Driving art to Monaco, growing a Thai social enterprise and festival time

Friday’s Business Live radio presenter had a voice an octave lower than mine. I’ve not been banned from the airwaves for swearing or shock-jockery. A fever and virus has proven hard to shake off, and my voice is a deep croak. But as usual the guests are the stars of the show, and once again […]

Steve Rimmer: Tickets for Good interview

Steve Rimmer is a serial social entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of Tickets for Good. He joined me on my Business Live FM radio programme this morning for a thoroughly interesting discussion. You can listen to the podcast below. Steve covers: launching the Tickets for Good platform, now used by event organisers all over Sheffield […]

Disruptive? Yawn. Spreadsheets with stories for investability. And Science!

A rant about so-called ‘disruptive’ businesses, evidence of the power of spreadsheets and stories, and the wonder of the universe as explored by Stephen Hawking

Interview: Lynne Brooke, Social Stock Exchange and ethical investing

New interview: impact investing, NEX Exchange and the Social Stock Exchange; and “rescuing capitalism as a force for good.” Lynne Brooke explains.

Marketing & social enterprise: Gra Group and British Council

This week’s Business Live radio show featured interviews with Dr. Mairi Mackay, Global Head of Social Enterprise at The British Council; and Tim Hart, principal of marketing agency with a difference, the Gra Group.

Business Live: MADE Festival & Critical Mass special

A popstar turned farmer, a CEO* at Microsoft UK, an assassin, some investors, a lawyer and a social entrepreneur: what do they have in common? They were all guests on today’s Business Live radio show.

The programme, broadcast this morning on Sheffield Live 93.FM and available as a podcast below, featured interviews recorded at this week’s MADE Entrepreneur Festival in Sheffield and the Critical Mass social and impact investment event in London.

And you can listen to the podcast of the programme here.

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 […]

Workshop in Malaysia: Journalism for Social Good

Just back from a quick trip to Malaysia, delivering a workshop and training for social enterprises, organised by The British Council. Videographer Dan Jones and I had the pleasure of working with 14 social entrepreneurs, students and journalists through the Journalism for Social Good programme. Our three day workshop covered visual and audio storytelling, interviewing […]