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.
Inspirational stories from real women in business.
To truly reach her potential, Stacey Jackson needed to build her own business from the ground up.
Women running successful ecommerce businesses share the secrets of their success.
A showcase of women who have been influenced by, or joined forces with, their fathers to run successful businesses.
Louise has worked on high profile publicity campaigns promoting enterprise in the UK and has dedicated much of her career to promoting female entrepreneurship.
Chloe Hoole from Sheffield (aged 30) has just launched Darlo, a new babywear brand with a serious ethical conscience. Every purchase from the babywear range provides a week’s worth of meals for a child in India.
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.
Julie Neville’s health was restored after she took it into her own hands. She launched her business to ensure other people have that option too.
With zero budget and an audacious idea, The Flash Pack team were able to attract over 1 million visits to their newly launched adventure travel business.
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.
There are clearly risks involved in taking the leap to becoming self-employed. In Julie Marsland’s case it was the risk of walking away from a six figure salary on one hand and having a true quality of life on the other.
Maggie proved the doctors who said she’d never walk again wrong. Taking control of her recovery also resulted in a new business providing a B&B retreat centre for women in the heart of Norfolk.
Profiles of two women who gave up well-paying jobs to go it alone.