Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: December 2014

  • Shaper: Dominic List

    Show aired on 3rd January 2015 Dominic List Dominic List, Chairman, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist.  Having already transformed the commercial success of several companies, Dominic List founded Comtact in 2005 and following success in the healthcare space went onto form Comtact Healthcare in 2006.  In Comtact’s brief history it has scored success in the Sunday Times… Read more

  • Shaper: Duncan Goose

    Show aired on 27th December 2014 Duncan Goose Duncan Goose is the founder of Global Ethics and the One Water brand. He has a background in advertising and marketing and was formerly a board director of a WPP subsidiary which he saw through a buy-out, and subsequent merger into the J Water Thompson Group. In… Read more

  • Recruitment News Dec 14 – 2

    Recent figures released by APSCo have shown that the finance, accounting, engineering, media and IT sectors have all seen an increase in the availability of permanent job positions. The growth in the IT sector can be attributed to the growth and popularity of apps which, in turn, has led to an increase in demand for… Read more

  • The latest on the Google privacy case

    Google was in the Court of Appeal last week, trying to reverse the decision of a High Court judge in January 2014 in which he held that the company could be sued in England rather than the US. Google is arguing that the High Court judge got it wrong and that the case should not… Read more

  • Shaper: Alistair Hughes

    Show aired on 20th December 2014 Alistair Hughes Alistair Hughes is Managing Director and owner of Savoir Beds, a London- based company which creates bespoke beds that are widely regarded as the world’s most luxurious. Savoir’s heritage lies with the iconic Savoy hotel. The company was started in 1905 as the Savoy Bedworks with the… Read more

  • Shaper: Rob Forkan

    Show aired on 13th December 2014 Rob Forkan Rob and Paul’s parents, Kevin and Sandra Forkan, were compassionate, adventurous and generous people. As keen travellers themselves they wanted to raise their children with a deep understanding of the world. In order to expose their children to other cultures and see what life was like for… Read more

  • Financial remedies for unlawful competition where financial losses are hard to prove

    The principle that damages are to compensate a party who has suffered loss as a result of the unlawful action of another is well understood. However, in practice, quantifying damages can be extremely difficult. For recruitment companies, it is often a challenge to identify what, if any, financial loss they have suffered when a former… Read more

  • Top tips for selling your recruitment business

    Selling your recruitment business is like selling your house: to get the best price you need to give it some attention and make it attractive to potential buyers. You should be able to demonstrate a few years of steady growth and profit but you also want to be able to show that you have created… Read more

  • Recruitment News Dec 14

    Employment vacancies which remain empty cost the UK economy over £18 billion per annum, with a forecasted economic loss potential of £130.9m in the health and social work industry and £129.1m in the finance and insurance sectors. According to Indeed, employers are struggling to fill the positions with the right staff. These unfilled positions can… Read more

  • Lord Bilimoria

    Lord Bilimoria Lord Bilimoria featured on Jazz Shapers, a radio programme broadcast on Jazz FM, presented by Mishcon de Reya’s Director of Business Development, Elliot Moss. On Jazz Shapers, entrepreneurs like Lord Bilimoria, who have defined and shaped business, are interviewed by Elliot. Alongside music from the risk takers and leaders of jazz, soul, funk… Read more

  • Jacqueline Gold

    Jacqueline Gold Jacqueline Gold featured on Jazz Shapers, a radio programme broadcast on Jazz FM, presented by Mishcon de Reya’s Director of Business Development, Elliot Moss. On Jazz Shapers, entrepreneurs like Jacqueline, who have defined and shaped business, are interviewed by Elliot. Alongside music from the risk takers and leaders of jazz, soul, funk and… Read more

  • Jo Malone

    Jo Malone Jo Malone featured on Jazz Shapers, a radio programme broadcast on Jazz FM, presented by Mishcon de Reya’s Director of Business Development, Elliot Moss. On Jazz Shapers, entrepreneurs like Jo, who have defined and shaped business, are interviewed by Elliot. Alongside music from the risk takers and leaders of jazz, soul, funk and… Read more

  • Shaper: Oday Abbosh

    Show aired on 6th December 2014 Oday Abbosh Oday Abbosh graduated from Imperial College with a degree in Mechanical Engineering before qualilifying as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. Oday then became the Global Managing Partner of Accenture’s Media & Entertainment business, where he worked on many world renowned entertainment brands across the world. Following that,… Read more