Billy Alwen and Julian Bracey both left their jobs behind to become circus performers and in 1999, Bristol-based Cirque Bijou was created. BBC News has the story...
A man who obsessively loves to clean and who left school at 16 now earns up to £3,000 a week valeting cars. Liam Maguire, 30, counts famous footballers and high-flying Dubai business men amongst his clients after launching his own business three years ago. The Liverpool Echo have the story!
Gary Fredson's properties and car were repossessed, he was struggling to feed his family, and had to ask his dad for money to buy his daughter a birthday present. Then he turned it all around. The Liverpool Echo has the story!
Dean Chapman, 49, dropped out of school before completing his A Levels but now runs a food business of four branches with a turnover of £13m a year! The Mirror has the story!
How about nine surprising interview tips to help you stand out in 2020 with that new job in sight, maybe some of these will help in other parts of your life! ThisIsMoney.co.uk has the lowdown!
Ben Ewart started his electronics business from his bedroom with just £500, six years later, Switch Electronics has grown into a £1m business! Hull Live has more!
After giving up a job in sales to become a full-time mum of two, Maxine Laceby's journey to university set her on the path with her daughters to a £10m business run from their home! You can read more in Birmingham Live.
A young teacher, Alice Hall, borrowed £45 from her mum to help get her clothing business up and running with Pink Boutique now a £25m business. The Sun has the full story!
Three university friends set up a protein bar, powder and shakes business back in 2007 and now twelve years later, Pulsin are set for a £9m turnover this year! The Sun has more on how Pulsin came to life!
Monika Milcarz Clark launched 'Happy Mama' from her spare room after her restaurant hit hard times. After her first year turning over £40,000, 'Happy Mama' is set to hit £1m!
Garry Almond is building his online empire with cheap prices and customers across the UK! You can read more about the Online Pound Store in The Mirror!
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