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.
Now we all still receive a lot of vital information via post -- bank statements, council tax letters, and bills for instance. But for people who're visually impaired or blind, this can understandably prove to be a real challenge. In this show our reporter Kirsty Shanks speaks to engineer Sam Jewell about how he hopes his "Giraffe Reader" will combat that.
Alliance Pharma is a UK based speciality pharmaceutical company and with the release of their half year results, CEO John Dawson joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to reflect on the company's performance.
Jimmy McLoughlin, Deputy Director of Policy, discusses his report calling for the government to simplify the Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme to give more people a stake in Britain’s growing start-up scene
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by a fantastic panel of Young Entrepreneurs, or "YoungPreneurs", to talk about how they got started in business and how they managed their finances as a young person, and also Escape The City to provide useful advice to young people thinking of setting up their own business.
Ben Towers, Melanie Goldsmith, Tomo Nakamura, Matt Trinetti