddy Folivi | Clarity Media

Haddy Folivi is the founder of  ClarityMedia. As a publicist/PR, she actively secures media features (TV, radio, magazines both online and offline and podcasts) for her clients.  Since launching her business in 2010, Haddy has secured just over $2 million in media coverage for her clients in over 46 countries. What drove you to start your…

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On Leadership | Donna Herdsman

Here’s the latest in our leadership series. We ask a range of entrepreneurs, business owners, experts, women and men from a range of sectors and industries: ‘What Does Leadership Mean to You?’ Donna Herdsman, replies.   My overriding view is that we are all leaders. Family members, work colleagues, friends,  someone within your extended circle of acquaintances,…