Business person spotlight

Nick Holden, Managing Director, Nexus Protect


What does your business do?

Security Management & Organisational Resilience

Where is your business based?


When was your business established?


What qualities are needed to start a business?

A good idea, drive, resilience and willing to work hard.

What is the key skill running / owning an independent business?

Communication -Ability to speak to client’s potential clients but also your staff

If you could go back to the day you decided to start a business and give yourself a piece of advice, what would it be?

Be focused on what your business is going to do and sell.

How do you feel the growth of the independent business community has contributed to the economy of the Liverpool City Region?

SME companies are the foundation of not just the region but the UK as a whole.

What are your goals for the next two years?

To look for longer term more strategic clients.

What do you do in your own time when you’re not working?

What time? I enjoy spending time with the family, playing a little rugby and socialising with friends.