Make It Happen’s 1350th business startup helps achieve programme’s target

On 24th March 2011, Emma Taggart of Plumpots Cake Company became the 1350th business startup, achieving Make It Happen’s target set at the beginning of the programme in October 2009.

Emma’s business makes individually designed and baked to order cakes, she said, “I don’t think, without the programme, I would have had the confidence to start my business, and if I had I’m sure I would have made a few costly mistakes along the way”.

The Make It Happen programme gives graduates access to resources, business experts, online training and mentors towards starting up their own business. For more information go to

We would like to congratulate Emma and wish her all the best for her business!

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