Business Women

Do Women Need to be More Confident or Arrogant to Make it in Business?

Jessica Rose | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica Rose

It seems fairly obvious that women, on the whole, would be less confident about starting a business as a result of decades of sexism and women being seen as less than equal in the workplace. However it shouldn't be shrugged off, as the repercussions are vast.

Beeny Baby on Set

Kurt Seywald | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kurt Seywald

Ever tried to keep a Channel 4 20-part double commission afloat without offending everyone or killing multiple businesswoman and mum of four Sarah Beeny? Well, it's proving more and more difficult by the day. Right now we are filming, editing and transmitting Double Your House for Half the Money...

Five Things I've Learned From Successful Women in Business

Lindsay Pattison | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lindsay Pattison

Staying attuned to the wisdom of others and hearing personal stories is hugely useful for personal and career development, and I try to keep my ears and eyes constantly open. So, here are some snippets that have resonated with me from successful, inspirational women in the business world, each of which I hope may apply more widely:

Busting Through the Myth of 'Follow Your Passion'

Alexandra Sheach | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Sheach

Had Lord Sugar been born a girl, The Apprentice might've been a very different show. "Follow your passion babes - you deserve it" and we'd see 12 ambitious young knitters, bakers and producers of vintage bunting battling it out to launch an Etsy store.

Celebrating Female Talent

Jane Asscher | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Asscher

Last Tuesday night Cosmopolitan magazine held a 'Celebration of Female Talent' at Kensington Palace as part of AdWeek Europe.

University Can Be a Worthwhile Experience, but There are Other Options out There

Lisa Tobias | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lisa Tobias

It was tough being a young female going into business - especially going to the bank with my business plan and getting the funding together - but I felt so passionately (and still do) about what I do and it made me work even harder to succeed.

Women in Society

Baroness Mary Goudie | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK
Baroness Mary Goudie

International Women's Day is an important celebration of the great strides women around the world are making to ensure they are recognised and working towards equality.