Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Shaper: Gina Miller encore

    Show aired on 25th February 2017 Gina Miller Gina Miller co-founded SCM Private in 2009 as a disruptive modern investment manager offering low access to high end wealth management. She has worked in the UK retail financial services sector since 1996 and is passionate about transparency, accountability and consumer protection. Gina’s business principles are characterised by… Read more

  • People do have strong rights under the Data Protection Act confirms Court of Appeal

    On 16 February 2017, the Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited judgment in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing clarifying certain aspects of the subject access right (SAR) under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). The Information Commissioner’s Office intervened to make submissions in the case. Subject to the possibility of an application for permission appeal to… Read more

  • Shaper: Oliver Tress

    Show aired on 18th February 2017 Oliver Tress Oliver Tress is the Founder and Managing Director of independent British lifestyle retailer, Oliver Bonas. Having left university with an Anthropology degree, at the age of 25 he opened the first Oliver Bonas store on London’s Fulham Road, bringing together homeware, accessories and jewellery he had found… Read more

  • Shaper: James Hind

    Show aired on 11th February 2017 James Hind James Hind is co-founder and CEO of carwow, ‘the easiest way to buy a car on line’. After studying Finance at the University of Nottingham, James spent time interning at Midas Capital in the city in the midst of the 2008 financial crisis, which put him off… Read more

  • Shaper: Emma Sinclair

    Show aired on 4th February 2017 Emma Sinclair Having formerly worked in M&A, Emma is the youngest person to have floated a company on the London Stock Exchange, having done so at 29. A serial entrepreneur, she was awarded an MBE for services to entrepreneurship in 2016. She now co-leads global software company EnterpriseJungle. Recently… Read more