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.

Melissa James was an experienced and successful Estate Agent’s Business Developer and Valuer until the COVID shutdowns came and she was made redundant in 2020. Around that time she also lost her Father and the costs involved quickly used any remaining savings she had. With a long contact list and well-developed …
Louise originally trained as a teacher and then did a master’s degree in play therapy. She worked for a charity to start with, in a role that wasn’t specifically for a therapist, and volunteered in a few roles within her field and then launched her own business, Voyage Play Therapy. The …
After a period of her childrens’ illnesses, spouse job losses and her own ill-health, which had left the whole family at a very low point financially, Jane wanted to start again and rebuild her career and her family’s circumstances. She had previously worked in dementia care and seen examples of …
Amanda Wood came to Purple Shoots to ask for support when she decided to change direction with her career and lifestyle. Up until Lockdown in 2020, Amanda was living in Plymouth and was working as a programme manager at a College leading and delivering a project which supported local creative …