How the ‘power of the playground’ helped two mums, with no design experience, invent and launch Splats.
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“I just didn’t want to work for anyone else but myself. I also believe you should start before you have anything to lose… the sooner, the better.” Lisa started a bookkeeping service 8 years ago with £150. Today, she employs 25 people and runs a UK-wide franchise.
I wanted to follow in my father’s footsteps and be my own boss, make my own professional decisions and be in control of shaping my own future career. Mahon Digital was born.
Life is very tough at the moment. In the last month I haven’t even been able to feed my children. So why have I decided to start a business now? What brought me to this point and what has led me to believe I will succeed?
At just 18, Katie Smith turned her cravings for Marmite and Monster Munch into a successful business. Follow her progress in this great series of video clips from Business in You.
Zoe Peden was one of the first people to be offered a place on the Big Venture Challenge’s programme of support, designed to help social entrepreneurs raise external investment
The Rustic Rose revamps vintage & antique furniture with a beautiful ‘shabby chic’ style. Launched 2 years ago, the team have just moved into their own studio.
Katie Day was in her 50s with a business going nowhere fast. Witnessing a car accident gave her the push she needed to ‘Go for It’ and restart her business and her life.
When she founded Persephone Books to resurrect ‘forgotten’ novels, Nicola Beauman had no inkling of the cult status it would achieve – nor that one of her titles would become a Hollywood movie.
Juliet Davenport is co-founder and CEO of renewable energy provider Good Energy. A climate change activist, she decided that getting into business was the best way to change things.
Having left school with no qualifications Sissy built a career and got her education the hard way. She now uses innovative methods to keep kids on the right track and to inspire them to get the most out of their own educational opportunities.
“Companies will not sign up to a consultancy service from an advert, it is a very personal relationship.” Sarah Daniels of the RedCat Partnership shares her business journey in our Real Women in Business Q&A.
Six women from one small town share their experience in 60 second videos. The passion is contagious!
Prowess 2.0 visitors want more stories from ‘real’ women in business! Every woman who has gone it alone has a story to tell: what’s yours?
When Mandy Haberman had a baby with feeding difficulties, she designed a solution. From that came more inventions and her own company
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