Category Archives: business

Surrey Business School Business Insights Breakfast

Recently I attended an SBS Business Breakfast concerning the power of the platform economy.   Prof Annabelle Gawer from the business school gave a thought provoking presentation explaining how platforms such as Amazon, ebay and the Apple App store work … Continue reading

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CP Cases at Ocean Business

Helping out the team at CP Cases’ stand at the recent Ocean Business show in Southampton.   A really interesting show for businesses involved in off shore exploration and analysing the sea bed.   Such a wide range of interest … Continue reading

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Re-Manufacturing discussion at the House of Commons

  An afternoon supporting the Policy Connect All Party Parliamentary Groups Manufacturing and Sustainable Resource (APMG and APSRG) for a discussion to explore how public procurement can support Remanufacturing and create a more circular economy. An excellent session chaired by … Continue reading

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Deloitte connected supply chain

  A very interesting morning spent at the Deloitte connected supply chain installation with Policy Connect colleague Ben Carpenter Merritt and hosts Luciano Lo Tito and Benjamin Swyer. A fascinating exposition of 4IR and the connected supply chain demonstrating some … Continue reading

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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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Recent speech at the “Made in the South East” awards

I was honoured recently to be asked to speak at this year’s Made in the South East Manufacturing Awards Dinner. A great evening with so many fantastic businesses competing. Congratulations to all of the winners. Also many thanks to @Philip … Continue reading

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All Party Manufacturing Group roundtable

It was a pleasure to Chair the recent APMG event in Westminster with our keynote speaker Bill Esterson MP, Shadow Minister for Business and International Trade. It was a lively discussion with excellent contributions from Lee Hopley, Will McGarrigle and … Continue reading

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Nurturing talent in the manufacturing sector

I recently posted an article on LinkedIn from “The Engineer” outlining the best way to get a job in engineering post graduation.   The comments below the article from graduates struggling to find work resonated with me. The common theme … Continue reading

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Mental Health in the workplace

It has been interesting to note that mental health has now risen as an issue on both the business and political agenda, hence the focus on it in in the media over the last few months and in the recent … Continue reading

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Time to remove the stigma of Mental Health at work

My recent column in South East Business magazine, the first of a series of articles dealing with mental health in the workplace     The full article can be found here

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