Stephanie’s story: Day 352

Stephanie’s story: Day 352

Stephanie Buckley, Director of The Insolvency Company Advising and supporting struggling business owners For me, bankruptcy was a relief. It allowed me to start looking after my health having suffered for months with untreated hypothyroidism. In the end, I asked my...
Jennifer’s story: Day 344

Jennifer’s story: Day 344

Jennifer Gibbard, Owner of Jennifer Gibbard Virtual Assistant Helping you take back control of your admin My business is a fledgling endeavour – being under a year old – and my journey to its ownership has been less than ‘textbook’! The story of my career can be told...
Alison’s story: Day 332

Alison’s story: Day 332

Alison Darby, Owner of Alpha Mortgages A fully advised, mortgage, protection and insurance service with a combined team experience of more than 70 years I was a building society manager by the age of 27. Around having a family, I worked as a mortgage adviser for three...
Mandy’s Story: Day 325

Mandy’s Story: Day 325

Mandy Worsley, Founder of Chetham Farm Retreat Specialising in offering short breaks for adoptive and foster families  People always ask married couples: “When are you going to start a family?” It’s expected, but I found it too stressful, private and personal to talk...
Bonita’s story: Day 311

Bonita’s story: Day 311

Bonita Bennett, Founder of Prosper Virtual Assistant A highly experienced personal assistant with a passion to make life easier for busy individuals By the age of 19, I was looking after a business centre in Central London. I’d been promoted from junior customer...
Jo’s story: Day 300

Jo’s story: Day 300

Jo Wood FICB, Founder of Jo Wood Virtual FD Helping female entrepreneurs to maximise their profits with a virtual financial director service My uncle said: “Good times or bad, everyone in business always needs an accountant.” When I was part-qualified, I took a job at...