John Timpson is chairman of Timpson, a high street service retailer based in Wythenshowe, Manchester. The company was founded in 1903 and currently has 350 shops around the UK. John is married to Alex and has five children, of which two work in the business.
Being a retailer I used to feel guilty not working Saturdays, but now Saturday morning is golf. With the course close to home, I can play 18 holes, visit the bar and be home for lunch.