Eve Lodge is the owner of Barmy, a Yorkshire-based company that makes bespoke British bunting. She began her business aged 14 and has sold her pieces all over the world – and also to the set of Coronation Street! Now 18, Eve continues to build her Barmy brand while in her first year of her degree course at The University of Hull.
Eve has been named in the Northern Power Women’s Top 50 Future list; is nominated for Business Woman of the Year at the 2017 Yorkshire Choice Awards, having been shortlisted for Young Achiever in 2016; reached the 2015 final of The Pitch, the UK’s biggest small business competition; was named 2015 ‘Solopreneur’ at the Yorkshire BiY awards; nominated for the 2015 Yorkshire Women of Achievement; and named as one of the JCI UK’s ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons’ for 2016.
Why I’m Supporting #MicroBizMattersDay
I am delighted to support #MicroBizmattersDay and help promote the fantastic work of Tina Boden and Tony Robinson. Being a business owner, particularly a micro business owner, can be very rewarding, but also hard work! It needs plenty of passion, innovation, creativity, dedication and drive! A micro business owner also needs help along the way, as well as consideration and appreciation from larger organisations, and on this day we can help spread the word that #MicroBizMatters!