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Turning up the heat in Libby’s Kitchen

Libby's Kitchen is a small business owned and operated by Elizabeth Gee. Elizabeth received small business training and mentoring from Business Foundations to help turn her passion for cooking into a business venture.

Working in partnership boosts Allied Nutrition

When Claire Ward approached Business Foundations in March of 2013, wanting advice on starting her own small business, she hadn’t heard of the self-employment NEIS program.
But her passion for nutrition and desire to be her own boss shone through. She also knew what direction she wanted to take her  business and how services would be […]

From icy poles to ice cream queen

When La Paleta’s Ami McDonald started out on a path of self-employment she was looking to fill a gap between gigs as a theatre designer with “something on the side” that would provide a stable income.

Just 18 months later she has had to turn down set-design work as her energy and passion have been consumed […]