2018 The Constance Award Winner Carole Nash

2018-08-21T22:37:59+01:00August 19th, 2018|Inspiring Award Winner 2018|

The inaugural Constance Award 

In 1985, this woman was made redundant from a job in the insurance world. She used her £2,500 redundancy cheque to found her own firm, which she ran from her Kitchen table in the family home, whilst raising a young family with her husband. She had spotted a gap in the […]

2018 100 Award Winner Eve Holt

2018-08-19T20:19:32+01:00August 19th, 2018|Inspiring Award Winner 2018|

Eve is a director and co-founder at Happen Together CIC. She is passionate about people, community and equality. Eve left her career as a solicitor to focus on working with people to help them make the change they want to see in their own lives, communities, workplaces and in society as a whole. These values […]

2018 Community Award Winner Maura Jackson

2018-08-19T20:16:32+01:00August 19th, 2018|Inspiring Award Winner 2018|

As CEO of Bolton Young Person’s Housing Scheme, which provides accommodation and support  for young people aged 16-25 who face homelessness and sexual exploitation.  Maura has transformed the charity, growing the  turnover from £465k in 2012 to £2.1 million this year, increased staffing from 13 to 52 meaning  even more help […]

2018 Business Award Winner Sara Prowse

2018-08-19T20:16:56+01:00August 19th, 2018|Inspiring Award Winner 2018|

Sara was appointed CEO of the £97m turnover company Hotter Shoes in 2016 as part of a new leadership team with a track record in turnaround and growth in omni- channel businesses. Hotter is the largest shoe manufacturer in Britain, producing a pair of hand finished shoes every 20 seconds. With an impeccable pedigree in […]

2018 Entrepreneur Award Winner Jennifer Bailey

2018-08-19T20:07:51+01:00August 19th, 2018|Inspiring Award Winner 2018|

When Jennifer was getting married she realised that she was going to find it very difficult to find beautiful shoes that fitted her feet, as she suffered from bunions. Scouring the internet she discovered there were no brands that did both fashionable and comfortable shoes for bunions. She was determined that one day she would […]

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