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East London is home to a multitude of SME’s and authenticate entrepreneurial talent, whether individuals have made it or making it we’ve got it covered…

Ronnie Herel

You can go your own way

Ronnie Herel, former BBC1xtra and Radio 1 presenter, presents Drive Time and specialist slot #TheBIGRnBShow on Mi Soul Radio. He tells E1 Life why being unafraid to try new things is the key to originality and success Starting a new venture can put the fear…

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Unplugged

Unplugged; kicking the Internet habit

Toby Harris considers the rise of the smart phone and how to manage our 24/7 connectivity addiction. Our increasingly digital world makes it harder to escape the clutches of smartphones and, by extension, social media. But managing how we interact with these tools is essential…

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Victoria’s Secret

Victoria’s Secret

There’s nothing half-baked about Victoria Yum, or its ‘chief cake girl’ Kiersten Donohue. Even the Rolling Stones can’t get enough of her sweet satisfaction…

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Huw Gott and Will Beckett

High Steaks

Best mates since school days, Will Beckett and Huw Gott turned a passion for food that began in Shoreditch into one of the UK’s most admired steak restaurants. Now, New York beckons for the latest and most challenging expansion of their Hawksmoor chain. Podcast: Rosie…

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George Michael

Gorgeous George

Last Christmas, the news broke our hearts. This year, we’re saving our tears to remember someone special: George Michael, singer, song writer, philanthropist and free spirit…

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2017 A YEAR IN REVIEW

As we bid farewell to this year and prepare to usher in the new, Eric Woollard-White looks back over some of the moments and memories we’re unlikely to forget – ever… If 2017 had an abiding spirit, it would be one of resilience, compassion and hope. In a…

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The apprentice

The apprentice

Dean McClumpha left school at 13 with no plan in life. Thanks to Jamie Oliver he found a path. He tells Rosie Coxshaw about life as the Naked Chef ’s International Development man. Words: Nancy Larman Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw Dean McClumpha, International Development Chef at…

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LTDA

Black beauties

London’s iconic black cabs are the envy of the world. We flagged down Steve McNamara of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) to mine The Knowledge. Words: Eric Woollard-White Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw London’s black cab drivers are rightly revered around the world. Who hasn’t, after all, watched…

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Metropolitan University

In the hot seat

Rachael South went from art school to upholstery and now shares her experiences through teaching at The Cass School of Art based at the London Metropolitan University. Words: Alex Larmen    Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw Rachael South has established a significant reputation in the field of craft…

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Gordon Mac

IT STARTED WITH A KISS

Gordon Mac For , a childhood love of music proved the catalyst for his part in kick-starting the UK’s commercial radio revolution. E1 Life tuned in to find out more… Words: Eric Woollard-White    Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw Very few people working in any business can lay…

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Triyoga

Come along and Tri-Yoga

Jonathan Sattin embarked on the wellbeing industry, launching Triyoga in the year 2000, when yoga was an untouched market. Today he is creating beautiful spaces where everyone can belong. Words: Nancy Larman   Podcast: Rosie Coxshaw The year was 1997 and Jonathan Sattin found himself on…

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Jar of hearts

Jar of hearts

Ever thought of filling a jar with healthy delights packed for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Meet Dominique Eloise Alexander, the food stylist and writer paving the way for young women in business. She tells Rosie Coxshaw about Jar Foods, her freshly launched book “We all…

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