A group of volunteers who have never actually physically met (yet!) but who are passionate about fighting the current injustice on behalf of the millions of #ForgottenLtd business owners.
After a successful career in Sales Media & Marketing, working mainly in commercial TV and radio, Gina and her husband Simon started their own business in 2017. Just Shutters Surrey specialises in custom made shutters and operates across Surrey, Middlesex and South West London. Gina was a Co-Founder of the #ForgottenLtd Campaign and our Operations Director. You will now mainly find her on Twitter, handling press and media relations or working on strategy.
Just Shutters Surrey
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Amanda has worked in the accountancy field since leaving school at sixteen. Her business Time Back Accounts & Payroll Ltd was established in 2002, and has seen a steady growth with long term clients ever since. Amanda started the Change.org petition for Limited Company directors when she realised many of her clients fell through the gaps of Covid-19 support. This petition has exceeded 350,000 signatures to date. She joined the ForgottenLtd group at the very beginning and is very proud to be a part of the campaign team, who are some of the most amazing, tenacious people she knows!
Founder & Director of Kreative Group, Kate, set up the company whilst working as a primary school teacher; in 2009 Kate left the teaching profession to focus on the business full-time. Kreative Group is an award winning Event Company & Staffing Agency working throughout the UK and providing work to hundreds of creative staff each year. Kate is also a freelance presenter, having hosted hundreds of live events and awards ceremonies, both nationally and internationally.
Kreative Group Ltd
Shirley has worked in the meeting & event industry for 25 years plus and started her own consultancy practice in 2013. Curvebox Ltd specialises in the implementation of meeting management technology and strategic meetings management programs for a range of global industry sectors, including pharma, chemical and finance companies. Shirley drives engagement across all the #ForgottenLtd social media channels, and is a strategist for campaign initiatives.
After a career in high street banking and then as a mortgage consultant Jo decided to leave her job at the end of 2006 to start a building and maintenance business with her husband Gary. They employ 3 other people along with an average of 10 regular subcontractors.
Jo firmly believes that small businesses play a vital role in both the local economy and the economy as a whole, and is also passionate about fairness and equality. Both of which prompted her to join the campaign team.
Homefix building and Maintenance Ltd
For the past 21 years Tracy has been the director of Sales Training International Ltd – a global training and consultancy business.Working internationally delivering bespoke training solutions, conference speaking and working as in-house consultants. Alongside Tracy are 20 freelance associates.
Tracy was horrified to realise her company would not receive any financial support from the government during the Covid19 pandemic, nor would she personally. She joined the campaign team of #ForgottenLtd to fight for parity for small Limited Companies and their Directors.
Along with campaign strategy, she manages the LinkedIn page, works with the APPG and runs the sub group AnnualPAYE.
She is married with one daughter and before this year her free time was spent travelling and at live music gigs and festivals.
Keith started his Business Consultancy Aiden Associates Ltd after a long corporate career that culminated in him being one of the three executives who floated Conviviality PLC in 2013.
He is sector agnostic and focuses on helping start-ups, micro and small businesses.
Fiona had a successful career in print and then television becoming a series producer for ITV West. In 2008 she set up her own freelance journalism & media consultancy. Her media consultancy has grown organically and she works with a team of seven freelancers and has, until lockdown, regularly had a six figure turnover. She became a regional champion to show that there’s no such thing as local news any more – sharing personal stories in community media resonates powerfully
Fiona Scott Media Consultancy Ltd
Jayson started his graphic and web design agency, brace, in 2003 and has a particular interest in supporting arts organisations and not-for-profits making a positive social impact, charging 50% rates for these clients.
Jayson releases his music on streaming platforms under the name Eternal Planes and writes songs about friends, love, remote islands, corrupt politicians and controversial interrogation techniques.
After a successful career working for national newspapers with a proven record both in the UK and abroad, followed by a stint political campaigning, Cherry set up a digital campaign company, Shared Voice, earlier this year. Shared Voice, mobilises action for your business, cause or policy ask.
Cherry joined the #ForgottenLtd campaign as social media strategy adviser and is busy building engagement and audience across our social media platforms.
Rachael is a serial entrepreneur who has a number of businesses, from running a software development company to founding a business membership and mastermind group, and more recently launching a pizza delivery business from home!
Rachael believes passionately in the go-giver concept in the business world and that businesses should work in collaboration not competition.
The #ForgottenLtd team are a perfect example of both!
Squareone Software Ltd
Helen heads up Marketing Strategy withn her agency based in Corsham, Helen Brings analytical skill to the Forgotten Team along with an understanding of volunteer models and how to help coordinate effort.
Before all of this, I made a living by not taking things too seriously.
Upon learning that my business and I were excluded from any support from the government I decided to turn my anger and frustration into something positive and joined the #ForgottenLtd cause responsible for producing all the graphics.
A multi-disciplinary designer, I am the co-owner of Phormular Limited, an exhibition design and installation company.
Through my company Phirefly Ltd I design graphics for fashion retail.
I’m also a professional interior photographer, amateur architect, basset hound custodian and mother of two.