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If the Queen can bestow honorary titles on pop stars and sportspeople, why not on a few more engineers?

Text first published February 10, 2014 on Conservative Home It’s excellent news that Sir James Dyson is doubling the size of his base in Malmesbury and along with it the number of engineers he employs. But he reckons we need … Continue reading

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Five Years In the North Sea

For anyone who has been involved in house building or renovating (as I certainly have), the term of five years is not a very long time.  In fact, it is usually a minimum period plan. In business they say it … Continue reading

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Supporting Family Business: It’s also emotional

On Saturday mornings as a child I would often take the bus from Little Hallingbury into Bishop’s Stortford. My routine was set; Stevens, the shop where I could buy a piece of sheet music, then Woolworth’s, Boots, Boardmans and finally, … Continue reading

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Boosting Britain in the East of England

Recently I have been busy trying to boost British morale (@boostingbritain) for a number of reasons, one of which I covered in my last post. There is no doubt that as a society we don’t think enough about our manufacturing … Continue reading

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