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Festive Cheer for Richmond Businesses at the Phoenix Awards.

CPG Executive Consulting’s Festive Cheer event saw more than 54 people attend to safely celebrate their 2021 business achievements. The applications had surpassed our expectations with thoroughly impressive efforts to grow and develop their businesses during what has,...

Repurposing vacant shops to help small businesses thrive

Workspaces are facing rising rent from landlords, high business rates and the increasing loss of office space to residential use, with limited affordable co-working space. With the impact of COVID-19 on all businesses, the creation of a co-working space was vital to...

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Supporting our future with CPG

Supporting our future with CPG

Vanessa Tran came to My Growth Pod when she began her first business. With an extensive background working in financial institutions for over 15 years, she had recently ventured into the world of start-up businesses by founding Forefront Future, an innovative platform...

Gluten Free Pizza With Boccincini Bakery

Gluten Free Pizza With Boccincini Bakery

Something delicious, and gluten-free!Antonella met Ray through the Wandsworth Foodies business support programme sponsored by Richmond Council around four years ago. She was still working as a sales manager for a food export company and had just moved to the UK...

From Innovation and Healthcare to Tableware

From Innovation and Healthcare to Tableware

You probably know this situation..  You’ve put all this effort into cooking a delicious meal for your family or guests and as you set the table you ponder: “It would have been nice if the table had reflected all this time and care”.  You might have grabbed some decent...

Step-up, Start-up, Scale-up

Step-up, Start-up, Scale-up

Helen recounts how The Richmond Enterprise Challenge came about and how it changed over three-thousand peoples lives in Richmond. The Richmond Enterprise Challenge was commissioned by Richmond Borough Council focusing on micro and SME businesses in Richmond. The...

Let’s Get Digital!

Let’s Get Digital!

You all know, as do we, that digital is turning out to be a bit of a dirty word for business owners. We all know we should get digital. We all understand what getting digital means (well kinda) and it all sounds too difficult, too technical and just too expensive....

Leadership 2.0

Leadership 2.0

With 15 months of the COVID-19 pandemic as businesses reopen fully many CEO’s, business owners and executives have difficult decisions to make about how their teams can be together and what that future looks like. The pandemic has given us the opportunity to pause,...

The Tops 5 Ways To Deal With Isolation As An Entrepreneur

The Tops 5 Ways To Deal With Isolation As An Entrepreneur

Feeling isolated is one of the most difficult things for new business owners and entrepreneurs to come to terms with. There is a period of adjustment going from an employee to a business owner and it is vital to your sanity that you use all the tools at your disposal...

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

In this article I am going to share with you 5 books that every entrepreneur must read. My name is Helen Roberts from I am an entrepreneur and started my first business 20 years ago and have gone on to build multiple successful businesses since. In the past 11 years I...