Founded in 1984, Emma Bridgewater designs and manufactures hand-decorated pottery and a wide selection of home products.
Its products are handmade in a renovated 19th Century factory in Stoke-on-Trent and are sold through its website, own stores, as well as wholesale customers such as John Lewis and Next.
Business funding insights
An independent optician with the vision to grow
Royston Bayfield, Bayfields Opticians, and Chris Boyes, an investor in BGF’s Yorkshire team, talks about the ins and outs of seeking and securing growth funding.
What is venture capital and when is it right for your business?
We look at the rise of venture capital in the UK, the types of businesses receiving support, and the pros and cons of this method of funding a business.