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.
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.
When visual impairment was stopping her getting a job, Steph Cutler decided to employ herself. Ten years later, as she has grown and developed with the business, she looks back on what she’s learned.
Founder of Company of Women, Anne Day, shares her business journey. Facing tough challenges taught her that money is just one element of success: mostly it’s about fulfillment and time.
Jessica’s prospects looked bleak as a 17 year-old teenage mother. But early responsibility gave her the drive to be a success in business. Now she’s giving back and going Global with Color blind Cards.
Having a health condition or disability needn’t stop you from working for yourself, you may find that self-employment is the perfect solution.
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?
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.
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.