Supper at Highgrove

We were invited to a Christmas Supper at Highgrove House, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire this week with a small group of 20 people. Having first visited the fantastic Highgrove Christmas shop for some festive shopping, we enjoyed one of the best meals I’ve ever tasted along with Highgrove Organic cider!…

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Welcome!

Hello and welcome to Leon’s Blog. This is the very first post and more will be made in the coming weeks which will include comments and updates about some of the things I’m currently working on and doing. I have recently written an article for Business Today magazine which will…

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Royal Visit to Bristol

I was very pleased to recieve an invitation to have lunch with Her Majesty The Queen & HRH Prince Philip when the royal couple visited Bristol on November the 22nd and to sit with Prince Philip on the same table as Bristols newly elected Mayor George Ferguson and Police Commissioner…

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Question Time for Entrepreneurs 2012 from the British Library

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, four of the UK’s top entrepreneurs shared their business insights with our audience. Hear from Pimlico Plumbers founder Charlie Mullins, successful fashion designer Orla Kiely, Gadgets4Everyone founder Sam Hargreaves and British Library Entrepreneur in Residence, Stephen Fear. Moderated by Real Business co-founder, Matthew…

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Radio Four Interview

During November I was asked by the Today Programme on Radio 4 to come into the studio for a chinwag with Simon Jack who has interviewed me before. Simon is an excellent interviewer who is always cheerful and gets to the point without being aggressive. Sahar Hashimi OBE who with…

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Prime Awards with Esther Rantzen

I was pleased to be asked by Prime which is The Princes Initiative for Mature Enterprise to be one of the judges for the event held at The BT Conference Centre on November the 14th 2012. In my opinion the winner in the service catagory was Alex Douglas-Kane for her…

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Warm Welcome for ‘John Lewis’ Drive

Moves to encourage staff ownership win broad approval, say Hesham Zakai and Hugo Greenhalgh The government’s launch of measures intended to increase the number of businesses designed along the lines of John Lewis, the retailer owned by it’s staff, has been met with broad approval by small and medium sized…

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