Role and Company:
Founder of printed.com
In fewer than 50 words what makes your business distinctive in its marketplace:
We challenge the way businesses and the general public traditionally order printed material by offering a simple and convenient online service. Our industry-unique Reward Programme, which includes an exclusive partnership with British Airways Executive Club, gives our customers the choice of a number of luxury rewards in return for their print spend.
How would others describe your leadership style?
Hopefully they would recognise that I have a vested interest in how I can create an environment in which people want to work in and attracts the best talent. In our office we have classic sweets and chocolate dispensers, as well as a fully constructed, but may I add not stocked(!), bar. I believe in making small finishing touches to our office space as a way of both enthusing my workforce to believe in a shared goal and encouraging new clients to put their faith in the company and work with us.
You've got two minutes with the prime minister. Tell him how best to set the UK's independent, entrepreneurial businesses free to prosper:
I would break it down into two simple points:
1. Make it easy to access financial guidance for those who want it
2. Finance for small businesses still needs more help
Source: “Nick Green is the founder of printed.com, which is showing strong levels of growth.” (Real Business)