Interviews: Kisha Bradley, Bright Box and #girlswithdrills and Darren Chouings

Interviews with Kisha Bradley, engineer, STEAM-inist, founder of Bright Box Makerspace and #girslwithdrills collaborator; and Darren Chouings, voluntary chair of the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network.

Homelessness; fast-growth tech; social investment and more – new podcast

New podcast featuring Scott Woodley of Tutora – a fast growing tech firm connecting parents with tutors, and Mark Harvey of iD8 Photography, who’s co-organised a project to challenge visual representation of homelessness.

Small Business Saturday and The Dress Circle – radio interview

Today’s Business Live radio features Maria Terry, co-owner of The Dress Circle in Sheffield. We discuss Small Business Saturday, footfall, marketing and more. Plus news of opportunities through Westfield Health and Nesta; HMRC webinars; and more

Collaboration in business & social enterprise

Today’s Business Live radio show, broadcast on Sheffield Live radio this morning and available as a podcast here, covered collaboration between businesses and social enterprises, and heard about how the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network aims to support members in the city.

Read on for more about interviewees, the podcast and the show timings.

Crowdfunded bike trail: Annie Last and Steve Peat interviews. Plus: budget impact on small business

When Ride Sheffield began a crowdfunding campaign for a new mountain biking trail, local riders and businesses got involved. Now the trail has opened, and I interviewed professional mountain bikers Annie Last and Steve Peat for my radio show. Plus news about the impact of the budget on small businesses.

Soup-er: Sheffield SOUP, TDR, Russell Short, Steel City, LtR & more

And we’re back! After a break for a (working) trip to China and Tibet, my radio show, Business Live, returned to the airwaves this week (Friday 10th July) with a stellar line-up of guests in the programme – you can listen to the podcast below. Interviewees: James Biggin, the managing director of Steel City Marketing, […]

Sheffield SOUP, Startup Weekend…and overcoming challenges

Today’s Business Live radio show featured studio guests Elizabeth Shassere, Debbie Cundy and Pennie Raven – plus news about Social Enterprise UK’s State of Social Enterprise Survey 2015. This summer, The University of Sheffield will bring people together to launch new products and services that aim to solve problems and meet needs in the ever-changing […]

A tech startup for social good: Dotforge Impact and Deliverd interview

What is an “accelerator and investment programme for social entrepreneurs who want to harness the power of digital technology to realise positive social change” – and what does it do? My guests on my Business Live radio programme, on Sheffield Live on Friday, explained. You can access the interview below. Emily Hill is the programmes […]

Brendan Moffett interview

Over 3000 entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world attended the MADE Festival in Sheffield in September 2014. What made (do you see what I did there) them come along? I caught up with Brendan Moffett, Director of Marketing Sheffield, for this interview which was first broadcast on Sheffield Live TV on 25 […]

Interviews: business competitiveness; exports

Friday’s Business Live radio show on Sheffield Live featured two studio guests: Nick Patrick of the South Yorkshire International Trade Centre, and consultant and author Andy Hanselman. Podcast below – here’s a summary of what we covered. Building on the success of the recent Overseas Business Network event in Sheffield, SYITC are running another – […]