Hand-made to perfection

Hand-made to perfection

There’s an undeniable certain something about Paul Jones, bagman extraordinaire, by Jon Griffin. The Black Country lad – he admits he is ‘a youthful 38’ – is the brains behind Goodstart Jones, bags and luggage designer catering for all tastes from UK style-lovers to...
‘Top 200, here we come’

‘Top 200, here we come’

Thursfields’ new chairman Nick O’Hara is eyeing a place among the country’s elite legal firms. He tells Jon Griffin about his 40-year career Nick O’Hara does not mince his words when he recalls the economic downturn of 2008-09. “It was horrendous. We lost 40 per cent...
A marriage made in heaven

A marriage made in heaven

When Colin Foxall joined forces with Nigel Harte, it proved the catalyst for Nexus Creative to grow into one of the region’s leading marketing agencies, writes Jon Griffin. It all began with a dictionary and a ‘drunken night’ in the Slug and Lettuce in Worcester – and...