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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Short-termism, employee ownership and Public trust in businesses post-Brexit

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: Short-termism, employee ownership and Public trust in businesses post-Brexit
This week, we’ve heard all about short-termism among companies; but what about employees? Nick Peters finds out with Kate Cooper from the Institute of Leadership and Management. Nick learns about why employee ownership is a great way for owners of a successful business to realise some of their investment but stay involved, and produce a massive boost to workforce morale. with Simon Mounsey from Agilisys. Nick and Alan Leaman, CEO at Management Consultancies Association, discuss public trust in business and politics post-Brexit. And have you ever wondered about the job of comments moderator on a web site? Nick finds out how it’s done from Arax Poshtvar is a member of the comments moderation team at the Guardian.

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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: How will Brexit pressure the North Sea Oil industry?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: How will Brexit pressure the North Sea Oil industry?
The low oil price has already pressured the industry, but now what impact will Brexit have? Neil Passmore, CEO of Hannam and Partners, joined to discuss issues related to interconnectors with Europe, the threat on jobs and the issues it could create with support networks in Scotland.
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Sara Sjölin, Neil Passmore


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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

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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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Bio-Bean

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Bio-Bean
Bio-Bean have opened a factory in Cambridgeshire to process waste coffee grounds and are busy turning tonnes of it into sustainable fuels. Their latest product is Logs, made from compressed coffee. Founder and chief executive Arthur Kay, who guides Linda Lewis through the process of converting coffee beans into fuel. He also explains how the company has already won a string of awards, including the first prize in Sir Richard Branson's annual VOOM competition.
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Arthur Kay


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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: BillHub

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: BillHub
BillHub is a fin tech company that provides a platform for sending, spending and managing household bills between housemates. Bill payers can also take photos of their bills using a mobile phone and upload them to the hub. Founder James Harrison meets Linda Lewis and explains how the company aims to provide a product for the ‘generation rent’. BillHub, he says, aim to be transparent, safe and secure product for all.
Guest:

James Harrison


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Sharon Richey

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Sharon Richey
Sue Dougan is joined by Sharon Richey, CEO of BEcause Experiential Marketing, in this week's Track Record. Originally from South Africa, Sharon looks back at her childhood and her career into business and entrepreneurship. She tells Sue about her attempt to organise a beer festival in her family home and how, subsequently, acquired the name ‘The Shebeen Queen’ at the tender age of sixteen.
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Sharon Richey


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Is robot law an increasing necessity?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is robot law an increasing necessity?
Robotics and autonomous systems are generating an increasing number of benefits for our society. But are robot’s faithful servants or existential threats? That's the subject being debated at the Royal Academy of Engineers, as part of the first UK Robotics week. On the panel is Dr Alan Winfield, Director of the University of the West of England’s Science Communication Unit, and he spoke to Sarah Lowther.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Alan Winfield


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Will aerospace & defence companies have to change strategy post Brexit?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Will aerospace & defence companies have to change strategy post Brexit?
Aerospace and defence companies may have to press the restart button on their strategies, as Brexit may cause nations to scale back arms buys and reduce collaboration. For more, independent defence and aerospace specialist, Howard Wheeldon, joined Nigel Cassidy and Chris Bailey.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Howard Wheeldon


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Presenteeism, Grit and Employee Value Proposition

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

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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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Pockit

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Pockit
Pockit is a Digital bank alternative for low income, under served bank consumers in the UK. They've already got over 60,000 customers and are processing more than a quarter of a million transactions every month. Linda Lewis meets its founder, Virraj Jatania, who explains how the company works, how it was set up and their company values.
Guest:

Virraj Jatania


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