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.
Bill Gibbons, Director of industry body Discover Ferries, joins Share Radio to talk on the UK ferry industry after the release of new statistics. 2015 Ferrystat figures, released by Discover Ferries, shows 8.61 million cars were carried by UK operators last year, an increase of 1.3% on the previous year. So how has the ferry industry adapted and what challenges does it face?
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.
Dave Millett, Founder and Managing Director of telecoms broker, Equinox, talks about Ofcom’s report ruling on whether BT can keep its Openreach broadband arm. BT seems to have escaped the immediate threat of selling off its wholesale arm, but it faces a stricter regulatory straitjacket under wide-ranging proposals which would allow other operators to lay fibre optic lines alongside its network. Dave discusses the decision.
This week, Nick Peters hits the Shop Floor to discuss why ever high levels of employment are not translating into higher wages with Steve Lewis, a former army officer and businessman who runs the Number 18 coffee shop in Crickhowell. Steve is one of the leaders of the Fair Tax Town programmes.
Nick looks at why leaders need to listen to their followers in order to close the digital skills gap inside corporations with Colin Sloman, Managing Director of Accenture, a consultancy firm who conducted a major survey of global businesses to assess how they are keeping up with the pace of lightning fast technological change.
Despite unemployment levels falling, and more people striking out on their own to add to the country's growing micro-business community, Nick Peters hears from Gerwyn Davies, the Labour Market Advisor at the CIPD about why this good news isn't necessarily good for wages and productivity levels.
And the good, the bad, and the ugly, Nick takes a closer look at workforce surveys to find out the do's and don'ts when it comes to writing them with Anthony Hughes of recruitment specialists Coburg Banks.
Plus, the first in our series of IDG Insights is launched, bringing you the stories that matter.
Steve Lewis, Colin Sloman, Gerwyn Davies, Anthony Hughes
Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry, joins Nick Peters and Chris Bailey to discuss the motor industry, after research revealed that manufacturer's predictions on the popularity of electric or hybrid vehicles may be wildly wrong.
This week Matthew Cook visits Action Aid HQ, a leading international charity who support women and children in extreme poverty, fight for the rights of the world's poorest people in forty three countries, work with over five thousand schools globally to get children and young people the education they deserve, and have been campaigning for change for over forty years.
This weekend on Track Record, Sue Dougan sat down with the Right Reverend, Lord Richard Chartres, the Bishop of London, for a long discussion about his passions, his career, his personal relationship with his faith and his favourite songs.
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.
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