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.

Hannah has recently launched her new company ‘Design It Babe’. With over 9 years experience as a Graphic Designer & Marketeer, she decided to take her skills and expertise to build her own business. She now helps other businesses with their graphics, logos, branding and marketing, supporting and making it …
Giulia originally worked in hairdressing & beauty therapy with all her qualifications before starting a family. Following becoming a widow she was suddenly a single Mum with 4 children, so on returning to employment Giulia wanted work where she could control the hours. Having completed her aesthetics qualifications which she …
Hilary has a 25 year business/legal career history in the private, public and community sector during which she built up considerable expertise in people development. During that time, she also suffered for 12 years in an abusive relationship with her partner. Finally escaping that left her in very difficult financial …
Finding sustainability in an unfashionable corner of the finance market  Over the last six months the BOOST programme has supported over 30 organisations who are doing their level best to level-up: making opportunities more accessible and maximising their impact through partnerships with government, business and the wider civil society. “Purple Shoots was the only one that offered to help …