BrewDog has grown from a microbrewer into one of the most dynamic drinks businesses in the UK. James Watt tells Peter Ranscombe how the brewer has managed to retain its punk ethos while employing more than 1,000 people.
Maria McGeoghan meets Rebecca Jeffery, the contestant who thinks she was fired from BBC One’s The Apprentice for not being ‘enough of a tw*t’.
Watching a sparrow hawk on her bird table as a child inspired Layla Bennett to launch Hawksdrift, which uses birds of prey to manage gulls. Maria McGeoghan finds out more about her plans to grow the business.
Thirty years ago, Fred Story built his first house. Since then he has expanded his businesses, owned a football club, won countless awards and given thousands of pounds back to communities. Paul Robertson charts his remarkable career.
Steve Dyson meets Asad Hamir, an entrepreneur who is turning the dreary world of the opticians’ practice into customer-friendly ‘eyewear boutiques’.
Ten years ago, Janan Leo’s high heels were so painful that she made prototype ‘bendy shoes’ using thick socks and rubber. Today, her foldable footwear sales exceed £1m a year, as Steve Dyson finds out.
Elemental Cars is fast making a name for itself on both the track and the road. Mike Hughes compares cars with founder John Begley and loses – quite badly.
Amy Livingstone and Julie Wilson explain how starting their families also led to them launching their Cheeky Chompers business, writes Peter Ranscombe.
Not much connects optometry, fashion for the elderly and linguistics, but Kavita Parmar has done them all. Now the award-winning entrepreneur tells Steve Dyson why she wants a six-month holiday.
Ben Lawton tells Mike Hughes how he turned an idea into a hobby and then into a business that’s now the biggest of its kind in Europe and has just landed a deal with a retail giant.