Back in 2014 while on maternity leave, Kimberlee Perry started up Bounce six years ago. The physical class sessions became virtual, something that Kimberlee had never contemplated previously. You can read more about how 'Bounce' changed due to the coronavirus outbreak over on BBC News...
Patrick Coveney, is the Chief Executive of the UK's largest maker of pre-packaged sandwiches, Greencore. With the coronavirus lockdown hitting businesses hard, Coveney spoke to BBC News about how the business kept production running.
Brendan O'Shea started the 'Just Clear' house clearing business with his wife back in 2017 and now looks to turnover £7m this year, employing almost 70 staff nationwide. You can read more over on This Is Money.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March, Natalie Reynolds and Lexi Panayi were rightfully anxious. The sisters had only launched their fashion brand Style Cheat back in May 2019 and just unveiled their collaboration with Luisa Zissman when the country went into lockdown. You can read about how the sisters turned the situation around in The Sun..
Graphic designer Danielle McCann launched her cooking kits for kids – Not Just Nibbles – in February this year with no idea that the world would change a few weeks later! This Is Money has the story
A British couple who started up a hand sanitiser business just 12 weeks ago are on their way to making at least £30 million. Andrew and Rachel Montague are the husband and wife team who set up ClearWater Hygiene water, and they've since secured a load of corporate contacts as businesses prepare to start up again. LadBible has the story...
Lu Li knows how to act fast - something she was forced to do after coronavirus lockdown struck and she lost a whopping 80 per cent of her income in a fortnight. Her company, Blooming Founders, a business network she set up in 2015 that aims to boost female-founded start-ups largely through events. You can read just how she managed made this happen on ThisIsMoney...
Lockdown has devastated many of Britain's businesses – pubs, restaurants, cafes, gyms, high street retailers, leisure operators and more. All have been forced to close for weeks and many are unlikely to see the year out. But, for some, there are entrepreneurs out there that have bent the rules a little be able to offer those services that so many are missing. This Is Money has the feature...
In 2014, Henry Burner started selling buttons online—the kind you pin to a shirt or jacket. Sales climbed quickly. Within a few years, his firm, Buttonsmith, had expanded into lanyards, magnets, and other doodads, and gross revenue crossed $1 million. It’s grown into the multimillions since. The Fast Company has the story...
Captain Tom Moore, 99, has so far raised a whopping £12m for the NHS from walking around his garden! Captain Moore is another hero who has been raising money for the NHS and you can get the latest from Sky News..
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