Driving a successful family business

GM Business Connect recently visited Wesley Goodwin of Go Goodwins Coaches based in Eccles. As Director, Wesley is the 5th generation of a family business that has been trading since 1917. We asked Wesley to share his family’s history of the business and also his plans for the future:

How long has the company been in business and how did it start up?

Wesley Goodwin

“The family have been in the coach business for 5 generations now.

Managing Excellence

GM Business Connect recently caught up with Gemma Rolstone, founder and Managing Director of Delphinium Business Coaching, who gave us an insight into the company’s rapid successful growth, and also recent appointment as an approved centre for ILM:

Gemma – please tell us about yourself and Delphinium’s story – how and why you started the business?
“I became increasingly frustrated at seeing articles with headlines such as ‘Employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers’, and hearing people berate lower level and middle managers for not excelling in their role or making mistakes when they haven’t been given adequate,

Brother UK – 50 years at your side

Phil Jones MBE is Managing Director of Brother UK. As a global Japanese brand, Brother technology can be found in offices everywhere you look. An Information, Communication and Technology business supplying products and services to hundreds of thousands of UK enterprises of all sizes, the UK headquarters are based in Audenshaw, and Brother UK are very proud of their Tameside history.

Phil Jones MBE, MD Brother UK

Phil has been with the company for almost 25 years,