Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Shaper: Chris Morling

    Show aired on 30th July 2016 Chris Morling – Managing Director & Founder of Chris Morling is the entrepreneur behind the successful comparison website He built the brand with consumers’ interests in mind, and champions responsible comparison that helps users get the deal that is genuinely right for them. Chris is passionate about ensuring everyone gets treated fairly by financial… Read more

  • Shaper: Richard Joseph encore

    Show aired on 23rd July 2016 Joseph Joseph was launched by talented twin brothers Richard and Antony Joseph in 2003. Since then, they have seen their company develop from a small business into a truly global operation; a brand that has become synonymous with contemporary kitchen style. Joseph Joseph is a unique combination of the… Read more

  • Shaper: Ben Wright

    Show aired on 16th July 2016 A former Corporate Finance M&A Lawyer at Allen & Overy, in 2002, Ben – along with his brother-in-law – founded Wright Brothers, a British seafood business with a core reputation as oyster experts and pioneers. Wright Brothers has a wholesale team, sourcing the best seafood from the British Isles… Read more

  • 4MLD: stricter UK transparency rules & EU to follow UK’s lead on PSC registers?

    The European Commission has proposed Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) amendments and early implementation. As we have discussed in previous blog posts, as of 6 April most UK companies and LLPs have had to maintain a “register of people with significant control” (PSC register). From 30 June the information on those PSC registers is starting… Read more

  • Raising finance carefully is more vital than ever post-Brexit

    There’s no getting away from it: Brexit has been a shock to the system. Most entrepreneurs – particularly founders of fast-growing firms – wanted the result to go the other way, but they’re optimistic by nature, brushed themselves down and are getting on with business. There’s still plenty of waiting to come, though, with government… Read more

  • Shaper: Rachel Riley

    Show aired on 9th July 2016 Rachel Riley is the owner and founder of Rachel Riley, a British luxury brand for children. She studied at Cambridge University and worked as a model in Paris, New York & London before setting up her own company twenty years ago, when she had children of her own, as… Read more

  • Shaper: John Vincent encore

    Show aired on 2nd July 2016 John Vincent is CEO of Leon, the naturally fast food chain, which he co-founded with Henry Dimbleby in 2004 to make it easier for everyone to eat well. He previously worked as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company, where his business travels made him realise that the only… Read more