Keely Parsons first started making wax melts when she was 18 years old and sold them on her Facebook group whilst on maternity leave. Sassy Shop Wax is now set to make £2.5 million! You can read more in The Sun...
Personal trainer who started selling weights to beat lockdown is now set to sell £1M in fitness gear this year
Personal trainer Gavin Townsend took a gamble as Britain headed into lockdown that making and designing his own range of gym equipment would pay his bills - and get him out of the £40,000 debt that he had accumulated. The gamble paid off for the 34-year-old and his business, Gymbeing, is now set to deliver much more than that, turning over £1million this year. You can read more over on This Is Money...
Kelsey Daniels, of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ballooned to 15st 9lb after gorging on chocolate but has since joined Slimming World to fight the flab! You can read Kelsey's story over in The Mirror...
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...
Aged only 13, Shahrzad Rafati, decided she would one day build a global business. Fast forward to today and Shahrzad is the founder and boss of internet video technology firm BroadbandTV (BBTV) decided. BBC News has the story..
The coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses hard, leading to sweeping numbers of redundancies and millions of workers being furloughed. Despite the downturn, some people have decided to take the brave step of starting a business. BBC News has a feature on four women who made something of their lockdown experience..
After spending 12 years working within the corporations, Shontay Lundy took some risks and not only quit her job but created the 'Black Girl Sunscreen' brand. You can read more in Women's World...
Matteo Ferrari - Teo for short - and Nick Croft-Simon were working part time at the White Rabbit pub in Oxford when they came up with the idea that's set to make £3.5million this year. The Mirror has the story!
Tipping the scales at 17 stone, Louise Nicola Hickson was no longer able to work! The Sun has the story!
Charlotte Valentine worked as a Merchandise Planner for Burberry, but in 2011, took the plunge to start her own business. Now it's on track for a £10million turnover! The Mirror 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..
Aaron Wan-Bissoka has revealed the secret behind his rise to become a world-beater at Manchester United after the United defender has gone from strength to strength at Old Trafford since his £50million move from Crystal Palace last summer. The Mirror has the story on this one..
Ronnie Warwick has quit his media course at sixth form college to pursue a full time career with almost 300,000 followers as he creates more videos with his Nan, Janice Hills! The Mirror has the story!
With schools closed and the country on lockdown in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus, 'The Body Coach', Joe Wicks brought early morning home PE lessons to the nation. You can read more about the incredible journey that has been Joe's life so far in The Mirror...
Ramon Calliste, the former Man United starlet, labelled 'the next Ryan Giggs' trained with the first team alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney, but football wasn't his path in life. The Sun has the story..
A Cheltenham-based soft drinks business is set to be worth £4.29m thanks to one man's great-great-grandfather. The Mirror has the story for this one!
Teresa Marie's life was at an all-time low and after a doctors warning, went onto lose 25st! The Sun 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!
Frances Carpenter decided to commit to a healthy lifestyle and then discovered meal prepping and crossfit. You can read about a 151lb weight loss in Women's Health
Edwina Brocklebury is the supergran that cycles 18 miles before breakfast and knocked out a tooth in a marathon! The Mirror has more on 'Iron Gran!'
Tyler, The Creator has hit back at an internet troll NINE years after they sent some hate hit way on Twitter! The rapper proved the hater wrong after his determination led him to the Best Rap Album Grammy award this week. LADBible has the story!
It was said that Liverpool FC captain, Jordan Henderson was set to leave Anfield but take a look at him now! One of Henderson's former teammates tells of the work ethic of the Champions League winning Captain in The Mirror!
Amy Hodgson being given an XXL robe on holiday in Iceland was the embarrassing moment she needed to go and tackle her weight, including ditching five takeaways a week! The Mirror has the full story!
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.
Rachel and Toni Fitzgerald from Liverpool started a weight loss journey together and have now lost a huge 13st! The Mirror has more!
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