Making your own way in the world

Tim Ablett's business First Assist has just completed its first year of trading and he is very pleased with his fledgling organisation's progress so far. First Assist, which describes itself as 'the new name in the provision of business to business health and wellbeing solutions', used to be part of Royal & Sun Alliance (RSA) but has been working very hard to stand on its own two feet over the last 12 months.

"I guess the first 12 months has been about disengaging from the previous shareholde