Leon’s Blog

Welcome to Leon Fear’s blog. Entrepreneur and Businessman. 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.

Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid…

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Standing up for Britain – a great destination for business

With the global economy lunging from one catastrophe to another, it is not always straight forward knowing where or when to invest in your business, or where to locate in order to take advantage of tax incentives, cost-effective property and perhaps most importantly, a staffing pool sufficiently skilled for your…

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Transient Housing or Community Spirit?

  For some time Fear Group have been involved in property as many of you will know, but we have a particular appetite for land suitable for the development of affordable housing at the moment in our Ethical Homes arm. Affordable housing is often looked upon as a thorn in…

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Merry Christmas from everyone at Fear Group

In my opinion, Christmas is a great time for reflecting and thinking about the past year, and looking forward and planning for the next one, a time to have a break from your normal routine if nothing else, to see friends and family, or to just go for a coffee…

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Lest We Forget

“They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall…

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Ethical Homes, Coming Soon

With the launch of Ethical Homes imminent following the appointment of Ian Britton as Chief Executive, we have been working hard to get the business model right to make sure we deliver on our aims of providing the land required for truly affordable housing. This is not an easy task…

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Don’t Quit!

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit – Rest if you must, but…

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Latest News!

For all the latest news from Fear Group please visit our Media Centre at www.feargroup.com/category/media/ Forthcoming articles and updates include thoughts on Chancellor George Osborne’s budget on 19th March 2014….. What do Entrepreneurs want to see from the budget and how can we sustain the recovery to maintain and provide more…

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A truly amazing organisation

Yesterday we visited the Beacon Centre for the Blind in Dudley in the Midlands having been invited last year by Chief Executive Arwyn Jones when we met at the Bromford Future Fifty event in Wolverhampton. First started in 1875 as The Wolverhampton Society for the Blind and created to help…

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WANTED! REWARD IF FOUND.

We are always looking for new projects. The ideal lot size is £Zero to £50M but major acquisitions will be considered on merit. •Shopping precincts let or vacant •Individual shops with or without upper parts in large towns and cities •Closed Hotels/Offices/Petrol Stations/Pubs/Care Homes •Residential investments and sites suitable for…

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Miles and miles of Smiles at Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year to reflect but we shouldn’t forget people who are less fortunate during what is a very difficult time for many families and individuals. Like all times of year and all aspects of life there is good and bad but personally I have always…

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Family

Very often I get asked “What’s it like working with family?” or “How do you get on working with your Dad?”. The answer is very simple, it’s brilliant. But working with family is not for everyone. A lot of people I speak to say that they couldn’t imagine working with…

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Remembrance Sunday

On a day so significant as this, there is nothing else to add but to quote the poem below; “They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with…

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