Inclusive rugby, employment law and essential events – new radio show

Interviews with Ashley Martin, Michael Hudson and Felix Barr of the Sheffield Vulcans Rugby Club; Jay Bhayani and Tom Sutton.

8 December podcast: Employment Law and REACH Homes

New interview with Jay Bhayani with the latest need-to-know updates on employment law. Plus Jon Johnson of REACH Homes, the newly-crowned ‘outstanding business of the year’ in the Sheffield Business Awards.

6 different businesses with something great in common

What do the following have in common: a 22-year-old who makes cajons and other musical instruments in Northern Ireland; a chocolatier in Ely employing young people with autism to create delicious confections; Sheffield’s Real Junk Food Project; an Argyll artisan smoke house; the UK’s first purpose-built breastfeeding café; and a designer and manufacturer of climbing kit?

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?

Business lessons from professional musician and a crucial diary date

New radio show podcast: interview with acclaimed professional classical guitarist, Alison Smith, with great lessons for anyone who is self-employed. Plus Tom and Sam from Sheffield Chamber and some business, co-op and social enterprise updates.

Co-working, collaboration & pop-up food – Business Live

In today’s Business Live radio show Matt Hill, co-founder of co-working space Union St, explains the philosophy behind the space and gives some productivity and planning tips for startups and small businesses. The show also covers Apple’s tax arrangements; and includes business and social enterprise updates and forthcoming events.

Interviews: Rachel Salway, Chris Barnes, Jodie Marshall, Rory Ridley-Duff

Last Friday (19/12/14) was the final Business Live radio show of 2014 – and a feast of inspiration thanks to my guests. Rachel Salway of Roseannah discussed fundraising for Destiny Rescue to rescue a trafficked child from horrific circumstances. Chris Barnes of Training Post introduced an accessible new e-learning resource which SMEs and social enterprises […]

Media trust: a choice to make

Any George Clooney fans reading this? Whether or not you admire Mr. Clooney, you may be aware of his recent, well publicised spat with the Daily Mail and Mail Online in which he said the publication “makes up its facts.” They apologised – but Clooney has refused to accept the apology. We’ve heard much lately […]

SheffEX radio interviews and film

The inaugural SheffEX business exhibition took place on Monday 3rd June at Ponds Forge, designed “as a place to do business by Sheffield City Region businesses people for Sheffield City Region businesses people.” And it was a great success – with exhibition stands sold out, over 1000 delegates, and, in the words of co-organiser Tony […]