Cardiff Met Business Management graduate, Caryl Thomas, has seen success for the second year running at the South Wales Business Awards this month.
four year old Caryl from Britton Ferry was announced as the winner of
the Female Entrepreneur of the year category at the 2015 Awards ceremony
held in Cowbridge earlier this month.
received business advice from Cardiff Met's Centre for Student
Entrepreneurship whilst at university and set up her own cleaning
company in 2013, graduating with a first class honours a few months
later. She took the Young Entrepreneur of the Year title at last year’s
South Wales Business Awards.
Cleaning Services provides both domestic and commercial services,
tailored to suit the people and businesses in Swansea and Neath Port
Talbot. Caryl has seen great success in her first two years of business.
said: "I’m honoured to have been selected as a category winner for the
second year running. I am thoroughly enjoying being a business owner,
and having my hard work recognised through awards such as these, really
is the icing on the cake. I am learning every day and am passionate
about continually improving my business and sharing my experience with
other aspiring entrepreneurs.”
Hashimi, Entrepreneurship Education Manager at Cardiff Met, said: "We
are absolutely thrilled for Caryl. She has grasped an opportunity and
applied her business knowledge, hard work ethic and entrepreneurial
spirit to make a real success story. To take home a title two years in a
row is quite an achievement. Well done Caryl!”
university's Centre for Student Entrepreneurship aims to help support
students who are interested in starting a business as well as developing
their entrepreneurial skills, to assist them in securing further