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Blog

The Disability Policy Centre

Celia Hensman tells us how she has spent her life fighting against how people view her, her fight for life, and how she pushes herself every day to do everything she can in her power to change the lives of other disabled people.

The Future is BioBright

Vanessa Barzasi tells us about setting up business with her brother, how covid changed her life, and why algae is the future of interior design.

Reader, I Married Them

Kathryn Palmer-Skillings tells us why she decided to become a Humanist celebrant, how Humanist weddings differ from standard celebrations, and how she’s starting to tackle the elephant in the room. Photo credit: NNastia Photography

Eight Days a Week

Mike Adams OBE tells us how his initiative, Purple Tuesday, is helping businesses to tap into the power of the Purple Pound – an estimated $8 trillion worldwide – by improving the disabled customer experience 365 days a year.

Life is Better with a Biscuit

James Hunt tells us about finding the balance, the power of positivity and why helping the community has become both his purpose and proudest achievement.

Designs on Business Growth

Daniel Hall, owner of Dan's Print and Design, tells us how he decided to play to his skills, qualities and experiences, and realised his ambition to found his own business and make the move from unemployed to self-employed.

A Diamond in the Rough

Abigail Pine, Jewels from Polkadots, tells us the difficulties of living with an invisible illness and why her business is a family affair.

In the Good Books

Jen Parker of Fuzzy Flamingo tells us why she makes self-care a priority, how working for herself has made her more healthy both mentally and physically, and how she came to be an Amazon bestseller with her book, Unflip.

From Born Deaf to an MBE

Birmingham businessman Shezad Nawab tells us how being an entrepreneur was a childhood dream, how he’s bridging the gap between deaf and non-deaf businesses, and why his dad has always been his greatest mentor.

Better to Light One Candle

Christine Bowyer-Sopp tells us how making scented things became her therapy after her stroke, the challenges of living with vertigo, and why finally getting her degree at the age of 58 is her greatest achievement.

State of the Art

Marcus Mason-Williams is a multi-talented artist. His business, Cool Art 2021, showcases his passion for wildlife and nature and is influenced by his autism.

Making Finding Help a Doddle

Jaki King of If Everyone Cares CIC tells us how her community maps are changing the way people can find and offer support, about her experience of receiving diagnoses later in life, and about the A to Z of positive thinking.