Fischer Family Trust donates PPE and Medical Equipment to India

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During the first wave of the pandemic, when the crisis first hit in March 2020, Mike Fischer acted quickly to help out local doctors surgeries and hospitals with donations of PPE and oxygen concentrators. He also set up the Covid Volunteer Testing network. A year later we were happy to be able to donate remaining stocks to Oxfam to India … Read More

Finding a solution to vision problems in children – exploring school-based screening

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There are some rather obvious problems with the current vision screen system: not all pupils are screened, screening varies, and schools are not informed of the result. Often, responsibility falls to parents or teachers to notice eyesight problems, and subsequently for parents to take a child to the opticians. This means that, in England, a very large number of children … Read More

Mike Fischer’s adoption of the Deming-Juran system of management

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From the earliest days of Research Machines in the 1970s, Mike always aspired to having a well-thought through, efficient approach to management.  His initial plan for the company was to hire someone to run it once it got going.  He was conscious that neither he nor his co-founder Mike O’Regan had any experience in running a large business.  As this … Read More