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.

Homelessness; fast-growth tech; social investment and more – new podcast

New podcast featuring Scott Woodley of Tutora – a fast growing tech firm connecting parents with tutors, and Mark Harvey of iD8 Photography, who’s co-organised a project to challenge visual representation of homelessness.

Sexism in tech & startups; workplace dress codes; scaling a food social enterprise

From sexist dress codes to discrimination in tech, modern slavery to an innovative “pay as you feel” social enterprise food business, and the three “secrets of newbie success in tech” – it’s all in this week’s radio show podcast. Jo Hercberg, Elizabeth Shassere and Jay Bhayani joined me in the radio studio on Friday for […]

This year’s charities and causes

‘Tis the season to be merry: wishing you a joyous but restful festive season, and a happy and fulfilling 2017. A huge thank-you to all of the businesses, social enterprises and organisations which have chosen to work with me this year. It’s been a great privilege to work with such a superb mixture of people, […]