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.

Competition: win a luxury travel case made from decommissioned fire-hose

Win a luxury Elvis & Kresse Travel Case! Made from red fire-hose and lined with high visibility waste parachute silk, it’s great to take on your adventures to keep things safe, from power cables and chargers to foreign currency or pens. It looks great too. Elvis & Kresse started in 2005 with the purpose of […]

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…

Rob Cole, Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens and Al Daw, Sidney and Matilda

Here’s a sustainable, ethical business, thriving and continuing to grow a decade after launching. Here also is your invitation to an amazing party in a brand new gallery space in Sheffield where you can enjoy exceptional art.

A thank-you, a festive greeting and this year’s charities and causes

Merry Christmas! It’s been a privilege to work with so many interesting folk this year. Here’s my silly message to Thank-You and tell you about this year’s charities and causes. There’s even a bit of climbing in here (not much, it was 3 degrees and my fingers got very cold). Thank-you: to all the people […]

3D scorpions, Nessh jackets, Seedstick magic – Über, BuddyBurst and Dark Peak

Interviews with Greg Clark and Rob Sandom of Über Agency; Jamie Gray of BuddyBurst and Allen Holland of Dark Peak Gear

Gin: Ruination, embrocation or delectation? New podcast

Daniel Shipman of Roister Events spilled the beans on gin’s history as a medicine, how it gained popularity in England, what led to the Gin Act in 1751, a second and now third peak in popularity, and everything taking place at the (free to attend) Gin Fever Festival.

Driving art to Monaco, growing a Thai social enterprise and festival time

Friday’s Business Live radio presenter had a voice an octave lower than mine. I’ve not been banned from the airwaves for swearing or shock-jockery. A fever and virus has proven hard to shake off, and my voice is a deep croak. But as usual the guests are the stars of the show, and once again […]

Business acumen for artists PLUS responsible business – new podcast

Interviews with Tom Vickers of Stoneface Creative and businessman and mentor, Steve Eyre (who runs World of Superheroes), and with Kate Rawlings, CSR Manager at Irwin Mitchell LLP and Carolynn McConnell, Business Connector Sheffield.

Kickov’s Al Daw and Lucy Findlay, Social Enterprise Mark – new radio show

This week’s radio show features live studio guest Al Daw and an interview with Lucy Findlay, founder and MD of Social Enterprise Mark CIC. Al discusses his unique immersive Soviet soccer experience, Kickov. Celebrating all nations in one city, the Kickov festival at Abbeydale Picture House starts on 14 June with a World Cup opening […]