A female business leader was amongst a group of 100 to be celebrated for International Women's Day at the House of Lords.

Donna Laine, of Donna Laine Fine Jewellery, in Winchester, was honoured at the event.

Her name was included in the f:entrepreneur #Ialso100 list, which highlights the UK’s most inspiring women entrepreneurs annually.

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The recognition acknowledges Ms Laine's approach in using happiness as a tool for business success, and her intent on creating wide-reaching impact positively.

She said: "I have always championed women in business, and women at home.

"I share childcare responsibilities with other working mums to help and empower them to focus on their work and will continue to do so.

"I also speak often at events and support charities who pledge to help others; I am currently a Patron of The Knights Foundation, who provide support and gifts to disabled children, deprived children, seriously ill children and their families."