Chris Budd

Why I Always Look at the Personal Section of a CV First

I’ve been a member of a few cricket clubs in my time. At each one, there has been one or two people who do all the organising.

They are invariably under appreciated. They are not always ‘one of the lads’. In fact, they are sometimes seen as a bit of an annoyance to ‘the lads’, with their constant badgering for help and organising rotas to run the bar.

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Who Will Buy My Wonderful Business? – Part 1

I recently enjoyed a lunch with an old friend of Ovation, Bob Hollis. Bob has been in the game of buying and selling businesses for many years now. Generally he acts on behalf of the buyer.  Two particular aspects of our conversation are worth repeating. First, numbers.  Bob gets sent around 15 businesses a day … Continued

Blog: A New Reality

It’s now just over a month since our last Coronavirus article. During that time, the virus has been declared a pandemic and we’ve continued to see stock market volatility.  Although the direction has been downwards over the last month, we are seeing moments of growth which is positive to see, especially over the past week. A … Continued

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March 27, 2020

Episode 61 – Coping With Anxiety During Lockdown with Nick Elston

Episode 61 – Coping With Anxiety During Lockdown with Nick Elston We have a very special interim podcast for you. Special guest Nick Elston is back for a chat with Chris Budd to talk about wellbeing during the pandemic lockdown. The two talk about what you can do when stuck at home worried or anxious … Continued

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