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Disability, Fashion, Inclusion, small business -

Hi guys, It’s been a whirlwind year so far – for all of us. But, I’m sure many of you will agree, it’s also been a time for reflection and for thinking carefully about the future we want to create. Since founding Kintsugi, I’ve always been sure of one thing: I want to create a future where disabled people are represented, valued, and understood by the fashion industry. One small brand can’t achieve all this, but there were disability-conscious companies before ours and a whole load more have sprouted up since. If we collaborate and highlight each other’s strengths, we’ll...

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Fashion, small business -

Today’s announcement that the UK has gone into its deepest recession on record may not be a surprise for small business owners, but it is still heart-aching news. I can tell you how I feel - as the owner of a fledgling company in a niche market where many of my customers will be disproportionately impacted by both the pandemic and this recession. Spoiler: it’s not good. Frankly, I am terrified. People often advise business owners to steer clear of politics, but I don’t agree, so here it is. I don’t have any confidence in the current government and their...

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