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Meet the speakers

Paul Uppal, Small Business Commissioner

Paul Uppal is the UK’s first Small Business Commissioner, taking up his appointment in October 2017.  Paul graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in Politics and Sociology.  He has run his own successful small business in the construction and real estate sector for over 20 years.  Elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wolverhampton South West (2010-2015) he was the only Sikh MP at that time.

Paul comments that:“Successful businesses are built on integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and trusting relationships and I want to highlight that Britain can be the best place for new entrepreneurs to establish and grow their own businesses.”