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.

Foodhall and Tickets For Good – podcast

Foodhall is an award winning community centre, dining room and kitchen in Sheffield city centre with an aim to bring people together. Anyone who comes along can get involved – everyone interacts with everyone else on an equal basis. Isaac Tendler tells me more.

Plus a return visit from Steve Rimmer, telling us more about developments with Tickets For Good, Ticket Bank and the Gig Buddies Sheffield project.

Interviews: Andrzej Kurpiel and Steve Manley – bees, social and youth enterprise

From teenage entrepreneur to the youngest ever President of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Steve Manley. Plus Andrzej Kurpiel of Bee Blest.

The social entrepreneur slaying the demon of food waste – new interview

Interview with Jo Hercberg of a thriving food waste social enterprise which saves 6 tonnes of tasty, wholesome, scrumptious, healthy, delicious food from being wasted, every week.

Jon Maiden, Panjango: beautiful games exploring the world of work

Jon has come up with a powerful, immersive and playful route for children to explore the sometimes mysterious world of work.

Podcast: piano teacher Madge Woollard and B1G1 with Steve Pipe

Two super guests joined me in the Sheffield Live radio studio this morning: Madge Woollard and Steve Pipe. The podcast is below. It covers: why using business as a force for good, for positive changes NOW and without guilt-tripping (but with smiles) is great for the world and great for your business, learning to play […]

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 […]

Chris Wright, CEO, Catch22 – delivering public services through social enterprise

A call for a relationship-based approach to the outsourcing of public services; Catch22’s own pivot from dependency on grants and ‘soft’ contracts to earning the majority of its income from ‘hard’ contracts; and Chris’ leadership journey.

How to research and validate a business idea – John Holcroft interview

How do you get to the truth about what people think of your business or product idea and whether they really will buy from you?
John Holcroft can help. In this week’s radio show and podcast, he spills the beans on his process to validate and research business ideas.