Broughty Ferry’s newest shop Coorie has ‘Scotland only’ stock policy

Women’s Business Station ‘Growing Your Business’ Member, Daniela Mather is  opening a new Broughty Ferry shop this weekend and is imposing a ‘Scotland only’ stock policy. The guiding principal behind Coorie is that if it’s not Scottish and made by a small producer then it’s not coming in. Owner Daniela…

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Racquet Buddies unable to continue outdoor classes despite following COVID rules

Our member, Hayley Donnelly of Racquet Buddies has been forced to cancel all plans of starting her classes again despite the fact that her business would be complying by the latest COVID-19 rules. Article from The Courier: “Despite national guidance stating group outdoor exercise for children is permitted,  coach Hayley…

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Travel in a Teacup – New event from Chiya and Chai

TRAVEL IN A TEACUP – NEW EVENT FROM CHIYA AND CHAI Sandra Benn of Chiya & Chai Loose Leaf Tea has announced an incredible event that will excite all tea lovers! Would you like to find out how to brew the perfect cup of tea? A globetrotter missing the ability…

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Chef Wanted – The Selkie, Dundee

Chef Wanted – The Selkie, Dundee Hours: Full Time Location: 27 Exchange Street, Dundee, DD1 3DJ, United Kingdom DD1 3DJ Dundee The Selkie is Dundee’s family owned Cafe /Bistro serving home made food ,coffee shop favorites as well as tapas and daily specials.  Job description: We are looking for a…

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Digital Skills Shortage

            Many of you probably seen the BBC News article about the digital skills shortage that was published yesterday. This is something close to our hearts at RaspiKidd and micro:mag. A lot of things mentioned in the article is why we do what we do…

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Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone? Blog by Jenny Paterson of Corum Coaching

On this day 8 years ago I stood on the Roof of Africa. Visit Corum Coaching For me it was the pinnacle of a 5-day arduous and eventful trek to conquer Mt Kilimanjaro and the culmination of 10 months of training that resulted in me going from complete hill walking…

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Join our team – Communications & Marketing Officer

The Communications & Marketing Officer will be an integral part of WBS growth ambitions and social impact. As this is a new role, we are keen to attract an enthusiastic, innovative individual, with great communication skills, technical abilities and a passion for doing good. Your primary focus will be to…

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Join our Team – Enterprise Facilitator Tayside

As the Enterprise Facilitator you will be an integral part of WBS growth ambitions and social impact. Enterprise Facilitators recognise that the person, rather than the business idea, is of first and foremost importance. As the Enterprise Facilitator it is your responsibility to directly engage and interact with all WBS…

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How is COVID-19 affecting women entrepreneurs in Scotland?

Background This blog was written by Dr Norin Arshed of the University of Dundee, as part of a Fellowship with the Scottish Parliament Information Centre. The analysis and conclusions are made by the author. This blog summarises the emerging themes from ongoing research to understand the challenges women entrepreneurs in…

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New grant finder helps businesses secure funding

Royal Bank of Scotland and Swoop have collaborated to launch a service that will take the time and complexity out of finding funding that’s not debt. As part of the response to Covid-19, national, local authority-level and privately funded grants and schemes have all been made available to help support…

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