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STRENGTH IN NUMBERS AS ENTERPRISE SUPPORT ORGANISATION GROWBIZ WELCOMES 1000TH CLIENT 

November 18th, 2019

Rural Perthshire-based enterprise support organisation GrowBiz has welcomed its 1000th client since October 2016. 

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RURAL YOUTH PROJECT HIGHLIGHTED AT GROWBIZ XCHANGE NETWORKING EVENT

October 25th, 2019

Perthshire residents who are starting or growing their own business are invited to find out more about the Rural Youth Project at this month’s GrowBiz XChange networking meeting.

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ENTERPRISE SUPPORT ORGANISATION GROWBIZ SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON CREATIVE TALENT IN PERTHSHIRE

October 18th, 2019

Two new events are taking place this month for people based in Highland Perthshire and Kinross-shire who work in the creative industries. Both are organised by community-based enterprise support organisation, GrowBiz.

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GROWBIZ CEO JACKIE BRIERTON INDUCTED INTO OUTSTANDING WOMEN OF SCOTLAND HALL OF FAME

October 8th, 2019

Perthshire-based enterprise support organisation GrowBiz CEO Jackie Brierton MBE was announced as one of ten new inductees to the Saltire Society’s Outstanding Women of Scotland at the weekend.

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RECOGNITION FOR RURAL ENTERPRISE SUPPORT ORGANISATION AT NATIONAL AWARDS

October 8th, 2019

Perthshire-based enterprise support organisation GrowBiz received a Highly Commended award at the Scottish Land and Estates (SLE) Helping it Happen awards in Edinburgh last week.

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FOCUS ON WELLBEING AT GROWBIZ WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK EVENT

October 2nd, 2019

Strath women who are starting or growing their own business are invited to find out more about wellbeing and the impact that can have on your business or practice at this month’s GrowBiz Women’s Enterprise Network meeting.

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FOCUS ON WELLBEING AT GROWBIZ WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK
EVENT

October 2nd, 2019

East Perthshire women who are starting or growing their own business are invited to find out more about wellbeing and the impact that can have on your business or practice at this month’s GrowBiz Women’s Enterprise Network meeting.

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SEE WHAT GROWBIZ CAN DO FOR YOU AT XCHANGE NETWORKING EVENT

September 20th, 2019

Perthshire residents who are starting or growing their own business are invited to meet members of the GrowBiz team, try out the organisation’s new hot-desking facilities and connect with other local businesses at this month’s GrowBiz XChange networking meeting.

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NEW INITIATIVE AIMS TO HELP ENTERPRISES DEVELOP ONLINE PRESENCE

September 4th, 2019

An innovative new online programme has been launched to enable businesses to enhance and develop their online presence and make the most of the digital opportunities available to them.

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SPOTLIGHT ON DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AT GROWBIZ XCHANGE NETWORK EVENT

August 27th, 2019

Making the most of digital technology will be the focus of this month’s GrowBiz XChange networking meeting, which takes place at the Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre on the outskirts of Comrie this Thursday, August 29th.

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INSPIRING STORY TIME AT WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING

June 30th, 2019

One of the founders of Strategy Story, the Highlands and Islands based strategic development consultancy, has been announced as the guest speaker at next month’s Women’s Enterprise Network meeting.

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CHANCE TO GET INVOLVED WITH AWARD-WINNING INDEPENDENT ENTERPRISE SUPPORT ORGANISATION

June 25th, 2019

Perthshire-based enterprise support service GrowBiz currently has a number of opportunities for self-employed contractors to work with the award-winning organisation on its innovative new project.

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INSPIRING RURAL ENTREPRENEUR TO SPEAK AT WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING

June 13th, 2019

Scottish Women in Business award-winner Olivia Robertson has been announced as the guest speaker at this month’s Women’s Enterprise Network meeting in Auchterarder.

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SPOTLIGHT ON DIGITAL CREATIVES AT GROWBIZ XCHANGE NETWORK EVENT

May 23rd 2019

Digital creativity is the focus of this month’s GrowBiz XChange networking meeting, which takes place in Stanley Mills on Thursday, May 30th.

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INSPIRING WOMEN SPEAKERS LINED UP FOR HIGHLAND AND EAST PERTHSHIRE WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETINGS

April 30th 2019

Holistic practitioner Alison Strandberg and Brenda Roddy, the co-owner of the ‘best small green hostel in Scotland’ have been announced as the guest speakers at this month’s east Perthshire and Highland Perthshire Women’s Enterprise Network meetings.

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COMPASSION, CONNECTION AND CREATIVITY TOP THE BILL AT EAST PERTHSHIRE WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING

April 26, 2019

Holistic practitioner Alison Strandberg is the guest speaker at this month’s east Perthshire Women’s Enterprise Network meeting, which takes place in Blairgowrie on Tuesday, May 7.

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GROWBIZ SHORTLISTED IN INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

April 4th 2019

Perthshire-based enterprise support organisation GrowBiz has been selected as one of 25 finalists in the Rural Inspiration Awards.

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ENTERPRISE IAIN ANNOUNCED AS GUEST SPEAKER AT GROWBIZ XCHANGE NETWORK MEETING

April 19 2019

The colourful author and blogger Enterprise Iain is to be the guest speaker at this month’s GrowBiz XChange networking meeting, which takes place in Coupar Angus on Thursday, April 25

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CREATIVE TALENT IN EAST PERTHSHIRE GET TOGETHER FOR INTERACTIVE SESSION

April 1st 2019

The latest peer support meeting for people based in east Perthshire who work in the creative industries takes place in the 3 Witches Tearoom near Burrelton next week.

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CHANCE TO HEAR FROM FORMER MEP THE NIGHT BEFORE BREXIT AT GROWBIZ XCHANGE

March 22nd 2019

Catherine Stihler, who represented Scotland in the European Parliament for 20 years, is the guest speaker at this month’s GrowBiz XChange networking meeting, which takes place in Kinross next week, on the night before the UK is due to leave the European Union.

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HOMEGROWN CEO HEADS UP EAST PERTHSHIRE WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING

March 26th 2019

Keira Proctor, the managing director of Blairgowrie-based international business The A. Proctor Group, is to be the guest speaker at this month’s Women’s Enterprise Network meeting, which takes place in Blairgowrie next week.

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CHANCE TO LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS

March 15th 2019

Blairgowrie-based enterprise support organisation GrowBiz is hosting two workshops in Perthshire this month to help clients protect their businesses with effective contracts and terms of trading.

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SPOTLIGHT ON CREATIVE TALENT IN STRATHEARN

March 12th 2019

The latest peer support meeting for people based in Strathearn who work in the creative industries takes place in Crieff next week.

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RISING STRONG COACH IS GUEST SPEAKER AT WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING IN STRATHEARN

March 12th 2019

A coach specialising in helping women build resilience through coaching and Neuro-Linguistic Programming is the guest speaker at the Women's Enterprise Network meeting in Strathearn next week.

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CO-FOUNDER OF ONLINE MAGAZINE IS GUEST SPEAKER AT WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING IN PITLOCHRY

March 8th 2019

An author and the co-founder of online publication The Perthshire Magazine is the guest speaker at the Women's Enterprise Network meeting in Highland Perthshire next week.

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FIRST EMMETT4HORSES PRACTITIONER IN SCOTLAND

February 19th  2019

An east Perthshire based therapist is set to become the first EMMETT4Horses practitioner instructor for Scotland.

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CHANCE TO FIND OUT ABOUT CROWDFUNDING AND HOW IT CAN WORK FOR BUSINESSES

February 22nd 2019

Raising money from lots of different people to support a project or venture through crowdfunding can make a significant difference to enterprise in rural areas and the February GrowBiz XChange networking meeting, which takes place in Crieff next week, looks at the opportunities it affords businesses in rural Perthshire.

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AWARD-WINNING YOUNG GIN DISTILLER IS GUEST SPEAKER AT WOMEN’S ENTERPRISE NETWORK MEETING IN PITLOCHRY

February 19th 2019

Local business-woman Helen Stewart of Badvo Distillery, Pitlochry, is to be the guest speaker at the Women's Enterprise Network meeting in Highland Perthshire this month.

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SPOTLIGHT ON CREATIVE TALENT IN EAST PERTHSHIRE

February 22nd 2019

The latest peer support meeting for people based in east Perthshire who work in the creative industries takes place in Blairgowrie later this month.

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FIND OUT HOW MENTORING COULD HELP YOUR BUSINESS

February 12th 2019

The new manager of the first business mentoring programme in Scotland to be officially accredited by the Scottish Mentoring Network (SMN) will be the guest speaker at the Women's Enterprise Network meeting in Strathearn this month.

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CHANCE TO FIND OUT ABOUT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS

January 25th 2019

The first GrowBiz XChange networking event of 2019 will look at funding opportunities for small businesses and how financial support can make a significant difference to enterprise in rural areas.

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NEW NETWORKING GROUP FOR ENTERPRISING WOMEN IN KINROSS

January 21st 2019

A new women’s enterprise network is being set up in Kinross, building on the success of a two-part workshop for people who were thinking about whether they could transform their talents and skills into a money-making venture.  

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STRATH’S CREATIVES GET TOGETHER TO LOOK AHEAD TO 2019

January 15th 2019

The latest peer support meeting for people based in Strathearn and who work in the creative industries takes place in Crieff on Wednesday next week.

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NEW YEAR NEW YOU AT STRATHEARN NETWORKING EVENT

January 8th 2019

The first Women's Enterprise Network meeting in Strathearn this year takes place next Wednesday, January 16, in Crieff.

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NEW WAY OF WORKING IN HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE 

January 4th 2019

An innovative approach to working will be launched by a group of people in Dunkeld and the surrounding area on Monday, January 7. 

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