Today Breakthrough Women celebrated International Women’s Day in Kent at the beautiful The Orangery Maidstone and we were fortunate to be supported by IOD Kent branch and FSB Kent. This year’s International Women’s Day theme was #BeBoldForChange. Kent’s Women in Business community are well versed in bold action. Last week saw the Kent Women in…

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Business Image

Your business dress is the strongest reflection of you as a brand. It is an important way to communicate with prospective clients, co-workers or employers. Essentially, you could think of your business dress as your very own promotional tool. If you look professional, put together and smart, you’re only enhancing your career’s image. If you…

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I followed the traditional career route of getting a profession on the advice of my parents, and since I didn’t know what I wanted to do I thought I ought to at least try something worthwhile. However, I knew at 18 that I didn’t want to be tied to a desk 24/7, so I opted…

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Inspiring morning at #shemeansbusiness event in London at the Corinthia Hotel hosted by Facebook, FSB and Enterprise Nation.  Over 200 women attended to hear from Facebook’s VP EMEA Nicola Mendelssohn, FSB’s National Policy Chair for Health & Diversity Helen Walbey and Enterprise Nation Founder Emma Jones.   The message was clear – When women succeed, we…

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The ‘workplace’ takes so many different forms now and we were extremely lucky to have three very talented women share their stories of achievement in three very different areas of work. The event at Eastwell Manor Hotel was organised by Breakthrough Women, a collaboration between Deborah Turner of You Image and Sue Nelson at Breakthrough…

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Amazing day of networking, celebration and inspiration today hosted by Kent County Council’s Women’s Enterprise programme at Maidstone. It was the final event of the Kent County Council’s women’s enterprise programme which the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have been supporting. Today was a celebration of the achievements of the women on the programme and…

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