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The way forward for Forward Ladies


Like you, I had a choice of many networks when I left my corporate job with Deloitte to start a new journey as my own boss. The prospects of networking at 7:30 or going into a room full of grey … Continue reading

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The art of talking to our children – have we lost it?


Whilst driving to work today I noticed a woman walking her young daughter to school (I assume) The lady was rushing and was at least 8-10 feet ahead of her daughter. She was also very busy texting. The little girl … Continue reading

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Fighting Networking Fatigue – Barclays Forward Ladies Conference

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If you weren’t one of the 150 women at the Barclays Forward Ladies Conference last week, you missed out on a truly inspiring event. Continue reading

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Maiden flight of new National Children’s Air Ambulance gets off the ground in the North East

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The much anticipated Children’s Air Ambulance got off to a flying start this week, with its first ever transfer of a neonatal patient from a local hospital to a specialist paediatric care centre. Continue reading

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Mum’s the word!

Mum's the Word for Jo Tomlinson!

Jo Tomlinson of Business Works tells us her unique story. I am a single Mum and have been for seventeen years. My twin boys were two when my marriage broke down. When my boys were born, I would have loved … Continue reading

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Viv Parry, managing director at Exquisite Handmade Cakes is a fellow Forward Ladies member………

Viv Parry

The company supplies handmade bakery products from its base in Leeds via a national network of distributors to a range of customers including contract caterers, sandwich shops, cafes, schools, hospitals and hotels.

Before Ms Parry went on the 10,000 Small Businesses programme, the business had grown mostly through word of mouth and personal relationships. Continue reading

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Taking your business from GOOD to GREAT


At Forward Ladies we work to support all women across the UK. I am delighted we are working with Barclays to bring these FREE conferences to you. Role models play a key role in encouraging women to start, grow and … Continue reading

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10 Networking tips


10 Networking tips from Etta Cohen, Founder of Forward Ladies – UK’s leading network for women in business by GRISELDA K TOGOBO | Follow me on Twitter HERE I had the pleasure of attending one of Etta Cohen, the founder of Forward Ladies‘ networking trainings and … Continue reading

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Why women need employment policies that work


Readers may find this article from the European Parliament news interesting http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/headlines/content/20130215STO05858/html/Crisis-why-women-need-employment-policies-that-work

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Looking forward to 2013 with Forward Ladies 2013 is looking really exciting at Forward Ladies. So many ladies are proud to be part of Forward  Ladies. They believe in our ethos and values that have been with us since day … Continue reading

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Women ONLY panel discussing the news on BBC! WOW!

What a pleasure it was last weekend to turn on the TV and to see 3 women discussing #BBCPapers at @BBCNews. I couldn’t believe my eyes. I had to do a double take. What’s really interesting and usual about this appearance … Continue reading

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