Piper hosts its 12th hospitality networking lunch

On 27 January 2015, Piper brought together leading figures from Britain’s most dynamic bar and restaurant operators to discuss the challenges facing the hospitality sector. The speaker was Alex Reilley, co-founder and executive vice chairman of bar and restaurant group Loungers. Founded in Bristol in 2002, Loungers pioneered and developed the ‘Lounge’ neighbourhood café/bar concept,

Piper hosts 7th networking lunch

Piper hosted its seventh networking lunch to discuss the challenges of ’Managing Rapid Growth in an Entrepreneurial Business’. Among the guests were the founders of a number of dynamic clothing and accessories companies, while the speaker was Peter Higgins, current chairman of Joe Browns. Higgins, who previously ran Cath Kidston and Charles Tyrwhitt, shared many

Piper hosts networking lunch

Piper hosted its sixth networking lunch to discuss The Challenge of International Expansion with a group of Chairmen and CEOs many of whom had experienced both the benefits and the pitfalls of going global. The group included Ian Cheshire (Group Chief Executive, Kingfisher plc), Chris Woodhouse (Finance Director, Debenhams and Chairman, Gondola) Stefan Cassar (Non