Helen Williams left her job teaching history, taking the plunge to start her own business. Her high-end Purah Candles are now a feature in some prestigious retail outlets across Wales, but her journey began with support from Business Wales. Based in Llanelli the busy working mother faced a crossroads with a new job in teaching looming. She decided to attend a Business Wales ‘Starting and running your business’ workshop, this was just the start of the support that Helen received which included:
- One to one support from an experienced Business Wales Adviser
- Advice on name and branding
- Attending a ‘Starting and Running Your Business’ workshop
- Attending a Bookkeeping Workshop
- Attending a Marketing Workshop
Purah Candles are now available in over 30 high retail outlets across Wales and England.