Entrepreneurs and small businesses

Five questions for Daniel Burton, founder & CEO of Wondrwall

Daniel Burton, founder & CEO of Wondrwall

Daniel Burton’s company, Wondrwall, converts standard homes into “intelligent” ones.

Money makers: A fashion label with an editorial approach

Rupert Youngman and Mandy Watkins © Hush

Mandy Watkins and Rupert Youngman decided to take a lifestyle approach to selling their snug clothing range.

Money makers: Borrowing from the clothes library

Lena founders © Lena

Tired of seeing clothing thrown out after a short time in favour of more current trends, three sisters and a friend launched Lena.

Get online to boost sales

Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook © Rex Features

Small and medium-sized enterprises must improve their digital skills if they want to build a brand profile and connect with new customers.

Three questions for…  Prabir Chattopadhyay

Prabir Chattopadhyay, founder and CEO, Little Kolkata

Prabir Chattopadhyay is founder and CEO of Little Kolkata, a pop-up venture featuring Calcutta cuisine.

Money makers: an indie publisher that's killing it

Betsy Reavley

Budding novelist Betsy Reavley was given a chance by a small outfit to publish her book. Now she’s doing the same for others.

Money makers: An eccentric approach to wine-making

Sussex vineyard © Getty images

Seventeenth-century courtier Sir Kenelm Digby lent his name and eccentricity to the art of English wine-making.

Five questions for… Toby Phipps, managing director, Skismart

Toby Phipps of SkiSmart

Skismart is an online business offering top-brand ski and snowboard clothing for hire.

Weave your own safety net

Chris Martin of Coldplay © Getty images

With so little help available from the state, all self-employed workers should consider taking out one of two types of insurance, says David Prosser.

Money makers: A carton of boys’ tears goes viral

Ilse Valfré © Getty images

Ilse Valfré turned her drawing hobby into a profitable business designing fashion worn by celebrities.

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