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Please join us for International Women's Day!

09:00am - 10:00am - Open networking and refreshments
10:00am - 11:30am - Guest Speakers
11:30am - 12:00pm - Network and close

Our guest speakers:

Vicky Bailey

Vicky is an insightful, experienced high energy, inspirational speaker well versed in presenting at conferences and executive briefings, giving delegates an opportunity to pause, reflect, reframe & flourish.

Vicky specialises in the psychology of performance excellence, emotional intelligence and resilience, mental health, self leadership and behavioural management, enabling clients to develop choice, , and increase capacity to manage day to day, lead and perform in work and in play! She regularly works with a diverse range of Organisations, Chief Executives and Senior Managers, SME’s and Schools. She has over 20 years experience of public, private and company sectors including working with elite athletes in their transition from sport into their post sport working lives.

Vicky regularly focuses on a number of areas including:

  • Communication & Connection
  • The Art of Being You
  • Peak Performance & Resilience
  • The Stories We Tell Ourselves
  • Healthy Mind - 7 a Day Essentials
  • Emotional Literacy


Sarah Loates

Sarah is the founder of Loates Business Solutions Ltd, the parent company of LoatesHR and LoatesTraining. With offices on Friar Gate in Derby city centre, these subdivisions specialise in providing HR consultancy and people-skills training to organisations both SMEs and corporates in the East Midlands region. Established in 2011, the company has grown, and now boasts a team of five, three of which are dedicated HR Consultants. To further support these, a network of associate consultants and trainers has additionally been established across the region.

Sarah continues to be an active practitioner in her field, delivering both HR consultancy and training on behalf of her business. She also teaches on Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development HR courses, and has been an Associate Lecturer and mentor on HR and business degree programmes for the University of Derby and Staffordshire University. In addition to her postgraduate academic qualifications, Sarah is an ACAS certified mediator, and one of the few HR professionals to hold the Pensions Management Institute Certificate in Pensions Auto Enrolment. Sarah is also an alumni of the University of Derby, having completed her undergradate Business Studies degree there in the early 90s.



Economic Value of Women in Business

  • GDP - NatWest Female Entrepreneur Economy report March 2017 found that female entrepreneurs contributed £3.51bn to the UK economy in 2015 alone (7.3% of the UK economy’s growth in 2015 by WIB)
  • 126k new businesses were launched by women in 2015
  • Job Creation – 77k additional jobs created in 2015 by female entrepreneurs
  • Scale of creation – 2002/2006 C 60k new businesses per annum. Since 2006 this has increased year on year
  • Department for Business Innovation & Skills report in 2014 found that 20% of SME’s in UK were majority women led
  • Key Barriers: Access to finance & Business Support; lack of peer groups & role models; skills & training; perceptions & discrimination; confidence; work life balance (FSB April 2016)
  • 62% of women in a global report identify themselves as the primary source of household investable assets & 77% of women surveyed want to invest in companies with diversity in leadership. 67% of women surveyed felt their financial advisor and bank didn’t understand their needs. (Center for Talent Innovation, Harnessing the Power of the purse)
  • The government is committed to supporting 100,000 more UK businesses to export by 2020 & Opportunities have come from 109 countries and 44 different sectors
  • 85% of female wealth in the UK comes from earning and business ownership
    • Boosting female entrepreneurship could increase UK GDP by £60 billion by 2030. It is estimated that women-led SME businesses currently contribute £75 billion to economic output, and if women were setting up and running new businesses at the same rate as men, we could have an extra one million female entrepreneurs.

  • As at Nov 2017 – 16% of Business Banking book relate to Women In Business (WiB)
  • Since the beginning of 2017 we have seen the average lending balances to our female customers increase by 7%

    Our NatWest Boost programme provides support for your business that goes beyond just finance. As your local Business Growth Enabler I can connect you with the right people and the right knowledge to boost your business and help it grow. We have a team of over 70 Business Growth Enablers in the UK who have supported more than 250,000 customers through free events, individual consultations and networking.

    Looking forward to seeing you soon

    All information used in this presentation you are registering for relating to Women In Leadership is produced by Natwest for information purposes only and is for the sole use of the attendees at the presentation.

    Whilst we feel this topic is beneficial to business owners, the views and information have not been issued by NatWest. Any views expressed in the presentation are not necessarily those of NatWest and should not be viewed as individual advice or as a recommendation. You should seek independent advice in respect of issues that are of concern to you.

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