Spotlight On Business
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In this new podcast series we’ll be concentrating on the topics that matter most to UK businesses and discussing both the challenges and opportunities they face in today’s world. Each week Mary Portas will be joined by an experienced professional from some of the UK’s leading companies, to learn how they approach business day to day. The show will be focusing on Cyber Security, Marketing, Exporting, Finance, and HR- shining a light on the areas that businesses need to know about to succeed.
||CleanTop tips with Mary Portas||Over the past five episodes Mary has been joined by professionals from some of the UK’s leading companies to focus on themes including Security, Marketing, Exporting, Finance and HR – shining a light on the areas that businesses need to know about,||23 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHR with Chieu Cao||This week, the spotlight is on HR – and joining Mary Portas is Chieu Cao. He's the co-founder and CMO of Perkbox – the UKs leading employee and customer engagement platform. Perkbox’s mantra is that employees happiness is the key to success.||16 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCashflow and finance with Luke Johnstone||This week, the spotlight is on Cashflow and Finance – and joining Mary Portas is Luke Johnstone, co-founder of Pack’d – the world’s first frozen smoothie kit company – which since being founded three years ago, has achieved rapid success and i||9 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExporting with Gurdeep Singh Bath||This week, the spotlight is on exporting and joining Mary Portas is Gurdeep Singh Bath Gurdeep is the Director of Exports at Perfection Foods - a family run business that supply hand made cakes to most UK national supermarkets and coffee shops and ex.||2 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarketing with Nishma Robb||This week, the spotlight is on Marketing and joining Mary Portas is Nishma Robb, Marketing Director at Google. Nishma heads up perhaps the most powerful company in today’s marketing ecosystem, and is responsible for helping Google’s largest advert||25 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCyber security with Carmina Lees||In this first episode, the spotlight is on Cyber Security and joining Mary Portas is Carmina Lees, Managing Director of Financial Services across UK & Ireland at Accenture. Carmina leads on security in Accenture’s Financial Services practice, a...||18 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusic business, numbers and the MOBO Awards||In the final episode of the series we meet Sammy Andrews, a respected music industry exec, who has recently embarked on a new business journey as the founder of strategy/analytics company Deviate Digital. At three months in, she explains why she turned.||12 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Harnessing diversity in an inclusive business||NatWest’s Heather Melville explains the importance of harnessing the diversity of your team and your clients – and the impact it can have on your business' bottom line.||5 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNetworking, Travel and Martha Lane Fox||This week our featured woman in business is Carolyn Pearson, founder of Maiden Voyage – a female-friendly travel organisation that helps other companies ensure safe travel for their employees and enables women to connect whilst they’re on the road..||28 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Five tips I wish I’d known when I started||Emma Sexton, founder of visual design agency Make Your Words Work, shares five top tips she wish she’d known when she started her business – with thoughts on presentation, mindset and efficiency. To hear more from Emma, check out our previous episod||19 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMagazines, collaboration and Make Your Words Work||This week we’re getting to the heart of creative business as we meet Jyoti Matoo, the founder of Voir Fashion – a magazine and creative agency based in Leeds. She meets Emma Sexton, the founder of visual design agency Make Your Words Work, who has t||13 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Confidence boost||NatWest’s Melissa Hulme shares thoughts on how to approach confidence, with some helpful techniques from the Women in Business initiative. To find out more about how NatWest’s team of specialists can help you reach your goals, boost your confidence||6 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeauty, tech and Unruly video advertising||Tech meets beauty in this week’s episode as we meet young entrepreneur Anastasia Kenyon, the founder behind Palette Official – a brand new platform focused at connecting makeup artists with fans and enthusiasts. She is joined in conversation by Sara||31 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Tips for new startups with Harper’s Bazaar||In this bonus episode we’re backstage at a recent NatWest event in partnership with Harper’s Bazaar magazine. Deputy editor Lydia Slater interviews guest speakers including bridalwear entrepreneur Caroline Castigliano, venture capital investor Anna||24 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Enterprise, macaroons and Divine Chocolate||Balancing profit with purpose is a difficult mission. In this episode Rosie Ginday tells the story of her company, Miss Macaroon – a social enterprise that combines a passion for baking whilst also helping young care leavers and ex-offenders to gain t||16 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus: Why you should consider British manufacturing||Upcoming jewellery designer Alice Walsh (Alice Made This) gives her take on why you should consider British manufacturing. Although perceptions are often that is ‘cheaper’ to produce items overseas – Alice talks through the reasons she believes it||9 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJewellery, manufacturing and the British Fashion Council||How do you launch a successful jewellery brand? In this episode we hear the story of Alice Walsh (Alice Made This), a mumpreneur juggling young family life whilst running a men's accessories brand - manufacturing with specialist techniques in the ...||2 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Inspiring podcast, with great, helpful points. Really encouraging me to go ahead with my business
An essential podcast for anyone interested in business, not just women!
A must listen!
A really inspiring podcast, which provides incredibly insightful information and advice.