“Kings” of the holiday sport camp: Richard Holmes interview

“I’m passionate about the value of sport and physical activity and for 25 years I’ve worked to get children active,” says Richard Holmes. Holmes is CEO of the not-for-profit Kings Foundation, which since inception in 1991 has worked with over 1.5 million children. It engages children to participate, “we are about developing a love for […]

Podcast: mental health and wellbeing for employees and business leaders

How can business leaders be most effective in supporting employees’ and their own wellbeing, and in looking after any colleagues and employees (or themselves) who are suffering from mental ill health?

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.

Digital strategy and business in South America: expertise from serial entrepreneur

Interview with Jerónimo R. Santamarina, a serial digital entrepreneur and the Managing Partner EU at EYDOS Digital. Advice if you’re doing business in Latin America, plus developments in digital marketing, and how tools like programmatic ads and micro-segmentation will affect you.

Office party behaviour: Benchmark Recruit interview

Interview with Rebecca Morris of Benchmark Recruit about avoiding office party pitfalls; today’s radio show also features new research about the impact of late payments on small businesses; an update about a Private Members’ Bill which would affect co-operatives; new flood insurance package announced

The psychology of business and the business of psychology

What does a business psychologist do, how do they help businesses – and what are the most common challenges they address? Simon Kilpatrick, chief executive of Intrinsic Links, explains in an in-depth interview in the latest Business Live radio show. You can access the podcast below. Simon also explains how he’s built Intrinsic Links since […]

Cybersecurity interview – Andrew Mills

Yesterday’s guest on my Business Live radio show, Andrew Mills of Datamills, gave several chilling examples of businesses large and small (and sophisticated), and how cyber attacks have affected them. Andrew covered data security, steps to protect your business against cyber-attacks, passwords, social media and how the sharing economy of the dark web has made the cost of entry to criminality lower than ever before.

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.

Business Live: Sara Hill interview

Sara Hill joined me in the studio to talk about what’s on at the forthcoming Festival of Debate; publishing Now Then magazine which has been running since 2008; the Peace in the Park free festival; and Mesters Events and their recent trip to the refugee camps in Calais and Dunkirk. A fascinating insight – do listen to the podcast.