Case Studies

Read how we’ve helped get small business off the ground and launched into successful ventures with our collection of case studies below.

Catherine has owned dogs all her adult life. When her Springer Spaniel, Bracken, suffered intermittent lameness following a fall into an iced over lake, Catherine set out to find a way to help relieve his discomfort, rather than just mask it with the pain medication he had been prescribed. That …
This is how Crystal explains it: Christmas A year ago, I couldn’t afford Christmas. I was struggling to get by on UK welfare. It’s not much. I could make it, but just barely. I scrimped for a few Christmas presents, but that meant going without some things for me. Now, this year, I …
After a career as a community support worker, working for the local council, Jo decided that she would also like to try to utilise her life-time passion for crafts. In partnership with her step-daughter Rebeckah, who like Jo is also passionate about art & crafts, they had a light bulb moment …
Nicky had a lot of work experience before she thought about a business of her own. She had been a First Aid trainer and had worked in sales and in the media, but she took a decision to give up work and care for her elderly Dad who needed full-time …