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Spotlight on…Sharon Goodyer

Spotlight on…Sharon Goodyer

March 2016

The IOEE's member base is incredibly diverse, with people from all walks of life signed-up to enjoy the privilege, services and benefits associated with it.
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Nichola English Shares Her Journey To Becoming The Wardrobe Provocateur

Nichola English Shares Her Journey To Becoming The Wardrobe Provocateur

March 2016

Nichola English is the Wardrobe Provocateur. Newcastle-based Nichola's unique business combines style insights, sartorial advice and one-to-one life coaching.
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A Fashion Forward Enterprise

A Fashion Forward Enterprise

March 2016

Jyoti Sheath, a 32-year-old Londoner with over a decade's experience of working in fashion, is currently preparing to go it alone in the industry.
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Mentor helps Stafford business and MD to plan a healthy future

Mentor helps Stafford business and MD to plan a healthy future

December 2015

Taking time out may seem a pipe dream for many small business owners. But working with a mentor to achieve a better work-life balance has helped Paul Walters plot a clear path to success for Stafford Industrial Supplies.
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Furniture Medic

Furniture Medic

July 2015

Ben Jones (left) heads up the Edinburgh, Lothian and Borders franchise of Furniture Medic – specialists in re-upholstering furniture for commercial clients.
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FUTURE OF HOLISTIC START-UP LOOKS HEALTHY FOLLOWING ENTERPRISE MENTORING SUPPORT

FUTURE OF HOLISTIC START-UP LOOKS HEALTHY FOLLOWING ENTERPRISE MENTORING SUPPORT

March 2015

A new London-based personal development and wellbeing start-up is expanding rapidly and recruiting new IT and marketing teams, following enterprise mentoring support from Lloyds Bank.
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Brewing up a business success with Let’s Do Mentoring

Brewing up a business success with Let’s Do Mentoring

January 2015

Selling beer is a passion for Will and Gill Sherwin.
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Sigma Aldrich

Sigma Aldrich

January 2015

Through the continued gathering of evidence of its impact, Business Mentoring Scotland has been shown to massively benefit mentees that join up to be mentored.
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Plan Bee

Plan Bee

January 2015

Business Mentoring Scotland is a business growth tool delivered by Scottish Chambers of Commerce in partnership with Scottish Enterprise and is provided at zero cost to mentored businesses.
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THE FUTURE LOOKS SWEET FOR CUMBRIAN CHOCOLATE PRODUCER

THE FUTURE LOOKS SWEET FOR CUMBRIAN CHOCOLATE PRODUCER

January 2015

One of the Lake District’s most popular confectionary shops is growing rapidly and expanding its offering following enterprise mentoring support.
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Dunnet Bay Distillers

Dunnet Bay Distillers

December 2014

Inspired by the legend of Vikings foraging on the North East coast cliffs for Rhodiola Rosea, Dunnet Bay Distillers was founded in 2013 by Martin and Claire Murray, and in the summer of 2014 they plan to bring to market their unique new botanical flavored spirit - Rock Rose Gin.
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Four Sqaure

Four Sqaure

December 2014

Heather Arni, shown above, is chief executive of Edinburgh based homelessness charity Four Square.
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Bessacarr Dog Walking

Bessacarr Dog Walking

November 2014

Not enough time to walk your dog? Let Bessacarr Dog Walking do it for you..
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Freeze Pro Shop

Freeze Pro Shop

November 2014

Al Conroy is owner of Freeze Pro Shop, an Edinburgh based independent retailer that provides outdoor sportswear, specialising in ski-ing, snowboarding, and surfing.
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Storage experts create space for growth with mentoring support

Storage experts create space for growth with mentoring support

September 2014

Young entrepreneur Alastair Machin is growing his storage and shredding business with the help of guidance from an experienced mentor.
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Bookbinders are bound for success with help from mentors

Bookbinders are bound for success with help from mentors

July 2014

Business mentors have been helping Design Bindings almost every step of the way since the successful family business was launched three years ago.
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Take 3 initiative

Take 3 initiative

June 2014

Mike Rae (shown right), director at Feorlin Ltd, and board member of Fife Alcohol Support Service and Tayside Council on Alcohol, has been a mentor through Business Mentoring Scotland for over four years now.
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Rockstar Mentee: Parmi Jutlay, Continu Ink

Rockstar Mentee: Parmi Jutlay, Continu Ink

April 2014

Parmi Jutlay talks about his mentoring experience with Rockstar
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ENTERPRISE MENTORING HELPS CREATE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR LONDON’S START UP ETHICAL BRAND

April 2014

A new ethical brand based in the heart of London has recently launched following enterprise mentoring support from Lloyds Banking Group.
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Max Wright, Rockstar Mentor helps an early stage training business

Max Wright, Rockstar Mentor helps an early stage training business

April 2014

Max Wright explains how a new niche training business that had been rejected by a number of angel investors was restructred by Max and turned into a profitable company.
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Russell Wynn-Jones, Rockstar Mentor and 3 mentees businesses

Russell Wynn-Jones, Rockstar Mentor and 3 mentees businesses

April 2014

Here Rockstar Mentor Russell Wynn Jones explains how he helped 3 mentees’ businesses turn yearly losses to profits!
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Eden Pet Foods create jobs and new opportunities with Let’s Do Mentoring

Eden Pet Foods create jobs and new opportunities with Let’s Do Mentoring

February 2014

A Staffordshire company is achieving its dual goals of providing a uniquely healthy diet for the UK’s dogs and cats, while building a growing business.
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Paul Comyn, Rockstar Mentor and Southnews PLC

Paul Comyn, Rockstar Mentor and Southnews PLC

February 2014

Here, Rockstar Mentor, Paul Comyn explains how he bought into a regional newpaper during a management buy in for 3m pounds and helped build it up to a tradesale. It sold 13 years later for 285m pounds.
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Mentoring support for Stix for soft drinks manufacturer

October 2013

One of the UK’s brightest graduate entrepreneurs is enhancing his business model with the help of mentoring guidance from Lloyds Banking Group.
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Yves Homemade

Yves Homemade

August 2013

Lauren contacted WBC seeking some support from a mentor as she had an impending business meeting to attend.
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Regalcrafts Ltd

Regalcrafts Ltd

July 2013

Regalcrafts Ltd is a business with one sole director and 2 part time volunteers. Issues were mainly marketing and time management
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Entrepreneur finds mentors offer a crafty way to help

April 2013

A Knitting and crafts shop in Swindon has expanded with the help of mentoring support from Business Mentors South West and Lloyds TSB Commercial.
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Manna from Devon

Manna from Devon

September 2012

“We are an award-winning cookery school in South Devon and at the point we contacted Business Mentors South West we were uncertain about the next stage for growing our business.
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Mentor’s insight puts sledge designers on fast track to sales

Mentor’s insight puts sledge designers on fast track to sales

January 2012

Having perfected an innovative sledge that’s seriously fast and manoeuvrable, Stone-based Bobskis are ready to take the winter sports market by snowstorm – with a little help from their mentor.
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Aqua Essentials

Aqua Essentials

December 2011

Richard Cale of Aqua Essentials has successfully made the journey from back bedroom hobbyist to warehouse and national online supplier of specialist aqua products.
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Turning Country Fare from a sideline into an international business

Turning Country Fare from a sideline into an international business

May 2011

Dianne Halliday runs Country Fare, from a former “traditional” farm in Cumbria.
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Support on routes to market for Jali Organic

Support on routes to market for Jali Organic

May 2011

The Entrepreneur Exchange has been behind a large number of business successes in the Sheffield area, but one of the more unusual involved slow-dried, sun-soaked pineapple being farmed in Uganda and sold in independent health food shops in the UK.
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