We speak to Victoria Brannen, of Maya Asset Management on what inspires her in business and on the support that she receives to make her the envy of every working mother she meets.
As part of our initiative to help profile some of the smaller businesses in the UK, every Friday we accept pitches from business owners who want us to Get To Know Them Better via our Twitter account. @BizMattersMag. This week we chose the pitch from Sophie Hughes from online accountants Mazuma.
We speak to Shahena Ali, the founder and managing director of the successful beauty brand The Powder Lounge. Shahena founded the company in 2007 and has quickly established it as a specialist in brow and lash treatments and products, with Brow and Lash Bars located in flagship Topshop, Debenhams and Superdrug stores.
We spent some time with Paul Bates, who has been in the pest control industry for over 30 years. His pest control career started, following a period as a civil servant, when he joined Rentokill, then in 1996 he joined Cleankill, a small operation started the previous year by two of his Rentokill ex colleagues. Now 15 years on Cleankill employs 22 staff and has a turnover of over £1.5million, so how has he done it?
As part of our initiative to help profile some of the smaller businesses in the UK, every Friday we accept pitches from business owners who want us to Get To Know Them Better via our Twitter account. @BizMattersMag. This week we chose the pitch from John Sollars from ‘stinkyink’
We caught up with Jason Mohr, who originally qualified as a solicitor and then worked as a corporate financier with NM Rothschild & Co decided to pursue his dream of helping the environment starting AnyJunk in 2004 with just one vehicle. The company now has 31 vehicles, operating out of ten national depots employing 75 staff and turnover of £5 million.
We talk to Fil Adams Mercer, founder of one of the fast growing online parcel delivery firm Parcel2Go. Here he discusses what it is like to head up a business in this new and fast moving sector.
We talk to Mark Mason, the CEO of one of the leading smartphone app developers in the UK Mubaloo. Here he discusses what it is like to head up a business in this new and fast moving sector.
We talk to Secret Millionaire, John Griffin, who has built Addison Lee from a single vehicle into Europe’s largest taxi fleet. Here he discusses his unique recipe for success
We caught up with Chris O’Connor, who has taken his company to be one of the largest independent hospitality agents in the UK, to ask what keeps him motivated, what are his ambitions and what real-world advice would he give to those wishing to follow in his footsteps.