Local Business Podcast

Local Business Podcast

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Discover local business tips, insight, knowledge and expertise from business owners who have been there and done it via The Local Business Podcast.


19: How To Provide The Best Customer Service
May 13 • 31 min
Ross’ journey to running his own business came via retail – somewhere that many self employed people have a background in – and it was because of his retail work that Ross was able to become an expert when it comes to handling customers and delivering the…
18: Riding to Success and Expansion
Apr 29 • 32 min
On Episode 18 we talk to a local business owner who runs something a little bit out of the norm. We met with Douglas Shaw, the owner of Edinburgh Bike Fitting who told us an interesting and thought-provoking story on how his company came to be and how it…
17: Video Marketing with The Animation Guys
Apr 15 • 33 min
We visited the team at the Animation Guys to see what they could tell us about video marketing and the work that they do.
16: The Franchise Option
Apr 1 • 23 min
This time, we’ve done something a little bit different and explored the world of franchises. Often referred to as a half-way house between employment and self-employment, becoming a franchise owner has a number of benefits that make it more appealing than…
15: Creativity and Positivity
Mar 18 • 28 min
This time around we’re looking at creativity and positivity – two aspects that are needed if you’re to take your business forward but like the hardest things in life, they’re not easy to come by
14: Is Finance Boring?
Mar 4 • 24 min
For Episode 14 we got the chance to meet Sam Teller at Bluefish Financial Services in Bristol who talked to us about the profession, why he got involved, what the future holds and why taking care of your finances is so important for the early years of…
13: Playing The Game
Feb 19 • 13 min
For Episode 13 of the show I met up with two people who decided that working a 9 to 5 job just wasn’t good enough. So they quit their jobs and started making video games for a living.Simon and Ed created a business: Sole Survivor Studio…
12: The Rebirth of King Alfred
Feb 5 • 24 min
Discover the story of how a building with no floor and no roof turned into an important part of a rural community
11: What is Human Resources?
Jan 21 • 19 min
Human Resources affects every business but what exactly is it? We talk to an expert who can help you with your HR worries.
10: 2019 Business Tips from Local Business Owners
Jan 7 • 21 min
Looking for business tips for the new year? Well, we’ve got just the podcast for you.
9: A Christmas Treat
Dec 24, 2018 • 15 min
We talk to a man in a red suit, black belt, red hat and who jingles when he walks … whoever could it be?
8: The Beauty of Training
Dec 10, 2018 • 34 min
we found ourselves in Wales, visiting the Director of the Academy of Hair and Beauty: Keri Edwards. During my time with Ceri she spoke about her academy, the importance of training and development and also why the hair dressing industry isn’t taken as…
7: One Word: Now
Nov 26, 2018 • 28 min
Ross’ story is one that really touches the heart at times. During the interview he speaks of his difficulties in getting to where he is today, how writing one word down on a piece of paper was the moment where his life changed and why he’s so passionate…
6: Business Bullying
Nov 13, 2018 • 35 min
We invited Christine Pratt onto the show to talk about the issue of bullying in the workplace. She’s the founder of the National Bullying Helpline and helps people to deal with bullying on a day-to-day basis.
5: Crafty Networking
Oct 29, 2018 • 38 min
We talk to the Crafty Connoisseur about networking, promoting and the drinks industry
SME Live!
Oct 18, 2018 • 28 min
We visited SME Live, an annual business event and talked to those who attended and those who run it.
4: VR: The Future of Business?
Oct 15, 2018 • 31 min
Is Virtual Reality the future of business?
3: Running A Foodbank
Oct 1, 2018 • 18 min
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2: The Early Years of Running A Business
Sep 17, 2018 • 22 min
How do you handle the first few years of running a business? We visit a young salon owner to find out …
1: The Risks and Rewards of Starting a New Business
Sep 17, 2018 • 32 min
What’s involved in leaving a full-time job to start your own company? We find out …
0: Launching September 18th
Sep 3, 2018 • 3 min
The Local Business Podcast launches on September 18th - SUBSCRIBE NOW!
An Introduction to The Local Business Podcast
Jul 16, 2018 • 1 min
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