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Rockinghorse Children’s Charity becomes the official charity partner of the Dynamic Business Awards

The Sussex charity is proud to have been chosen as the charity partner for Platinum Media Group’s premier women’s business awards in Sussex   Rockinghorse Children’s Charity, the official fundraising arm of the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital,...

Interview with John Holland-Kaye

The last two years have posed an unprecedented challenge to people, businesses, and communities up and down the country. However, there is perhaps no industry that has been as hard hit as aviation. Heathrow has had to make difficult decisions to ensure the airport could...

Drinking to success

Originally planted in 1989, Greyfriars Vineyard was purchased in 2010 by current owners Mike and Hilary Wagstaff who were attracted by the opportunity to create a premium sparkling wine at good value to be drunk on all occasions.  What makes Greyfriars wines so spectacular?...

Motoring: The Kuga - never knowingly understated

If ever a name was not befitting a car, this was probably the one. Rather naively, perhaps, I do have an immediate expectation of a car when I first learn of its name. Think Jaguar, Porsche, Fiat, SKODA, SAAB, BMW as there is a natural association with the inherent qualities...

The growing importance of kindness in business

Despite the uncertain times we live in and the bad news we watch daily on our screens, we live in a world where kindness is all around us, with women receiving, giving, and seeing more kindness than men. That’s one of the findings of The Kindness Test by the University...

How to break the bias

Women experience bias and barriers in the workplace, in day-to-day interactions and in the wider work-place system. Women experience higher levels of being interrupted, spoken over, having their judgement questioned in areas of expertise, having others comment on their emotional...

Gender pay gap

A recent survey looked at the worst and best regions in the UK when it comes to gender pay. It is fascinating to read that right here in the South East, Arun comes out on top of the UK. The research, carried out by income-tax.co.uk, used the latest data available from the...

New year, new you...

A new year marks new beginnings and a clean slate – so the start of the new tax year on April 6th 2022 is the perfect time to set some new personal and business goals. We’re hardwired to live in the present, but we all need to picture our future if we’re...

Meet the new director

Having recently joined NatWest as the Regional Director for London West, Sussex and Surrey, could you give us some details of your journey to the role?I joined NatWest Group 14 years ago as an HR consultant and I have done several roles over that time, supporting different...

The Rose Review reports third year of progress

The Rose Review Progress Report 2022 on female entrepreneurship sets out the full extent of progress made since the inaugural report in 2019. It outlines the extra support needed for female-led businesses to thrive, and the challenges that they have faced during the Covid-19...

The ultimate super achiever

Taking an eight-figure gamble on a gambling start-up in the UK may not sound the wisest of businesses decision. But when Denise Coates did just that in 2000, her flutter paid off, to the point that, 20 years and a lot of hard work later, the Sunday Times Rich List values...

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