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.
Dancing on air
Jen Blackwell knew from a young age that her future lay in dance, and when she was unable to find a dance training program that was accessible and appropriate to her needs, rather than giving up on her dream, she created her own.
Transforming anger into positive action
Tanya Heasley tells us how she’s using her negative experiences from childhood to transform the lives of young people, and why she believes her disability is her super-power.
Making a mark
Mark, as well as being Founder and Director of Easy Internet, he’s also a bestselling author and a motivational speaker, and has worked with the Department for Work and Pensions to change attitudes around employing disabled people.
Louise Burns, on fighting corporate giants, providing an ethical service in the recruitment industry, and why she wants to stand on a level playing field.
Why running your own business is the bees’ knees – Creating a buzz
Carly Hooper tells us how she set up her own business in order to better support her son, why it’s important not to write off people with disabilities, and why she’s her own greatest inspiration.