Christine’s story: Day 118

Christine’s story: Day 118

Christine Ditchfield, Director and Co-Founder of 3 Pugs Gin Blending two loves: pugs and gin! I’m very impulsive by nature. After holidaying in Butlins aged 18, I had to come home and tell my dad that I was leaving his business to become a Redcoat! My ‘showbiz career’...
Sheryl’s story: Day 110

Sheryl’s story: Day 110

Sheryl Walker, Founder of Weston Biltong Company Award-winning South African dried meats made from 100% British beef At one time, I led a team of 43 people as operations director of a training company. We worked to our learners’ strengths – getting great results for...
Priya’s story: Day 105

Priya’s story: Day 105

Priya Tailor, Founder of Priya’s Kitchen Specialising in homemade and traditional Indian meals with a modern and healthy twist If it wasn’t for my friend Nadia, I wouldn’t have my business – pure and simple. She gave me confidence when I had none of my own and the...
Kerry’s story: Day 80

Kerry’s story: Day 80

Kerry Smith, Cake Maker & Cake Artist at The Berkshire Bakesmith Specialising in designing, baking and creating beautiful bespoke cakes for all occasions  Because I’ve always enjoyed baking cakes and decorating them, I became the go-to person for friends and...
Kathy’s story: Day 75

Kathy’s story: Day 75

Kathy Caton, Founder and Managing Director of Brighton Gin An ethical, sustainable business with a diverse workforce and a passion for gin! It all started about eight years ago with a morning run along the seafront… Feeling remarkably fresh after a booze-fuelled night...
Kirsty’s story: Day 56

Kirsty’s story: Day 56

Kirsty Loveday, Founder of Love Drinks An import, marketing and distribution company for premium spirits, liqueurs and craft drinks  There are two types of people who set up businesses: those who work on facts, figures and data, and people like me who are driven by...