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Diary of a Start-up Brand | Natalie Joseph

After bullding a successful career as a hair stylist, Natalie Joseph decided to follow her dream to develop a lingerie brand designed for women with fuller busts. Natalie’s mission is to make women  feel confident, sexy, supported and comfortable at all times. Natalie Joseph Lingerie is expected to launch Autumn/Winter 2020. We’re delighted that Natalie…

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Who On Earth Do You Think You Are? | Janet Mohapi-Banks

The latest from our monthly mindset columist Janet Mohapi-Banks asks who is it that you really want to be. We are all born with innate worthiness to live with incredible abundance and that abundance, in all its forms, is trying to get to us.  The only reason that it doesn’t is because we subconsciously put…

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Movers and Shakers | Rashida Abdulai | Founder, Strand Sahara

Rashida Abdulai is the founder and CEO of Strand Sahara, an online legal services for startups and SMEs in the UK and across Africa. The company empowers entrepreneurs in the UK and across Africa with the legal support they need to go global. What drove you to start your own business? To the outside world,…

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It’s time to rise up – and that means your prices too! | Janet Mohapi-Banks

How many times have you pitched an offer for your products and services and noticed that it is well below that of your competitors? As I was speaking with the amazing women that attended the June edition of PRECIOUS Nights, it seemed very clear that a lot of Black women were under charging for and…

How to get your first press feature | Tapiwa Matsinde

Your first press feature marks an exciting moment in your entrepreneurial journey. I still remember landing my first piece of press. The fact that someone believed in me enough to share my story marked a pivotal moment in how I saw and felt about myself as a business owner and the potential for my business….

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Five Steps To Building A Website To Help Your Business Thrive

A strong website is  one of the most important weapons in any company’s arsenal. However, the impact of COVID-19 mean that the influence of digital interactions is even greater than before. Without detracting from more important issues in society right now, SME owners must still invest in their ventures. Here’s how to ensure that your…

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Signs you may have an allergy

It’s thought that 1 in 4 people in the UK  to suffer from some form of allergy. Some of the most common examples include hayfever (pollen allergy), insect sting allergies, nut allergies, dust mite allergies and animal hair allergies. An allergy occurs when the immune system mistakes a food or substance as harmful. This triggers…

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Black Lives Matter

Dear Precious Community, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the events that have taken place over the last few weeks. I want to make a clear statement on behalf of myself and PRECIOUS. Like many of you, I have been hurting over the most recent outbursts of violence against Black bodies in the…

A New Way of Working – Freelancing in a Post COVID-19 World

Freelancers have been disproportionately affected by the lockdown restrictions surrounding COVID-19.  Now that some restrictions are slowy being  lifted, the world is going to continue to be a different place on the other side of the pandemic.   The freelance community will have to try and adapt as best it can to these new circumstances.   …

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Eating, living and staying healthy during Covid-19

Life right now may seem like the stuff of movies. You know, like the one featuring Morgan Freeman as President of the United States? But it’s not a movie, COVID-I9 is real,  as is the lockdown that we’ve been living in. With vaccination trials still ongoing and speculation rife about the causes and the cures,…