Name, title & company name?
Alex Fagan, Founder, Beauchamps of London Group Ltd.
In five words, tell us what your business does?
Design and manufacturing.
When did you know that you wanted to set up your own business and what made you finally take the plunge?
2012 – Needed to get out of my other job and have a change of environment and be my own boss!
What’s the best thing about your job?
The freedom and ability to be as creative as I want! I work far harder than ever before but the rewards are incredible!
And the worst?
The uncertainty of the next deal and where the next deal is coming from.
What one thing do you think the Government should do to help small businesses?
Give better grants and make it clearer how one applies for help & support.
Who do you most admire in business?
If you could give one piece of advice to small business owners, what would it be?
Take time and get help and don’t be scared of moving away from your original idea to try something new which really does succeed.
If you hadn’t set up your company, what do you think you’d be doing instead?
Working in property.
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