Andy Huett
People

Get to Know…

Time to make some professional friendships – get to know the people behind the products! Andy Huett Director, Coir Store 07884 303082, andy@coirstore.co.uk, www.coirstore.co.uk What does your company do? Importer and supplier of coir matting […]

Mike and Michelle Halliwell
People

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Time to make some professional friendships – get to know the people behind the products! Mike and Michelle Halliwell Owners, Bond Fabrications 01453 767171, enquiries@bondfabrications.co.uk, www.bondfabrications.co.uk What does your company do? British manufacturer of luxury […]

Forest Garden Shovelstrode
Entrepreneurs Chat

Charles Hooper and Lisa Aitken

A chance TV encounter led to the development of an eco-tourism business, but this couple has faced some huge challenges including losing many hundreds of trees and almost half a hand… Husband and wife Charles […]

Glamp and Tipple hottub
Entrepreneurs Chat

Helen McCombie Armstrong

We talk to Helen McCombie Armstrong about how the phenomenal success of her bell tent hire business funded the start-up of permanent site Glamp and Tipple in Norfolk. The pandemic was hell for so many […]

Lady Meditating
Entrepreneurs Chat

Amber Lort-Phillips

We talk to Wales’ Business Woman of the Year winner, Amber Lort-Phillips, about developing new business ventures at Lawrenny Estate. Working in the wellbeing industry for over three decades, Amber Lort-Phillips is a health and […]

Girl blowing bubbles in a field
Entrepreneurs Chat

Tom Raynham

We talk to Viscount Raynham about the diversification of his family’s estate into a multi-use venue and glamping enterprise. Tom Raynham’s grandfather (7th Marquess Townshend) lived all his life in the beautiful Raynham Hall, considered […]

Bar at Mount Druid
Entrepreneurs Chat

Adrian Murphy

We meet the man behind Mount Druid, the quirky, alternative Irish venue and glampsite. With a background in property refurbishment and lettings, Adrian Murphy was in a good position to make the most of a […]

Jersey Zoo tents
Behind the Scenes

Ashley Mullins

Ashley Mullins heads up hospitality at Jersey Zoo which is headquarters of global charity, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. He is a hotelier by training but passionate about conservation. Durrell Wildlife Camp is not your average […]

Huts at Pinewood Park
Entrepreneurs Chat

Kerry Woodhead

After losing a business built up over 15 years, and many more battles along the way, Kerry and husband Dave have created a thriving business out of a failing caravan park. When Kerry and Dave […]

Charlie and Caroline Gladstone
Entrepreneurs Chat

Charlie Gladstone

Practising what he preaches, Charlie and his family are living ‘the Good Life’, with multiple countryside enterprises split between two estates. In 1990, Charlie Gladstone and his wife Caroline left jobs in music and design […]

Aerial shot of drive in cinema
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes: Andrea O’Hagan

Andrea O’Hagan explains how Covid-19 has diversified her pop-up cinema business. At the beginning of 2020, experiential, open air and live events had been seeing a great growth annually of around 8% in the UK […]

Aerial shot of Heart of England
Entrepreneurs Chat

Stephen Hammon

How former DJ and promotional vehicle builder Stephen Hammon created a quirky events empire in the ‘Heart of England’ before diversifying into glamping and office pods. “Everything I do is about entertaining people and making […]