Richard Upshall

Oct11

Time to take a good long look at yourselves UK

I was recently in the UK, and pleased to hear the UK clamping down on sexual harassment in clubs and bars. I’ll admit that I was quite shocked to hear the interviews especially from the girls who had had tops pulled down, been groped, and had to think...
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Jan01

A LOOK BACK AT 2016…

So 2016 comes to a close and it would seem I did a reasonable job of predicting the economic and political climate of 2016 looking back. Late 2015 saw me predict oil prices of USD 50 by mid 2016 and USD 60 or more by the end of that year. Ending up at...
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Aug05

An open letter to Small Business Minister, Margot James MP

Small Business investor and the entrepreneur behind the RU Group of Companies, Richard Upshall, has encouraged the new Small Business Minister, Margot James, to champion some innovative ideas that could boost business investment and the growth of start-ups...
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Jun24

BREXIT: The Results Are In…

And so, the UK is out of Europe. The nation has spoken and the answer is clear. What’s next? Well change obviously and I have spoken about the changes I would like to see already on a number of occasions. I strongly believe the new leadership of...
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Jun17

Make those who profited from oil boom be the first to invest in North Sea

Richard Upshall, the executive chairman of OES Oilfield Services Group, believes companies that benefited from the last oil & gas boom should be compelled to reinvest to ensure the UK North Sea has a credible future. Mr Upshall was responding to PwC’s...
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