How to use politicians to get what you want: new interview

Harnessing support from a politician can help you to fight injustices, assert your consumer rights even when big businesses want to ignore you, generate publicity for your community project, and open doors you’ve previously had closed in your face.
But how do you get politicians on your side? Scott Colvin can tell you in this new radio show podcast. The programme also features Kurtis Wright of Sheffield Community Technologies (and Loci Pay).

Could this business support more people – by killing fish?

Does commercial success need to come at the expense of social and environmental impact? And are some impacts more important than others?

Taylor review, vaping and prison for data deletion: employment law update podcast

New radio show podcast covering the Taylor review: its proposals would affect your business or social enterprise if you employ anyone or have self-employed contractors. Plus other employment law updates and plenty of business and social enterprise updates.

Don’t headbutt time; do get a bra that fits – new interviews

Advice for social entrepreneurs from Pam Warhurst, founder of Incredible Edible: “don’t headbutt time.” And an interview with Lucy May Lingerie founders, Natalie Mosley and Paula Walsh, and with Plot44 Chair, Mark Ramsell. New radio show podcast.

Interviews: business resilience despite uncertainty plus an award-winning charity

Ensure your business is protected, as far as possible, from the impact of uncertainty and learn from an accountant who has survived and thrived through five recessions (and helps his clients to do the same). Plus an award-winning charity has some great advice about how to engage and empower volunteers.

New podcast: employment law policy proposals, a fashion social enterprise, and tech skills

Interviews with Jay Bhayani on employment law policy proposals from political parties; Daniel Koseoglu of Affecto Recruitment on tech skills and recruitment, and Olusola McKenzie of fashion and textiles social enterprise Learn to Re-create.

Thrilling figures show strength of UK social enterprises

Nearly a billion pounds of profit – much of which is reinvested into social and environmental objectives – has been generated by social enterprises in the new RBS NatWest SE100 Index.

Creatives: listen to Lisa about pricing – and dealing with trolls

An interview with illustrator and designer, Lisa Maltby, full of invaluable advice about pricing and more. Plus Mike and Adam of social enterprise, RiteTrax. And updates including a new source of information about social investment.

Sheffield world-leading tech innovator says city abundant in skills

Interview with Aldo Monteforte, CEO of The Floow (recently named winner of the Red Herring Top 100 Europe award). Aldo explained the business’ growth plans and commented on skills in the Sheffield City Region.

Latest employment law update and a social enterprise screenprinter

Interviews with a HR law expert, Jay Bhayani, and Mark, James and Terry from a social enterprise, Printed By us.