In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we are sharing the experiences of Sheffield women in businesses all week. Follow @Creativesheff to learn more.
Rachel Williams, Founder and Director of ALBUS & FLORA shares with us her story on how she launched her own natural skin care range.
We speak to Paula and Natalie; partners in lingerie business, Lucy May, to learn what it takes to launch a business in Sheffield with global ambitions.
In 2015 52 per cent of the start-up businesses that Creative Sheffield worked with were set up by women. In celebration of International Women’s Day this week, Creative Sheffield, the economic development arm of Sheffield City Council are sharing the experiences of women in business through interviews with serial entrepreneurs, first time business start-ups and sector leaders across the city.
We speak to Rachel Loaring, Founder and Managing Director of Revive Medicare Limited. A self-starter who chose to open a business in Sheffield, Rachel’s early ambitions included being an astronaut and a champion skier – and why not?
Rebecca Fielding is the founder of Gradconsult Ltd. As a lead partner working with Creative Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, The University Of Sheffield, Gradcore and local SMEs to deliver RISE (a Sheffield-born talent retention scheme) Gradconsult specialise in people and talent management, particularly the graduate market.
Sheffield’s digital sector is experiencing high growth both due to indigenous start-ups and businesses relocating to the city from elsewhere. Businesses cite Sheffield’s enviable talent pool, accelerator programmes and industry hubs as major draws to the city.