How to use politicians to get what you want: new interview

Harnessing support from a politician can help you to fight injustices, assert your consumer rights even when big businesses want to ignore you, generate publicity for your community project, and open doors you’ve previously had closed in your face.
But how do you get politicians on your side? Scott Colvin can tell you in this new radio show podcast. The programme also features Kurtis Wright of Sheffield Community Technologies (and Loci Pay).

Interview: My Sheffield Pound’s Kurtis Wright

Digital technology and smartphone applications are disrupting traditional finance and business; local currencies have been launched in many UK and worldwide locations. Kurtis Wright is an entrepreneur combining local with digital, who talked with me about a new payment platform he plans to launch for local independent businesses.