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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.
Guests:

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


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Inspirational Development Group
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.
Guest:

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 Pennells (1)

Women and Money: A Career in Science and Tech

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Women & Money

Women and Money: A Career in Science and Tech
We all know that there aren't enough women taking up careers in science and technology, often referred to as STEM. But what's being done to improve this and what kind of jobs are available, if it's an area you're interested in? Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Benita Mehra, President of Women in Engineering Society, who explains why so few women go into engineering. Anne-Marie Imafidon, Co-founder of Stemette, and Stella Tournier, WISE member STEM Role Model, discuss whether girls are not encouraged enough to take engineering or science subjects at school (or are they not interested?). Meanwhile Sophie Graham, National Careers Service Adviser, looks at the academic route into engineering or science if you decide you want to come to it later in life.
Guests:

Benita Mehra, Stella Tournier, Sophie Graham, Anne-Marie Imafidon


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Sue Dougan

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine: Episode Eleven

Sue Dougan
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Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine: Episode Eleven
Sue Dougan and Lisa Harris, digital editor at Sainsbury's magazine, get ready for summer with some tasty and refreshing ingredients. Stephen Hargreaves, from Cure and Simple, talks about the hand-curing process that preserves their meats to dispatch to their customers. Food writer, Helen Graves, gives a taste of the Greece by describing the Kalamata olive harvest; meanwhile Myles Donneky, Grey Goose Brand Ambassador, teaches us how to make Vodka Cocktails for the summer. Sarah Alcock, digital content editor, and Ben Tish, chef and patron of the Salt Yard Group, discuss what makes a good British BBQ and his latest recipe book, 'Grill Smoke BBQ'.
Guests:

Lisa Harris, Stephen Hargreaves, Helen Graves, Myles Donneky, Ben Tish


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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.
Guests:

Professor Derek Mowbray, Michelle McQuaid, Tony Nevin, Craig Preston


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Inspirational Development Group
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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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: EnergyNet

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: EnergyNet
Linda Lewis meets Simon Gosling, Managing Director of Energy Net, a conference company which has been producing events and investment summits for Africa for nearly 20 years. Simon explains his latest initiative, Off the Grid Club, which aims to connect poor areas of Africa to the electricity grid. Linda also meets the supporters and founder members, taking part in the Off the Grid Club, such as the Solar Turtle Company.
Guest:

Simon Gosling


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Sue Dougan

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine: Episode Ten

Sue Dougan
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Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine: Episode Ten
On Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine Sue Dougan and digital editor Lisa Harris start the programme with...mussels! They speak to Robin Dunlop about how he started his business and his inspirations behind Mussel Men. Elizabeth Newman, Head of BWS at Sainsbury’s, discusses why rosé wine sales are doing so well. Meanwhile Ross Shonhan, founder of Bone Daddies, talks about his passion behind the ramen dish and Faizan Iqbal, of JAN, gives us a taste of Caspian cuisine.
Guests:

Lisa Harris, Robin Dunlop, Elizabeth Newman, Ross Shonhan, Faizan Iqbal


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