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Is Neurodiversity the new black?

Many hundreds of thousands of black and other minority men, women and children happen to have a neurodiversity – defined as a variation in how the human brain processes information, thinks, learns, socialises, feels and behaves.  Examples of neurodiversity are autism (Autistic Spectrum Condition), ADHD, Dyslexia and Tourette Syndrome. Neurodiversity, like any diversity, is about…

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In search of the right bra | Natalie Joseph

Picture this – you’re about to get dressed, you stand naked in front of the mirror, then stare hopelessly into your drawer full of stretched out, torn, discoloured, damaged or too small bras. If the truth be told all these bras have seen better days. Nonetheless, you’re left wondering which one of those tired looking…

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The story behind BIND London and why Rihanna’s Vogue cover mattered

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘durag’? Does Vogue magazine come to mind? Probably not. That’s why the latest Vogue cover was such a jaw dropping moment for me. Let me explain. My name is Kayleigh Benoit and I’m the founder of BIND London, a high-fashion sportswear brand. As someone passionate…

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Nine tips to help your product-based business survive and thrive during COVID-19

During a time of uncertainty it’s important not to get overwhelmed or stressed out. I know that’s easy to say, so having a plan of action really helps. Below is a list of actions you can take to help you continue to make sales, gain new customers, clear overstocks and plan ahead. They will help…

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Movers and Shakers | Grace Francis | DramEd

Grace Francis is the founder of DramEd, a company that creates creative educational experiences for families and children. DramEd celebrates performers and aims to play a significant role in making space for performing arts in childhood education. The company incorporates DramEd Educators, which deliver classes that teach core subjects through performing arts. Since launch they…

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Movers and Shakers | Yemi Penn | Entrepreneur

Yemi Penn is a multiple entrepreneur. As well as managing her engineering consultancy in Sydney, Australia, she is also the founder of W Squared Coaching that seeks to empower others to live their best life, at the same time helping organisations build high-performing teams. She recently opened an F45 gym in Brixton to bring people…

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Nine reasons to take up yoga right now

Whether you’re looking to take up a new hobby, want to make positive changes to your health regime, or are simply looking for an excuse to get out of the house, yoga could be the solution. Yoga has been practised since 3000 BC and studies estimate that there are currently around 300 million people practising…

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How to save a faltering crowdfunding campaign

Why is it that crowdfunding campaigns that look strong on paper can sometimes struggle, and others look potentially weaker yet go amazingly well? Timing is key. If the market isn’t ready for your product, regulation holds back earning potential, or your ideal investors are distracted with another campaign, you won’t get the investment you’re hoping…

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The PRECIOUS AWARDS teams up with UnLtd to reward Social Entrepreneurs

The PRECIOUS Awards, the leading awards programme for women of colour in the UK, is partnering with UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, to create a new awards category to recognise and support women who are driving lasting social change. The PRECIOUS Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by UnLtd, is a new initiative…

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Five tools to help you get paid

When you are spinning plates managing your business it can be easy to put financial issues to one side. Let’s look at five tools to help you automate tasks, keep track of your budgets and expenses, improve your invoicing and help you get paid. Monese: Bank Account Monese provides freelancers and small businesses with a…