Amezinim Seji, Niche Hair Lab

Amezinim Seji, Niche Hair Lab

Ame Seji and her co-funder Timi are creating the first ethical, sustainable natural hair extension company: Niche Hair Lab. They take sourcing seriously and plan to 'give back' throuh a local foundation for the communities from hwich they source hair from. 

Claire Lyons, The Frugal Family

Claire Lyons, The Frugal Family

Claire Lyons started her business as a blog, about her 'family project' to consider how they were spending their money and reduce the amount of 'stuff' in their home. After baby number four Claire and her husband re-focused on what was important to them as a family, re-connected with their values and began thinking about how they could live more frugally and sustainably. 

Sanne Meijboom, I-Like Local

Sanne Meijboom, I-Like Local

The trend for home-stays, farm-work holidays and other 'live like a local' adventures is growing in the tourism industry....but how do we know we are experiencing something authentic or contributing positively to the people we stay with, or local economy? Sanne Mejiboom has answered this with her social business: I-Like Local. 

Joy MacKeith, Triangle Consulting

Joy MacKeith, Triangle Consulting

Joy Mackeith started Triangle Consulting with 2 other women, when they were freelancers and simply had a joint interest in working with mission driven organisations and charities. They now provide a suite of tools to help in one-to-one support situations, to enable the key-worker and service user to see the change or distance travelled for the service user, during the engagement. 

Tahni Aitken, Kudu & Mimi

Tahni Aitken, Kudu & Mimi

Kudu & Mimi is a fantastic example of doing good business. Not only is the ethics and environment considered in sourcing and manufacturing the products they sell, the profits go towards a local charity the founders are passionate about. Tahni Aitken shares her story of setting up Kudu & Mimi with her sister. 

Barbara Wilson, Working With Cancer

Barbara Wilson, Working With Cancer

There are over 750,00 people of working age living with cancer in the UK. Many want to return to work but without the right support many struggle to do so. In this weeks podcast Barbara Wilson explains how her organisation, Working With Cancer supports people and their employers back in to work. 

Julia Lynch, Global Girl Project

Julia Lynch, Global Girl Project

Global Girl Project supports at-risk, socially minded young women aged 15 to 18 years from developing countries to gain educational and life experiences so that they can become leaders in their own community. Julia shares all, including the incredible stories of the young women on her programme. 

Annie Clements, Autism & ADHD

Annie Clements, Autism & ADHD

Putting her years of experience and passion in to Autism and ADHD, Annie says is not like going to work just how she chooses to spend her time. Annie discusses the challenges her organisation seeks to ease for families and adults with Autism or ADHD, how a social enterprise model allowed flexibility and independence to do what needed to be done, and how a trading arm is enabling their financial sustainability.