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.

Will Ebenezer’s new gardens be good in name or reality?

Garden Villages, land value capture and sustainability: purity of principle or a fake pill? ‘Eezer Goode, Eezer Goode / He’s Ebeneezer Goode.’  So went the chorus of The Shaman’s 1992 hit, Ebeneezer Goode. Drop an e and you get a different Ebeneezer, from a century earlier. Ebenezer Howard remains famous for his good idea: championing […]

Interviews: legal & business impact of Brexit and a creative social enterprise

Joe Gaughan and Michael Thompson of creative social enterprise RiteTrax, and Peter Wright of Digital Law UK, were my guests on today’s Business Live radio show. Here’s the podcast covering legal and business issues around Brexit and the journey of a young social enterprise.

Business Live: StartUp bus, Race for Life, Kenya and finance

This morning’s Business Live radio show featured the director of the Centre for Entrepreneurs think-tank and of StartUp Britain; a Sheffield based credit union celebrating 20 years in business; the area organiser of the Race for Life and a social entrepreneur working in Kenya.

Offshore companies and American politics

Dr. Heather Anson, a multi-national law consultant, joined me for a fascinating discussion about offshore companies – and explained some reasons why companies and individuals may use them. Plus she gave her insights into the American political system.

FSB: Powerhouse hot air; Great Escape; UpScribe social publishing

The Northern Powerhouse “seems to be a lot of hot air” and Government is taking a “divide and conquer approach to northern cities,” according to a guest on my latest Business Live radio programme – which also featured an award-winning social enterprise and the entrepreneur behind a live “escape room” experience.

Crowdfunded bike trail: Annie Last and Steve Peat interviews. Plus: budget impact on small business

When Ride Sheffield began a crowdfunding campaign for a new mountain biking trail, local riders and businesses got involved. Now the trail has opened, and I interviewed professional mountain bikers Annie Last and Steve Peat for my radio show. Plus news about the impact of the budget on small businesses.

Person behind the Politics: Oliver Coppard (Labour) interview

Oliver Coppard is standing as the Labour Party candidate in the general election in the Sheffield Hallam constituency. On Friday 27th February I interviewed him for my Business Live programme on Sheffield Live 93.2FM, Sheffield’s community radio station with 40,000+ listeners. Oliver Coppard was born and raised in Sheffield Hallam, attending Porter Croft, Silverdale and […]

Person behind the Politics: Peter Garbutt (Green) interview

Peter Garbutt is standing as the Green Party candidate in the general election in the Sheffield Hallam constituency. On Wednesday 11th February I interviewed him for the 13th February 2015 episode of my Business Live programme on Sheffield Live 93.2FM, Sheffield’s community radio station with 40,000+ listeners. Peter Garbutt is a teacher of English and […]