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Reflections of a Sentient Being

As I sit here chained to this post, my eyes closed, my body weary from continual torture from the hot metal rod used to control me, I reflect on my life. That rod and my masters boots that stamp on my head, body, arms and legs makes me anxious all…

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Newport regeneration plans announced

The Fear Group – a family run business that focuses on property acquisitions and investments – announced recently that plans have been tabled with Newport City Council for a £60 million redevelopment a site measuring five and a half acres, by Newport’s riverfront. This site used to be home to…

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PLANS IN FOR £60M NEWPORT SCHEME

Plans have been submitted for Fear Group’s £60m mixed-use regeneration project on Newport’s riverfront. The proposals include a 601-bedroom student village, 144 homes, an 84 bedroom four-star hotel, a health plaza, convenience store and restaurant. The company revealed plans for the development of the former five-and-a-half acre former Sainsbury’s site…

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Power by the People for the People

To The Rt Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London Dear Prime Minister, Whilst in the south of France this week I have been reading French and German perspectives regarding the forthcoming EU referendum in the United Kingdom. It is clear they all want us to remain part…

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A Letter to David Cameron

To The Rt Hon David Cameron, Prime Minister Dear Mr Cameron I write firstly to congratulate you on your election victory which in my opinion was won on the back of the very excellent job that you and George Osborne did in repairing our shattered economy. Without a strong economy…

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A Vote For Common Sense

Predicting outcomes is something we have been doing in my business at Fear Group for 34 years, we do it to locate hot-spots in global economic activity as a background to future group investment. With this in mind I asked our in-house researchers to come up with their prediction for…

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Creating A National Powerhouse

The below article written by Stephen Fear was originally featured on the Huffington Post on 30th April 2015: Mark Twain once said “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore” he was right of course, but does it matter? In fact land isn’t really scarce at all! The whole of the American…

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PLANS FOR £60M NEWPORT DEVELOPMENT REVEALED

Fear Group has revealed plans for a £60m mixed-use development on the site of a former Sainbury’s supermarket in Newport. The proposals include 600-bed student accommodation, 140 homes and a 60-room hotel as well as a convenience store and health centre. The six acre site has been disused since the…

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Open all hours? Stephen Fear on business continuity

Thinking about how quickly you could get your business up and running again after a major disruption – flood, cyber attack, fire – isn’t just another box to tick. In the event of disaster, is your recovery up to scratch? We ask the British Library’s entrepreneur in residence, Stephen Fear,…

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Britain, a Nation of Entrepreneurs

As we approach the UK General Election it is obvious that possibly for the first time ever, most, if not all, of the main political parties accept that the creation of wealth through free enterprise is the only real way toward general prosperity. Entrepreneurs are, by nature, calculated risk takers.…

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Home Is Where The Heart is

Original article written by Stephen Fear and was featured on The London Economic on 6th February 2015: A home is somewhere we can be ourselves. Somewhere we can dress how we like, slob out on the sofa with an Indian takeaway, or watch exactly what we like on TV! Sadly…

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