Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 10°C


Live: Can women have it all? Suffolk businesswoman Helen Rudd takes your questions in #SuffolkWomensHour

19:53 08 September 2014

Working women

Working women

The number of female entrepreneurs is rising at nearly three times the rate of men across the UK.

And here in Suffolk, the number of brand new businesses being launched by women is rising.

Join us now for a live web chat with Suffolk businesswoman Helen Rudd and columnist Ellen Widdup.





  • Yes, but will she come and re-build your chimney stack after a gale in winter temperatures? These `entrepreneurs` don`t know what work is!

    Report this comment


    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • You don't end another woman's hour just listen to radio Suffolk between 6 & 9 in the morning to the two presenters who do nothing but talk a load of rubbish .

    Report this comment


    Saturday, September 6, 2014

  • There is little actual point in comparing "similar" roles... they need to be direct comparisons between male and female workers in the same job positions. I can't say I have worked in many offices where the majority of people haven't been women - is it unfair that there isn't a 50-50 male-female ratio? I don't think anyone cares.

    Report this comment

    Ipswich Entrepreneur

    Thursday, September 4, 2014

  • There must be if they need their own dedicated hour. In fact, isn't that sexist? But of course that's just like having an Association of Black Police Officers, despite there being accusations of racism if there was a white equivalent...

    Report this comment


    Thursday, September 4, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

A woman was treated for minor injuries at the scene of a crash near the Copdock roundabout this afternoon.

There are long delays on the A14 eastbound at after Claydon this evening following an accident.

Rail travellers hoping to enjoy weekend days out in London in early 2017 are facing four months more disruption on the main line as Shenfield station is rebuilt.

An accident is currently blocking one lane of the A12 southbound in Capel St Mary.

Everyday our readers send in photos to iwitness24 that they have taken while out and about along the Suffolk coast, visiting one of our many beauty spots or while relaxing in their own gardens.

Corrie McKeague’s disappearance has left his family suffering an “indescribable” void in the 32 days since the RAF Honington airman vanished from the centre of Bury St Edmunds.

A Suffolk animal lover has set up an organisation dedicated to the responsible breeding of ‘hybrid dogs’.

Military exercises will take place next week at a Suffolk air base.

This week DAVID KINDRED takes a look at the early days of local radio in Ipswich and Suffolk.

A young man has been injured after the car he was driving hit a post and overturned in Ipswich.

Most read

Most commented


Show Job Lists

Topic pages


Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24