To support our Charity of the Year (the Women's Support Project), a group of SWIB members has entered the 5x50 challenge.
Launched at the Women's Business and Enterprise Conference in Glasgow on 9th May, the draft Framework and Action Plan for Women's Enterprise is now open for contributions.
The prestigious annual WISE awards, being held on 14 November at the Science Museum in London, are a way to recognise and celebrate female talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from classroom to boardroom.
Does your role require media engagement? Do you have a story to tell about your work in industry or research? Do you work in Science, Engineering or Technology?
Why do we refuse ID-cards...but love our
customer loyalty programs?
Why are we concerned about electronic patient files…..but share many personal details on Facebook?
How will we feel about future technologies for identification and authentication?
ASB is seeking administrative support for its Executive Committee (ExCo) and operations.
Encompass (a SWIB member) helps Scottish small-medium businesses to grow and innovate, with advice and support to help plan, implement and fund innovation for future business growth. As part of this, they are running two workshops in May and June.
Do you need help to set up your social media or IT, or make it run more effectively? Perhaps a student placement could assist with your IT or social media needs...
Do you have views on how Scotland could be a world-class digital nation by 2020?
The UK Government is asking for views and evidence to help develop the strategy for Britain's "Information Economy"...
If you are a start-up or young business looking to relocate into commercial premises in Glasgow, you may qualify for help with your rent over a 4-year period.
The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) is a local authority partnership programme established to offer small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) the opportunity to grow and diversify through procurement. There's a full range of training and events to help you compete for tenders – from information seminars to policy workshops to tender writing workshops to Meet the Buyer exhibitions. These are all free of charge to members - and it is free to register.
Want to find out more about how technology could help your business? The new-look Technology Show at the SECC in Glasgow could help.
SWIB Member Offers are back!
There are two organisations who help smaller businesses bid for public sector work:
Tods Murray Solicitors conducted a survey among Scottish businesswomen to find out how they use social media.
The National Library of Scotland (NLS) is not just for personal or academic use, but also for businesses.
The dates of future events are available on the networking events page. We'll publish details as soon as we can, but in the meantime, do put the dates in your diary! You can do this from each event page by clicking the appropriate "Add to calendar" link.
Cre8te Opportunities is a partner in an Erasmus European project looking at promoting female enterprise and entrepreneurship: “100 Mirrors”.