Known for her ‘tough love’, honesty and ability to empower

others into taking positive action, Helen is extremely

passionate about the HEW approach and sees it as a moral

obligation to help individuals and businesses the world over

achieve the results that they desire. Having founded HEW back

in 2017, Helen has worked with hundreds of individuals,

created new brands and business models, facilitated a range of

action taking workshops and been a key note speaker for

events, networking groups, corporate, HM Prison Service

and Educational Institutions.

Location: Sheffield, UK
Specialist Areas:

  • Corporate to Business Transition

  • Mindset

  • Building a Brand

  • Business Growth

  • Confidence

Getting to know Helen:

  • The Great Outdoors

  • Travel and Experience

  • Good Food and Wine

  • Fitness and Yoga


  • Ironing and Housework

  • People with no manners

  • Mediocrity

  • Fakers, Haters and Dream Stealers


Lauren joined HEW at the start of 2020 but started her entrepreneurial journey long before aged just 20. She closed her

first business aged 27 and with the benefit of hindsight can now

see a combination of burnout and a lack of alignment with the business model she was running was the root cause of why this wasn’t to be her long term path.

Lauren spent the next 8 years in the corporate world running coaching & all round business support units in Holland, expanding into Belgium & France before returning back to the UK where she specialised in project managing digital tools used in the sales & recruitment industries She is renowned for her ability to bring

energy and enthusiasm to whatever she does, her 10+ years of experience working with entrepreneurs in environments that

change daily means she keeps her cool and can focus in the most mental of times!

Location: Manchester, UK
Specialist Areas:

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Working Through Fear

  • Money Mindset

  • Digital Distraction

  • Corporate to Business Transition


Getting to know Lauren:

  • Dogs of all sizes

  • Coffee. Strong, but sweet!

  • Audio books & Podcasts while I walk

  • Seeing others get out of their own way


  • Living to others' expectations

  • Inconsiderate people

  • A messy workplace/desk

  • Baked beans


Uzma and Helen's relationship goes back to the good old school days when they studied together at comprehensive school. Following on from this they both went their separate ways. 

Uzma pursued a career in business management and ended up in the insolvency sector, working with businesses and individuals who were struggling with their debts and finances. She was involved in restructuring, turnaround and insolvency procedures and has over 12 years of experience in the field. 

She made the decision to pursue a more creative career as an abstract artist in 2018, this was when Uzma connected again with Helen to help support this transition. Since then she has been working on building this as a business. She works from her art studio based in Rotherham, creating bespoke pieces, commissions, putting together workshops and her work has also been showcased in local exhibitions. 

As a result of working closely with HEW over the past couple of years and getting to know the love of the brand. Uzma has now joined the team in a Business Support role alongside growing her art business.

Location: Sheffield, UK
Specialist Areas:

  • Business Management

  • Administrative Support

  • Art & Design

  • Bespoke Delivery And Workshops


Getting to know Uzma:

  • Nature And Being Near Water

  • Weight Training And Boxing

  • Tea And Biscuits

  • Seeing People Succeed


  • People Who Think They Are Always Right

  • Dark Chocolate

  • Cooking


Izzy is an 18-year-old level three journalism student currently studying at The Sheffield College who is currently part of HEW's 'Project Team'. She is an aspiring broadcast journalist and also has an interest in entertainment journalism and social media marketing. Izzy is hoping to continue her studies as The Sheffield College gaining he NCTJ qualification and then study journalism at university. She is enjoying promoting HEW's work on social media and being involved in building new projects with the rest of the team. 

When she isn't studying at college or taking part in her work experience placement at HEW, you will find her picking orders at Tesco or writing music reviews for various online websites. Izzy has also been published in Hive South Yorkshire and Rotherham Advertiser. She has also taken part in the BCC Young Reporter competition and has been featured on their social media channels and on BBC Radio Sheffield.

Location: Sheffield, UK
Specialist Areas:

  • Article Writing

  • Social Media

  • Marketing

Getting to know Izzy:

  • One Direction

  • Dogs

  • Hot Chocolate

  • Sushi


  • Messy Eaters

  • Coffee

  • Peas

  • Snakes


Ben is 18 years old, currently studying Level 3 Information Technology at The Sheffield College. Long term Ben is interested in going into the IT business utilising his many skills such as programming, social media interaction and games design. He is very passionate about working with HEW as it offers a fun and friendly environment, as well as helping him gain many more skills along the way. Ben is mostly managing tasks of editing clips, helping with the social media channels, as well as updates and improvements to the website. Ben is excited to grow in the tech industry with HEW giving him a clear vision for the future.

In his free-time Ben is passionate about health and fitness. He has taken part in many residential activities throughout school as well as IT related workshops at college. Ben has also appeared on the BBC News where they came into college talking about IT related information.

Location: Doncaster, UK
Specialist Areas:

  • Social Media

  • Determination

  • Editing


Getting to know Ben:

  • Gym

  • Football

  • Gaming

  • Dogs


  • Ill-mannered People

  • Turkish Delight

  • Wasps

  • Untidiness


Ellie is currently attending Sheffield College studying film, media and psychology at A level alongside her placement at HEW. She is 16 and aspires on becoming a director in the world of TV and film.

When not at college you can find Ellie in her room playing games, planning and shooting short films or creating music on bass.


Ellie has previously spent her secondary school career participating in musicals and productions gathering numerous large roles and mentoring younger students who wished to do the same. 

Location: Rotherham, UK
Specialist Areas:

  • Designing

  • Social Media Engagement

  • Editing


Getting to know Ellie:

  • Music

  • Books

  • Self Care Days

  • Plants


  • Household Chores

  • Chicken With Bones

  • Getting Up In The Morning

  • Loud Eaters