Some great advice for the many future entrepreneurs we meet who dream of starting their own businesses. Lawrence Jones MBE is a high profile, North West based businessman with a proven and enviable track record of success in entrepreneurship. His story struck a chord with me, highlighting that success is a result of a clear vision, lots of hard work and recruiting great people around you.
Lawrence Jones is a businessman and digital entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Top UK Hosting business UKFast. In 2001, Lawrence had a near death experience in an Alpine avalanche making him more determined than ever to achieve as much as possible in his lifetime. Since then his business has grown from strength to strength. He is listed as one of the Top UK Entrepreneurs. Jones is a genuinely pleasant person who cares a lot for his employees. The digital cloud organisation has supplied their offices with a giant chessboard, bar and recording studio where it's staff can chill and create music. Jones was recognised for his wonderful service to the digital economy by being appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).