While the pandemic resulted in increased sales for some UK seafood suppliers, it also brought uncertainty and anxiety about issues such as labor shortages and Brexit.

That’s a lot to contend with for any business owner, but for Nathan Godley, who acquired Premier Seafoods in 2016, it made for a steep learning curve to remain agile and resilient during his first years as a business owner.

On the blustery Grimsby Docks, Premier Seafood jumps out from the marine greys with a bright yellow facade and a comedy crab claw breaking out of the brickwork between two first floor windows.