Stover School's Economics and Maths six form students listened fascinated to local businesswoman Anne Walker MBE when she came into school to tell them the story of how she built up her company International Dance Supplies Ltd into a multi-million pound exporting business.
A true entrepreneur, Anne grew her business, based in Newton Abbot, virtually single handed from a simple start in Liverpool. She told the students of the Bright World partner school, about the many major decisions and challenges she faced, successfully, during more than 35 years.
In a talk which was full of many interesting points, it was particularly interesting to learn about the importance Anne places on having and valuing good staff, with strong training programmes and promoting staff from within the company, developing their talents and abilities.
On the financial front Anne explained how the business had been developed mainly through internal financing, from earnings, retained profits, keeping gearing low and avoiding the costs of external finance.
Her latest venture, the recent highly successful move into the US market, took courage and good planning - in true entrepreneurial style!
After the talk students had many questions for her and she was most generous with her time and, as we know for a business person, time is money!
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The number of UK Boarding Schools and important Industry Associations attending our Company Conference last week was testament to how highly thought of Bright World Guardianships is. We have had some wonderful feedback at how impressed our guests were with the amount we invest in Child Protection and Safeguarding. It is so important to bring the whole company together once each year to share experiences and obtain important Child Protection Training. I believe it really sets Bright World apart and enables us to strive to be the best in UK guardianship' Lana Foster, Bright World Managing Director
The Bright World Company Conference 2018 was a resounding success. So many of our close partner schools and agents took the time to join us. We all came away feeling very positive about the Guardianship industry and the work that schools and Bright World do together to keep children safe.