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MBW | Breakthrough to Excellence | Evening Conference

Our affiliate group, Moray Business Women – are having their second Breakthrough to Excellence evening conference on 6th June. Designed to appeal to all working women in and around Moray, whether business owner or in employment, the evening has a fabulous line up opening with Emma J Bell, coach, speaker, facilitator, mediator and author of “The True You”. Then follows a series of workshops designed to inspire, coach and give practical support in a range of subjects. For more information, or


The ASB National Business Awards are open for applications! Ladies – this is your opportunity to shout about your successes and achievements, as we recognise and celebrate the contributions of women to business and the wider community in Scotland. There are twelve awards this year; * Young Inspiring Businesswomen of the Year – for women under the age of 30 * Most Innovative Start-up of the Year – businesses trading for less than a year * Young Business of the

PBN chooses ARCHIE Foundation

Big-hearted PBN members have voted to support The ARCHIE Foundation as our chosen charity for 2017-18. Proceeds from PBN’s main fundraising event later this year will go towards the high-profile organisation which supports children’s hospitals in Tayside and beyond. A link on the PBN website for direct donations throughout the year is also under construction and will be available shortly. The ARCHIE Foundation is the official charity of Tayside Children’s Hospital in Dundee. The charity also supports other children’s hospitals

*UPDATE* The Perth Gift Card Goes From Strength to Strength!

The Perth Gift Card supports Perth’s independent businesses AND it’s a fantastic gift for all occasions! Whether it’s a Birthday, Leaving Gift, Anniversary, Wedding Gift, Christmas, Mother’s or Father’s Day… Or even just to say “Thankyou”, The Perth Gift Card’s got it covered. Click here to read more about the Perth Gift Card update, including where you can buy the cards, where you can spend the cards… Where can you buy The Perth Gift Card? Online: You can buy a card

An update from the ASB

We’re delighted to announce that the ASB Weekend will be back for 2017! SAVE THE DATE Create your own recipe for life and well being 17th – 19th March 2017, Seamill Hydro, North Ayrshire A weekend of fun, relaxation and rebalancing your life Learn how to create your recipe for an authentic you Looking forward to welcoming you all to the beautiful Ayrshire Coast #asbwellbeing17 We’ll have more information and details of how to book at our AGM on Saturday 26th November.

The Legal Awards Dublin Hangover – FREE Mock Employment Tribunal: 4 & 5 October

After winning Employment Team of the Year at the Legal Awards 2016, Simon celebrated by flying his team to Dublin. Following a fast round of three pints of Caffreys, three Jameson chasers and three Baby Guinesses, one of the team ended up spending the night in a shopping trolley in the middle of the Temple Bar area swiftly followed by a night in the cells. Blackadders’ HR Manager had an “off the record” conversation with Neil the following Monday.  Tempers flared,

Perth College Business Breakfast 21st September

You are invited to Perth College Free Business Breakfast in partnership with Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Goodlyburn Refectory, Goodlyburn Building Wednesday 21st September 2016 7.30am to 8.45am   Here at Perth College we are involved in a whole host of activities with local businesses which we would like to share with you. Our students and staff are involved in a fantastic variety of projects which we would love to showcase and to hear your ideas of where you think that you

BWS Awards

Entry for the Business Women Scotland Awards closes on 5th September, so tell them why you should be award winning. Free to enter, it’s your chance to show your credibility, gain some free marketing, and motivate your employees. BWS want to hear why you think your business is successful, because for women it’s not just about the financial aspect, it’s about using your skills and expertise to create a company that fits with your lifestyle. Last year we had companies from Skye to Stirling, Dingwall to Alloa, so they hope

Poppies: Weeping Window

Those of you who attended our June event enjoyed a tour of the Black Watch Museum, which is now home to the Weeping Window Poppies display. Poppies: Weeping Window by Paul Cummins, Artist, and Tom Piper, Designer, opened at The Black Watch Castle and Museum on 30th June and will run until 25th September 2016, specially presented with 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of the First World War. Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen

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