May 11th: Business Breakfast with Richard Hillgrove, Founder, 6 Hillgrove.

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Come and meet Richard Hillgrove, Founder, 6 Hillgrove on May 11th.

We are delighted to announce the 2017 series of Like Minds Business Breakfasts, powered by social media influencer platform Traackr at Business Members Club 12 Hay Hill, Mayfair.

Our next Business Breakfast event is with Richard Hillgrove, Founder of 6 Hillgrove. Doors open at 8.00 for an 8.30 start, the event finishes at 9.30am.

Book Tickets.

Book your tickets here – please note you must book for each breakfast – at £25.00 (+ VAT) and booking fee. Tickets are limited to 40 people. Please bring your tablets, smartphones and your laptops. We actively encourage Tweeting – please use the #LikeMinds hashtag and follow @wearelikeminds

About the Talk.

Richard Hillgrove is one of the world’s leading crisis communications and corporate reputation professionals, the go-to PR for celebrities, entrepreneurs and politicians.

After entering into the world of public relations in 2004 Richard first made a mark for himself with his signature concept “celebrity businessmen” – with a client list including James Caan CBE, Duncan Bannatyne OBE and Simon Woodroffe OBE from BBC Dragons’ Den, which has led to his speciality in representing entrepreneurs and their businesses.

Richard – in his trademark hat and beard – has frequently appeared on radio and television commenting on media-related issues. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

He has worked with an eclectic client list, ranging from Wikileaks’ Julian Assange to seminal designer Vivienne Westwood, former Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko, and actor Steven Seagal. Richard’s association with Charles Saatchi brought him massive fame, respect and notoriety.

Richard’s client hire him because of his depth of experience and his clarity of thinking precisely when everything else is often not going to plan.

Along with his uncanny skill in reading the runes of social media, that untameable, frenetic white-water ride. For anyone operating in the public eye, who necessarily has to survive and react to threats and opportunities, Richard brings to bear a powerful blend of old school nous, Kiwi toughness, and forward-looking flexibility.

No-nonsense on the surface, Richard delivers serious, deep, thoughtful knowledge, analysis and understanding for his clients, tempered and honed in the fierce heat of the front line of PR: responsive, proactive, fleet of foot and quick of thought.

Richard will reveal the truth behind some of the biggest news stories about Nigella Lawson, Charles Saatchi, Duncan Bannatyne, James Caan & Jeremy Corbyn:

During His Talk Richard Will:

– reveal all about the massive feud between former Dragons Duncan Bannatyne OBE and James Caan CBE who Hillgrove was simultaneously representing for some time.

– talk about the Saatchi / Nigella case for the first time which Hillgrove was right in the middle of.

– talk about Jeremy Corbyn’s true beliefs around “Brexit”. Hillgrove was chief PR for Labour GO at the the referendum delivering Brexit for the Labour left – very timely given the date for the next general election.

– He will also reveal the fundamentals about how to build your personal brand.

Our Venue

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The Like Minds Business Breakfasts are held at the stunning Luxury Business Members Club 12 Hay Hill in London’s Mayfair. If you are interested in membership please ask for a tour of the club after the event. 12 Hay Hill is becoming the luxury business venue for established London-based entrepreneurs and emerging international figures.

Our Format

The format is informal networking over a breakfast of tea, coffee and pastries, before a brief talk followed by a Q&A session. Guests are invited to stay for as long as they like afterwards and use the 12 Hay Hill co-working space.

A short interview with each speaker will be shot and the event will be blogged and posted in the Articles section of the site by the end of the week.

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Our Partners


The Business Breakfasts are presented in association with Traackr the social media influencer platform.

Book Tickets.

Book here – please note you must book for each breakfast – at £25.00 (+ VAT) tickets are limited to 40 people due to the size of venue.

About the author

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Like Minds is a global thought leadership platform delivering world class events on business development, knowledge and insight aimed at entrepreneurs and business leaders to engage, stimulate and empower them to become global businesses of the future. We also offer a bespoke service for corporate clients and training programmes under the Like Minds U brand. For more information please email