Tag: women

Coronavirus: Lockdown ‘blessing’ for women setting up business

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVivienne Jade Read started a new catering business during the coronavirus pandemic Lockdown has been a “blessing in disguise” for Vivienne Jade Read. Struggling to balance childcare and her work as an insurance consultant during the Covid restrictions, she decided to set up her own catering company. Vivienne is one of a… Read more →

Read more →

Coronavirus: The women who started businesses in lockdown

Image caption Natalie James, Charlie Pears-Wallace, Mya Wander and Caroline Haegeman The coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses hard, leading to sweeping numbers of redundancies and millions of workers being furloughed. Despite the downturn, some people have decided to take the brave step of starting a business. We spoke to four women about why they did it and how their ideas… Read more →

The women behind one of Gucci’s most-liked Insta posts

Image copyright David PD Hyde Image caption Zebedee model Ellie Goldstein has featured in an advertising campaign for Gucci Beauty The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Laura Johnson and Zoe Procter, founders of Zebedee Management, a talent agency that represents models and actors with physical and learning… Read more →