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Success story: Social media for small businesses – Nicola, Founder of Power Plants

Last updated on 19 February 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

I can’t believe more people aren’t doing it. Everybody should be using Digital Boost With an extensive business background, Nicola was looking for support to grow the social media for her new sustainable small business.  Thanks to Meta’s She Means Business programme, she found Digital Boost’s free mentoring and her business has since gone from strength to…

How mentoring helped Thalia’s business grow

Last updated on 19 February 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

After struggling to find beautiful lights for her home during a house renovation, Thalia noticed a gap in the market and took the leap to start building Sparkle Lighting. Sparkle Lighting has become a destination for beautiful and unique lighting. It’s loved by interior accounts across the country and it’s thriving thanks to Thalia’s hard work!…

2to3 days

Last updated on 13 September 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

2to3 days is an original concept in recruitment – the UK’s first female-focussed careers network providing flexible jobs for professional women. Founder and former chartered surveyor, Juliet Turnbull started the business after a lightbulb moment when she realised the traditional recruitment model was literally failing millions of professional women like her.  Women who wanted to…

Pawsome Service for Dogs

Last updated on 13 September 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Whilst the nation’s capital is a stimulating place to live and work, for the estimated 1.8 million dogs that reside in London finding dog friendly pubs, bars and restaurants can drive their owners barking mad. WagIt is the brainchild of entrepreneur Nadia Leguel and mummy to Lola – her ten year old King Charles Cavalier.

Your Spin: Turning an idea into a business

Last updated on 16 August 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Eilidh Mutch is the founder of Your Spin Limited, an in-venue activation game for the hospitality sector. As a young entrepreneur Eilidh shares more about her journey as well as the importance of networking.

The story of the woman behind Brighton Gin

Last updated on 22 June 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Kathy Caton – tells us about setting up and growing Brighton Gin. As founder and CEO of the company, she’s the first to admit that it’s been a challenging journey at times but that the highs have been incredible. Kathy shares the story of her fiercely independent, ethically-driven company.