Professional painter and printmaker and mum of two, Jane Duke shares the story of Stoneflower Studio, her home business in York.
After exploring several different career paths, Jane went back to the drawing board - literally - and turned her painting and printmaking hobby into a business.
Simon Harrison was inspired by his two young children to turn his love of healthy food into his first business - Eat ROAR.
For the past few years, the ‘raw’ food trend has snowballed considerably. For Simon Harrison, father of two and fitness fanatic, it wasn’t about following a trend: he wanted to give his family natural, wholesome food that also tasted delicious.
Last night marked the penultimate episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off - and we’ve been hooked! There’s even baking fever in the office, and we’ve gone from the most delicious, gooey, chocolate-filled Guinness cake to another slightly boozy Gin and Tonic cake (recipes lie with your Account Manager).
So, if you’re a keen baker and have been inspired to turn your love of cake into a business, we got in touch with local Brighton baker "Buddy's Home Bakery" to find out how they did just that! Read on for their top tips on getting started in the baking industry.
What can we say about Rhodesian of Edinburgh? This Mother and Daughter team Katrina & Charlotte founded the company in early 2014 and have not looked back!
Their ethos is to make gorgeous leather goods, that last a lifetime. The bags are crafted using traditional skills, and all start life as drawings which are then transferred to paper and stapled together. This detailed way of creating the designs ensures that they're functional as well as beautiful and ... we can't get enough of them!