A Yorkshire Post staffer for many years and twice named in the top six of business reporters in national awards, I keep my hand in as a journalist by accepting regular freelance projects.
From a profile of Lord Alan Sugar to a review of Caribbean food, my byline appears in a wide range of publications.
Editors regular commission me because of my versatility and excellent skills in research, news-gathering, interviewing and writing.
If you’re looking for a freelance writer – or if you have an interesting snippet of information or suggestion for a profile candidate, please send me an e-mail.
Write features for the Food Bites section of Zing, a magazine published by Caribbean airline, Liat.
Download pdf here: Zing! Food Bites 2017 March April
Conduct interviews and write features and tips for Property Hub magazine. This is a subscription-only, quarterly magazine launched in 2015 for landlords and the property development market.
Lord Sugar is far from sweetness in this interview conducted at Elland Road football ground, Leeds, for Northside.
Read in full: Northside Feb 2009: Lord Sugar
Special feature written for the Yorkshire Post Business Week supplement on where smart technology was taking us, published May 2001.
Read in full: Yorkshire Post: I’ve seen the future
Once a civil servant, always an entrepreneur. What led Erica Lewis to launch her fast-growing Diva Telecom business?
Read in full: Northside Feb 2012: Erica Lewis. My photography
Sacked by the country’s biggest estate agent 20 years ago, Kevin Hollinrake co-founded York-based Hunters – now one of the UK’s biggest independent agencies. My photography
Read in full: Northside Dec 2011: Kevin Hollinrake
Call centres – sweatshops or hubs of fun? I found out how the industry was trying to give its workplaces a better buzz to stem the tide of staff departures. Published January 2002.
Read in full: Yorkshire Post: Call Centres
Interview with aptly named fashion consultant, Liz Clothier – who advises busy executives on how to improve their wardrobe.
Read in full: Northside Nov 2011: Liz Clothier. My photography
Business report on the extraordinary general meeting held by Halifax bank to pass through its merger with the Royal Bank of Scotland to form HBOS to hail “new force in British banking”. July 2001.
Read in full: Yorkshire Post HBOS
This was a report looking into the barriers to success faced by Asian businesses in the Yorkshire and the Humber. Published March 2002.
Read in full: Yorkshire Post Asian Rich List