I’m delighted to announce my client Jo Macfarlane has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Business Woman Awards for ‘Most Inspiring Business Woman’.
Jo runs Jo Macfarlane, a bespoke luxury candle making business that hosts candle making workshops alongside creating bespoke candles for hotels in London and across Scotland.
Jo started her candle making business from her kitchen table after working as a flight attendant all over the world. Realising that international jet setting travel wouldn’t fit with being a mum, Jo took her love of candles and scent and turned it into a multi award winning business.
In addition to her bespoke candles and intimate candle making workshops, Jo has also launched her own ‘Ignite Your Creativity’ online coaching course designed to help other new entrepreneurs embarking on their own business ventures.
Jo said: “I am honoured and privileged to be a finalist alongside the most inspiring women in business.”
The awards –now in their fifth year – are designed to recognise the achievement of women across a wide range of business categories.
Debbie Gilbert, organiser, said: ‘We were delighted with the number of entries this year, which came in from all over the UK.
“ This is a tough competition judged by business experts. To be a finalist is a major achievement. Finalists have been selected for their business acumen, determination, creativity and tenacity. Well over 80 per cent of start-ups fail in the first three years, and all our finalists are all shining examples of being successful entrepreneurs who have proved their success to our judges.’
The gala final will be held in London on October 11.
To view Jo’s full product range of sophisticated scented candles please visit www.jomacfarlane.com