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.

Gin: Ruination, embrocation or delectation? New podcast

Daniel Shipman of Roister Events spilled the beans on gin’s history as a medicine, how it gained popularity in England, what led to the Gin Act in 1751, a second and now third peak in popularity, and everything taking place at the (free to attend) Gin Fever Festival.

Don’t headbutt time; do get a bra that fits – new interviews

Advice for social entrepreneurs from Pam Warhurst, founder of Incredible Edible: “don’t headbutt time.” And an interview with Lucy May Lingerie founders, Natalie Mosley and Paula Walsh, and with Plot44 Chair, Mark Ramsell. New radio show podcast.

Lessons from the naughty cheese smuggler

What will make a cynical journalist excited enough about you that they’d smuggle your product across the world?

Bring me the finest effing food and ale!

What happened at a reunion between Silversmith’s founder Justin Rowntree and TV chef Gordon Ramsay? Why is Abbeydale Brewery organising a party? And what advice do two seasoned food and drink professionals have for others? Listen to my latest radio show podcast.

Making the leap from employee to entrepreneur: 5 crucial tips

The latest Business Live radio show podcast features an interview with an entrepreneur who took the leap from a 12-year civil service career to running her own business.

Sexism in tech & startups; workplace dress codes; scaling a food social enterprise

From sexist dress codes to discrimination in tech, modern slavery to an innovative “pay as you feel” social enterprise food business, and the three “secrets of newbie success in tech” – it’s all in this week’s radio show podcast. Jo Hercberg, Elizabeth Shassere and Jay Bhayani joined me in the radio studio on Friday for […]

Nonnas Sheffield plus Sheffield Hallam Student Union

Today’s Business Live radio show, broadcast this morning on Sheffield Live 93.2FM and available as a podcast here, features live studio guests Maurizio Mori, proprietor of Nonnas Sheffield; Claire Collister, the Social Enterprise Programme Leader at Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union; and Roxana Whiteman who has launched a new social enterprise, Uncover.

Launch, incubation, scale and investment: Savvy’s story

Today’s Business Live radio show, featured an in-depth interview with Jonathan Drury, co-founder of Sheffield-based Savvy Spreads. Jonathan talked through the Savvy story: from a kitchen hobby, to launching as a home-based business, then renting a kitchen from the Regather Co-operative, scaling up with a manufacturer and now investment for worldwide growth.

Mmm, tasty! 2 food entrepreneurs interviewed

The perks of interviewing business-owners became evident on Friday when I was joined by the owners of two fantastic food businesses, as guests on my radio show – and both brought delicious cake! Jane Stammers of Tipple Tales is a passionate baker extraordinaire of yummy rich, moist cakes bursting with fruit and nuts and laced […]