Sylvia Tidy-Harris

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Full name: Sylvia Tidy-Harris

Area of interest: Business: start-ups and encouraging women into business

Journals/Organisation: The Daily Telegraph

Email: sylvia@sthmanagement.co.uk

Personal website: http://www.womenspeakers.co.uk

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Networks: http://twitter.com/#!/sylviatidyharri | http://uk.linkedin.com/in/070404 | http://en-gb.facebook.com/sylviatidyharris

Biography:

About: Entrepreneur and media pundit. She is a former "Your Business" columnist for the Telegraph and the founder of WomenSpeakers.co.uk

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Career: Began as an air stewardess for Monarch Airlines at eighteen; personal and business manager to the cartoonist Bill Tidy; programme researcher for Granada, Central and BBC TV & Radio; worked as a charity fund-raising and an international tour manager; in journalism: wrote the 'business Viewpoint' columns for The Daily Telegraph between October 2005/April 2007, and has contributed business articles to the Daily Express and travel articles to Derbyshire Now/Today

Current position/role: Managing Director of The Speakers Agency and womenspeakers.co.uk - see her profile here

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Other roles/Main role: Runs http://www.sthmanagement.co.uk

Other activities: Regional and national judge for the Orange National Business Awards (Entrepreneur of the Year; Woman of the Year), East Midlands Business Champion, an active FSB Amazing Volunteer and was also involved with the East Midlands Assembly, sitting on their Business Scrutiny and Survival Panel

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Broadcast media: BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio's 5 Live, BBC New 24, C4 News at 7pm, ITN news, Woman’s Hour, see more info

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Controversy/Criticism: Rachel Bridge: Baby leave - the mother of all issues, The Times, 2004; Emily Wilson: Life after birth, The Guardian, 2005

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Other: Daughter of cartoonist Bill Tidy

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Speaking/Appearances: Guested on BBC Radio’s 5 Live and The Jeremy Vine Show

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Column name: Viewpoint *ended April 2007*

Remit/Info: Business

Section: City / Your Business

Role: Columnist

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Day published: Tuesday

Regularity: Weekly

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