In the spotlight – Business Board founder Nigel Elkes

Nigel built a group of companies to £10 million, employing close to 100 employees primarily in the now challenging sector of print and direct mail. Starting in early 1990’s from literally a ‘spare room’, Nigel built up a marketing and direct mail business and after several years bought and merged a number of companies to form the group. He created … Read More

Cash flow shortages and how to fund them

Running any business is not for the timid and over the last few years operating in the printing industry has been particularly testing. The list of challenges seems almost endless – the emergence of E-books and digital substitution generally, desk-top publishing which has enabled the world and his dog to produce small printing jobs (albeit of limited quality), the fact … Read More

Business Board Director Nigel Elkes speaks up for the printing industry

We are essentially a platform for the print and direct mail sector to engage and communicate with each other and prospective clients. Through our business directory, kit exchange, recruitment centre and consultancy services we enable our members to generate genuine business leads, buy or sell print equipment and advertise their job vacancies. We’re basically here to support and serve the … Read More