Peter Jones Meets… is a four part 2013 BBC series in which Peter Jones travels the UK to meet some of the countries top self made entrepreneurs, to delve into the secrets behind their success and attempt to draw parallels which may help to form a blueprint for success. In each episode he meets the people behind two different businesses.
The series follows on from the success of the one off 2011 documentary Peter Jones: How We Made Our Millions which profiled Richard Reed of Innocent and Michelle Mone of Ultimo. In this episode of the series Peter Jones profiles the following entrepreneurs:
Charlie Mullins is the founder and owner of London based Pimlico Plumbers and has built a net worth of approximately £55 million, but things haven’t always been so rosy and he reveals a time when his business almost went under.
Lord Karan Bilimoria is the founder of the Cobra Beer company and built a fortune positioning Cobra as an ‘Indian’ beer, despite being brewed in the UK, to sell to the huge Indian restaurant sector. Bilimoria almost went out of business too after misjudging the financial crisis.