Alpkit: the huge impact of small grants, share offer success and sustainability

An interview with David Hanney, CEO of outdoor equipment manufacturer and retailer Alpkit, plus business and social enterprise funding opportunities and two book recommendations. David covers Alpkit’s Foundation, funded by the business and making small grants with huge impacts; Alpkit’s astonishing share offer success this week; the firm’s commitment to sustainability and its journey to […]

Mike Garner – deep research and powerful copy to help your ideal client say yes

Mike Garner escaped a career as a translator when he got sick of translating clients’ bad French. He and his business, Branding with Words, help people put together messages which resonate with their ideal customers. You can supercharge your own messages by listening to this interview, broadcast on my Business Live radio show on Sheffield […]

Great habits, great results: Carl Konadu, 2-3 Degrees (interview)

Carl Konadu is the Co-founder and CEO of 2-3 Degrees, a personal development training company (and social enterprise) whose aim is to equip young people with practical skills for life beyond the classroom.

Cinematic Video Storytelling for Sales: Joseph Palmer and Dan Bale, Open House

How Open House Pictures has rapidly established itself as a video production business.

How to become a software developer – Mike Jones, Sheaf Digital

Mike Jones on software development, side projects, why and how he built the Sheffield Apprenticeships app and got it accepted into app stores, and how to become a software developer.

A horse and cart and a ReadyMart with Mazen Musaeed and Fran Ruiz Partida

Giving power back to independent stores with Mazen Musaeed and Fran Ruiz Partida. Plus a guest interview special: Dave Linton of Madlug interviewed by Heidi Fisher.

Studio Rife, Hallam Enterprise and Social Enterprise UK

How four students created their startup creative agency plus powerful new data about social enterprise in the UK

How to Write a Brilliant Business Book your Readers will Love with Vicky Fraser

Vicky Fraser covers the many benefits of writing a book and has brilliant practical advice to help you get your words on the page and your book written.

Julie Kenny: Saving Wentworth Woodhouse and an Astonishing Career in Business and Public Service

Julie Kenny has “worked her socks off” from a decision to change her life aged 18, to becoming a lawyer, building a business, and now helping to save Wentworth Woodhouse.

Shareholders’ Agreements, Resilience, Influencer Marketing, Social Media and Cyberbullying

Shareholders’ Agreements, Resilience, Influencer Marketing, Social Media and Cyberbullying