Dedicated to championing entrepreneurs

Government & Advisory

James is the voice of business, dedicated to championing entrepreneurs and highlighting their importance for the UK economy. James is a great supporter of the UK Government and his involvement with initiatives directly benefiting UK entrepreneurship is second to none.

In 2009 James was appointed co-chair of the Minority Ethnic businesses Taskforce to help stimulate growth amongst the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic based in the UK. As well as this, he became an invaluable source to the Department for Business Innovation & Skill (BIS) by looking at ways to achieve results on a national scale.

James working with Gordon Brown on supporting ethnic minorities in business. Alongside George Osbourne & David Cameroon at the Big Issue headquarters.
James having dinner with Rt Hon William Hague, first secretary of state 2010-2015.

UK & International

James continues to champion entrepreneurship in the UK, opening the parliamentary reception of Global Entrepreneurship Week for Enterprise UK and joining Vince Cables’ Entrepreneurs Forum to advise the Government on new businesses particularly challenging issues that SMEs face in the UK.

James has also advised the Department of International Development on their £350 million budget for the development of education in Pakistan and was an advisor of Lord Davies’ UK Trade & Investment panel helping to add value to the Government Investment agenda and sharing his expertise on building relationships with investors in the UK.

Starting over 50,000 new businesses

Start-Up Loans

Education, Entrepreneurship & Development

Philanthropy

TV, Radio Magazine & Newspaper

Media