Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers | Farida Gibbs | CEO Gibbs S3

Describe your business in one paragraph We are a global IT Staffing, IT Project Solutions, and Technology resourcing business with expertise across Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Consumer Goods and the Pharmaceutical industries Number of employees: 20 Company location: London, Surrey, Cheshire Why did you decide to start your company? I’ve always wanted to run my own…

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Movers and Shakers | Karen Power | Drug & Alcohol Education Services

Why did you decide to go into business? After working in the drugs field as a practitioner for eight years, I knew I was a good communicator and was capable of working for myself. I also never really liked the politics that exist in organisations and as a Black woman I have always wanted to…

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Movers and Shakers | Yvonne Ruke Akpoveta | Olive Blue Business

  How and when did you come up with your business idea? I’d always been business inclined growing up, so if I had to be specific, I’d say I had the idea back in 1996 when I was choosing my a-level subjects. However, the idea only fully developed in March 2002. Did you undertake any…