Pulling Together

Pulling Together

I have just come out of the inaugural meeting of a new forum which will represent in excess of 200,000 small businesses in the UK. Arranged by the FSB and hosted in a restaurant owned by the Chairman of the British Takeaway Campaign. The meeting brought together...
Skippers In the News

Skippers In the News

We were in the news again at the weekend.  A story broke on Friday when I was contacted to do an interview about the potato shortage we are facing this year. As soon as the story went live on the FT website we were contacted by the Daily Mail, Andrew had to do an...
NFFF – My other job!

NFFF – My other job!

This weekend I was delighted to be voted back in as National President of the National Federation of Fish Friers.  Chain of Office  It is a full on role but I am supported by a great board and an amazing back office team in Leeds. It does take a lot of my spare time...
Takeaway Food Expo – Excel in London

Takeaway Food Expo – Excel in London

I had a great day today at the Takeaway Food Expo. I was invited down by my friends at Just Eat and as I missed last year I moved heaven and earth to get there this year. The show is very much leaning towards technology and how it can help your business, and as my...
Media Training

Media Training

Some of you may wonder what I get up to when I’m away from the shop. This week in was invited to attend an intensive media training session in London as part of my role with the British Takeaway Campaign. The course took place at Newington Communications in London and...