Posted: Wed 30th Jun 2021
It's time for episode three in series five of the Small Business Sessions, Enterprise Nation's podcast sponsored by Starling Bank.
Why did you start your business? For Julie Deane CBE, it was to pay for her children to go to private school because her daughter was being bullied. She invested £600 to get her idea off the ground and just five years later, the Cambridge Satchel Company was valued at £40m.
The entrepreneur joins journalist Dan Martin to share her super inspiring story. This one is a must listen!
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This week on the Small Business Sessions
There is so much inspiration and loads of lessons for small business owners in this week's show. Among the insights Julie Deane shares are:
how celebrities including Sophie Ellis-Bexter have boosted her business
why she took control of her own manufacturing after problems with a supplier
the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on her physical retail outlets
why she is still learning despite being such an experienced founder