Business Stories

Annual Day Trip for the Elderly, Disabled and Carers

Posted on by Mudassar Yasin of Corker Cars

Corker Cars Annual Day Trip for the Elderly and Disabled Residents of St Albans 2019 On Wednesday 3rd July 2019, ten drivers from local taxi operator, Corker Cars, set off at 8am to pick up 55 elderly and disabled residents which included residents from local care homes such as Grace Muriel, Orchard House, Tara’s Retreat, […]

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The Truth About Setting Up An SME…

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Setting up your own business sounds so easy on paper, even exciting, but no-one explains the impact on you and your family when faced with so many challenges on a daily basis.  So, here is the truth about setting up an SME: the highs, the lows and our motivation to keep going.   Setting up […]

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Lush Mush – making a Mush of things

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It was so hard to juggle a city career, a partner who does shift work with 2 young children at school. After 18 years in banking I hesitantly took redundancy and landed in a place I didn’t recognise. I had no job but what I did have is time. Time is so important, for oneself […]

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My journey as a self employed Masseuse

Posted on by Emma Hayes of Emma Hayes massage

Hey guys, So I thought I’d tell you about my business journey so far! I qualified in massage in Brighton where I immediately started working and began to build up clients.  I’d never worked on my own before but liked the prospect of having the freedom to feel what I needed to feel. What I […]

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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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