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

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


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Presenteeism, Grit and Employee Value Proposition

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Shop Floor: Presenteeism, Grit and Employee Value Proposition
On this week's Shop Floor, in association with the Inspirational Development Group, Nick Peters looks at presenteeism- people who turn up to work but are not fully engaged in their tasks- with Professor Derek Mowbray of the Management Advisory Service. Michelle McQuaid, psychologist and writer, explores the concept of grit and how it can be applied to the workplace; meanwhile Tony Nevin, Director of Employee Benefits at Mazars, discusses how the Employee Value Proposition can be used as a tool to recruit new talent in businesses. Craig Preston, Managing Director at IDG, expresses his opinions on Brexit and looks over the some of the topics that were covered on the programme this month.
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Professor Derek Mowbray, Michelle McQuaid, Tony Nevin, Craig Preston


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Inspirational Development Group
Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Modern Slavery Act

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Shop Floor: Modern Slavery Act
Nick Peters talks to Simon Bates from Jordans Corporate Law, about the modern slavery act and what corporations are going to have to do to help end the use of slaves in the corporate world.
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Simon Bates


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Trade Unions

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Shop Floor: Trade Unions
Nick Peters talks to Professor Richard Hyman, Emeritus Professor of Industrial Relations at LSE, about the recent announcement made by the business Secretary about the cut in Trade Union rights.
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Richard Hyman


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Shop Floor: Gender Pay Gap

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Shop Floor: Gender Pay Gap
The government recently announced action is is going to undertake in order to help close the wage gap between different genders. Nick Peters is talking to Anne Perkins to discuss whether this is a good course of action for equality in the workplace.
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Anne Perkins


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Living Wage

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Shop Floor: Living Wage
The living wage has been a political hot topic recently and Nick has decided to find out more about if this is feasible and more importantly, what a national living wage could do to help the country. To discuss this issue with nick is Emma Kosmin, Program Manager from the Living Wage Foundation.
Guests:

Emma Kosmin, Adam Memon


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Small businesses and the budget

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Shop Floor: Small businesses and the budget
Nick Peters talks to Paul Smith from Brick Rothenberg about the new budget and what it means for small businesses.
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Paul Smith


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Shop Floor: The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed

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Shop Floor: The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed
Nick Peters talks to Andy Chamberlain, Senior Public Affairs Manager at IPSE, to discuss the budget and what it means for the self-employed.
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Andy Chamberlain


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