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Will Beckett

Hawksmoor CEO: I believe in ‘casual professionals’

Will Beckett, co-founder and CEO of Hawksmoor restaurants, shares his personal business advice for our video series, My CEO Secret

Dougal Shaw

Camilla Barnard

Rude Health founder: In-person feedback ‘is a gift’

Camilla Barnard, co-founder of Rude Health, which makes organic, dairy alternative drinks and breakfast cereals, shares her personal business advice for our video series, My CEO Secret.

Dougal Shaw

Tom Leathes of Motorway

Motorway CEO on why leaders must learn to ‘eat their vegetables’

Tom Leathes, co-founder and CEO of car-selling platform Motorway, shares his personal business advice in our new video series My CEO Secret.

Dougal Shaw

Clare Harris, Talking Tables

Growth Engines: Combining purpose and intent to build a legacy

Clare Harris turned her childhood experience laying tables for her family into a company, Talking Tables, that generates more than £25m a year in revenue

Pavlo Phitidis

Rishi Khosla, co-founder and CEO of OakNorth Bank

How do you solve a problem like scale-up lending?

Digital bank OakNorth is in the vanguard of new banks backing fast-growing businesses. We speak to its chief executive Rishi Khosla

Andrew Lynch

Josh Bayliss CEO Virgin Group sitting on a chair

Virgin Group’s CEO on why it’s important to be prepared to fail

For many business leaders, failure is something to avoid. But for Josh Bayliss, being prepared to fail has meant he's learnt more – and taken more risks

Graham Ruddick

Chill out Lunch photo innocent drinks

Innocent Drinks on why culture is key to its success

Emilie Stephenson, UK head of force for good at Innocent Drinks, explains how a great business culture comes from the right blend of ingredients

Patricia Cullen

Nando's illustration

The spicy tale of supersizing Nando’s 

How a small venture in the suburbs of Johannesburg grew into a global success story without compromising its original down-to-earth vision

Bruce Whitfield

The outside of a The Body Shop store

What went wrong at The Body Shop – and what can we learn from it?

The Body Shop lost relevance with its core customers, while successive ownership and leadership changes confused the strategy

Patricia Cullen

Ella Mills on her evolving role as a founder and what she has learned from failure

Mills founded Deliciously Ella when she was at rock bottom and, while she has had a lot of success, there have been difficulties along the way

Josh Dornbrack

Sir Martin Sorrell onstage at Cannes Lions 2022

Inside Sir Martin Sorrell’s world: Strategies for building empires

Sir Martin Sorrell is a titan of the advertising world. We met at S4 Capital for an exclusive interview, talking empire building and more.

Josh Dornbrack

How long is the daily work commute for the average Londoner?

Commuting in the UK has always been an issue, with an average commute nearly an hour long at 54 minutes. But, according to Instant Offices, it’s Londoners who bear the...

Josh Dornbrack