Lancashire Times
Weekend Edition
9:00 AM 17th December 2019

Christmas Spotlight: Joshua Atkins, Jublo

Joshua Atkins
Joshua Atkins
Year after year, our festive spotlights prove very popular on our business pages. So, our advent calendar of business people is once again back for 2019! For every day of December, we’ll be putting a notable name from the region through their paces, with 12 quickfire ‘one word’ questions.

Next up, it’s Joshua Atkins, founder of Jublo…

Sum up 2019 for your business, in one word


And a word that summarises how you expect 2020 to pan out?


What’s the one word from this year you’re sick of hearing?


And the one you hope to hear more of in the 12 months ahead?


Which fellow Yorkshire business has impressed you this year?

North Star Coffee Roasters.

If you could have one present for Christmas what would it be?

A beagle.

What’s the best Christmas gift you’ve ever bought for someone else?

A digital photo frame. It made my mum cry because she thought the pictures were really thoughtful – which they were!

What do you think is the most under-rated thing on your Christmas dinner plate?

Cauliflower cheese.

How many people will be around your table on Christmas day?


And which word would you use to sum up the ambience?


Your favourite Christmas tipple?

Bucks Fizz – it’s a family tradition.

And a message to your friends, family, colleagues and peers as they welcome in 2020?

Never turn down an opportunity.