Gillian Keegan MP

Name: Gillian Keegan MP Biography: Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Gillian held a number of senior executive positions in the Technology, Banking and Automotive sectors. Gillian was Executive Vice …

Lord Leigh of Hurley

Name: Lord Leigh of Hurley Biography: Lord Leigh graduated in Economics from Southampton University, and subsequently joined Deloitte Haskins & Sells where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He transferred …

Craig Tracey MP

Name: Craig Tracey MP Biography: Craig Tracey is the MP for North Warwickshire and Bedfordshire, first elected in 2015. Craig’s background in business started in insurance brokerage, where he ran …

Heidi-Louise Griffiths

Name: Heidi-Louise Griffiths
Business Founded: Dirty Little Serifs and MAYKHER
Biography: Having carved out a career in both fashion and design, Heidi has proceeded to co-found both Dirty Little Serifs and MAYKHER. The company work with a range of diverse and exciting clients, nationally and internationally, including Olympic Athlete, Christian Malcolm and International Footwear Brand Sledgers. Read more…

Mandy Kent

Name: Mandy Kent
Business Founded: Hadley Green Dental Practice
Biography: Mandy Kent is the principal dentist and owner of Hadley Green Dental Practice in High Barnet. She took over an existing private practice in 2011 and has now modernised and developed the premises to provide two surgeries, offering a range of services, from general dentistry to implants and cosmetic dentistry. Read more…

Gail Laser

Name: Gail Laser
Business Founded: Love Barnet
Biography: Gail Laser set up the Love Barnet Facebook, Twitter and Website pages as a way of continuing communicating with the local community, residents and businesses and celebrating everything she loves about the area and to create a community forum. Read more…

A Spotlight On Alice Wingfield-Digby

A Spotlight On Alice Wingfield-Digby

Talking all things country-inspired and launching a successful business from your kitchen table, to the complexities of recruiting and leading a team when you have only ever been in junior roles previously (plus relationship changes en route, juggling motherhood and the unglamorous reality of retail that rarely gets seen); it’s safe to say there was alot to discuss with Alice Wingfield-Digby…
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Jacqueline Harvey

Name: Jacqueline Harvey
Business Founded: Crystal Clear Health / Jacqueline Harvey
Biography: An early advocate of mind-body practice, Jacqueline Harvey has more than twenty years of experience in the sector. She has the unique ability to get right to the core of each client’s needs thanks to her broad range of life experiences and her practical knowledge of what makes people tick. Read more…

Welcome to Make It Your Business

Welcome to Make It Your Business

It seemed appropriate that in our first blog, we should set out our stall. So who are ‘we’ and what are we trying to achieve? Well, we are a group of female entrepreneurs who want to help other women fulfill their dream of starting their own business. Read more…

How I Became An Entrepreneur – Alison Cork’s Story

How I Became an Entrepreneur – Alison Cork’s Story
I can remember exactly the moment when I realised I might be an entrepreneur. I was five years old, and had discovered that I was able to sell to my classmates the shiny conkers gathered from my grandmother’s lawn. I felt the excitement and sense of achievement from concluding that small transaction, and it stuck with me.