#LoveTheBoss: Orchard Layne’s Bev Simpson

Hi Bev, do tell us something about you; how and when did you start working for yourself?  My name is Bev Simpson. Born into a traditional working class family in the Midlands, my destiny was secretarial college before early marriage and children. In the mid 70s when I was leaving school, the emerging skill was computing. I managed to get a job as a software trainee at a large Computing Centre. Before long, I’d set my sights on the great IBM.  Not having a degree caused a setback but, in 1984 (ironically the year of Big Brother), I joined IBM […]

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