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Blog

Levelling the Playing Field

Kush Kanodia is an experienced and influential social entrepreneur who has a portfolio career focusing on four main areas of activity – health and wellbeing, technology, sports and finally employment and entrepreneurship.

Sowing the Seeds of Success

Ellen Cole is the Founder of Little Seed Group. Ellen shares how a sudden redundancy turned out to be the push she needed to start her business, and how dyslexia is her super power that helps her think out of the box.

This Girl Is On Fire

Imali Chislett is the Founder of Inkfire Design - a graphic design, virtual assistance and copywriting agency. Inkfire is run entirely by disabled creatives based around the UK.

Fashion for Everyone

Alexandra is the world’s first runway model in a wheelchair. A business founder, wife and mother, Alexandra Kutas, tells us how London’s rain became the inspiration for her business and why she believes the future of fashion includes everyone.

Everything is Possible

Entrepreneur, author, speaker and podcaster, Martyn Sibley, tells us about his leap of faith, how living with a disability has made him a better entrepreneur, and why he feels optimistic about Generation Z. Martyn is the Founder of Purple Goat – the world’s only influencer first disability marketing agency. The business works with influencers to connect brands to disabled consumers

Top 6 tips for improving website accessibility.

A guide looking at what we mean when we refer to ‘website accessibility’ and why it’s an important thing to consider if you run a website.

Fitting the Pieces Together

Beth Kume-Holland is an award-winning social entrepreneur and the founder of Patchwork Hub, the tech startup and employment platform. She is a disability rights advocate, Harvard University Kennedy Scholar and Oxford University Graduate and has previously been employed as Audience and Market Insights Lead at Scope, the disability charity, as well as working as an analyst and researcher for the University of Oxford’s History Faculty and Citibank’s thought-leadership ‘Global Perspectives and Solutions’ series.

Putting the ability back into disABILITY

Joanna Baker-Rogers on Founding Busy Life and putting the ability back into disABILITY.

Disability Made Me a Better Person

Richard Talbot-Jones on founding chartered insurance broker Talbot Jones Ltd. He tells us why a need for flexibility led him to set up the business.

Excelling against the Odds 

Sarah Berthon on setting up her own business, community and podcast to share inspiration and advice about work and self-employment with other people with chronic illnesses. 

Imagine a world where kindness is currency

We caught up with Michelle Jones Founder of Kind Currency who tells us how the pandemic and being honoured with a “friendship bench” where the catalysts to creating her new enterprise, which aims to connect kind consumers with kind businesses

Unlocking the secrets to inclusive design

We caught up with Tracey Proudlock, founder of Proudlock Associates, which advises a range of clients on inclusive design, to find out why she thinks it’s important for disabled people to get the best education that they can, how her business has evolved, and why a supportive business network is her secret weapon.