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COVID-19 and SWIB Events

We will be taking our guidance from the government in regards to public events and the impact of COVID-19. Currently the advice is that we should host no events over 500 guests, which we will be following.

SWIB will monitor the situation daily, however we have taken the decision to postpone our March Quiz Night until the summer. We will of course postpone others should it become recommended. Obviously any cancelled or postponed events will receive full refunds.

SWC International Women's Day 2020 - registration invited

The Scottish Women's Convention (SWC) International Women’s Day event will be held on Saturday 7th March 2020 in the Scottish Parliament.

Meet the Buyer 2019 - 13th November, Glasgow

The annual Meet the Buyer event, which is partnered with the Scottish Government and Scotland Excel, will take place on 13 November 2019.

SWIB Awards 2019 - the winners!

Nearly 200 women attended our Scottish Women in Business Awards 2019, held on May 19th at The Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow.

Congratulations to all our Awards finalists!

A huge "well done" to the amazing women who have made it through as finalists in our Awards!

Trustee opportunity - Clackmannanshire Women's Aid

Clackmannanshire Women's Aid (CWA) is looking for trustees to join their board to help shape the charity's strategic direction and oversee good governance of the organisation.

Updated privacy policy

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Glasgow University Business Club is a student-run organisation that provides the academic, professional and social opportunities for students to form a strong business network.

New SCDI report published

SCDI has published its Connectivity Commission report, catchily titled "Scotland’s Big Mo: Industrial Strategy, Inclusive Growth and the Future of Mobility".

SWIB's privacy policy has changed - UPDATE

In order to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), we've updated our privacy policy to be clear about what information we hold, why and how long for.

Free webinars from the Supplier Development Programme

If you're a small business interested in bidding for public sector work, the Supplier Development Programme exists to help you. And it is free!

How best to support women-owned businesses?

Women's Enterprise Scotland (WES) has been commissioned by the Scottish Government to carry out research into enterprise support for women-led businesses in Scotland, with a focus on best practice in tackling the gender gap which currently exists in enterprise. While women represent 51% of the Scottish population, just 20% of all businesses are majority owned by women.

SWIB membership survey 2015

Thank you to all those members who took the time to respond to our survey earlier this year. If you'd like to read the report, you'll need to sign in first here.

SWIB website Terms & Conditions have changed

Our website Terms & Conditions (T&Cs) have changed in relation to services and items purchased through this site, in order that we comply with the most recent EU Directive on distance selling. We have also made some related changes to the website.

Changes to member offers

One of the benefits of swib membership is the ability to make special offers to other members. You have always been able to make "permanent" offers, lasting for the duration of your membership, but in the past, there was a charge of £50 for special limited-time promotions lasting up to 90 days. This charge has now been removed, so all member listings are now free.