Blog — Black Owned Businesses

59 Black Owned businesses in the UK

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Hey there! Thanks for swinging by this page, trust me you made an awesome decision dropping by here. I’m very excited to be sharing this last of AH-MAY-ZING black owned businesses in the UK today that are making us proud. You totally need to check them out. Well I think it’s high time I stopped all the jabbering, so here it is the list of 59 incredible black owned UK businesses.  Have fun!!!!  And support them too. Spill The Tea is an all-natural, loose leaf tea brand. Image source : https://shoppeblack.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/17202690_437377276603830_2385043588731906252_n.jpg New Beacon Books is the UK’s longest running independent book store specialising in African Caribbean literature, cards and artwork. Image...

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Black-Owned apps strike while hot, as Uber loses its first UK court Appeal.

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As Uber loses its first UK Court Appeal against drivers’ rights, Londoners are left wondering how they are expected to get home after a Saturday night out. This ruling could see Uber being forced to treat drivers as workers rather than self-employed or loose the right to operate in the capital. James Farrar told the BBC how he was feeling: "Just huge relief. I really hope it will stick this time and that Uber will obey the ruling of the court. I'd like Uber to sit down and work out how as quickly as possible that every driver who is working for Uber...

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Business Spotlight with Lara Oyedele

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We're super excited to be dishing out more juicy articles, and in this edition we have the awesome privilege of an exclusive interview with Lara Oyedele. CEO Empress Lounge boutique. this turned out to be a rather enlightening interview and we couldn't wait to get it out here for y'all to read. (because we love you that is.....) do enjoy the read and open your heart for this truck load of motivation.  What is your brand name? Empress Lounge Boutique   How long has your business been in existence? I have been in business full time for just under a...

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13 Black women owned brands that we love!!!!!

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Yass!!!!! Black women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs all over the world today and we are super crazy about these black women owned businesses, so we decide to get this list together so they are not out of your reach. These are businesses owned by fabulous black women and they need your support this year, well they have ours already, all you need to do now is check them out and become a client. Here’s the list, get acquainted.  BENÉ SCARVES   image source : https://i0.wp.com/baucemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/benescarves.jpg?w=597   Michelle and Sasha were two best friends pursuing slightly different dreams until one day,...

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Business Spotlight with Feven Iyassu

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Another FAB interview with another awesome woman and entrepreneur, we're excited to be sharing with you amazing stuff from the founder of "SOY & JOY" who is none other than Feven Iyassu. I really hope you find this as insightful as I did.Dive in, have fun, and get inspired! •What is your brand name?   My brand is called Soy & Joy. •How long has your business been in existence? I initially came up with the concept in 2015 and took time to test making candles such as wicks, fragrances, wax and various glass jars to see which of these components...

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