enterprising women

Karen Somerville of Angels’ Share Glass

Karen Somerville is Managing Director and co-founder of innovative giftware company Angels’ Share Glass based in Bridge of Allan, Stirling. She runs the family firm with her father Tom Young, a world-renowned glassmaker and entrepreneur who set up his own business nearly 40 years ago. Karen, who [...]

Kirsteen Stewart – Kirsteen Stewart Designs

It all started at a kitchen table. But this was no ordinary kitchen table, because for Orkney based fashion designer Kirsteen Stewart, it was at the kitchen table where she first started applying creative magic to her very own business brand. Back in 2007, Kirsteen’s Kirkwall kitchen table was [...]

Anja Baak, Great Glen Charcuterie

Six kids, a major house renovation and a multi award-winning charcuterie business? Awe-inspiring artisan Anja Baak really is something special. And if the numerous accolades and awards picked up by this Inverness-shire based limited company, Great Glen Charcuterie, are anything to go by, so is the [...]

Sylvia Douglas, MsMissMrs

Knickers play a big part in Sylvia Douglas’s ongoing business adventure, but there’s much more to this passionate empowerment entrepreneur than pants. Started officially in July 2013, Sylvia’s north Glasgow community interest company MsMissMrs is a shining example of entrepreneurial flair and [...]

Rosemary Eribe, Eribe Knitwear

Keeping it real is what really matters to Eribé Knitwear founder and knitter-in-chief, Rosemary Eribé. With two decades of business already under her belt, building a high fashion designer brand label was always a lot less important than staying true to her vision. Being one of a team, developing [...]
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