Basil became disillusioned with his working life in the City of London and decided to set up on his own.  His notes included a stepped plan of moving away from broker “Nixon Constable & Co. Ltd” and a detailed business plan entitled “Fry’s Business Plans for the 70’s (And no longer!)


Basil is joined by his son Christopher Fry shortly afterwards and then later, by his son in law, Christopher Thorpe.  Basil’s first client is “White & Co” a company headquartered in the south of England who remain clients to this day.