Karina Irby, 32, from Brisbane, Australia, was fed up not seeing her body represented when shopping for swimwear, she launched her own range which is set to make £1.5million. Regularly defying trolls by sharing unedited photos of herself via her empowering Instagram account, she also owns the brand Moana Bikini, which is all about female empowerment.
You can read more in The Mirror...
Gabriel Clark was only 6-years-old when he discovered his passion for woodwork. Now aged 12, he is now set to earn thousands working from his parents’ spare room. After some help from his dad Richard, the youngster has seen his social media following skyrocket from just six followers to around 227,000!
You can read more over in The Sun...
Single mum Euphemia Senar thought she had hit rock bottom when she was made homeless and facing £12,000 of debt. With what was owed cleared, Euphemia now runs her own business selling budgeting tools, like planners and stationary, on Etsy.
You can read more over halearon.com...
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...
Sisters and Mrs Hinch fans - who have become the UK's answer to Netflix decluttering sensation Marie Kondo - have made thousands by charging people £240 a day to help put their houses in order! The Sun 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..
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!
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...
Michelle Pennington was unable to join the other mums and their daughters dance and twirl with the school cheerleading squad before a staggering 8st weight loss! The Sun has the story!
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...
Recruitment consultant Elizabeth Watkins, who weighed 26st 9lb at her heaviest, finally found love and got engaged after shedding an incredibly 15st in 18 months! The Mirror has the story!
Samantha Soto's weight had spiralled out of control after gorging on entire pizzas, desserts and chicken wings every single day, ballooning to a staggering 19 stone and felt as though she was wasting her life eating her feelings away. You can read about what turned into her 9 stone weight loss story in The Sun..
Rachel McCallan, 23, from Northern Ireland, says a party lifestyle during her first year doing a PGCE caused her weight to creep up before shedding three stone in five months ditching takeaways and booze!
Michelle Mone has revealed the 29 diet rules she stuck to that helped her shed 11lbs ahead of her wedding. The Sun has the details on this one..
Coronation Street’s Colson Smith (Craig Tinker) has been making the most of lockdown, smashing some runs and getting in shape and recently running five kilometres for charity. You can read more in the Metro..
Rob Manley went from sleeping on the office floor to being on Dragons Den but now Rob Manley has brought his glow-in-the-dark from his kitchen to the world! The Mirror has the story!
Starting with a home fitness DVD, Trinity Wills lost 7st and dropped down to a size 10! The Sun has the story!
Rachel Falcus made a 5st weight loss while eating the same diet of pizzas, burgers and kebabs! The Sun has the story..
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