Lawrence Tomlinson, founder of LNT Group, has business interests including care homes, construction and motor racing. He was recently appointed as one of two entrepreneurs-in-residence at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Lucie Mitchell met him to discuss his role, how to grow multiple businesses and what government can do to get banks to lend more to small firms.
Lawrence Tomlinson is giving away his £10,000 entrepreneur-in-residence salary to whoever comes up with the best idea to drive economic growth. To enter, click here.