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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: The Effect of Brexit on HR and Microbusinesses, the Importance of Business Communities and Men's Mental Health

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor: The Effect of Brexit on HR and Microbusinesses, the Importance of Business Communities and Men's Mental Health
On Shop Floor, in association with the Inspirational Development Group, Nick Peters analyses the effect of Brexit on Microbusinesses with Tony Robinson OBE in this time of uncertainty. Kate Jacobs, Editor of HR Magazine, explains how HR departments can provide a vital role in leadership for businesses in the post-Brexit climate. Despite these unsteady times Charlotte Cassedanne, Communications Manager at Power to Change, says Business Communities can unite others and have a positive impact on local people. Charlotte Hollins, who runs the community business Fordhall Farm, explains the story behind the farm and the financial obstacles she had to face to make the it a success. Finally, Kirsten Samuel, Managing Director of Kamwell, highlights the impact of men's mental health problems, particularly suicide, on businesses.
Guests:

Tony Robinson OBE, Charlotte Cassedanne, Charlotte Hollins, Kirsten Samuel


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Inspirational Development Group
Nick Peters

Shop Floor 14 Feb 2016

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor 14 Feb 2016
Nick Peters hits the shop floor for another packed edition on workplace issues. This week, social mobility, the goal of productive work and enterprise, comes under attack. Nick Peters talks to Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA, about the idea that social mobility could be cruel or even evil. Digital skill levels among young people mean employers are finding it harder to get qualified staff and many young people risk missing out on good jobs - Nick Peters finds out more from Nigel Walsh at CapGemini. The Prime Minister says he wants ex-offenders to have much more support moving from jail into jobs and productive lives. It’s already happening - Nick Peters discovers how from Jane Gould, a trustee of Christian charity CleanSheet. And we head east to Vietnam to meet the "Digital Nomads", young people who are taking the idea of remote working to extraordinary lengths.
Guests:

Matthew Taylor, Nigel Walsh, Jane Gould


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In partnership with

Inspirational Development Group
Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Tutoring and Mentoring Schemes

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Shop Floor: Tutoring and Mentoring Schemes
Show Floor with Nick Peters talking to Andrew Berwick of the Access Project on their programme to mentor and tutor children from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain the grades and confidence they need to go to top universities. Also talking with Sam Crooks of Credit Suisse about the tutoring and mentoring he gives to ambitious young student to achieve better grades.
Guests:

Andrew Berwick, Sam Crooks


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Timpson Foundation

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor:  Timpson Foundation
Nick Peters talks to John Timpson about the Timpson Foundation and the relationship between employers and employees.
Guest:

John Timpson


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Dementia

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Shop Floor: Dementia
Nick Peters looks into Dementia in the workplace and what is being done to help manage both people and businesses that it can effect. To talk about this issue, George McNamara Head of Policy and Public Affairs at The Alzheimer's Society joins Nick.
Guest:

George McNamara


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Working Families

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor: Working Families
Nick Peters talks to Julie McCarthy, Head of Policy, Research and Communications at Working Families, about employers allowing more flexibility to their employers during work and whether this is a good thing.
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Julie McCarthy


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Future First

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor: Future First
Nick Peters talks to Mark Boleat, from The City of London Corporation, about the work they are doing with charity Future First, who are getting successful business men and women who came from lower income areas to return to their old schools and help mentor the students.
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mark Boleat


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