Northern Ireland entrepreneur Dr Leah Totton, who gained BBC TV present The Apprentice in 2013, will launch her personal skincare line later this year, Business Telegraph can reveal.
r Totton, who’s from Londonderry, mentioned she nonetheless works intently with The Apprentice’s Lord Sugar, as unaudited abridged firm accounts for Dr Leah Ltd have been filed for July 2019 to June 2020.
The accounts present the enterprise had elevated web property from £128,015 to £229,331. The determine for money at financial institution was additionally up from £413,934 to £450,685.
Dr Leah Ltd, which runs three clinics providing non-surgical beauty pores and skin therapies, was arrange by Dr Totton and Lord Sugar after Dr Totton gained the enterprise actuality TV present in 2013.
Lord Sugar and Dr Totton stay 50:50 shareholders within the enterprise, with Lord Sugar nonetheless actively concerned.
Dr Totton mentioned the enterprise had taken successful from Covid-19.
“The enterprise was closed completely throughout March via to July 2020, that are peak months within the aesthetic season. This, after all, had a big impression on the turnover and revenue.
“We are, nonetheless, happy to have been worthwhile total for the 2019-2020 year given the Covid-19 closures. This was due to the enterprise buying and selling very effectively earlier than the Covid-19 lockdown.”
And she mentioned the clinics have been buying and selling effectively, with excessive demand for beauty procedures.
The enterprise now has a web-based store and can launch Dr Leah Skincare at Christmas, she mentioned.
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