Teaching Coding, Tech Skills Gaps, Getting Investment and Favourite Apps: Ben Atha, The Developer Academy

Ben Atha’s business teaches people to code and he has extensive tech and business insights to share in this episode.

How to test creative business adventures with Highland Bagpipe teacher, James Carnegie

How and why James Carnegie left a corporate career to become a bagpipe teacher – and how listeners can experiment with new creative adventures.

Interviews: Louisa Ashforth and Adrian Ashton

How to avoid founder syndrome, embed values and measure your impact with Adrian Ashton and how salon boss Louisa Ashforth launched her own skincare range.

Drayton Bird: how to do better marketing and an hour of astonishing tales

If you want to sell anything to anyone or persuade folk to support your cause listen to the podcast. One nugget alone can usually improve the result of your advertising by 50%. Drayton has had a profound influence on modern advertising and marketing – especially for those marketers and business owners who value results above anything else.

Karate and Board Games – interviews with Ruth Haigh and Steve Hegarty

Combine Karate and board games: it’s not a solution to arguments over the Monopoly board, it’s a super new podcast featuring Ruth Haigh, co-owner of The Treehouse Board Game Café and Steve Hegarty of Elite Karate Centres.

Augmented Reality in Education Technology with Robin Williams, Twinkl (and much more too) – new podcast

Lots of people know Twinkl for its downloadable printed resources for schools. With its mandate “we help people to teach” the business is also a pioneer in digital innovation, augmented reality and apps. Robin covers its Augmented Reality (AR) resources including the world’s first multi-player AR educational game, Little Red Coding Club, data science – and more.

Mindful selling with Northern Value Creators and Employment Law with Jay Bhayani

Mindful selling and help for leaders to feel happier, find their purpose and develop flourishing teams with Northern Value Creators.

Plus a run-though of important Employment Law developments and forthcoming updates to legislation which will affect all businesses with Jay Bhayani. Click for a full description and the podcast.

Podcast: independent café owner’s footfall tips plus social enterprise success

Here’s a brand new podcast of the Business Live radio show with guests Lindsay Lonchar and Claire Dove.

This episode includes powerful advice about succeeding in independent retail from Lindsay AND about winning contracts and thriving as a social enterprise from Claire.

Leaders’ wellbeing and the business of fitness with Claire Moore

Claire describes her own journey to fitness, how that led to a part time career in the industry then making the leap to running her own, thriving business. Claire also has some brilliant and realistic advice for business leaders who whose wellbeing or fitness gets pushed down the priority list because of business demands.

One not very compelling reason to ambush snog Boris Johnson

Now is the time of year when the shadiest sellers of marketing snake-oil ramp up their ludicrous claims as they prey on small business owners. You’ll have seen the promises…