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MARK/GIUSTI

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Mark Farhat is the founder and creative director of MARK/GIUSTI which produces a luxury range of accessories including bags, luggage, wallets and iPad covers. The goods are made to the highest standard of Italian craftsmanship using natural materials ranging from …

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Seeds For Kids

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Raffaella Cappello is the founder of Seeds For Kids, a unique Kensington-based company specialising in healthy food education for children. Sitting down with her amid bowls of glorious-looking fruit and vegetables in her kitchen, Raffaella explained that the name Seeds …

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Lorella Belli Literacy Agency

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www.lorellabelliagency.com Lorella Belli (pictured), who moved to the UK from Italy 13 years ago, started her literary agency in 2002 after a career working for other agencies and publishers. She studied at the University of Venice where she wrote her …

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Incognito Anti-Mosquito

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Howard Carter had powerful personal reasons for founding Incognito Anti-Mosquito after a successful business career in magazine publishing. In 1997 he came down with malaria in India, only to then contract dengue fever the next year in Thailand. “Lying in …

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BLANC Naturally Cleaner

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Ludovic Blanc, founder and CEO of Blanc Naturally Cleaner, is a man with a mission. He wants to eliminate the toxic chemicals which are both unhealthy and environmentally damaging from the commercial laundry world, and he wants to dramatically improve …

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Rose Rankin

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Using her own name for her brand, Rose Rankin launched her premium footwear label, which majors in beautifully designed, colourful sneakers, in May 2015. The business already has 13 wholesale supply contracts in place as well as a thriving online …

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Karen Karem

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Karen Karam started her fashion business in 2008 and already she’s had lots of press, helped by the fact that Lily Allen and Natalie Imbruglia have worn her clothes at high-profile public events. She also has a baby due in …

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Alma Yoga – Susy Galante

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Susy Galante is a yoga teacher. She moved to London in August and she started a Yoga Teacher Training course in September. She decided to turn the page and chase a dream: teaching yoga after 10 years of practice. The …

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CrosseHR

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Olga Crosse launched CrosseHR her HR consultancy in January 2015 after many requests from startups, small businesses and charities to provide HR and business support to those businesses that can’t afford full-time HR but need it from time to time …

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Arganic

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If you’ve not yet heard of argan oil, then Dana Elemara’s company Arganic is working to make sure that you soon will. Argan oil is made from the fruit of the Argan tree and has been used in Morocco since …

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Innocent

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When Innocent Drinks first came to the Portobello Business Centre in 1999, they were three men with a good idea and little else apart from their own enthusiasm and commitment. When they started their juice business later that year, they …

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Nilufer Kizilkaya – GfG Jewellery

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Nilufer Kizilkaya originally had her dream of starting up a jewellery business a decade ago but it was only in October 2014 that she launched GfG Jewellery, based in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. GfG stands for Gifts …

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A Woman on Purpose

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The multi-talented Alexandra Gold is an author, poet, spiritual teacher and speaker who uses her own life experience to empower others and to help them become spiritually, financially and personally independent. Her book A Woman On Purpose has been at …

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Ethical Collection London

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Giovanna Eastwood’s company, Ethical Collection London, is a fashion business with a difference. All of the items sold from the company’s website are ethically made by small, companies from countries like Brazil, Bangladesh and India and Giovanna ensures that all …

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Unpackaged

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When we shop at the supermarket, many of us are all too conscious of the amount of waste that is created by unnecessary packaging. Instead of moaning about it, Catherine Conway (pictured) decided to act by setting up Unpackaged. The …

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