Sarah Kingston founded In Good Company with the mission to power the growth of ethical, sustainable businesses. Read her story to learn about her journey to identifying as disabled, how she’s tackling toxic narratives, and how even small gestures can make a huge difference to disability inclusion.
Coming Up With the Goods
Sarah Kingston has Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder, fibromyalgia and ADHD. She is the founder of In Good Company: a tech-for-good company on a mission to power the growth of 'bricks-and-mortar' ethical, sustainable businesses in retail, hospitality and entertainment.
Alice Hargreaves was part of the founding team of social enterprise Sick in the City CIC. Read her story to learn why the pandemic was the first time she identified as disabled, why she’s inspired by her network, and how her face ended up on a building at the University of Warwick.
Alice Hargreaves was born with a range of respiratory conditions and was also diagnosed with ADHD in her 30s. She was part of the original founding team of Sick in the City CIC, a social enterprise that works to close the disability employment gap here in the UK via support for individuals and businesses.
Nikki Butler has two businesses - The Autistic Joyologist and The Nikki Butler Skin Clinic. Read her story to learn how she’s repeatedly pivoted her business and her life, and why she wants to smash outdated stereotypes for future generations.
Pride and Joy
Nikki Butler was diagnosed with autism and ADHD in her mid-forties. She is a skin and scar specialist, owning a multi-award-winning aesthetics clinic, and her second business, The Autistic Joyologist, offers coaching and support services for other autistic and ADHD women, to help them to build fulfilling and happy lives.
Hayley Kellard opened Dotty About Braille in May 2023, specialising in braille greetings cards, labels and letters. Read how a passion for braille led to her setting up her business and how she learned to accept herself and her disability.
Dots About Spots
Hayley Kellard has been visually impaired her whole life. Discovering a passion for braille led to her founding her business, Dotty About Braille, and learning to accept herself and her disability.
John McDonald is a Disability Consultant/Specialist with over 20 years’ experience working within the healthcare sector. Learn how he’s using his professional and personal experience to help businesses to overcome obstacles and embrace a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Soaring on the Wings of Eagles
John McDonald of Eagles Wings Consultancy tells us how he’s using his professional and personal experience to help businesses to overcome obstacles and embrace a more diverse and inclusive workforce, and why simply having a policy may not be enough.
Dr Mark Esho MBE is the founder of Ability Connect, a social enterprise aimed at supporting disabled entrepreneurs to realise their potential in the world of business.