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Merry Christmas 2019

    Wishing everyone a peaceful and relaxing Christmas break and hoping for a successful and prosperous 2020 for all colleagues, friends and their families.   A donation has been made to Oakleaf Enterprise – you can donate here

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RSM supported event at Rayner

I was very pleased to be invited to be part of a panel at a recent event organised by RSM at Sussex company Rayner, a specialist innovator and manufacturer of intraocular lenses. The event consisted of a presentation by Rayner, followed … Continue reading

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BEIS Industrial Energy Consultation

A very constructive meeting between BEIS officials, Trade bodies and manufacturing companies to discuss two schemes to reduce UK’s Carbon Footprint. It was an interesting meeting which discussed how to improve the efficiency of high energy use businesses but also … Continue reading

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MakeUK/APMG Parliamentary reception

  Rousing speeches  by Jonathan Reynolds MP Richard Harrington MP at the recent MakeUK APMG Parliamentary reception. An event to celebrate all that’s best about British Manufacturing and catch up with valued colleagues.

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Manufacturing Commission Inquiry

At the House of Lords recently with fellow Commissioners, Chair Lord Bilimoria CBE and Vice Chair Barry Sheerman MP to launch the Manufacturing Commission’s Inquiry “Making the Local Industrial Strategy work for Manufacturing”. An interesting and wide ranging discussion to … Continue reading

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous 2019

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Cavendish hosts Shadow Minister

Very pleased along with colleagues Richard Salmon and Lisa Cowan to recently welcome Shadow Business and Trade Minister Bill Esterson to NWES’ North London offices to discuss the success of Cavendish Enterprise “Start & Grow” programme.   Fantastic success stories … Continue reading

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

                      Wishing friends and colleagues a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2017     A donation has been made to Macmillan Cancer Support    Please help by supporting this worthy … Continue reading

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Legal thought leadership reports

For the last six years I have been producing thought leadership reports with colleagues from the DMH Stallard LLP team. They cover topics such as protecting IP, exporting, ethical business, maximising cash in a business and data security in the … Continue reading

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Do we have 3rd rate broadband in the UK?

My latest column in South East Business Magazine discussed the current poor performance of communications, both mobile and fixed line broadband, in this country. At the same time, my IoD colleague Dan Lewis produced a report echoing my concerns on … Continue reading

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