The François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Foundation has developed sustainable programmes that allows graduates to provide for themselves and the people around them through poverty eradication.
It’s a life of ups and downs for Nev Wilshire, the businessman at the middle of BBC Three’s fly-on-the-wall show, The Call Centre. Since embarking on a tumultuous career in the world of sales, he has gone from being an entry level rep straight out of sixth form, to the no-nonsense manager who owns his own company. We spoke to the larger-than-life boss and found out what it is that drives him.
Rory Underwood is best known for his record breaking rugby career, playing Rugby Union for Leicester Tigers and England. Having served in the RAF for 18 years, flying high speed jets, he left to set up a team building company with a couple of colleagues from the military before setting up his own business, Wingman, in 2009.
Laban Roomes has been in the centre of a whirlwind of success over the last five years. After founding luxury gold plating company Goldgenie, he has gold plated phones and bespoke items for the likes of David and Victoria Beckham, Elton John and Denzel Washington. Although business is now booming for Laban, he’s the first to admit that it hasn’t always been this way…
She’s a corporate trendsetter and football business heavyweight, but Karren Brady’s settled position in the comfortable top ranks of the reality TV business was earned through much less glamorous graft.
For the thousands of business hopefuls who, each year, apply to take part in BBC1’s The Apprentice, Tom Pellereau is currently living the dream. Shaun Curran spent time with last years winner to find out what happens when the cameras stop rolling.
We talk to Jo-are Bjerke, managing director of seating specialists HÅG, about what motivates and inspires him in business and the advice he would give to someone just starting out.
John Sandom is the founder and chairman of one of the UK’s leading branding companies 1HQ. Since setting up 1HQ in 1993, the agency have gone on to become award winning pioneers in their field working with international brand owners all over the globe.
We chat to Scott Hider, the successful head of Nationwide Media Group, who spends the weekend as an MC & DJ at local clubs. A difficult balancing act? Well one that Scott balances well as his exhibitions are breaking all records.
When it comes to thinking about careers and jobs, the pressure for students and graduates these days is immense. It is hard to imagine how you can achieve success without further education, and even though there are so many role models on TV of famous celebrities that have made an achievement in life without education, it is difficult to know how they got there and whether they just got lucky!