Forresters congratulates winners of innovation challenge

Forresters congratulates winners of innovation challenge

One of Europe’s leading firms of patent and trade mark attorneys has said it is proud to have supported a leading Worcestershire innovation challenge. Forresters was one of the sponsors of the Make It Happen Challenge (MIHC), which was a project organised by WINN, a Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire LEP programme. This year the winners were Tom Doyle and Paulo Jamece, who received...

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Wolverhampton bag company in line for top regional award

Wolverhampton bag company in line for top regional award

A Wolverhampton-based bag and carry accessories brand has been named as a regional finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Goodstart Jones, which has been designing and manufacturing in the city since 2016, is shortlisted in the Made in the UK category of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards’ Midlands region. The small team of designers and tailors at Goodstart Jones create their own...

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Wayne’s work-driven world

Wayne’s work-driven world

He's been a butcher, a bingo hall worker, a casino croupier, a postman, served on supermarket tills.....and now he’s at the helm of a near £500,000 turnover accountancy business with over 400 clients. The life and times of Wayne McCormack is quite a story...... Apparently slightly reserved at first encounter, Wayne is nothing if not eminently quotable when he gets into his conversational stride....

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Swapping the bright lights for countryside bliss

Swapping the bright lights for countryside bliss

More than a decade down the line, Tim Worsley looks back on the harsh economic realities of life in London with crystal-clear recall. “Once child care had been taken out, George was travelling all the way to Stockwell and back for £200 a week. Child care was extremely expensive, it was a bit like having two mortgages.” Meanwhile, George (short for Georgina) puts it even more starkly. “I had two...

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Matt’s 10-year blueprint for success

Matt’s 10-year blueprint for success

Matt Nicol is not an individual who appears prone to too much self-doubt. “I am dedicated, I have always been committed, even now, I put in as many hours as I have always done, if not more. I back myself.” If confidence and business acumen are essential characteristics for any budding entrepreneur then Matt would appear to be a classic case study for the legions of one-man or woman bands out...

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