Interviews: Kisha Bradley, Bright Box and #girlswithdrills and Darren Chouings

Interviews with Kisha Bradley, engineer, STEAM-inist, founder of Bright Box Makerspace and #girslwithdrills collaborator; and Darren Chouings, voluntary chair of the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network.

Interview: Lynne Brooke, Social Stock Exchange and ethical investing

New interview: impact investing, NEX Exchange and the Social Stock Exchange; and “rescuing capitalism as a force for good.” Lynne Brooke explains.

Interview: a bike you can ride if you like – Ofo Sheffield’s Adam Rose

…it’s got a basket, a bell that rings, and lots of things (like yellow paint!) to make it look good. One borrowed bicycle featured in the Pink Floyd track Bike, but hundreds are now available in Sheffield after dockless bike sharing scheme Ofo launched this week. Adam Rose, Ofo’s operations manager for Sheffield, joined me […]

Marketing: don’t be like the KLF; do measure the right metrics

Remember the KLF? Rock stars, artists, provocateurs: 23 years ago they burned a million quid in a field. That really upset quite a lot of folk. But it’s what lots of business owners and social entrepreneurs are doing all the time. Last autumn I was dismayed but not surprised to read research showing that almost […]

Wishing you a Super Festive Season, a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2018

Thank-you to the wonderful folk who’ve chosen to work with me this year, to listen to my radio show, to come to events and to read my emails.

8 December podcast: Employment Law and REACH Homes

New interview with Jay Bhayani with the latest need-to-know updates on employment law. Plus Jon Johnson of REACH Homes, the newly-crowned ‘outstanding business of the year’ in the Sheffield Business Awards.

6 different businesses with something great in common

What do the following have in common: a 22-year-old who makes cajons and other musical instruments in Northern Ireland; a chocolatier in Ely employing young people with autism to create delicious confections; Sheffield’s Real Junk Food Project; an Argyll artisan smoke house; the UK’s first purpose-built breastfeeding café; and a designer and manufacturer of climbing kit?

Stagecoach’s SEN support plus Pete’s sole-traders’ forum

Why Stagecoach Yorkshire has donated resources to Bents Green Specialist Secondary School. Plus Peter Thornton-Smith, an expert in business quality, management, processes and systems, on “lightening the load” for SMEs and a new forum for freelance and sole-trading business owners and small businesses.

Accountant with heart and soul PLUS Dom the Pack Leader – new radio show interviews

Interview with dog trainer and pet business coach, Dom Hodgson, and (in the words of a listener) an accountant with heart and soul, Steve Knowles.

Interview with Webmart’s Marxist Capitalist CEO Simon Biltcliffe

Interview with Simon Biltcliffe, CEO and founder of Webmart and “Marxist-Capitalist” on using business to create and share value. Plus photographer Vincent Tremeau in this latest radio show podcast.

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