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A huge welcome to HSBC as headline sponsors of this year’s Women in Business Awards!

Forward Ladies has announced that HSBC will be the new headline sponsor for the Women in Business Awards 2014 – one of the major awards for women in business in the North. HSBC will be joined by individual category sponsors … Continue reading

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Must watch documentary: Blurred Lines, The New Battle Of The Sexes

The documentary Blurred Lines: The New Battle Of The Sexes was just brought to my attention by Linda Barlow. Its a documentary presented by Kirsty Wark exploring examples of how women are assailed in public life, especially online. She asks if … Continue reading

Posted in Women in Business in the Media

Announcement: Yorkshire & North East Women In Business Award confirmed for 28th November 2014

  Join us on the 28th of November to celebrate the success of female led business success throughout the UK.  The Forward Ladies’ Women in Business Awards recognise the achievements of professional business women in the North West of England, the Isle of … Continue reading

Posted in Upcoming Events

British Airways extend On Business offer for Yorkshire Businesses


Yorkshire businesses have an early Christmas gift from British Airways with a reward flights offer extended over the festive period.

Companies in Yorkshire who joined the airline’s On Business loyalty programme this year automatically earned 3,120 bonus points, enough for two reward flights to London from Leeds Bradford Airport Continue reading

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Children’s hospice gets a boost – thanks to Forward Ladies

Air-Ambulance event

A children’s hospice is to get a boost – thanks to kind-hearted members of a ladies’ networking group. Continue reading

Posted in News, North West

Forward Ladies launches in Stockport and SK postcode

SK networking

The new Forward Ladies group for Stockport and the SK postcode was launched successfully on 10 June 2013 at the Village Urban Resort in Cheadle. At the event Forward Ladies MD and founder, Etta Cohen, shared her advice on successful networking in a great presentation Continue reading

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Fighting Networking Fatigue – Barclays Forward Ladies Conference


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

Posted in Member stories, News, Past Events, Women in Business in the Media

Taking your Business from Good to Great! – Conference for Women in Business

A UK wide half day conference designed for enterprising women who want to take their businesses from good to great!

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Posted in 2013 Albums, media, News, Past Events, Photos

Facebook Europe appoints Nicola Mendelsohn

Facebook Europe Names Nicola Mendelsohn as New Head

The veteran advertising executive is to shortly take over as Vice President of Facebook’s European division. Mendelsohn will be leaving her role at Karmarama, where she worked with clients such as Costa, Honda and the BBC.The news of her appointment has again brought the issue of successful women in the business sector into light. She will be replacing Joanna Shields, and reporting to Facebook chief Sheryl Sandberg. Continue reading

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FSA Steps in to Regulate Investment Advice

FSA Regulates Investment Advice

Customers can look forward to the implementation of new rules for investment advisors. One of the biggest shake-ups in the financial services sector is the radical change to the way financial advice is given. Financial advisers have traditionally been paid … 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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