In the Media

Degree = Success?

Is a University Degree Needed to be Successful in Business? As a new academic year approaches; thousands of bright-eyed university students will once again be populating the various campuses across the country. Despite the rise in tuition fees, there has been a record number of over 342,000 new university applicants…

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Property Developer Freebies

Leon Fear comments in an article by Zoe Dare for The Telegraph on 13th September 2015: Buying a new-build property: developer ‘freebies’ With new developments still proving hard to sell in some areas of the country, Zoe Dare Hall asks if tempting new-build offers really are good value.

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International Customers

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times September 2013. Tips For Dealing With International Customers Over the years I have dealt with almost every nationality you can think of and have found most people react well to these simple principals. Honesty Clarity in communication and frequency thereof…

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Finding Finance

Stop the Casualties   Many new and experienced business people come to see me at The British Library each month and the question of finance and where to find it is always high on their agenda.  

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Mentoring Matters

Why Mentoring Matters The British Library in London might seem an unusual place to look for a mentor but you would be surprised. Originally part of The British Museum it became a separate entity in 1973. The current building, found on the Euston Road, was designed by Sir Colin St. John Wilson and…

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Britain is a Top Location

Standing up for Britain – A Great Destination for Business by Leon Fear   LEON FEAR examines why Great Britain remains a top location for business in comparison to its European rivals

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Small Business – Key Growth Area in UK

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times August 2013. With small businesses dubbed the key to growth in the US, UK and Canada – what can be done to ensure they’re as effective as possible? We hear from leading entrepreneur, Stephen Fear. Stop The (Business) Casualties The…

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International Schools Role

International Business Schools and Their Role in Society International Business Schools such as Harvard situated in Boston, USA, which was founded in 1908 and started with only 59 students, are important bedrocks for the study of business by future generations.

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Time is of the Essence

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times August 2013. Time – The Most Important Asset We Have by Stephen Fear “Time is money” is an often muted phrase but how many people really pay attention to it? In today’s fast paced society there never seems enough time, which…

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Sell your Business

Original article written by Stephen Fear for the Urban Times August 2013. Selling your business after spending years creating it is probably the most important thing you will do. Personally I hate selling businesses because for me they become part of my daily activities & serve as an intrinsic element…

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Honourary Degree for phonebox Millionnaire

Bristol businessman gets honorary degree by Michael Ribbeck   ONE of Bristol’s most successful businessmen has been recognised with an honorary degree. Stephen Fear, who went on to make a fortune despite having little in the way of a formal education, set up his first office in a phone box…

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Dr Fear – Doctorate for Business Man

Bristol businessman and tycoon Stephen Fear gets honorary degree   One of Bristol’s most successful businessmen has been recognised with an honorary degree. Stephen Fear, who went on to make a fortune despite having little in the way of a formal education, set up his first office in a phone-box…

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Political or Not?

Let’s Get Political by Stephen Fear   Karren Brady, star of The Apprentice and vice-chairman of West Ham United Football Club, has said that she would like to enter politics but that being fast tracked doesn’t appeal to her. Stating that too many politicians “theorise about business”, a sentiment I must agree with.

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