The Entrepreneurs View of Business

The Entrepreneurs View of Business

By Moogies Media
We talk with entrepreneurs who understand the business world and what it takes to get to the top, usually it is by helping others to the top rather than trying to push everyone else down. This is POSITIVE and exceptionally informative.
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Episode 37 - Didn't get any grants? We can still go on and prosper!
Listen to Charlotte Elizabeth who runs a dance school for people of all ages in the lovely county of Worcestershire, and, even without any government grants, she has had to Pivot her business due to the lack of support available and still is positive about the future, listen to how courage and determination can ensure your business can survive, Charlotte is joined by forum founder, Paul Spicer and Podcast host by Ben Coates
18:44
August 6, 2020
Episode 36 - The Huge Virtual Exhibition is coming
Listen to how Karen Edwards of Event Show & Services has pivoted her business and set up a huge virtual business exhibition showcase event on August 6th with industry leading speakers, showing that no matter the circumstances, positivity means business can still be done, nothing will stop us succeeding. Karen talks to the two usual suspects, Paul Spicer from LNP Sound and Ben from Moogies Media who hosts the Podcast. Twitter @eventandshows FaceBook @eventandshowservices Website www.eventandshowservices.com LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/event-and-show-services
19:56
July 30, 2020
Episode 35 - The Wroxeter Hotel, how are venues coping during the Coronavirus crisis.
This week we are speaking with the Wroxeter Hotel, Wroxeter on how they have adapted during the Coronavirus crisis and also they explain how they are welcoming businesses back to the venue safely into the new Woodland Cafe, sit back, relax and listen before booking this fantastic venue for your next face to face business meeting.
18:33
July 29, 2020
Episode 34 - The pub and hospitality trade is opening back up.
Are you going for the chancellors meal deal? Do you feel comfortable in a pub, listen to Stuart from the Hall Inn as he takes you through what the public houses are doing for their customers as they begin to open up and back to serving food too, as he speaks exclusively to Alasdair Hobbs of Human Results and Ben Coates from Moogies Media
21:09
July 24, 2020
Episode 33 - Dave Williams lost his job during COVID-19, yet stayed positive and is now on the rise again.
This week the LNP Sound event forum talks to Dave Williams who was working at Universal Live and had just found his dream job after years of freelancing, then Covid-19 hit, and 3 months later Dave was made redundant, forcing him back into freelancing. This could have sent a lot of people spiralling and hit confidence levels, but not Dave, he has seen it as a positive and is now helping others to not just survive during this current period, but thrive.  An inspiring and powerful story had Paul Spicer and Ben's attention all the way through, listen today to this amazing, positive Podcast.
17:47
July 23, 2020
Episode 32 - Small and Micro Businesses, Black Country Radio and supporting each other through the Covid crisis
Listen to the three wise men of the Facebook LNP Sound group forum as they reflect on the events industry and how Black Country Radio is working to keep the Small Business world positive, also reflecting on the way it has suffered during the Coronavirus crisis and the way the future may unfold over the next year or so. We take a look at the how businesses and events can utilise the media and how BCR Radio is helping businesses not just survive but also thrive as a whole, and try to see the scope of problems that have been created by the worlds Covid-19 lockdown. Listen to Paul Spicer of LNP Sound, Steve Parker, the king of Radio and Ben Coates of Moogies Media.
19:47
July 15, 2020
Episode 31 - Jobs and why the events industry pool talent needs saving, but is there a way forward?
Jobs, the events industry pool talent needs saving, but is there a way forward? Listen in as Paul Spicer from LNP Sound and Alasdair Hobbs from Human Results discuss how we can keep people in the industry as all businesses involved in events really suffer with no end in sight to easing of guidelines. Topics include the unusual situation where a HR specialist is looking to save jobs and employers don't want to make redundancies, but of course, these are unusual times.
22:07
July 9, 2020
Episode 30 - In Conversation with Andrew Wheeler, the IFA expert in Investment markets, Pensions and TUPE, or not TUPE!
Financial Markets, Investments, Pensions and Company buy outs, this podcast has it all, listen to Andrew Wheeler of East Mills Ltd as he talks us through the financial mess the world finds itself in today, how you can find your way through and that there is still light at the end of the tunnel. So grab a cuppa, sit back and listen to how you can make money on your investments, ensure you have a good pension and protect your businesses too. Had you heard of company TUPE legislation? We hadn't, so listen in, it may also include some free hints and tips!
23:37
July 2, 2020
Episode 29 - Story of the Birmingham Toastmaster, Cancer, Heart op, 2 years to live, 8 years ago and still going strong.
LNP Sound Events Podcast Listen to the Birmingham Toastmaster and his heart wrenching story of Cancer, Heart Ops and how he is still alive 8 years after being given 2 years to live and is still well enough to host big weddings of nearly 2000 people, listen to his perspective of life and how survival of the strongest minded people can be achieved.  The health tips he gives out will make you think about the way you live your life.
17:49
July 2, 2020
Episode 28 - Events are back, Beth Heath from Shropshire Festivals talks to LNP Sound about Drive In events.
Listen in as Paul Spicer from LNP Sound is joined on the Podcast by Beth Heath of the fabulous Shropshire Festivals, who is the team behind Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shropshire Oktoberfest, and now some of the first events since lockdown was eased in the UK from Coronavirus including Drive-In Music, Drive-In Comedy and a Drive-In spectacular extravaganza show on the first weekend of July 2020. Beth talks about the logistical and technical differences, how the social distancing will be maintained, and also how people will be able to enjoy the shows too. In a insight into the future of events, Shropshire Festivals really are leading the way and showing how even in todays climate, things can be done. Sit back, relax and enjoy this fascinating insight into the world of events, positivity and the future which is hosted by Moogies Media.
21:03
June 25, 2020
Episode 27 - FFS, what is it all about, Human Results & Copia Wealth and Tax discuss the Flexible Furlough Scheme.
Today Alasdair Grant Mackenzie Hobbs talks with Shaun Philpott from Copia Wealth and Tax about the new Flexible Furlough Scheme, what it means for businesses and how you can implement it into your plans for the next few months. Listen to this great advice and ensure you have a notebook and pen.
19:13
June 19, 2020
Episode 26 - LNP Sound events forum, What it’s like to be the wife of an events organiser and the worry returning to work may bring.
Listen to the real driving force behind the Facebook LNP Sound group forum as this week we reflect on the events industry, what it is like to be the other half to an events organiser, and how worried they are about there partner returning to the industry, as well as the way the future may unfold over the next year or so. We also take a look at how Mrs Lizzy Spicer has pivoted her sign making and creation business during lockdown and how she plans to support the events industry in the future too. So listen to Paul Spicer of LNP Sound, Also his wonderful wife, Lizzy of Innovation Creations and Ben Coates of Moogies Media.
17:15
June 18, 2020
Episode 25 - The National Beer Day Podcast
The National Beer Day Podcast, Listen as we sit down with landlord, Stuart Savidge from The hall inn, Monmouthshire, Tori Davies of Saracen Solutions, Alasdair Grant Mackenzie Hobbs of Human Results, and hosted by Ben Coates of Moogies Media. We look at the industry as it is, where it is going as lockdown is due to be eased and how we all we celebrate National Beer Day which is celebrated in Britain on June 15th every year, so sit down and listen in. #nationalbeerday
20:41
June 15, 2020
Episode 24 - Getting to know MD Alasdair Hobbs - Human Results supports Britains National Beer Day
Today is national beer day, and we have saved MD Alasdair Hobbs for today, the best way to get to know Alasdair is over a good ale. Take a look at the last in the series of our getting to know the staff videos as we meet Alasdair in honour of National Beer Day #nationalbeerday
07:33
June 15, 2020
Episode 23 - LNP Sound events forum, the events industry and insurance, are you covered for what is to come?
Listen to three wise men of the Facebook LNP Sound group forum as they come out of their gardens to reflect on the events industry, insurance and the cover you have and will need, and the way the events industry has suffered during the Coronavirus crisis and the way the future may unfold over the next year or so. We take a look at public liability, directors cover, event insurance and much more, as well as anything else to do with the events industry as a whole, and try to see the scope of problems that have been created by the worlds Covid-19 lockdown. Listen to Paul Spicer of LNP Sound, Adam Haste of Sentio Insurance Brokers and Ben Coates of Moogies Media.
25:01
June 11, 2020
Episode 22 - Meet Jo Cope - Human Results, supporting Shropshire businesses during lockdown and beyond.
Meet Human Results HR Support Manager, Jo Cope, as we continue to introduce you to the people you talk to on the phone every day when you call Human Results, Jo has been with them for nearly five years and here she tells us her likes and dislikes in this quick fire quiz and Jo finally settles an ongoing world debate........ or does Jo just add fuel to the fire? Settle in for a great five minutes
04:21
June 4, 2020
Episode 21 - In Conversation with the Music Industry during COVID-19, LNP Sound and Yeates Entertainment
Listen to three wise men of the Facebook LNP Sound group forum as they come out of their gardens to reflect on the music events industry, the way it has suffered during the Coronavirus crisis and the way the future may unfold over the next year or so. We take a look at the festivals, gigs, online concerts and the theatre and anything else to do with the Music industry as a whole, and try to see the scope of problems that have been created by the worlds Covid-19 lockdown. Including talking about the Charlatans, Take That and many other groups, from the pub performers to the stadium bands, all as important as one another. Listen to Paul Spicer of LNP Sound, Ashley Yeates of Yeates Entertainment and Ben Coates of Moogies Media.
22:55
June 3, 2020
Episode 20 - In Conversation with, meet Danielle Gregory - Human Results supporting English Tourism week.
Welcome to another In Conversation with, where we meet Human Results office co-ordinator, Danielle Gregory as they support English Tourism week #englishtourismweek Danielle, who has been with the HR and legal specialists in Telford for five years, tells us her likes and dislikes based around English Tourism in this quick fire quiz.
04:20
May 29, 2020
Episode 19 - The events industry part II - LNP Sound and Steve Saul, King of the Sportsman's Evening
Listen to the three wise men of the Facebook LNP Sound group forum as they come out of their gardens to reflect on the events industry, the way it has suffered during the Coronavirus crisis and the way the future may unfold over the next year or so.  We take a look at the Sportsman evening events, golf days and the sporting industry as a whole, and try to see the scope of problems that have been created by the worlds Covid-19 lockdown. Listen to Paul Spicer of LNP Sound, Steve Saul, King of the sportsman events and Ben Coates of Moogies Media.
21:37
May 28, 2020
Episode 18 - The events industry during COVID-19 with LNP Sound, PEB Marketing Academy and Moogies Media
Listen to the three wise men of the Facebook LNP Sound group forum as they reflect on the events industry, the way it has suffered during the Coronavirus crisis and the way the future may unfold over the next year or so. We take a look at business exhibitions, music and live events, food festivals and flower shows and how social distancing will work which seems to be with us for a while. Listen to Paul Spicer of LNP Sound, Peter Baylis of PEB Marketing Academy and Ben Coates of Moogies Media.
29:02
May 20, 2020
Episode 17 - In Conversation with Andy Powell - Human Results
Listen to Andy Powell of Human Results, who talks us through the new careers centre that the company in Telford have set up, including assessments on your staff and management team, seeing where you can improve personally and a massive development programme too. This video was recorded over Zoom during the lockdown for Coronavirus in May 2020. For further details please visit Human Results website and look to gain access to benefit your business. Visit www.humanresults.co.uk or call 01952 288361
09:21
May 2, 2020
Episode 16 - In Conversation with accountant, Shaun Philpott - Business Financial Support during Coronavirus.
Listen to Shaun Philpott of Copia Wealth and Tax who gives the latest, up to date advice on the business financial support during the Coronavirus crisis of 2020, Shaun discusses all those acronyms you've heard and makes sense of them, and explaining how you can apply for what finance in plain English.  Shaun also offers a free phone call consultation to help direct you to what you need, it is a vital time for the UK and when cash is king, you should be capitalising on every available fund.   Make sure you have pen and paper to take down the notes from this vital conversation with one of the best accountants in the UK.
23:29
April 28, 2020
Episode 15 - In Conversation with, Transmission Productions
Today In Conversation with, we sit with Lee Climpson from Transmission Productions as we discuss the media world during the Coronavirus UK Lockdown, there are golden nuggets of information on how to still produce marketing materials from the comfort of your own house, also when the country opens back up, we discuss the importance of always having video available. We also enter the world of the future and how different it will be once we do eventually return to some sort of normality as well as trying to give business owners value and how to encompass your staff into the business. There may even be some free giveaways on the call too, take a look as Lee talks to Ben from Moogies Media over zoom. Click on the podcast, sit back with a notepad and pen and take in the 17 minutes of pure golden material that will help your business stay relevant and promote you as the expert in your field.
17:19
April 24, 2020
Episode 14 - In Conversation with IFA, Rhian Simpson, financial help during the Covid 19 crisis
Listen to our first of a new series of In Conversation with, on this episode we are joined by Rhian Simpson of HRS Asset Management who has been an IFA for a few years now and is always level headed when giving financial advice and will always look at what is best for you, the client.  During the Covid - 19 lockdown, Rhian issues a keep calm message and some really sound advice, there are different scenarios for all but nobody should rush out immediately and sell off stocks and shares or cash investments in early. Listen to the advice and decide what is best for you, if you need further advice, be sure to get hold of Rhian on the contact details on the video.  Sit back, relax and enjoy In Conversation with
22:38
April 8, 2020
Episode 13 - Budget 2020 review
Listen to experts in the finance world who dig through the Budget 2020 announcements and cypher how businesses will benefit. Commenting today is Shaun Philpott of Copia Wealth & Tax accountancy practice, Andrew Wheeler of East Mills Financial Advice and Chris Gough of Hadleigh Management Business Consultancy.  Hosted by Ben & Kayleigh Coates of Moogies Media, this will help you understand you access the finance that was announced and how to react to the speech today.
22:02
March 11, 2020
Episode 12 - The Truth about Health Supplements with Dr Jonathan Lee
Listen to Dr Jonathan Lee who blows some of the myths about health supplements, gives researched advice on which ones to take if needed and the benefits they can bring, listen in as Dr Lee talks to a crowd in Harborne at a recent event.
44:47
March 9, 2020
Episode 11 - How to get the perfect body - Dr Jonathan Lee
Listen in to episode 11 as Dr Jonathan Lee talks to a group of people in Harborne, Birmingham about how to get the perfect body, and also blowing some of the diet myths out in the world. This sensible seminar gives you a sustainable way of getting the body you feel comfortable in. Listen and subscribe to this fascinating podcast, and also remember to take action on what you hear.
1:04:34
February 7, 2020
Episode 10 - Eli Wilkinson, founder of the Dyslexia Awards
BBC Radio Shropshire presenter and Dyslexia Awards compare, Paul Shuttleworth, interviews the founder of the awards ceremony, Eli Wilkinson, about the success seen over the first four years and also an insight into the ten year plan that Eli has. Listen in as Eli tells all in an interview after another successful event in November 2019. *Please note, this is also available in video, hence the comment*
04:18
January 24, 2020
Episode 9 - The Nobody Man by Steven Jenkins, book review of a must read novel.
This must read fictional book is concentrated on gangs in Walsall who seem to run estates through terrifying people and controlling the drugs market, not caring who they run into or upset. However, they upset different fractions of the community, some that you really shouldn't upset. Also infiltrated by undercover police, the net closes in during this thriller on the whole gang, what happens next is the key to this absolutely epic book. Listen to author Steven Jenkins, who gives a few secrets away about the book, and also reveals future plans. This is an original book by an author who is very proud of his first book, and so he should be.   Listen in, and then purchase the book by pasting this address into your browser address bar. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Nobody-Man-Steven-Jenkins/dp/1999369610/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?keywords=the+nobody+man+steve+jenkins&qid=1575536344&sr=8-1-fkmr1&fbclid=IwAR0GSANZd0hp01tqlXG-tRQ3irtt6165M9TorS1pBZ4w0py7ieJ9JiejsF4  To keep in touch with the story and how characters develop as well as learn more about them, go to. https://www.facebook.com/thenobodymanSJ/ once again by copying and pasting into your browser address bar.
21:03
December 12, 2019
Episode 8 - Dr Shah, healthy living the Vegan way and saving the NHS
Listen in as Dr Shah talks to us at the recent Moseley Vegan Festival, Dr Shah, who is a GP in the NHS, discusses natural ways that we can help ourselves through eating a plant based diet, thus helping us to move to a prevention society rather than curing diseases as we currently do. This will save the NHS billions of pounds a year and will ensure we are a healthier nation, meaning more productivity too. It will also ensure that the NHS is sustainable for many years to come, it is a case of helping ourselves with little adjustments to help ease the pressure on our National Health Service. Listen in as Dr Shah teaches you on moving towards a healthier lifestyle and also to help improve the climate.
08:44
December 3, 2019
Episode 7 - Preview of the Dyslexia Awards 2019
Listen to some of the sponsors of the Dyslexia Awards 2019 prior to the ceremony evening, which is Saturday November 23rd at Enginuity in Ironbridge, Shropshire. We hear from Sally Joyner, who is a lip reading and deaf awareness specialist at In The Loop and is Dyslexic herself, Claire Mckeown from True Potential Hypnotherapy who discusses a very personal experience of Dyslexia with her daughter and finally Dr Peter Corr from Bridge Psychology who being a medical professional deals with people who suffer with Dyslexia on a regular basis, but Peter teaches sufferers that it they can achieve what ever they wish too with confidence. In a fascinating Podcast, we urge you to listen in, it will help you understand people who have dyslexia, work with dyslexics and embrace their many skills and we are sure will help remove the perceived stigmas that can be out in the world.
06:26
November 22, 2019
Episode 6 - In conversation with Horse Racing Trainer, Sam Allwood
We sit down with one of the newest Horse Racing trainers under rules, Sam Allwood, who is based in the tranquil countryside of North Shropshire. Sam has trained horses for a few years now for the point to point scene, but is now establishing himself in the world of National Hunt racing. Listen in as Sam explains the process, what it means to have his new licence, and whom he is already training racehorses for in his fantastic new and improving facility.
06:16
November 13, 2019
Episode 5 - Personal Health and Wellbeing is a priority in business
Listen in as four experts tell you how feeling good and looking good can help with every situation in life. We have VAL Jones of Revital U, Dorz O'Connell of Avani Hair Design, Jonathan Lee from Lean Gains UK and Kerry Adams who represents Arbonne UK discussing all issues from the business owners point of view. Val supplies a Coffee that gives you more energy, Dorz runs a hair salon in Albrighton that only uses organic products, Jonathan Lee helps you understand what your body needs and how to gain muscle without compromising everything in life and Kerry who expresses the importance of what we put on our skin is as important as to what we put into our bodies. This podcast was hosted by Moogies Media. 
25:31
November 4, 2019
Episode 4 - IT, Printing, Websites and the effects of Brexit
Listen to how the effects of Brexit will hit the IT industry, costs that will rise and the extra paperwork you will have to comply with. We have Paul Deaville - IT Expert, Ryan Stott - SEO Expert, Ryan Johnson - Website Builder and Martin Morris - Printing Expert. Some interesting facts come out about if and when Brexit happens, This podcast was hosted by Moogies Media
26:33
November 3, 2019
Episode 3 - Recovery Operators Legends, John Coupland and Nick Ovenden
At the Professional Recovery Tow Show 2019 we interviewed industry legends John Coupland and Nick Ovenden who had just performed the famous Boniface demo. We spoke to the pair about the show itself and also the up and coming Hall of Fame induction for John in the United States, as well as what it meant to Nick to see his mate be introduced in. Nick is very proudly already a member of the Hall of Fame, and was asked to be the flag bearer for the ceremony for the UK too. Listen in to these two brave, fabulous and humorous heroes of their industry. Moogies Media interviewed John and Nick on behalf of the Professional Recovery Tow Show 2019
03:39
October 30, 2019
Episode 2 - Business Succession and Planning
A group of financial gurus from Yoo2Be Networking sat down to discuss Business Succession and Planning in the event of serious illness, or injury, retirement, or in the worst circumstances, Death. Included in the Podcast is Accountant, Shaun Philpott of Copia Wealth and Tax, investment specialist, Rhian Simpson of HRS Asset Management, Pension specialist, Andrew Wheeler of Eastmills Ltd, Will Writing expert, Pete Savage of DeedSafe Wills and Legal Services and also with Andrew O'Connell from Yoo2Be Networking. The Podcast was hosted by Moogies Media.
11:24
October 30, 2019
Episode 1 - Brexit and the Financial World
A group of financial gurus from Yoo2Be Networking sat down to discuss the world following Brexit, even though it was recorded a while ago, it is still relevant today, especially with even more uncertainty now a general election is on the horizon. Listen to the message that is clear from all involved. Included in the Podcast is Accountant, Shaun Philpott of Copia Wealth and Tax, investment specialist, Rhian Simpson of HRS Asset Management, Pension specialist, Andrew Wheeler of Eastmills Ltd, Will Writing expert, Pete Savage of DeedSafe Wills and Legal Services and also with Andrew O'Connell from Yoo2Be Networking. The Podcast was hosted by Moogies Media.
17:41
October 30, 2019