From Jo Malone and Emma Bridgewater to Sipsmith and LEON, these businesses have established themselves as household names in UK business. The stories behind these brands are fascinating and it is a huge privilege to hear them from the founders themselves. Their letters to their younger selves are soulful and insightful and, together with their story, paint the most vivid pictures of the brands we all know and love.
How to change the world with your brand, with David Hieatt, founder of Howies, The Do Lectures and Hiut Denim
The ultimate British success story, with Richard Reed CBE, co-founder of Innocent and JamJar Investments
How to build a brand with £600 from the kitchen table, with Julie Deane OBE, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company
You can’t make a science out of creativity, with designer and founder, Jenny Packham
Growing a mission led business from the ground up, with Sebastian Pole co-founder of Pukka Herbs
Challenging the conventional by curating beauty, with Alexia Inge, co-founder of Cult Beauty
Turning past failures into future success, with Will Beckett, co-founder of Hawksmoor
Building a timeless brand, with Emma Bridgewater, founder of Emma Bridgewater Ceramics
Revolutionising a dying industry, with Fairfax Hall & Sam Galsworthy, founders of Sipsmith
The strength of personality when building a brand, with Johnnie Boden, founder of Boden
Business Advice that's a real relief
When it comes to business advice, there are all sorts of things they don’t tell you. Coping with parental guilt, for example. Or the pros and cons of hiring friends. Or even how the flippin’ heck you tell your VAT from your IP (or if you even need to). That’s why we set up the Advice Hub; a sort of friendly online newspaper for small businesses, sharing golden insight and hard won wisdom from experts we know, our community, and of course, our very own Holly. So come on over.
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