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Weaving a brighter future – How Anna used our Start-up programme as a springboard to business success

‘It has been lovely to maintain contact and develop links through Future Fixers, as I try to make the most of networking opportunities. Future Fixers has provided an essential foundation for being self-employed, and also for continuing to develop my personal skill base.’ Anna left full-time employment in late 2019, with a ‘vague notion’ of […]

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How Peer Support Boosts Confidence, Motivates and Empowers You to Make a Difference

  ‘These sessions are great. I’m still working on myself but networking and listening to other people’s challenges has enabled me to have a wider perspective about the challenges I am facing at work and to find some connection and solidarity from others.’   We ask anyone who comes on our Peer Support: Develop Yourself

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YOU Are Your Business

Setting up your own purposeful business with Future Fixers makes sense if you’re itching to harness your creativity and you’re passionate about doing your bit for the environment. Megan Rimington was one of our first Purposeful Business Start-up participants, and since then has launched not just one, but two amazing businesses: Megan Rose Studio and

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How to Turn Your Business Green by Claire Steele (director at Future Fixers CIC and owner of Lil Creative Studio)

Claire Steele, one of our directors, and owner of Lil Creative Studio (see some of her work in the image), explains how she used a local expert to help green up her design business.

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Future Fixers Forum Networking walk at the cairn on Cunswick Scar

Former Future Fixers Building Successful Businesses in Nature

Our Purposeful Business Start-up Programme attracts many individuals. These range from yoga specialists to wild weavers, bicycle wheel repairers to cake-makers, gardeners to silicone straw manufacturers, and everything in between. Some of the people who come on the programme, however, are motivated by the challenge of putting nature front and centre of their ‘people and

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Start a Good Business – Create a Better Future!

Life is a constant process of reinvention.  You don’t have to be who you were yesterday, and if you don’t like something about who you are today, you can change it.  A great way to do that is to jump on board our Purposeful Business Start-up Programme.  Over six Wednesday afternoon sessions, you will benefit

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