Tessa Clarke, co-founder of OLIO a food sharing app, talks about launching an idea that some people said was 'crazy' and getting mainstream adoption from consumers.
Harry Compton, a self-employed gardener tells us how he made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of his own. "It’s a journey I’m so grateful for as it has taught me more about business, people and life than any classroom could."
Tom Evans, founder of BleepBleeps talks us through the challenges he faced when turning his idea into something profitable, successful and viable.
James started his own craft brewery (with minimal experience in making beer) in 2016. Here he talks about how other local businesses are a powerful and valuable network for empowerment, support, growth and cross-promotion.
Bella Starkey, owner and founder of Art & Soul shares a few helpful pointers for starting a business and setting up as a sole trader.
Alan Mahon is the co-founder of Brewgooder, a brewery with a conscience. Now that his start-up has turned two, he looks back on the pros and cons of launching a social enterprise.
Everyone told her that she couldn’t do it, that her idea was too ambitious, and that seasoned entrepreneurs had failed trying. Rushina Shah, founder of popped sorghum brand Not.Corn learnt that being resilient pays off.
Many people start a new business or go into freelancing hoping they can ultimately fulfil a dream to achieve a better work life balance.