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Being in Business Doesn’t Have to Cost the Earth [Video]

I took a look around Banbury on Small Business Saturday at some of the great independent retailers and restaurants to discuss with them how we can equate conscious consumerism with being a small business while still fighting climate change!

Should Cherwell District Council be Risking Public Money Buying Shopping Centres?

As I said in the recent election debate on the BBC, in my opinion they shouldn’t. There are many reasons it’s a bad idea, both from a business perspective and as part of local spending priorities. I’ve worked in retail nearly all my life.  I built and ran a national chain of jewellery stores across […]

Why You Should Be Worried About TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a EU/USA treaty being negotiated in secret on our behalf. I believe it is one of the most serious threats we have ever faced.  Yet it’s a threat that many people haven’t even heard of. This proposed agreement has implications on a national and global level, particularly […]