Connect Event Announced For Female Entrepreneurs

Women Into Business NI have announced a Connect information and support event for female entrepreneurs to be held on Tuesday, 09 August.

The free event, aimed specifically at female participants, will give them the opportunity to hear from a number of industry experts on how support is available and how to take the next step to achieve their ambitions, whether it's employment or self-employment.

Organisations attending include:

• Belfast Metropolitan College

• Belfast City Council

• nibusinessinfo.co.uk

• Volunteer Now
News Image
• Open University

• First Trust Bank- business start-up support

Participants will have an opportunity to speak to each of the organisations including representatives from the Connect programme who will answer any questions or queries about the support and opportunities available.

The event will take place at Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter Campus, on Tuesday, 9 August, 2016.

Places are limited so early booking is advised.

The programme is specifically for women who are economically inactive or working fewer than 16 hours per week.


Related Northern Ireland Business News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

05 September 2011
Job Seekers Helped To Move From Incapacity
Help into employment for those moving from Incapacity Benefit to Employment and Support Allowance has been promised. The NI Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry has pledged to provide advice, support, and help into work, for those moving from Incapacity Benefit or Income Support to the Employment and Support Allowance.
29 May 2002
Minister launches NI business support partnership
James Leslie, Minister in the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, has launched the Northern Ireland Business Support Partnership.
13 February 2002
Students live below the poverty line
The Northern Ireland Association of Citizens Advice Bureau (NIACAB) has revealed that students in the province live £38.22 below the poverty line each week. NIACAB said the abolition of maintenance grants and the introduction of tuition fees had exacerbated the financial difficulties faced by students.
22 November 2001
Shared geological heritage celebrated
Landscapes from Stone, a cross border initiative celebrating the rich geological heritage of Northern Ireland’s six counties and the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland, was launched on November 22, 2001.
16 August 2001
Catering deal for Eurest Sutcliffe
Eurest Sutcliffe, a subsidiary of Surrey based catering giant Compass, have announced a deal to provide catering services at Halifax’s new call centre in Belfast. The deal, worth over £300,000 per annum, will ensure employment for 19 staff to run a seven-day service for the 800 staff at the state-of-the-art centre.