Natwest Everywoman Awards

Young Female Entrepreneur: How Winning a Business Award Gave Me the Confidence to Innovate, Inspire and Grow

Jessica Rose | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK
Jessica Rose

To provide context, it's been an uphill struggle and I can't ever forget what I've overcome. After having a tough time at school, dropping out of University, finding out I'm in the bottom 2% of the world in reading due to my severe dyslexia, it was hard to believe I could achieve success. Especially doing it all on my own.

A Blipp on the CV: One Path to Entrepreneurialism

Jessica Butcher | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK
Jessica Butcher

Maybe my path to entrepreneurialism was more a default necessity out of the fact that I wasn't very good at being someone else's employee, combined with this constant thirst to 'disrupt' and ultimately, and most importantly...luck.

Rural Referrals Are Vital - Going the Extra Mile... Literally!

Cleopatra Browne | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK
Cleopatra Browne

Having worked in the outdoor industry for a number of years I saw an opportunity to develop an enterprise focusing on one activity, breaking away from...

Don't Alienate Young People - Giving Them Opportunities is a Rewarding Experience

Zoe Jackson | Posted 14.02.2013 | Home
Zoe Jackson

Currently, there are just under 1 million unemployed people aged 16 to 24 in the UK. Not only does this cost the country an estimated £11bn a year, but the damage it does to these young people's self-worth at this crucial character-building stage of their life, can be devastating.

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.