Congratulations to the twelve aspiring entrepreneurs who have completed the six week Business Start-up course in Orpington. The innovative course, delivered by Orpington 1st in partnership with Successful Mums, supports local women in turning their business ideas into reality..

The course provides a step by step guide to starting up a business and enables participants to identify the transferable skills they may have already developed through parenting. Attendees benefit from the insights of a host of expert guest speakers, including international social media expert, Zoe Cairns, who has recently appeared at a NATO conference, as well as the ITV show ‘This Morning’.

Successful Mums graduate, Regan Anderton from the Cooking Shed, said: