Richard Siddle is an award-winning business editor with over 25 years experience working across a number of fields including drinks, computing, grocery retail, convenience and travel. He now runs his own B2B website for the premium on-trade,, as well as doing separate freelance and consultancy work. Prior to setting up his own business he was editor of Harpers Wine & Spirit where he was widely recognised for having turned one of the UK’s oldest publications in to an agenda setting, must read for the drinks industry. He is now looking to do that for himself with The Buyer. Throughout his career Richard has built a reputation for campaigning journalism that gets to the heart of the business issues that really matter to his readers. Richard has been particularly successful in championing the causes of small retailers and businesses across the different channels he has worked in.