Shareholders’ Agreements, Resilience, Influencer Marketing, Social Media and Cyberbullying

Shareholders’ Agreements, Resilience, Influencer Marketing, Social Media and Cyberbullying

How Food Circle Supermarket increased revenue 10x in a year – new podcast

Food Circle Supermarket has grown 10-fold and founders Paul and James have numerous tips for ecommerce growth.

Will Chew, Mak Tok – From Missing Mum’s Cooking to Dragons’ Den Delight

The amazing story behind Mak Tok Chilli Paste, founded by Willl Chew while studying and now a Dragons’ Den success story.

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.

Media responsibility and trust – podcast with Sam Walby and Bird LoveGod

Should we care about the media’s responsibility and balance? If we do, then in an age in which argument and polemic have become the norm, what positive steps can we take to support media we can trust? Today’s Business Live radio show features guests Sam Walby and Bird LoveGod.

Put the kettle on: what makes a tea business tick?

Interview with tea-preneurs Ted Ki Tae Kim and James Home of Diversitea Box, a tea subscription business with loyal, repeat customers in the UK, USA and beyond.

Reducing prison ‘revolving door’ and tech fitness: new interviews

Over 50% of prisoners and unemployed people in the community have dyslexia or similar learning difficulties; more than 70% have low levels of literacy. And for many prisoners, like one of my guests on this week’s Business Live radio show, Dale Easter,  imprisonment is like a ‘revolving door’ – Dale spent 23 years of his […]

Ruth Lucas of Rovernighter interviewed

An in-depth live interview with Ruth Lucas of Rovernighter. Ruth discussed product development, design iteration, access to the market, funding, intellectual property, marketing, and sources of advice and support for entrepreneurs. In January Rovernighter was selected as the Virgin StartUp of the Week, and at the end of March the business was named by Theo Paphitis as a Small Business Sunday #SBS Award recipient.

Sheffield Antiques Quarter & Toy Like Me

In yesterday’s Business Live radio programme my guests were Hendrika Stephens of the Sheffield Antiques Quarter which supports a growing number of independent retailers in Sheffield and Karen Newell of Toy Like Me, an initiative seeking better representation of disability in children’s toys.
Have a listen to the podcast here.

Interviews: Phrooti and Aid Works

What does it take to have a career as an aid worker – or, if you want to volunteer in global development, what are the essential skills you need?
And how do you setup a food business from scratch, win customers, and use quirky and original marketing to your advantage – all whilst developing from the outset an appropriate (and BRC accredited) supply chain to enable you to scale?