S2E3 How to deal with stress and set backs

Stress is the leading cause of long-term sickness absence and accounts for approximately 57% of all long-term sickness. According to the Health and Safety Executive, between 2020 and 2021 822,000 UK workers suffered from work-related stress, depression, or anxiety Workplace stress can be caused by poor people management, long hours, and a lack of work-lifeContinue reading “S2E3 How to deal with stress and set backs”

S2E2 How Grasmere Gingerbread started selling online

The COVID-19 lockdowns meant many businesses had to close their doors to customers. For some businesses, who already had an online presence, selling online became a vital lifeline and source of income. Others, who did not have an online presence, were faced with having no way to reach customers. The need for all small businessesContinue reading “S2E2 How Grasmere Gingerbread started selling online”

S2E1 Make offline marketing work for your small business

Such has been digital marketing’s rise to prominence you could be forgiven for thinking that there’s no point in bothering with offline marketing. But for many start-ups and small businesses with a limited budget, tried and tested offline marketing techniques continue to offer excellent returns, helping them to attract and retain customers In this episode,Continue reading “S2E1 Make offline marketing work for your small business”

S1E8 Protect your wellbeing as a small business manager

Starting a business can be an exciting time and there are hundreds of things you will need to consider. It’s likely that with all the other demands vying for attention, you haven’t considered how you can protect your mental and physical health. This could be a mistake In this episode we speak to Christine Husbands,Continue reading “S1E8 Protect your wellbeing as a small business manager”

S1E7 How to set up a successful ecommerce business

An introduction to selling online, whether via marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon and Etsy, or your own ecommerce or general website In this episode we speak to online selling expert, Chris Dawson of Tamebay, who talks about the advantages of selling online and guides us through selling via popular marketplace platforms. Show notes Find linksContinue reading “S1E7 How to set up a successful ecommerce business”

S1E6 How to market your new business online

An unmissable introduction to the all-important business of online marketing and digital marketing methods you can use to attract and retain customers In this episode we speak to Aggie Meroni to find out all about social media marketing on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and search engine marketing (SEO), so you stand a better chance ofContinue reading “S1E6 How to market your new business online”

S1E5 Start-up story Lee DeSanges of restaurant Baked In Brick

Discover how a wood-fired pizza oven and a shed at the bottom led this week’s guest on a start-up journey that involved a hair-raising European road trip that resulted in him winning the accolade of ‘Best Street Food in Europe’ In this episode we speak to Lee DeSanges, founder of Birmingham-based Baked In Brick, aContinue reading “S1E5 Start-up story Lee DeSanges of restaurant Baked In Brick”

S1E2 Start-up Story – Eve Kekeh of baby clothing service Bundlee

Pick up top tips and learn key start-up lessons from the biggest experts of all – those who’ve actually been there and started their own business In this episode we speak to Eve Kekeh, London-based founder of Bundlee, the UK’s first and most popular baby clothing rental subscription service. Eve explains why she started herContinue reading “S1E2 Start-up Story – Eve Kekeh of baby clothing service Bundlee”