Nick Lawrence: ‘Show people you care and you are passionate about what you do – you’ll find, a lot of the time, it comes back.’

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Runway Advisor Nick Lawrence is a passionately maverick accountant who, as founder and CEO of Big Star, has been able to combine his lifelong love of music and the entertainment sector with his expertise in finance. We talk digital finance, DJing, talent spotting and the new way forward for accounting. Nick’s golden advice? ‘Show love to people you work with. That’s a winner.’

Ed Wood: ‘Entrepreneurs drive change, make the world better, and largely do it on their own, at their own risk, running on their own passion. They are unsung heroes.’

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Ed Wood founded Runway Advisors in 2019. He has spent the best part of fifty years either running his own companies, or working with a variety of businesses, large and small, across all sectors. He now fulfils the role of ‘Trusted Advisor and Critical Friend’, working with companies from the inside. We sit down with Ed to find out more about his life in business, and why he set up Runway Advisors…

Holly Dawson: ‘My approach centres around ‘The Five Cs’ – Curiosity, Connection, Collaboration, Compassion and Commerce.’

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Holly is the first port of call for Runway clients looking to build marketing and communications for their business. She works closely with Ed and the rest of the team on strategy and delivery with a range of small businesses and maverick individuals. We catch up with Holly about how her role with Runway Advisors […]

Derek Brotherston: ‘It is essential that businesses have a backup-plan to cover them in the event of a hardware failure or rogue employee.’

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Derek Brotherston is our go-to guy for all things IT. He has the handy ability to make tech make sense to even the most computer-phobic among us! Here Derek talks to us about his career so far, his current work, and what advice he would give to small businesses looking to sort their IT out. 

Sophie Mansell: ‘You didn’t start your business to do admin – focus on what you’re good at and outsource the rest.’

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Sophie Mansell has recently joined Runway Advisors as our go-to guide to all things digital. Working closely with the rest of our marketing and communications department, encompassing social media, PR, marcomms strategy and outreach, Sophie is also our super-efficient organisational rudder! Here we find out a bit more about the work she does and how […]