Women’s Enterprise Scotland

Women's Enterprise Scotland chief executive Carolyn Currie appointed First Entrepreneur in Residence at QMU

Carolyn Currie, the chief executive of Women’s Enterprise Scotland, has become the first Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) at Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh.

Published 26 August 2021

New SkillSeeder app proves popular with women looking to upskill

SkillSeeder, the go-to marketplace app for in-person and online training, has seen a surge in interest from female skill sharers and skill seekers.

Published 30 July 2021

More than one in five high growth companies in Scotland led by women

More than one in five high growth companies in Scotland is founded, led or managed by women – the highest proportion in the UK, according to a new report by JP Morgan Private Bank.

Published 26 April 2021

Women's Enterprise Scotland launches 'Manifesto for Change'

Women's Enterprise Scotland (WES) launched its 2021 Manifesto for Change yesterday, focusing on the critical importance of developing and supporting women’s enterprise as part of Scotland’s future economic prosperity.

Published 2 March 2021

Women’s Enterprise Scotland and STV join forces to build back a better economy

Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES) and STV have announced a new strategic partnership to help develop and grow women-led business in Scotland.

Published 24 November 2020

Women’s Enterprise Scotland and RBS support women-led Scottish start-ups with new digital platform

Women’s Enterprise Scotland (WES), with support from the Royal Bank of Scotland, has launched a new digital platform designed to support women at the pre-start-up and start-up stage of their business journey.

Published 30 June 2020

Women's Enterprise Scotland warns of 'pensions time bomb' for female bosses

Women's Enterprise Scotland (WES) has warned of a 'pensions time bomb' amongst the nation’s women business leaders after it's latest survey revealed that 60% were not paying into a pension and 40% of those not paying had no pension provision at all.

Published 25 February 2020

Women's Enterprise Scotland launches 'immaculate' drink crowdfunding campaign with RBS

Women's Enterprise Scotland (WES) has launched a new crowdfunding campaign with RBS Back Her Business to support its new Immaculate 'Classic G&T Non-Alcoholic Spirit'.

Published 3 December 2019

Women's Enterprise Scotland appoints first male ambassadors

Steve Dunlop, Scottish Enterprise chief executive, and David Sole OBE, managing partner at School for CEOs, have joined tech investor Mark Logan as the first male ambassadors to be part of the Women’s Enterprise Scotland male ambassador programme.

Published 14 November 2019

RBS and Women's Enterprise Scotland to host investment day for female entrepreneurs

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Women’s Enterprise Scotland are to host an investment day for female entrepreneurs at Gogarburn Conference Centre.

Published 25 October 2019