Chris Daveport, Managing Director of Tadley Services Group, showed Sir George and his team round Robert Henry House, where the group is now based after their move some three years ago from Silchester Rd.
"TSG act for insurance companies, and repair goods that have been damaged by fire, flood or other damage. They are market leaders, and cover the whole of England with plans to expand in Scotland"
Sir George was shown the technology used to dry out carpets, remove smells from burnt furnishings and repair damaged valuables.
"This is a very professional set-up, with some of the specialist work subcontracted to experts in their fields. As with other medium-sized businesses, Chris is worried about the growing volume of regulation - much from the EU"