It’s season 2 of Asto’s Work in Progress podcast, now hosted by journalist Angelica Malin. This episode, we’re talking to two amazing female entrepreneurs about launching and fundraising their businesses.
Should you use online channels to help grow your offline business? Independent antiques dealer Andrew Davis shares his experience of maintaining footfall and business offline.
Financial planning. Entrepreneurs either love it or hate it. This time in our Work In Progress podcast, we find out how to create targets, budgets, business plans, and growth strategies that really work.
Dion McKenzie, co-founder of Color in Tech and part time investor, shares top points for finding the right funding for your business.
As a self-employed personal trainer, Rogan Allport shares a few home truths about the realities of running your own business.
Are you thinking of going it alone in 2019? Want to take the leap from cosy PAYE slips and expense accounts to uncertain but exhilarating freelance life? Angelica Malin shares with you a few home truths about managing your cashflow.
Michelle is the founder of her wearable tech brand, Made with Glove, developing heated gloves for women. Here she shares her tips on how you could diversify your business.
James started his own craft brewery (with minimal experience in making beer) in 2016. Here he talks about how other local businesses are a powerful and valuable network for empowerment, support, growth and cross-promotion.
Bella Starkey, owner and founder of Art & Soul shares a few helpful pointers for starting a business and setting up as a sole trader.
Alan Mahon is the co-founder of Brewgooder, a brewery with a conscience. Now that his start-up has turned two, he looks back on the pros and cons of launching a social enterprise.
We spoke with Nina Clark, small business owner and founder of Nightire about her journey managing the pressures of starting and running a business.
Taking your business up a level isn't easy. By the time you've done your day job, and all the business admin and paperwork – you've little energy left.
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.
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.
Tom Evans, founder of BleepBleeps talks us through the challenges he faced when turning his idea into something profitable, successful and viable.
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.
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.
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.