Please vote for Young Entrepreneur & Author Louisa Brown?

Please vote for Young Entrepreneur & Author Louisa Brown?

Startups.co.uk reported and earlier this year that ¼ of 15 to 18 year olds stated that they wanted to start a business as their future career option.  Young entrepreneurs are indeed on the rise.  I’m fortunate to know a few myself including 17 year old, self-published Author and Young Entrepreneur, Louisa Brown. I have had the pleasure of knowing this young lady for the last eight years and during in this time I have seen…

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Nominate your Unsung Heroes for the REEBA Awards

Nominate your Unsung Heroes for the REEBA Awards

The Regional Entrepreneur Empowerment Business Awards (REEBA) is in its 4th year and going from strength to strength. Founded by Ms Ché aka Boss Lady, this prestigious ceremony, has a serious undertone and was created as part of Invest in Success CIC after the 2011 UK riots, when the Boss Lady decided that it was time to take a stand and support the disadvantaged, disaffected and create a platform for those working to make a…

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Charlene Laidley is Committed to Women’s Success

Charlene Laidley is Committed to Women’s Success

Charlene Laidley is CEO of The Latiénne Communications Group, founder of The FutureProof Foundation, and a founding member of The Women’s Charter for Business. A passionate campaigner for women’s rights in the UK she is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts in recognition of her contribution to promoting UK excellence internationally, enterprise, and women’s economic empowerment; so it was no surprise that in November 2015 Charlene was appointed UN Women Ambassador…

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Find Sistrapreneurs at Sandra Joseph’s Club Lady Day

Find Sistrapreneurs at Sandra Joseph’s Club Lady Day

Sandra Joseph is a qualified Lecturer, Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Personal Performance/Confidence Coach and upcoming Author, whose career spans over 20 years teaching both in FE and Private sectors around the West Midlands. Sandra Joseph’s Club Ladyday (Empowerment Club for Women), aim is to encourage and exude positivity within the community, in particular with women to build stronger TIES (Transform, Inspire, Empower, Support), in business or otherwise to improve their own self-awareness, confidence, communication with others,…

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Miss Caribbean UK Contestant Natina Mae Whitter

Miss Caribbean UK Contestant Natina Mae Whitter

Miss Caribbean UK Constestant Natina Mae Whitter is a young woman determined to make her mark, and she is well on her way. Inspired by her daughter, Natina took a chance and entered a beauty pageant, where she was crowned the 2014 Face of the West Midlands and went on to be the representative for Miss Caribbean UK 2015: one of only 16 finalists to be invited to participate. Natina did not win the competition,…

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Financial Style – 22nd Jan 2016

Financial Style – 22nd Jan 2016

This week on the Financial Style, we take a look at how the other half live, as Rakeem and I review the Oscars So White saga in Life & Style, and ask whether the Actors choosing to boycott are right to make a stand or whether in fact it is the system that is the problem – find out what we think and have your say. Plus we meet 2015 Miss Caribbean UK contestant Natina…

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Financial Style – 6th Nov 2015

Financial Style – 6th Nov 2015

This week on the Financial Style, I am celebrating Foster Carers. Maxine Palmer-Hunter and her husband are awarded Outstanding Contributions to Fostering, and so I talk to Maxine about the realities of being a Foster Carer, and she shares her journey as a Teacher and Entrepreneur. Money Matters is focused on Black Friday. 2014 saw great bargains and terrible brawls, and with hopes for only the aforementioned this year, I’m sharing where you can bag…

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Outstanding Foster Carer Maxine Palmer-Hunter

Outstanding Foster Carer Maxine Palmer-Hunter

Foster Carers are much needed as thousands of children remain in the care sector, whether long or short term. However it can be challenging; which makes the endeavours of Maxine Palmer-Hunter, an Entrepreneur and Foster Carer with her Husband Dan all the more admirable. As a Secondary School Teacher and College and University Lecturer, Sexual Health Advisor and Domestic Abuse Practitioner, it may seem obvious that Maxine would gravitate to helping others, particularly young people….

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Siobhan Harper-Nunes – You are Limitless

Siobhan Harper-Nunes – You are Limitless

Siobhan Harper-Nunes believes that, “…we author our own lives…”. Founder of Shakti Women Ltd, Siobhan is living her passion to support women to grow their dreams. A Trainer, Executive Mentor, Motivational Speaker, and amazing Writer, Siobhan sights further passions for developing the next generation of Young Entrepreneurs and is working with Birmingham based charity BRAP to make it happen. She joins me in the studio to Call Young Entrepreneurs to Action, by introducing a fantastic…

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Financial Style – 16th Oct 2015

Financial Style – 16th Oct 2015

This week is the start of the Young Entrepreneurs Series and the introduction of a fantastic opportunity for young people wanting to start businesses online. This amazing and unique opportunity is introduced by Siobhan Harper-Nunes of Shakti Women on behalf of the Birmingham based charity, BRAP! To continue the theme, in Business Insight, I am giving advice on How to be Taken Seriously as a Young Entrepreneurs: and Life & Style is focused on how…

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