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Case Studies

The  North East BIC’s business advisers have a wealth of experience and have helped many on their path to self employment. See below for some examples of our most recent success stories.

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Niche Pet-sitting service slithers into Sunderland

Niche Pet-sitting service slithers into Sunderland

A scientist has recently launched a pet-sitting service with a difference. Helen Glenwright has created Cosy Chameleon, a pet-sitting and boarding service in Sunderland which not only cares for common household pets like cats,...

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Feel good firm is conjured up in Sunderland

Feel good firm is conjured up in Sunderland

Meditation and mindfulness changed Rob Charlton’s life, prompting him to launch his first business. Rob turned his passion into a business by creating Nu Yu Plus, a holistic natured firm that encourages individuals to practise meditation...

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European entrepreneur is finding her feet in Sunderland

European entrepreneur is finding her feet in Sunderland

Sunderland’s creative sector continues to flourish as fashion designer, Klaudia Małolepsza, launches her own business, KM Fashion, with support from the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Klaudia, 32, made the move to Sunderland from...

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Young entrepreneur acts to follow dream

Young entrepreneur acts to follow dream

A passionate actor based in Sunderland is following his dream as a theatre maker with support from the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC). Jordan Lee Carling, 23 from Sunderland, launched his career...

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Get outdoors and Discover Edventure

Get outdoors and Discover Edventure

A former PE teacher has embarked upon an adventurous and inspiring journey of his own. Neil Travis who previously headed the Sports Department at Castle View Enterprise Academy in Sunderland has launched his own...

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