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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Shift Your Property

Article written by Leon Fear for Property News magazine in October 2012: In a tough market what tactics help shift property? by Leon Fear      When selling property, whether it is a private house or a commercial property, the main issue at the moment is people are worried about…

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Stephen Fear is panel member at the London Design Festival 2012

Stephen Fear formed part of a panel at the London Design Festival 2012, discussing the importance of simplicity in the design and development of products and services.  Other panel members included Merlin Crossingham, creative director of Wallace and Gromit at Aardman Animations and Charlie Allen, bespoke London tailor. You can read the…

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Olympic Opportunity

On your marks for Rio 2016, businesses told As the Paralympic Games draw to a close this week-end, small and medium-sized enterprises are already sizing up the next Olympic opportunity: Rio 2016.

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