Chloe Watmore: managing change, exponential growth, knowledge sharing and succession in engineering

Interview with Chloe Watmore, MD of Thermotex Engineering, who has grown the firm from 6 to 25 staff in two years. Lots of advice on managing growth and change, exporting, international business and more

Radio show panel discussion: employee engagement benefits ‘more than fluffy’

It’s good to be good, so the saying goes, and there’s an increasing body of evidence and research demonstrating that companies that treat employees well aren’t just “nice” – they reap financial and performance rewards. And today’s radio show, broadcast this morning on Sheffield Live and available below as a podcast, is a panel discussion […]

Careers advice for A-Level students & business in China tips

Today’s Business Live radio show features interviews with a former A-Level student about how she broke into her chosen career. Plus advice for businesses wanting to trade with China. Full description, timings and podcast all here.

Exporting; social enterprise under the new Government; data security; SheffEX special

Today’s Business Live radio show featured the story of how unlocking the international export market saved a Sheffield business from risk of failure, after one of its largest customers went bust. Plus we heard an analysis of the potential impact of the new government on social enterprises, from Social Enterprise UK (SEUK)’s public affairs manager […]

Person behind the Politics: Ian Walker (Conservative) interview

Ian Walker is standing as the Conservative Party candidate in the general election in the Sheffield Hallam constituency. On Friday 6th February I interviewed him on my Business Live programme on Sheffield Live 93.2FM, Sheffield’s community radio station with 40,000+ listeners. Born in Sheffield, Ian Walker is the managing director of Sheffield engineering company Rotary […]