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A London-based entrepreneur has created an exciting new scheme for startups. Jamie Doyle has joined forces with a host of well-known business leaders to launch Secrets of the Startup, offering new businesses the opportunity to network with and learn from successful businesses. Green & Black’s chocolate, Nubian Skin and Liz Earle Wellbeing are among businesses taking part in the first networking event of the scheme.

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We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental ill health can strike at any time and can affect people from all walks of life.

Although things are improving, stigma still exists around mental ill health. As a society, we don't tend to know how to take care of our mental health like we do our physical health.

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Success begins with how you start your day; 90% of CEOS wake up before 6AM and half of all self-made millionaires are awake at least 3 hours before their workday.  Your morning routine sets the pace for productivity, and adapting the habits of other successful women, like rising early, eating breakfast and getting in a workout can give you the leverage to achieve your day-to-day and overall career goals. By exploring what works for other women, you’ll be able to tweak and borrow aspects from different approaches to cultivate your own ideal morning ritual. 

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Women in the top professions are less likely to have studied at Oxbridge than their male counterparts, research has found.

The research, published on Tuesday by the Sutton Trust, in conjunction with the Social Mobility Commission, analysed the educational backgrounds of more than 5,000 of the country's leading people in 37 categories across nine professions.

These included: politics, business, the media, Whitehall and public bodies, public servants, local government, the creative industries, the judiciary and women and sport.

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A recent report found that British dog owners spend an average of £240 a month on their pooches. Top of the list was food, treats, and toys, totalling £119 as people are opting for higher quality products, as well as spoiling their dogs more than ever before. However, pet-related businesses are emerging everywhere, from an online community of women and their dogs aiming to make the world more dog-friendly to pet mothers wanting natural, safe, and effective pest treatment options that won’t break the bank.

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Eight out of every 10 business fail within the first one and a half years of being launched, according to a report by Bloomberg. While there are many causes for this, one of the biggest is the failure to manage risks that can be easily done through purchasing insurance policies. Any business, be it based online, at home or in a busy office, is sure to encounter risks: fire, vandalism, accidents, equipment breakdown, and extreme weather conditions are but a few.

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The Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards 2019 was officially launched at a high-profile event honouring the UK’s most inspirational female role models.

The Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards shines a light on the achievements of women in business and recognises excellence among those who strive to make a positive difference.

Guests from all backgrounds gathered at Freeths LLP in Mayfair on 28 March to mark the start of this year’s search for Business Woman of the Year nominees.

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Over 45% of landlords in the UK are female, generating £13.8 billion annually in rental income. A much more stable investment than shares or cryptocurrencies, buy-to-let properties can be an excellent venture for long term investors. It has been speculated that the nearly-equal ratio of female to male investors in the property market is based on the appeal for level-headed, cautious women of a lower-risk investment, whilst men are often more attracted to more volatile, “get-rich-quick” investments.

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