Due to the current pandemic, all our meetings are now virtual via Zoom until further notice.

Thank you.

Rural Ladies in Business are passionate about supporting and helping Ladies in Rural Enterprise.  We help your business grow more profitable and successful.
Launched in 2019, to create a safe support and networking group, it is run by 3 ladies with a wealth of business knowledge who wanted to create a network to support other like-minded dynamic women.


Meet The Team


Bryony Parker

Network Leader

  Founder of Rural Ladies in Business, Bryony is also a Finance and Money Mindset Coach and brings a wealth of knowledge to the group.

  After a successful four years as Network Leader for the Dorset WiRE network, she decided to start her own support network.  

  Bryony is friendly, bubbly and kind and helps to make meetings fun as well as informative.  When she is not networking or working, you will fid her exploring the New Forest with her family and mad cocker spaniel.


  Jayne owns and runs an award winning Bed & Breakfast in rural Dorset; using the skills gained over the years from being a business consultant in the not-for-profit arena.  She now concentrates on making her business the go-to accommodation in the area, whilst mentoring other hospitality businesses.

  Jayne enjoys sharing her eclectic knowledge and is eager to help other small businesses find their niche.  

  When not tending to the needs of her guests, Jayne enjoys being out and about in Dorset with her family and 2 spaniels dogs.


  Emma is a Virtual Assistant, 3rd generation PA, and has 38 years’ experience in Admin, PA and Office Manager roles. She likes to help her clients find the most efficient way to get tasks completed, from small ad-hoc jobs to full PA Support.

  She brings lots of organisational admin knowledge to this group and is keen to help other business women in the ups and downs of running your own business, alongside juggling everyday lives.

  Emma can be found in her vegetable patch at the bottom of her garden with her dog, cat and partner when not at her desk

We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can efffect change.

Our Mission

To focus on support as well

as networking, providing monthly meetings with training, inspirational  talks

and business advice