Why do I need a business plan?

WRITING a plan can seem daunting and can take time, but a well-thought-out business strategy will give you direction and make sure you have covered everything before you start trading,  writes Lianne Bradbury f...

Wedded bliss

Army spouse Sophie Sherief shares her joy at creating her own successful wedding business… I GOT engaged to my soldier in 2010 when I was just 20 years old. I had always dreamt of my wedding day and I knew...

Be your own boss

FREE business start-up workshops for military leavers, spouses and partners in Wiltshire have been warmly welcomed by those attending the first sessions – with more events still to come. The Be Your Own Boss...

Exciting events for Wilts entrepreneurs

MILITARY spouses and partners can take their first steps towards running their own businesses with a series of free events across Wiltshire. Nine workshops are being held close to the county’s military commu...

Big honour for small business owner

A BUSINESS founded by an Army spouse has been selected to join an online directory started by one of Britain’s top entrepreneurs. Grippy Leads, started by Jen Ives in 2012, has been chosen by Theo Paphitis f...

Start-ups celebrate success

NINE Service dependants have been chosen to receive a special recognition award for their commitment, effort and success in starting a new business. The University of Wolverhampton’s award-winning business s...

Tools for talent

Three talented entrepreneurs have recently completed the first stage of the Armed Forces dependants’ business start-up programme at the University of Wolverhampton. They’re now driving their companies forward w...

Trovi: it’s the biz!

TROVI is a new app that allows you to find, recommend and promote family-run and independent businesses in your area. The founders include Meredyth Grant, an Army Reservist and military spouse, who helped to...