January 27, 2020

DeskLodger Of The Month - Jonathan Tate - Basingstoke

Meet Jonathan, DeskLodge Basingstoke hotdesker and director of Symmetry Corporate Finance.  Jonathan likes spending time with his family, plays the guitar and once had dinner with Bear Grylls….


What do Symmetry Corporate Finance do?

We provide a full service for SME and mid-market business owners for their exit planning, company sales, management buy-out implementation and divestments.


How long have you been coming to DeskLodge?

Since November 2019.


What is your favourite thing about your job?

It is immensely gratifying seeing my business owner clients achieve the hard-earned rewards from the ultimate sale of their businesses that they have worked so hard for.  

What is your favourite thing about DeskLodge?

Two favourite things really.  Both the working environment and the people.

What do you do in your spare time?

Spending time with my family is number one, but otherwise I am a keen guitar player and cyclist.

Tell us something funny or unusual about yourself.

My son Jacob and I once had dinner with Bear Grylls.  By coincidence, Jacob had been set a piece of homework - What 5 things would Bear Grylls say you need to do to survive in the desert? - he got to ask Bear in person and submit his very well researched answers.  But when his homework was returned, he only got 2 out of 5...

Thanks Jonathan – Your son was robbed!


I love to help and support people and businesses to achieve their goals, and thrive in an environment that involves problem-solving, working collaboratively, and improving processes and business efficiency.

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