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Company Citizen: Episode Two

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Company Citizen

Company Citizen: Episode Two
Linda Lewis and former Labour MP Tom Levitt are back to discuss Tom’s latest book, The Company Citizen: Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community. In this episode, they focus on the role of businesses in the future of water availability, community, and the economy; and the future of humanity and the environment in general.
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Tom Levitt


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Company Citizen: Episode One

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Company Citizen

Company Citizen: Episode One
In the first episode of this brand new series, Linda Lewis is joined by Tom Levitt: author, former Labour MP and consultant on responsible business. They discuss Tom’s latest book, The Company Citizen: Good for Business, Planet, Nation and Community, and why tackling the challenges of climate change, hunger and poor health makes sense in the long run for modern businesses – both within their companies and more broadly. Can business help change the future of climate change and human rights? Tom talks about why he thinks it can be done if businesses fully embrace a simple concept: long-term thinking.
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Tom Levitt


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Company Casebook: Crowd for Angels

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Company Casebook: Crowd for Angels
On Company Casebook this week we're meeting Crowd for Angels to find out all about the business of running a crowd-funding platform. Fewer than one in ten of the companies wanting to raise funds via their platform get accepted. We'll be finding out how they choose which companies to help, and why increasingly they favour loans over equity as a way of helping small businesses get off the ground.

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Company Casebook: Becrypt

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Company Casebook: Becrypt
On Company Casebook this week we're listening in to the top secret world of secure communications and encryption - visiting Becrypt who provide secure IT solutions for just about every government department, the police and various local authorities. We'll be meeting the CEO Bernard Parsons and his team, and finding out about the hoops companies have to go through to be an approved government supplier.

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Company Casebook: University Cribs

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Company Casebook: University Cribs
Coming up on Company Casebook this week we’re meeting the team behind University Cribs, the student housing search engine matching students with letting agents, developers and halls of residence with over 120,000 rooms now listed on their site. They’re already operating in 26 university towns in England and Wales and have just added London. Find out how they’ve built their business on Company Casebook this week

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Company Casebook: Fighting cybercrime

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Company Casebook: Fighting cybercrime
On Company Casebook this week Linda Lewis meets the cybersecurity firm MWR InfoSec and learns how they help businesses deal with the ever present threat of cybercrime.

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Company Casebook: Master Investor Ltd

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Company Casebook: Master Investor Ltd
That's Company Casebook with Linda Lewis where we’re finding out all about the business of exhibition management, talking to the firm behind the Master Investor show - held last Saturday at the Business Design Centre in Islington - and featuring the likes of investment gurus Jim Mellon and one-time UKP donor Arron Banks on stage. With over 4,000 private investors attending and over 100 exhibitors taking part to showcase their investment offerings, we'll be hearing from the organisers as to why they believe putting on investor shows is a growth area. And why people should get investing themselves to beat the banks' low interest rates.

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Company Casebook: Mindful Chef

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Company Casebook: Mindful Chef
This week on Company Casebook we're meeting two of the three founders of Mindful Chef - a healthy eating box distribution service where customers get everything they need to make a nutritious meal, delivered straight to their doorstep. The founders all hail from Devon and they went to school together. Since starting the business two years ago they've shipped over 350,000 boxes around the UK and are turning over currently £2.7 million. As well as making cooking videos for YouTube they've also published a cookbook - published this week. In the early days they were packing the boxes themselves then delivering them in what they call a Del Boy Trotter Van - so they've come quite a way.... as they've been telling Linda Lewis on Company Casebook.

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Company Casebook: From banking to British dairy champion

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Company Casebook: From banking to British dairy champion
The food sector might look like an attractive place to start and grow a business - it certainly did to Joe Chakra of Sloane Brothers. On this week's edition of Company Casebook, Linda Lewis goes behind the scenes to find out more about his frozen yoghurt shops, his search for sites to expand to, and why he wants to become a global ambassador of "British quality, taste, and creamy dairy".
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Joe Chakra


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Company Casebook: Lightvert

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Company Casebook: Lightvert
Now here's a thing.... Giant adverts the size of skyscrapers? Which you see for just a few seconds .. before they disappear.. a bit like the Cheshire Cat. Sounds like something out of a sci fi movie, but in fact it's already a reality and on this week's Company Casebook Linda Lewis goes behind the scenes at Lightvert, a digital 'out of home' media technology firm which has developed a way of projecting giant advertisements onto the side of buildings for just a few moments, before they disappear from your vision. You don't need special glasses. You SEE them with the naked eye. Lightvert developed the technology with the aid of a grant from Innovate UK and now they're crowdfunding.

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