Success stories

Evelyn Chiejina


Caremark Merton

Evelyn attended and completed our Start Your Own Business course twice, and as a result bought into a care work franchise.  She is doing exceptionally well and has gone on to employ in excess of 30 local residents.

Anna-Jane Nikowska


Telegraph Street

Anna-Jane is a talented linguist, actress and recruiter.  Since completing our course she has set up Telegraph Street and has an international client base who benefit from  gaining intercultural input necessary to successfully conduct business in the UK.

Lisa-Marie Pascal


Chia Designs

This family run business has gone from strength to strength in just 3 years, designing and producing amazing hand crafted bespoke jewellery.  This business has its core values established in their belief in the good of mother earth and mankind.

Anton Cross


HS Homes

Anton is the CEO of this construction company that has established itself in South London as a professional and conscientious company that gives a good service and good prices.

Susana Monteiro


Marie Clentine

Susanna is a fantastic example of some-one that is determined to succeed.  Inspired by her own daughter and the desire for quality children's clothing she has established and grown Marie Clementine.

Kayleigh Doughty


Kayleigh Dought Art

Kayleigh came onto the course as a shy unassuming young lady with great artistic talent.  she has since grown her business to the extent she was commissioned to do artwork for the 2012 Olympics and takes her art to many diverse areas of London and the surrounding counties.

Businesses created

Below are just some of the businesses DET has had the privilege of supporting into fruition via the DET SYOB and Entrepreneurship programmes: