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Tim Connor

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

I founded Connoco Group in 2008 from my bedroom. We now employ more than 500 staff in 9 countries. My business interests cover the Entertainment, Manufacturing, Residential and Commercial Property, and the Hair and Beauty sectors. I invest in new businesses from growth to sale.

In Defence Of The Gig Economy

In a post Brexit world we need to remain a hub for dynamic innovate start-ups. If we are not careful and Corbyn has his way, private business will become the enemy of the state and the only good job going will be one working for the government. The big players in the gig economy need to develop a positive narrative otherwise they might find themselves inadvertently helping Corbyn into Number Ten. And we know that story won't have a happy ending for UK Plc.
13/10/2017 14:55 BST

Six Things The Government Could Do To Boost Our Economy

Despite the climate of flux and uncertainty over Brexit we need to convey to the rest of the world that we are a dynamic pro-business country open for business and a magnet for the best entrepreneurial talent.  
11/08/2017 12:36 BST

Young People Turned Up At This General Election - Now's The Time To Keep The Pressure Up

The work is by no means over. An analysis of the election result could just as easily conclude that it was the Conservatives alienating older voters with policies attacking their houses and winter fuel payments that lost them the election. And while Jeremy Corbyn attracted a large youth vote, he still fell well short of being able to form a government.
29/06/2017 08:27 BST

Why The Young Must Get Out And Vote Come 8 June

As I write this Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap General Election for 8th June. Now is the time to make your voice heard. Get out and vote on 8th June and make sure the concerns of your generation hold just as much importance as those of the older generation to the next Government.
19/04/2017 12:07 BST

It's Time For Millennials To Speak Out

We need to go back to the very basics. We need to do more to encourage human interaction in the workplace. Turn the internal email off for the day, limit the use of mobile phones, and make people not the internet your first reference point when hammering out solutions to complex problems.
14/03/2017 11:59 GMT