Meet the expat entrepreneurs mixing business with pleasure in Ibiza – The Times

The summer may be over, but for a growing number of Britons on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza, the party certainly isn’t. A steady stream of families is deciding to stay on for the long term, attracted by the promise of a laid-back lifestyle that has you wafting between yoga classes and sunset barbecues and raising your children free-range in fincas, while setting up your own creative business.

Louise Maxwell at home
Louise Maxwell at home

The fashion stylist Gemma Sheppard says she took a “calculated risk” when she moved her family from Nottinghamshire to Ibiza. They loved spending the summers there, but three years ago her downtime was interrupted by an urgent call to dress the celebrities for a judge’s house on The X Factor. She sourced outfits in the island’s shops,…

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