Perspectives

How I made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of my own

Harry Compton, a self-employed gardener tells us how he made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of his own. "It’s a journey I’m so grateful for as it has taught me more about business, people and life than any classroom could."

Perspectives

6 tips for reducing your carbon footprint as a small business

Climate change is higher up the agenda than at any point in recent years. If we are going to meet our carbon targets, business needs to respond. Here are some tips on changes you can make in your business.

Perspectives

The advantages the right location can bring your business

Choosing the correct location for your business is crucial and, for businesses of any size, being situated in the right location can prove invaluable when it comes to the bottom line. David Robinson shares the advantages your location can bring your business.

40 min Listen

Work In Progress season 2 – Entrepreneurial Mindset: Innovation, change and being reactive

In this episode, Angelica Malin is joined by three entrepreneurs to talk all about mindset, innovation and being reactive to changes in circumstance, both personally and professionally.

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Starting a business: finding your place within a community

Rachael shares some of her experiences and advice from setting up her small business, Isla Ray – an independent coffee shop – amidst a community as embedded and established as Deptford.

28 min Listen

Work In Progress season 2 – Money Talks: Creating a positive relationship with cash

Money – it can be a tricky thing to talk about, but it’s a core aspect of running a business (or making the world go round…). We’re talking to two experts in this episode, diving into the conversations on spending, saving and salaries.

Perspectives

How I made it on my own: turning an idea for a business into a reality

Tom Evans, founder of BleepBleeps talks us through the challenges he faced when turning his idea into something profitable, successful and viable.

30 min Listen

Work in Progress season 2 – Project you: Finding your niche & building your community

In this episode we discuss how to find your focus, why it’s vital to try and innovate, and the importance of building and supporting your community.

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Making it work as a digital nomad

Meaghan Johnson, a Fintech Research and Strategy Consultant, shares her story on creating a successful career as a digital nomad.