Author Archives: Sally

ExportSurrey – here for you

Initially set up for a period of six months to address the ambitious government target to double exports by 2020, ExportSurrey set out to inform and advise local businesses of the opportunities available internationally. Continue reading

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A day in my life – Sally Pritchett

Sally Pritchett, director, Something Big, co-chair, Business Women in Surrey 6.15-7.00am I start the day on a torture machine, otherwise known as a cross-trainer! If I don’t exercise first thing in the morning the day takes over and I’d never … Continue reading

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Is your life stressful or busy?

If I had a pound for every person who asks me ‘I just don’t know how you do it’ I’d be able to retire. Of course, by ‘it’ they are referring to running a busy and growing business alongside a … Continue reading

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Do women do it better than men?

Leadership that is. That’s what I went to find out when I attended a recent Business Women in Surrey event. Heather Wood, chief executive of Rainbow Trust, put a good case forward that women are more emotionally intelligent, often work … Continue reading

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Big Society, big deal

Before last year’s general election, ‘Big Society’ was nothing more than a buzz phrase bandied around by high-ranking Tories. A fuzzy idea, with the basic argument being that people and businesses have the capacity and skills to improve local communities … Continue reading

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Supermum

Being a great mum AND working is easier than you think! When I decided to get married and start a family I knew something in my life had to give. My job often took me away from home, my commute … Continue reading

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