Leon’s Blog

Welcome to Leon Fear’s blog. Follow Leon on Twitter – @leonfear

All blogs written by Leon Fear are for general information purposes only and express personal opinions, and do not necessarily constitute fact and should not be relied upon wholly or in part in the form of advice or in any other way. All content is designed for the enjoyment of the reader and is based on personal experience and opinions.

Pause and Effect?

With the global economy largely on pause due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, what long term effects will an almost unprecedented economic standstill have on output, growth prospects and perhaps most importantly, jobs around the world? Looking back through history, the last major worldwide pandemic of the nature we are…

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Stay home, save lives

Following the Government’s announcements and in order to help protect the NHS and vital key workers, we are maintaining physical distancing within our business until further notice. We are still available for telephone calls, video conferencing and emails as usual and you can visit us on our Twitter accounts, @FearStephen…

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Brexit Deadlock

With Brexit dominating the news for over three years now it’s a wonder anything else is getting done at all and that the general UK economy hasn’t fallen off a cliff edge so far. Without some clear direction there is a great danger of this though in my opinion and…

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Investment in the UK, Brexit or no Brexit!

There is a lot of uncertainty and some concern as to what the effect might be on various areas of business in the UK following our departure from the European Union, which is almost certainly now going to be delayed past the original date of Brexit on 29th March 2019.…

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HOW WE SPEND OUR DAYS

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 10th December 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________ Like most people, sometimes entrepreneurs feel like they’ve had enough and want to give up. It can become wearing as they go about their daily…

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THE SEED OF ENTERPRISE

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 29th October 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________ Often people ask whether an Entrepreneur is born or made. The answer for me is simple. Entrepreneurial skills can be taught but the true essence…

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An Age-Old Mega Trend

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 14th September 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________   It’s a well known fact that people are generally living longer than at any time in history thanks to advances in medical science and…

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NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2018

Family businesses contribute hugely to Britain’s economy with around two thirds of businesses in the UK being family owned, that’s almost 5 million businesses, so I’m proud to be part of one started by my father in 1969. We’ve moved on a bit since the early days of my Dad…

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CHANGING SPACES – ANALYSING THE SHOPPING CENTRE

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 29th August 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________ The British high street appeared to be thriving when I was growing up with new local shopping centres cropping up in most medium sized towns.…

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A NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 30th July 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________ It doesn’t seem that long ago when the idea of having a truly portable computer seemed some way off, and in fact it has only been…

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A LOOK AT SMES AND PROPERTY

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 23rd July 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________ When it comes to starting a new business, one of the key considerations is where to locate and operate your enterprise from. For many start…

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BUILD UP OR BUILD OUT

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 7th June 2018. To view the original, please click here. __________________________________________________ Not a day goes by in the UK where house prices aren’t mentioned and perhaps for very good reason. One of the key issues is the…

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THE ‘GENERATION GAME’

Original article written by Leon Fear for Business Leader as featured on their website on 26th March 2018. To view the original, please click here. ______________________________ All throughout history, each generation has tried to improve their living standards and create comfortable homes in which to live, with millions aspiring to home…

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