Pressing issues affecting women’s lives – including mental wellbeing, body image and surveillance – will be the focus of this year’s Women of the World Festival in Perth City Centre. Other key topics to be spotlighted will include social and economic injustice, the menopause and women’s relationship with alcohol. A keynote session by WOW founder Jude…

The Extraordinary Training Company are offering PBN members a 10% discount on all training and coaching fees. Why not kick-start September with some personal development? 9th – we kick of the first of 10 half-day sessions in our Leadership Learning Journey 14th – we’ve got a FREE Lunchtime Taster on DiSC Personality Profiles 21st –…

Perth and Kinross Council, supported by the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund and Innovate UK, is holding an R&D competition to explore innovative technologies, develop design solutions and prototype a functional Smart Energy Network. Up to five innovative and talented companies will secure £30K R&D contracts, to develop a design solution for a Smart Energy…

Rachel Weiss, Perth based businesswoman and PBN member has been formally recognised by Prime Minister Theresa May. Rachel is the founder of the Menopause Cafe, a group which hosts pop-up events to encourage men and women of all ages to address the rarely talked about “third stage of life”. The cafe project evolved earlier this year into…

Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network (PBN) are celebrating a major haul of award nominations as seven member businesses make the shortlist for the Association of Scottish Businesswomen Awards 2018. Award winning integrated PR and marketing agency, Volpa leads the way for PBN with four nominations including Business of the Year, Best Performing Team and the Community Commitment…

Volpa, the Perth based independent PR and marketing agency, has been shortlisted in seven categories in the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Scotland Awards 2018, including the highly coveted outstanding small public relations consultancy category for the third time. The full-service agency, which boasts dedicated publicity, creative and digital departments, has been…

Perth based independent marketing agency Volpa has secured its position as one of Scotland’s leading independent communications agencies by achieving the Communications Management Standard (CMS), awarded by the industry’s professional body the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) for companies which demonstrate operational excellence. The industry standard benchmark, which has been achieved by only three…