Richard Walker is managing director of Iceland Foods.
In the first edition of our new video series Retail Question Time, Ryman, Robert Dyas and Boux Avenue owner Theo Paphitis and Iceland managing director Richard Walker discuss government aid for the industry during the pandemic, business rates reform, their hopes for next week’s Budget – and why they both oppose high-speed rail link HS2.
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