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.

Fabienne relocated back to South Wales to be a single Mum with a baby, in a new town with no contacts. She found herself changed from a busy lifestyle with her fiancé, nice house & good career to living on her own, with a young baby in rented accommodation & claiming …
Mari is a Mum who combines looking after her family with a successful cake baking business based in Caernarfon called Sbwnj. Her Mum was a great cook and was the inspiration behind what she does. They always said they would make a business together. For years, Mari learned from and enjoyed …
Ruth is from Rumney in Cardiff and was a working Mum until a serious bout of anxiety coupled with OCD meant that she had to give up work. As she was recovering she decided that she wanted to start working again but in a way which would accommodate her illness …
Julie approached Purple Shoots lending when she was based in Monmouth in 2018. She had already spent a number of difficult years trying to build her business alongside being a single parent, completing a law degree and working part-time in low paid roles.  Julie had a strong career history before becoming …