Self-made female entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of millionaires in the UK. Read the stories and watch the video clips of JK Rowling, Michelle Mone and Hilary Devey for an instant dose of inspiration.
We invited some successful female startups to share their insights on how to attract new talent and grow your team.
Lisa Angel will be one of the ‘in conversation’ panelists of self-made local role models at the Prowess business bootcamp for women, being held in Norwich on 20 November 2014.
Sarah Green, co-founder of Win That Bid, the UK’s largest bid writing and proposal specialists, shares her story.
The Growth Story provides case studies of nine women entrepreneurs from UK and North America who have all used different strategies for business growth.
The founders of notonthehighstreet.com took their idea from the kitchen table to a £44 million turnover in 6 years. They share what they’ve learned, warts and all.
From a small tack shop that she opened twenty-two years ago, to an online international brand with over thirty employees, Lorraine explains how she got her business to the position that it’s in now.
Justine Wright has been working in the design and digital industry for nearly twenty years, and now owns and manages her own successful agency – Cuckoo Design.
Serial entrepreneur Paulina Sygulska attributes a good part of her success to her alter-ego: a wacky, risqué and attention loving burlesque dancer, who thrives on being different and sticking out.
Jessica Elliott formed J’s Dance Factory in 2008. Today over 1,000 kids attend classes in 24 schools across four London boroughs.
Perween Warsi started S&A foods with just £2.50 and an audacious goal: for the whole nation to enjoy her food. 25 years later with a £100 million turnover, it’s a dream come true.
Heather Gorringe is an environmental and social media pioneer. Her values have created a successful and highly-innovative business.
Tiffany’s success shows the value of building your business around a high-quality niche market. With every garment designed and manufactured in Britain, it’s also a British manufacturing success story.
Viv Parry built her cake business from the assets of a company that went bust. Peer to peer funding and training are driving growth.