Hayley Southwood is a serial and often accidental entrepreneur.

Losing her mum to cancer when they were both far too young was crushing for Hayley and in a moment of madness she bought an ice cream van from eBay in an attempt to create her own bubble of happiness to escape the sadness.With no marketing budget, Hayley taught herself about social media. She hit Twitter in a big way and was an early embracer of Instagram.The business grew by word of mouth driven by her ever growing social media presence. Over an 18 month period Mrs Scoops and her Vintage Ice Cream Van were featured in over 100 publications including YOU magazine and Country Homes.