For the first six years running Stitch Fix, Katrina Lake wasn't comfortable with being labelled a female business leader and this followed on the many knockbacks from male investors didn't quite understand the full potential of what Stitch Fix could deliver. BBC News has the story...
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..
Kerrie Aldridge is one of the many participants in this year’s London Marathon who is defying societal expectations of a runner. As the last official finisher in the 2019 London Marathon, the 39-year-old mum is now on a mission to improve her time. You can read about Kerrie's inspiring story over at Runner's World..
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...
Dean Shaw and Danny Conroy, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, set up Tradie Giveaways during lockdown and are hoping to give away bigger and better prizes as the company grows.
The pair host a variety of competitions through the site, giving tradies the chance to win the likes of Makita 10 piece kits, DeWalt bluetooth & DAB radios and Festool circular saws - all they have to do is buy a ticket to be in it to win it. You can read more over at LADBible!
In the midst of enjoying the party lifestyle and then losing £60,000 won through gambling, Josh Lock was losing track of his life. You can read about Josh's turnaround in life with LADBilble...
Elena Green wanted her confidence back, wanted the energy to play with her babies and just wanted to be free! You can read the rest over on Women's Health!
A 28-year-old former pizza delivery boy has become one of the UK's wealthiest young entrepreneurs after agreeing a deal which valued his business at over £1bn. Ben Francis was a 19-year-old student when he founded Gymshark, a fitness clothing brand, from his parents' garage in 2011. You can read more over at Sky News...
As the UK's number one ranked CrossFit competitor, Zack George knows a thing or two about hitting the gym! George is widely regarded as Britain's fittest man, and is currently in training for the upcoming Games. In the run up to his next competition, George has shared his advice to help you get in the shape of your life - both physically and mentally. Joe.co.uk has the story!
Danielle Hioshia, 26, from New Jersey, couldn't fit in an 'ordinary chair' and was pre-diabetic, so she lost 150lbs! The Daily Star has the story!
Teenager Tyler Ball had a mission - his father had told him he was only allowed to quit studies if he had a £100,000 in the bank first.
But after inspiration struck, his dad was left eating his words as Tyler, now 20, pulled in half a million pounds in a month selling a male-grooming product.
You can read more in The Mirror!
When her marriage broke up and her dog died within the same fortnight Michaela Morgan had to make some changes. Now she runs her own (highly lucrative) digital art business, Mimo Arts. You can read more on Wales Online...
Jordan Henderson has captained Liverpool to the title and been named the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year, but it was always so straight forward for England ace. Sky Sports has the story...
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
They have become two of the most influential mums on Instagram thanks to their no-holds-barred posts and videos on their blog and social media page Life Of Mummies - sharing the details many mums are too nervous to speak about. But in amongst the vomit-covered t-shirts, nappy disasters and very explicit details, they've also become two of the most glamorous UK mums online too - managing to juggle parenthood with becoming online fashion icons.
You can read the full story in The Sun...
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...
Shannon Smith was left sobbing in the changing rooms as she tried to fit into a dress, but it was that moment that switched on her determination to change her diet. The Sun has the story...
Pizza junkie, Tina Leonard lost 5st after ditching pizzas and eating up to 15 peppers a day! The Sun has the story!
Britain’s youngest entrepreneur, Alfie Bradley, age 6, has overcome a speech disorder to launch his own garden business and vows to become a millionaire! You can read more about this young businessman in the making with Red Sector!
Tom Nolan, of tnfreestyle, is a social media influencer with more than 200,000 followers, and he is keen to share his story to inspire younger generations who are struggling to cope with the nationwide lockdown. Football Fancast has the story!
Stacey Flinn-Scholfield went from a size 20 to running an ultramarathon! You can read more in The Sun!
As Liverpool clinch their first league title for 30 years, one of their unsung heroes, Andy Robertson has an incredible story from starting as a skint Queen's Park apprentice to a Champions League and title winner! The Sun has the story..
The owners of Brewdog were once rejected on BBC show Dragons' Den and they have revealed the investment offer that was turned down would have been the most lucrative deal in the show's history, a staggering £360m. The Mirror has the story!
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