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Baroness Verma's advice for entrepreneurs

Tuesday 12th July 2016

Baroness Verma is an Expert Impact expert mentor, helping ethically driven entrepreneurs with advice on scaling.

Here she share her top tips for entrepreneurs.

If you'd like face-to-face advice from Baroness Verma and other incredible UK entrepreneurs, apply now!

More about Baroness Verma

Baroness Verma started her first business at the age of 19 in high fashion, supplying high street multiples. In 2000 she changed her business to the service sector. In 2006 she was raised to the peerage as Baroness Verma of Leicester in the County of Leicestershire. She was Opposition Whip from 2006 to 2010 and then Government Whip following the 2010 general election.

Prior to becoming Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for DECC, Baroness Verma was Spokesperson for Cabinet Office, International Development, Women and Equalities and Business Innovation and Skills.

Baroness Verma has a strong interest in Diversity, gender issues and international affairs, particularly in the South Asian Region and Africa.

She has received numerous awards and supports and is Patron of several charities and organisations. She was awarded the prestigious PRAVASI BHARTIYA SAMMAN AWARD by the President of India (on behalf of Government of India) in 2011, in acknowledgement of her outstanding achievement in the field of public affairs and in recognition of her valuable contribution in promoting the honour and prestige of India and in fostering the interests of Overseas Indians.

She was awarded the internationally renowed Golden Peacock Award for Social Leadership in 2012 by the Institute of Directors, India, in London.



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