Procurement ‘has the power to transform your business’

Procurement ‘has the power to transform your business’

Engaging external procurement support is often perceived as a negative step. But what if that external support could become an indispensable part of your business, one that would actually save you time and money by securing you the most competitive goods and services? Joe Oughtred and Daniel Usifoh of Hessle-based Gateway Procurement want to demystify procurement, saying it has the power to...

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BusinessWorks Top 20 Most Inspirational Business Leaders

BusinessWorks Top 20 Most Inspirational Business Leaders

Peter Aarosin Peter, a director of Danbrit Holdings. came to Goole from his native Denmark to work as a shipping trainee for six months and ended up staying. In that time he has been a passionate advocate for developing business on the Humber and promoting the region’s excellent location and its logistical strength. He is involved in various companies with in the logistics sector compromising...

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Window shopping

Window shopping

The shambles surrounding this summer’s exams triggered only one memory for Andrew Fox – after he took his GCSEs he didn’t even bother to collect the results. It wasn’t that he feared failure – he still has no idea how he fared. It’s just that by the age of 16 he was already working and didn’t want to stop. “I was very stubborn,” he recalls. “I wanted instant income. People have their own...

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Top 20 most inspirational business leaders in Hull and East Yorkshire

Top 20 most inspirational business leaders in Hull and East Yorkshire

In her own admission, Claire Clark isn’t the most well-known business leader around these parts. “Someone might read this and think, I’ve heard of all these other people – who’s this? But it shows that it's about people who inspire others, and it’s not necessarily about ‘well-known’ leaders; it’s about people like myself just working hard, trying to make a difference, for now and for the...

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Business ‘helper’ shares stories from 40 years of high-fliers – and a few flops

Business ‘helper’ shares stories from 40 years of high-fliers – and a few flops

At 71, David Hall says his fifth book, Telling Tales, will be his last. He compiled it from a “series of blogs” because he hopes it will assist businesses with their Covid-19 survival plans. He also wrote it because he received the blessing of so many people who have built and developed major businesses – including Keepmoat, MKM and Sewell Group – after drawing on his expertise. Keepmoat claims...

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