Laura Morris started her own company Rentabuggy in 2008. Having worked within Insurance for 8 years, she started, grew and developed the business, which she has recently sold.
In February 2009, she Co-Founded Networking Mummies with her original business partner Joanne Dewberry. Discovering a niche in the market for networking events for mums in or starting a business they developed a 'Dorset' Branch, which now consists of over 400 members. Realising the further potential, they have now franchised the business and already have 6 branches under their belt. Laura currently heads up two of the branches 'Warwickshire' and 'Leicestershire' and with new business partner Stacie Calder they organise monthly events to support mums in business including workshops, guest speakers, exhibitions and much more.
Learning as she developed Laura has self-taught herself in many subjects and now utilises these to 'educate' a variety of people including start-up's, entrepreneurs and larger businesses with her PR and Marketing Agency www.educatebusiness.co.uk
Laura now also writes articles for many publications and her businesses have been featured in both Local and National press. She also works within schools by providing 'motivational' type talks along with other speaker opportunities and events.
Laura quotes 'I love working with people, hearing their stories and building relationships. I am passionate about helping businesses develop, whether they are starting out or expanding. I have worked with many people by offering them advice, knowledge and contacts to help them drive forward. Watching these individual people then achieve there dreams is so inspiring and it is something close to my heart'
- Finalist for BT Business Grant Competition 2009
- Shortlisted for Remote Worker Awards 2010
- Shortlisted for Business Parent of the Year from mumandworking Awards 2010
- Winner of Women On Their Way Awards 'Start Up' Category 2010
- Shortlisted for Nectar Small Business Awards 'Online Business of the Year' Category 2011
Shortlisted for 'Business Mum of the Year' with MumsClub 2012