ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘Social Progress’


We have some great news to share! Did you know that “The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has launched a service that provides skills support to small and medium sized businesses. The LEP skills service helps businesses to identify their skills needs based on their business growth objectives and then find the right training […]Continue Reading


Have you heard about the Wakefield Business Conference 2015 hosted by the Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce? Social Progress is exhibiting at this year’s conference on Wednesday 24th June 2015 at Unity Works in Wakefield. We will be one of forty companies exhibiting and our very own Janet Bebb will be one of seven speakers who […]Continue Reading


Have you heard about Pay It Forward Day before? Well, until Janet Bebb mentioned it about 2 weeks ago, neither had I! After she explained the concept and the story of how it came about I it was clear that Pay It Forward is something that Janet is passionate about. So I figured that was a […]Continue Reading


Are you a networking pro or do you find it hard to engage in a conversation and present yourself to other people? Does it come natural or is it something you have to learn? Within business it’s vital to be able to interact with both clients and fellow businessmen and women in a professional but […]Continue Reading


Just in case you missed it, Janet was in the paper again last week! A fantastic article was placed right in the centre of the Huddersfield Daily Examiner on Tuesday 3rd February with the proud heading: “Janet named among UK’s top 50 business advisers” – Did you see it? The award itself is from Enterprise Nation […]Continue Reading


We’re pleased to introduce Adrian Bird from The Apprentice Finder! Adrian came on our Blogging and LinkedIn Training Workshop last year (2014). He’s kindly and enthusiastically written this post  for you to read about his experience with Social Progress. So if you’re wondering whether or not to invest in some training for yourself or your employees/colleagues, […]Continue Reading


Where has the last two years gone? Talk about flown by! I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank just some of the people who help to make it happen in the beginning & those along the journey who have kept me going. There are far too many to mention every one but here […]Continue Reading


Business Mum Week was created to inspire the growth of UK mum-owned enterprise.  The week was the idea of a fellow business mum and founder of MumsClub, Jane Hopkins MBE with the aim of creating local media interest in mum run businesses and to create more mum-owned businesses. Our very own Janet Bebb, mum of […]Continue Reading


Well as the ladies will no doubt know it’s an album by the British band Take That, which was the first album to feature Robbie Williams since 1995. But what else is progress? According to Wikipedia PROGRESS is “the idea that the world can become increasingly better in terms of science, technology, modernization, liberty, democracy, […]Continue Reading


Having just gone through the process of choosing a brand, logo, business card layout etc I couldn’t believe so much thought and input needs to be put into this, BUT IT DOES! A business card tells the person you meet so much about you as a business person. Are you a little serious and austere? […]Continue Reading