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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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Jun13

COMMENT: Call for urgent changes in oil and gas industry

This article is published in response to the BBC’s Business/Economy Editor for Scotland, Douglas Fraser’s article, “Call for urgent changes in oil and gas industry” published on Monday 13th June 2016. Whilst the thrust of this...
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Jun06

‘Probate Seems the Hardest Word’, As Featured in The Sunday Times…

Anna Mikhailova of The Sunday Times was kind enough to publish an edited version of my letter this weekend, but in response to people asking for the full unedited version, here it is…   I read with interest Hunter Davies’ frustrations with the...
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