Tag "Disabled entrepreneurs"

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And this year’s winner of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs is…

James King of Oliver James Garden Rooms! Last Thursday night at the Millenium Gloucester Hotel in South Kensington, some of Britain’s best disabled entrepreneurs gathered together with various luminaries from

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Johnathan Wade’s 10 tips for entrepreneurs and employees

With January out if the way, many of us are thinking about what we want from 2013 and how we can improve our careers. If you’re planning on making changes

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Challenges and success: starting a business with a disability

Business owner John Stanchina, a T-12 complete paraplegic, has found success in using his own frustrating experiences to create solutions for others. Here he tells Disability Horizons about the challenges

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Get involved… calling all disabled entrepreneurs

Are you a disabled entrepreneur? If so, then why not enter the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs? Last weekend Co-editor Martyn Sibley was kindly invited to see the launch of

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Starting your own business: Huw Thomas of Promove UK

New Disability Horizons contributor, Huw Thomas, talks about his innovative new product that makes it easier for disabled passengers to be manually transferred in airports. Huw’s efforts were publicly recognised

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Starting your own business: Peter Henry of ORIGIN

Peter Henry writes this great article following on from reading about the business ambitions of a man with a spinal injury. Henry explains why he is delighted to report that

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My4Hands: lending a helping hand to disabled people

New Disability Horizons contributor, Dale Lehn, shares his story of how an unexpected disability encouraged him to create an ingenious product for disabled people: My4Hands. Back in 2001 I was

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Starting your own business – Startup 101!

Want to start your own business? Rich Donovan, a disabled entrepreneur based in New York City who has started several successful businesses, shares an article with Disability Horizons on his

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A tale of fate, irony and happy endings

New DH contributor, Jane Hatton, a finalist of the Stelios Disabled Entrepreneurs Award in 2008, founded and runs Evenbreak, a not-for-profit specialist job board for disabled job seekers. Jane shares

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Starting your own business: Rob Smith

Rob Smith writes for DH about acquiring his disability and the journey he has taken since. This amazing journey has resulted with the creation of numerous businesses and world of

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