Business Stories

My Business Story – Sue Wybrow – Popdance World

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  Taken from “The Little Book of Amazing Business Stories” available at £11.95 via the TBC shop               I never wanted a career, or to run my own business. I simply wanted to earn money, go home and live my life.   I didn’t have big ambitions, but I […]

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Putting the ‘human’ in HR

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Madison HR was established in June 2017 by Kavya Andersen-Tuffnell and Louise Murray. Although slightly in denial, we have to admit that we have over 30 years’ of combined HR experience! We are both CIPD qualified. We used to work together at a top 50 UK Accountancy practice where Louise was responsible for the HR […]

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‘i do’ love wedding gowns and tailoring

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Cerimonia has evolved from a love of Retailing, Fashion and Tailoring Opening on George Street, St.Albans the last two years have seen the business grow from tailoring, to offering smart/casual clothing and for the ladies, gorgeous wedding gowns and everything bridal. With over 30 years’ experience in retail, we have turned our passion into a […]

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The world has certainly changed since I was at school!

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As I look back on all the modern technology I have mastered over the years, it’s no wonder I became hooked on social media marketing and all the latest BSO’s that come out every week. (BSO: Bright, shiny objects) I remember learning shorthand-typing at college and being mortified to discover it was “so last year” at my first job interview.  My […]

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Lush Mush sauce

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I created Lush Mush sauce when I needed something quick and easy but also healthy to feed my daughter when she was put on a strict gluten free and dairy free diet for 3 months. I still use this sauce today to feed my family. It definitely saves my time in the kitchen and allows […]

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Excalibur Auctions – Who? What? Why?

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My husband and I (I sound like Royalty) set up Excalibur Auctions in 2016. We’ve been in the Auction Industry for several years as Model Railway and Toy specialists. Coincidence led us to meet our then business partner (he has since died) who saw a need for a specialist auction house dealing with collectables.  His […]

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Art Is How Your Heart Sees Things, Right?

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THE WILD WEST ART STORE This is a true story. Some characters names may have been changed to protect the innocent. Many of you may know our names; you may even know that we sell art prints but not many of you know the hows and whys of how this came to be. My name […]

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Matt Dawson & The Story of ‘Inspire Music School’

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Inspire Music School was born out of the passion for teaching the guitar. It was something that has always brought me such joy and I was always keen for others to have the same experience. Where We Started Originally I come from a sales background. I had studied music for quite a number of years […]

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