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On Business with the Fun Guys

On Business with the Fun Guys

By Mushroom's Fun Guys
Stories and insights from the UK business community for the UK business community.
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Episode 5: Selling my business with Simon Robinson

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Episode 10: Kim Marshall about Mental Health and what employers can do to help staff back into the workplace.
In this week’s episode we discuss Mental Health and the effects that it can have in the workplace and what employers can do to help staff back into the workplace. Last month, Mushroom Director Ed Surman spoke to part-time Mushroom member, published author and business owner, Kim Marshall about Mental Health, Mushroom updates and our new podcast.  Hosts - Ed Surman Guest - Kim Marshall Producer - Louis Duncan Music - The Americas © Copyright, Mushroom Management Ltd 2020, All Right Reserved
20:20
June 12, 2020
Episode 9: HR changes and effect this will have on UK SME's with Charlotte Szeptycki
In this week’s episode we discuss the critical changes you need to make to your HR systems and processes before April 6th 2020. Ed talks with Charlotte (HR Lead at Mushroom) about IR35, recommendations from the UK Government’s Good Work report, Minimum Wage increases  and much more. We present the news with Josh and discuss Coronavirus, the GDPR and Brexit, the Budget and new Cookies guidance from the ICO. HR Checklist Link can be found here. Cookie Tools mentioned in the news: Cookiebot Klaro Hosts - Ed Surman & Josh Gallan Guest - Charlotte Szeptycki Producer - Louis Duncan Music - The Americas © Copyright, Mushroom Management Ltd 2020, All Right Reserved
26:12
March 10, 2020
Episode 8: Setting up shop in Europe with Marcus Broix from Trade with Europe Ltd
This week on Business with the Fun Guys we had Marcus Broix from Trade with Europe. As Brexit looms Marcus gave some really useful insights into how he helps UK businesses set up shop in Europe. In the news we discuss a little bit about the general election as well as an overview of what's to come with Mushroom in 2020. We hope you all can take something from this. Hosts - Ed Surman & Louis Duncan Guest - Marcus Broix  Producer - Louis Duncan Music - The Americas  © Copyright, Mushroom Management Ltd 2019, All Right Reserved
29:12
December 20, 2019
Episode 7: First signs of failure with Ron Mitchell from Business Rescue UK
This week on Business with the Fun Guys we had Ron Mitchell from Business Rescue UK. We spoke about what Ron does when approached with a failing business and the steps he will take to analyse the situation. In the news we will be providing an overview of the key SME policies ahead of the general election. This one got technical so get your concentration hats on!! Click here to get £25 off the preparation of your Tax return Hosts - Ed Surman & Louis Duncan Guest - Ron Mitchell, Business Rescue UK Producer - Louis Duncan Music - The Americas
47:32
December 05, 2019
Episode 6: R&D Tax Claims with Michael Newnham, Quantum R&D Tax Specialist
This week on Business with the Fun Guys we had Michael Newnham from Quantum R&D Tax Specialists. From what type of research that qualifies for a R&D tax claim to what is involved in the process, both personal and technical. We are in the last week of our Mushroom Free Task promotion, ending 28th November. Hosts - Ed Surman & Louis Duncan Guest - Michael Newnham Producer - Louis Duncan Music - The Americas
29:04
November 21, 2019
Episode 5: Selling my business with Simon Robinson
This week on Business with the Fun Guys we had our very own Simon Robinson discussing the ins and out of selling a business. We talk about the personal implications as well as the more technical aspects of selling a business. Hosts - Ed Surman & Louis Duncan Guest - Simon Robinson  Producer - Louis Duncan Music - Americas 
31:10
November 13, 2019
Episode 4: Foreign Exchange with John Marley, Smart Currency Business
Exchanging currency when doing business is often overlooked or under appreciated. In this episode, John Marley from Smart Currency Business talks to us about how to price in exchange rates in budgets and cash-flows as well as using hedging products to mitigate currency risk. We also discuss the Gender Pay Gap, propellers and helicopters in the news. Click here to take try out Mushroom’s Free Task ! Hosts – Ed Surman & Charlotte Szeptycki Guest – John Marley, Smart Currency Business Producer – Louis Duncan Music – The Americas
30:34
November 06, 2019
Episode 3: Commercial Leases with Jane Surman
In this week's episode of On Business with the Fun Guys we have been discussing commercial leases. From rent free periods to what tips you may need when analysing your lease, this will give you all the tools to do what Jane says which is SAVE MONEY! Click here to take try out Mushroom's free Our Free Task Agreement! Hosts - Ed Surman, Filippos Lamnidis & Louis Duncan Guest - Jane Surman Producer - Louis Duncan Music - The Americas © Copyright, Mushroom Management Ltd 2019, All Right Reserved
39:52
October 25, 2019
Episode 2: Leadership and Teamwork with Mike Cochrane
When choosing which interview to do first, Mike was hands down our best option. In this episode, we  break it down to what business is all about; a group of people working as a team to be the best. With a childhood full of sport, and a fast scaling of the ladder at car dealerships, Mike began to run successful dealerships, petrol station and a signage company in Scotland. Following his career in the automotive industry, Mike became an ambassador for Enterprise Scotland and now coaches executives and entrepreneurs how to be a real leader and get the most out of their teams. Click here to try out Mushroom's free Our Free Task Agreement! Hosts - Ed Surman & Louis Duncan Guest - Mike Cochrane Producer - Louis Duncan & Saul Rose Music - The Americas © Copyright, Mushroom Management Ltd 2019, All Right Reserved
34:13
October 18, 2019
Episode 1: Welcome to On Business With the Fun Guys
A new podcast for the UK business community to enjoy and hopefully learn some new and useful information along the way. This episode is just a short introduction to how it is going to work and a little about Mushroom's mission.  Host - Ed Surman Guest Host - Filippos Lamnidis Producer - Saul Rose
11:44
October 17, 2019