Andrew Reynolds became a self-made Millionaire at the age of 45
Andrew Reynolds started a business in his spare room at home. Within a few short years had won the Small Business of the Year Award. Praised for his work for charity, he then went on to win the coveted Surrey Business Person of the Year Award too.
Following a three day event which he held at Londons O2 Arena, Andrew Reynolds was then awarded Business Event of the Year. Not content with winning o9ne award – the event also won Best UK and International Conference. The O2 event was the sold out Home Business Bootcamp. A charity event attended by over 8,000 home based people,this event raised over £700,000 for a national children’s charity.
Make Your Mark
Andrews charity work also includes work with Great Ormond Street hospital. He raised the money to pay for the building of a new 6 bed treatment room at the hospital. Andrew also became a Patron of the Prince’s Trust. Featured on BBC1’s Newsnight programme, his Make Your Mark with a Tenner project received huge praise. Andrew Reynolds gave 10,000 school children ten pounds each. They were then allowed 30 days to make as much profit as possible with that ten pounds. The winner – featured on Newsnight – made a profit of over £400! Prizes were also given to the kids, for social responsibility in business too. He hopes to run similar projects in the future
Social responsibility is a subject Andrew is passionate about. This explains why he does more than just creating his own personal financial success. He has also used the ideas he shares in his latest book. Called COPY THIS IDEA published by Wiley, he talks about how he raised millions of pounds for national children’s charities. These include Great Ormond Street and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Other local charities include Disability Initiative and the Phyllis Tucker Hospice.