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Small Business Heroes
23 Apr 2015
How do you go from pensions actuary to brewing beer under railway arches? Apparently through Scotland in a camper van. This week we spoke to our client, Robert Middleton of Orbit Beers, and learned how a complete outsider could break into a thriving industry.
Small Business Heroes
31 Oct 2014
Greg Chalmers is the charismatic director of both Fabric and Napier Wedding Photography companies. Greg really is the epitome of his brand and this is one of our favourite Entrepreneur Stories. Here's what happened when we caught up with him...
Small Business Heroes
11 Sep 2014
Former model Amy Rewcastle is not just a pretty face she is a very clever lady. Amy is pioneering bringing one of America’s most treasured charities across the pond with the first UK HQ of the Global Girls Club set to be in Scotland with her at the helm. She tell us her story…
Small Business Heroes
24 Jun 2014
It’s all out turf war for the concentrated community of coffee shops in Camden town so is it survival of the fittest for small businesses or can they co-exist?
Small Business Heroes
24 Jan 2014
Walking into the Tattoo Parlour in Kentish Town you could be forgiven for thinking you had gone back in time. The stylish but true 50’s Rockabilly decor is inspiringly cool, the black and white tiles are reminiscent of a slick American Diner, the blood red walls scream danger, the circus signage is curious, but the waiting area, flooded with sunlight is (against all the odds) strangely calming...
Small Business Heroes
02 Dec 2013
Ever wondered where your coffee beans get roasted? We've found a man who has been roasting coffee in central London since before the word entrepreneur even existed...
Small Business Heroes
02 Jul 2015
We attended the Young Enterprise Company of the Year Awards London Finals. Our very own Jennifer Welford was judging. We were amazed by the professionalism, hard work and creativity of the young entrepreneurs.
Small Business Heroes
15 Dec 2014
Scottish fashion designer Rebecca Sherrington has twice been nominated as Young Designer of the Year at the prestigious Scottish Fashion Awards, has been named among Vice magazines 'Creative 30' (30 of the most creative talents under 30 in the UK) and selected as one of the top five designers to discover by The Herald. Here’s the story of how one girl made her brand stand out.
Small Business Heroes
06 Oct 2014
Uproar Comics is the brainchild of extremely talented Northern Irish duo Danny and Kevin who, has you would expect, have the brilliant personality that comes with their heritage. So grab a coffee, sit back and enjoy their story told by Kevin; there's even a video...
Small Business Heroes
27 Aug 2014
In our new series “I am an Entrepreneur”, we interview entrepreneurs from every sector to bring you inspirational business insights. Our first Entrepreneur is the award winning Aleena Lappiatt of Aleena’s boutique in Glasgow. Here is what happened when we interviewed the lady herself…
Small Business Heroes
21 May 2014
Adam and his business partner Rex Martin started their small business after Adam’s success customising his own bike, using Rex’s workshop in 2010. After researching customised bikes on the internet, and decided he would be better off doing it himself; and found happened upon the elusive gap in the market.
Small Business Heroes
16 Jan 2014
The Goths, Hippies and Mods who used to gather on the streets and around the lock provided Camden with its edgier reputation. But since those early days, while the Goths and Hippies are still very much part of the community, a quiet entrepreneurial revolution has been happening.