Six of the best podcasts for women in business

Six of the best podcasts for women in business
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More women than ever are starting and running their own small business. According to Prowess (the online hub for women-friendly business support): “The increase in the number of women in the UK becoming self-employed is unprecedented. Historically, women have made up just over a quarter of the self-employed, but since 2008, 58% of the newly self-employed have been female.” Women

How should your small business report a data security breach?

How should your small business report a data security breach?
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According to government estimates, 43% of UK businesses suffered a cyber attack in the 12 months to December 2017, as revealed by the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018. The most common attacks were fraudulent emails, followed by cyber criminals “impersonating an organisation online” and malware and virus attacks. The statistics for large businesses were even more alarming, with 72% of

What is a disruptor and could your small business become one?

What is a disruptor and could your small business become one?
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In recent years, “disruptor” has been a much more widely used term. According to US entrepreneur and best-selling author Tony Robbins, business use of the term “disruption” really “took off with [Harvard Business School Professor] Clayton M. Christensen’s 1997 book, The Innovator’s Dilemma”, which introduced the idea of “disruptive innovation”. Robbins says Christensen used the term when talking about how