Flood risk management, rewilding and water positive developments – the business case, with Professor Ian Rotherham

Professor Ian Rotherham of Sheffield Hallam University is an expert on a range of environmental issues, including urban wildlife, extreme weather, flooding and climate change. He offers some steps which businesses can take to support flood resilience and makes the business case for natural flood management as part of a sensible approach to flood risk management.

Period equality, menstrual health and social change: Emily Wilson and Calum Smith, Irise

Irise is a global leader in menstrual health programming, research, advocacy and policy development, transforming peoples’ lives through period equality. It works in the UK and East Africa and this wide ranging interview covers Irise’s mission to create a world where people can realise their potential unlimited by their periods, through its research, partnerships, advocacy and programmes.

Economic prosperity with Emily Moncuit, Ethiopia and finding your purpose with Peter Loadman

Emily Moncuit of The CBI and author, coach and mentor, Peter Loadman.

How to communicate your research more effectively with Mihaela Gruia

How to communicate research findings and complicated messages effectively, with Mihaela Gruia of Research Retold.

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.

8 December podcast: Employment Law and REACH Homes

New interview with Jay Bhayani with the latest need-to-know updates on employment law. Plus Jon Johnson of REACH Homes, the newly-crowned ‘outstanding business of the year’ in the Sheffield Business Awards.

6 different businesses with something great in common

What do the following have in common: a 22-year-old who makes cajons and other musical instruments in Northern Ireland; a chocolatier in Ely employing young people with autism to create delicious confections; Sheffield’s Real Junk Food Project; an Argyll artisan smoke house; the UK’s first purpose-built breastfeeding café; and a designer and manufacturer of climbing kit?

Stagecoach’s SEN support plus Pete’s sole-traders’ forum

Why Stagecoach Yorkshire has donated resources to Bents Green Specialist Secondary School. Plus Peter Thornton-Smith, an expert in business quality, management, processes and systems, on “lightening the load” for SMEs and a new forum for freelance and sole-trading business owners and small businesses.

Accountant with heart and soul PLUS Dom the Pack Leader – new radio show interviews

Interview with dog trainer and pet business coach, Dom Hodgson, and (in the words of a listener) an accountant with heart and soul, Steve Knowles.

Interview with Webmart’s Marxist Capitalist CEO Simon Biltcliffe

Interview with Simon Biltcliffe, CEO and founder of Webmart and “Marxist-Capitalist” on using business to create and share value. Plus photographer Vincent Tremeau in this latest radio show podcast.