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Remi Garde and Arsene Wenger: Example for all budding entrepreneurs

The importance of a mentor in business can never be understated. Learning from someone who has built a successful career can help make the difference when forging a career of your own. With this in mind, we see Arsenal visit Villa Park this weekend – and it’s the first time that Remi Garde will face [...]

Sarah McLeod, NANUKK – “Make it easy for people to pay you!”

As part of our regular profiles of real small businesses, we caught up with Sarah McLeod, the owner of NANUKK. What’s your business? NANUKK is a luxury British brand.  We create high-quality silk scarf collections for women.  All NANUKK silk scarves are made in England. Since when?  The business was established in 2011. What’s interesting about it? The luxury [...]

Jeffrey Postlethwaite, Twists – “Focus on the small details”

Jeffrey with his recent Enterprise of the Year award from the University of Huddersfield As part of our regular profiles of real small businesses, we caught up with Jeffrey Postlethwaite, the owner of Twists Pasta Bar, which he set up whilst studying at the University of Huddersfield. What’s your business? My business is called Twists. It is a healthy [...]

My Business: Matt Lovett, WOW Media “Don’t let failure make you quit”

Matt Lovett meeting Richard Branson As part of our regular profiles of real small businesses, we caught up with Matt Lovett. Matt started in online marketing when he was 13 years old. He has owned a range of websites and different companies and now runs WOW Media. What’s your business? At WOW Media, we run a range of [...]

Rafi Akbar, Luckywebs – “Form mutually beneficial partnerships”

As part of our regular profiles of real small businesses, we caught up with Rafi Akbar, CEO and founder of Luckywebs. Rafi runs WordPress training programmes to help new businesses create highly customisable, self-managed WordPress websites. What’s your business? Luckywebs trains individuals, startups and small businesses how to build their websites their way with WordPress. We do this via [...]