Chief executive of The Jockey Club, Simon Bazalgette, talks to Sue Dougan about his career, his childhood and his favourite musical tracks, including Electric Light Orchestra's 'Mr. Blue Sky'. Since 2008, Simon has been running The Jockey Club as the leading commercial group in British horse racing.
Linda Lewis focuses on electric cars this week and speaks to Pod Point, a Shoreditch-based company that makes charging units for electric cars that have been gradually been installed in homes, car parks and airports. They describe themselves are the UK’s largest suppliers of electric charging solutions. She speaks to Erik Fairbairn, CEO of the company.
To celebrate the launch of the new digital D2 network we sent our intrepid correspondent Linda Lewis out into the world of Digital Radio to find out what was happening with the biggest digital launch ever.
To celebrate Share Radio going national, Morning Money brings you a quick edition of Linda Lewis's look into the history of digital radio, and the launch of the new D2 platform across the UK. Linda talks to Ford Ennals, CEO of Digital Radio UK, Paul Eaton Director of Digital Radio at Arqiva, Matt Deegan, Station Manager at Fun Kids and Gavin Oldham, Managing Director of Share Radio, to find out what the launch of this new digital platform means for radio across the UK.
Ford Ennals, Paul Eaton, Gavin Oldham, Matt Deegan
Linda Lewis speaks to Luke Watson and his team about GB Energy Supply, who claim to offer the cheapest bills on the market. After their launch last April, Linda finds out how the company has grown steadily over the past year and how they have reached just under 200,000 customer fuel accounts.
For three years, Houston PR has been collecting jargon and buzzwords. The company writes to correspondents and editors in the UK and the US once a quarter, asking them to identify the words and phrases that annoy them the most. Hamish Thompson, Managing Director at Houston PR, joined Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper to reveal the most annoying jargon.
Linda Lewis visits Bodybuilding.com, an American online retailer which describes itself as the world’s largest online sports nutrition store, selling more than 13,500 different health and fitness supplements and accessories to customers in more than 155 countries. The company has just launched in the UK and has big ambitions to shake up the fitness market over here, not just by selling supplements but also with their extensive range of videos and online fitness advice.
Bircham Dyson Bell has released its latest findings on entrepreneur optimism, showing high figures of positivity. But what's behind this? Stuart Thomson, Head of Public Affairs at Bircham Dyson Bell, joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to offer his views.
Linda Lewis visits RateSetter, one of the world's largest peer-to-peer lenders and the biggest in the UK by monthly volume. She visited them at their offices near London Bridge in the high-tech Metal Box Factory and spoke to Rhydian Lewis, CEO and co-founder, and some of the team to find out how their innovative model of matching investors and lenders works.