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Open4Business from NLive Radio

By NLive Radio - Local Radio for Northampton

NLive Radio's Open4Business (Open for Business) Podcast, the interviews, discussion and more from our weekly radio show. Cut up into bite size chunks. The show is presented by Adrian Pryce DL a Senior Academic in Strategy & International Business at the University of Northampton and one of the Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire Deputies. Adrian interviews the movers and shakers in the town and county to shine a light on the best of local business, charity and community initiatives.
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Colin Richardson winner Outstanding Contribution to Food & Drink in Northamptonshire
Colin Richardson winner Outstanding Contribution to Food & Drink in Northamptonshire
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Colin Richardsonwon a new category for 2022, Outstanding Contribution to Food & Drink in Northamptonshire, an award sponsored by All Things Business. Colin has played a remarkable role in taking on iconic venues such as The Charles Bradlaugh, The Picturedrome and The Black Bottom Club and changing them to be both award winning and popular with the public. He has influenced the development of the town which just reflects his drive and determination. www.thecharlesbradlaugh.com Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
14:22
December 02, 2022
Paul Hewer from Hibiscus Fine Dining, Gold Award winners for both Booker Dining of the Year and Whitco Chef of the year with Head Chef Bart Polinski
Paul Hewer from Hibiscus Fine Dining, Gold Award winners for both Booker Dining of the Year and Whitco Chef of the year with Head Chef Bart Polinski
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Paul Hewer from Hibiscus Fine Dining, Gold Award winners for both Booker Dining of the Year and Whitco Chef of the year with Head Chef Bart Polinski. Set in the beautiful Billiard room of Delapre Abbey, an AA rosette awarded restaurant that showcases the very best seasonal and locally sourced produce. Our judges said ‘exquisite flavour and presentation of dishes with some of the best food we’ve eaten’. This would be a place to come for a special occasion. https://tomhewercatering.com/hibiscus Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
10:24
December 02, 2022
Paul Hunt of The Curious Vegan Company Gold Award for Artisan Local Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Paul Hunt of The Curious Vegan Company Gold Award for Artisan Local Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Paul Hunt of The Curious Vegan Company won our Gold Award with their Oinkin’ Pattie in our Artisan Local Vegetarian/Vegan Product sponsored by Daily Bread. Based in Horton, this company is growing in the range of products available and their customer base. The judges said ‘tastes like pork, smells lovely and sagey and one judge said “This is a really innovative vegan product as I haven’t seen or tasted any other sausage meat type products this good. Fab product.” www.syanfarms.com Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
13:34
December 02, 2022
Artur Dzerins from Electric Pavilion One of four Gold Award Booker Dining Venues of the Year and Silver Award winner in the Whitco Chef of the Year category
Artur Dzerins from Electric Pavilion One of four Gold Award Booker Dining Venues of the Year and Silver Award winner in the Whitco Chef of the Year category
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Artur Dzerins from Electric Pavilion One of four Gold Award Booker Dining Venues of the Year and Silver Award winner in the Whitco Chef of the Year category. Electric Pavilion opened earlier in the year and with their passion for pushing great local produce and supporting community it is one to visit. Electric Pavilion wowed judges with their simple yet skilfully executed menu, not forgetting the delicious cocktails. http://www.electricpavilion.co.uk/ Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
14:18
December 02, 2022
Katie Steele from Towcester Community Larder Gold Award winners of Local Food Hero
Katie Steele from Towcester Community Larder Gold Award winners of Local Food Hero
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Katie Steele from Towcester Community Larder Gold Award winners of Local Food Hero sponsored by Moulton College. Established in January 2021, they are passionately led with an ethos that food poverty must not stand. Their work with Silverstone Circuits to rescue food that would be wasted, with their ambition to highlight rural food poverty was commended. Their membership programme provides access to groceries at heavily discounted rates. Rescuing across a number of businesses and outlets about 100 tonnes of food this year. www.towfood.org.uk Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
13:43
December 02, 2022
Echo Morris, one of the Gold Award winners of the F&D College Student of the Year
Echo Morris, one of the Gold Award winners of the F&D College Student of the Year
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Echo Morris, one of the Gold Award winners of the F&D College Student of the Year sponsored by The Mallows Company. Currently studying Level 3 Supervisory and Management course with a passion for Cocktails. The judges commented on Echo’s confident, infectious energy and her natural and warm ability for hospitality. They can’t wait to see her as a mixology Queen. Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
10:33
December 02, 2022
Raman Pathak from Mewar Haveli, Gold Award winner in the World Cuisine Restaurant of the Year
Raman Pathak from Mewar Haveli, Gold Award winner in the World Cuisine Restaurant of the Year
Guest Host Rachel Mallows talks to some of the winners of the Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2022 Raman Pathak from Mewar Haveli, Gold Award winner in the World Cuisine Restaurant of the Year sponsored by British Pepper and Spice based in Northampton. A fine dining Indian restaurant on the Wellingborough Road with a team with experience of five-star hotels and other continents. Chefs have travelled miles of rural and urban India in search of traditional and homemade cooking recipes. The judges said ‘It delighted from the start. It was elevated above the norm with fun, finesse and know-how by a team who clearly love what they are doing.’ www.mewarhaveli.co.uk Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio 22nd November 2022
16:15
December 02, 2022
Jay Baughan speaks to The Reach for Health Centre
Jay Baughan speaks to The Reach for Health Centre
Guest host for Open4Business Jay Baughan - Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Northampton speaks to The Reach for Health Centre. The Reach for Health Centre Ltd has been a registered charity since 2010 but located and operating within Daventry since 1994. For over 28 years, The Reach for Health Centre model has evolved, specifically focused upon working with those experiencing various minor to major health conditions and providing extensive prehabilitation and rehabilitation services to members who have reached the end of available NHS care provisions. This is enhanced by community health facilitation which reduces NHS costs, by focusing upon use of its leading-edge methodology and practice to support community Active Healthy Ageing. With the strategic support of the University of Northampton’s social entrepreneur in residence, having established the scalability of the Daventry Centre as a viable “social business model”, the Trustees seek to create geographic clusters of 5 centres within  five areas of England. Here how they see more communities can benefit from a Reach for Health centre support, and how this will transform community health and save the NHS millions of pounds in future years. Originally broadcast August 2022
47:07
August 16, 2022
Molly Simpson - Nature-based tourism in Northamptonshire
Molly Simpson - Nature-based tourism in Northamptonshire
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, welcomes an alumna of the University of Northampton's MA International Tourism Development programme to talk about the management of nature-based tourism in the Nene Valley and opportunities to engage in upcoming wellbeing activities in this area. Originally Broadcast April 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:26
June 16, 2022
Hulda Adao - Programmes Officer - Church of England (Education Office)
Hulda Adao - Programmes Officer - Church of England (Education Office)
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, talks to Hulda Adao, Programmes Officer at Church of England (Education Office) about how the University of Northampton Events Management degree course helped prepare her for her current role. First broadcast on NLive Radio on the 10th May 2022.
12:17
May 21, 2022
Nina Gandy - Lead Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser - Cynthia Spencer Hospice charity
Nina Gandy - Lead Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser - Cynthia Spencer Hospice charity
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, talks to Nina Gandy, Lead Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser at the Northamptonshire-based Cynthia Spencer Hospice charity, about her career in running small and large scale events in Northamptonshire and how the University of Northampton Events Management degree course supported her in achieving her career goals. First broadcast on NLive Radio on the 10th May 2022.
24:28
May 21, 2022
Kevin Shapland - Founder and Managing Director - CJS Event Solutions & Elly Lacatusu -University of Northampton events management student - On placement with CJS Events
Kevin Shapland - Founder and Managing Director - CJS Event Solutions & Elly Lacatusu -University of Northampton events management student - On placement with CJS Events
Guest editor, Claire Leer, talks to Kevin Shapland, Founder and Managing Director of CJS Event Solutions, and Elly Lacatusu, University of Northampton events management student currently on placement with CJS Events, about their experiences of student placement year. First broadcast on NLive Radio on the 10th May 2022.
24:12
May 21, 2022
Aisha Francis - Senior Event Manager - Proud Events
Aisha Francis - Senior Event Manager - Proud Events
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, talks to 2015/16 BA Events Management graduate, Aisha Francis, Senior Event Manager at Proud Events, about how the University of Northampton Events Management degree course helped her build her career in festival management. First broadcast on NLive Radio on 10th May 2022.
14:33
May 21, 2022
Dean Brookes - Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Business and Law - University of Northampton
Dean Brookes - Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Business and Law - University of Northampton
These episodes of Open for Business had Hayley Henderson the Human Resource Management Programme Leader at the University of Northampton. Dean discusses his career and personally shares some of the very challenging experiences he has had over the course of his life and career. Dean reflects on his current role and how he hopes to be inspiring current and future business professionals. Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on 12thApril 2022.
23:41
April 14, 2022
Clare Allen - Senior Lecturer in HRM and MA HRM programme Leader - University of Northampton
Clare Allen - Senior Lecturer in HRM and MA HRM programme Leader - University of Northampton
These episodes of Open for Business had Hayley Henderson the Human Resource Management Programme Leader at the University of Northampton. Clare talks about her extensive background in HR and shares experiences of her journey from the corporate world into education alongside some of the current issues relevant to the world of work pre and post pandemic.  Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on 12th April 2022.
18:10
April 14, 2022
Peter Jones - Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology - University of Northampton
Peter Jones - Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology - University of Northampton
These episodes of Open for Business had Hayley Henderson the Human Resource Management Programme Leader at the University of Northampton. A super insightful conversation around health and wellbeing in relation to developing an Active Campus and the impact that exercise can have on our own wellbeing.  Peter discusses his own wellbeing practices and shares stories and experiences of exercise to inspire others to become more active! Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on 12thApril 2022.
31:42
April 14, 2022
James Wright - lead Mental Health Coordinator - Frank Bruno Foundation
James Wright - lead Mental Health Coordinator - Frank Bruno Foundation
These episodes of Open for Business had Jay Baughan the University of Northamptons Social Entrepreneur in Residence as the guest host, he spoke to James Wright, the lead Mental Health Coordinator at the Frank Bruno Foundation. James is also the strategic lead at the Foundation , developing their 5-year sustainability model within the Changemaker Incubator to enable them to operate as a business whilst remaining a charity. James bring over 25 years of public, private and third sector mental health expertise to this conversation, where we explore the value to their Foundation of being supported to evolve and sustain what they do within the Changemaker Incubator.
25:34
April 14, 2022
Prof. Richard Hazenberg - Expect in Social Innovation and Impact - University of Northampton
Prof. Richard Hazenberg - Expect in Social Innovation and Impact - University of Northampton
These episodes of Open for Business had Jay Baughan the University of Northamptons Social Entrepreneur in Residence as the guest host, he spoke Prof. Richard Hazenberg, UON’s lead expert in Social Innovation and Impact at the University, and his Social Impact Matrix® (SIM) is quickly becoming the defacto framework for Aid Agencies, NGOs and government departments for identifying tangible socioeconomic impact evolving from public and 3rd sector services/projects – shaping policy making and investment. Richard and I have worked closely to incorporate the SIM into the Changemaker Incubator to now welcome police, fire, NHS, schools’ and councils’ procurement bodies to align and measure supplier social value as impact as part of a county social impact alliance with UON – with the Changemaker Incubator being the structure of the support for, and measurement of voluntary, charity and social enterprise activity across the county. Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on 5th April 2022.
28:15
April 14, 2022
Greg Guilford - Northants-based HR Solutions - CEO
Greg Guilford - Northants-based HR Solutions - CEO
Greg Guilford, CEO of Northants-based HR Solutions, talks about his career and business philosophy, with its enlightened approach to social and people factors which he also guides his clients about, and also shares insights from their recent survey of SMEs, with an upbeat 77% respondents expecting to see an increase in turnover in 2022. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregguilford/ and https://www.hrsolutions-uk.com/ and for the SME Business Survey https://www.hrsolutions-uk.com/sme-business-survey/ Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on 29th March 2022.
08:27
April 05, 2022
Emma Speirs - Ballyhoo PR's founder and director
Emma Speirs - Ballyhoo PR's founder and director
Ballyhoo PR's founder and director Emma Speirs talks about the role of PR, how her business has coped under Covid and the importance of staff wellbeing, which has led to Ballyhoo's becoming a finalist in the Wellbeing Award category of the East Midlands round of the FSB Federation of Small Business's Celebrating Small Business Awards 2022. See https://ballyhoo-pr.co.uk/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmaspeirs/ Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on 29th March 2022. 
15:03
April 05, 2022
Professor Shan Wareing - Deputy Vice Chancellor - University of Northampton
Professor Shan Wareing - Deputy Vice Chancellor - University of Northampton
Professor Shan Wareing, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University, gives the University of Northampton's perspective on the current strike action in the higher education sector, its approach to staff concerns and the factors the University takes into account in balancing its responsibilities to staff, students alongside the sustainability of the organisation. See https://www.northampton.ac.uk/about-us/governance-and-management/management/office-of-the-vice-chancellor/deputy-vice-chancellor/   and https://www.linkedin.com/in/professor-sh%C3%A2n-wareing-4761a016/ Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on the 29th March 2022.
22:49
April 05, 2022
Dr Nick Cartwright - Senior Lecturer in Law and UCU (Universities & Colleges Union)
Dr Nick Cartwright - Senior Lecturer in Law and UCU (Universities & Colleges Union)
Dr Nick Cartwright, Senior Lecturer in Law and UCU (Universities & Colleges Union) branch chair at the University of Northampton, talks about the current strike action in the higher education sector, the nature of and reasons behind it - at both national as well as local level - as well as the demands of the union role alongside his teaching. See https://www.northampton.ac.uk/directories/people/nick-cartwright/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-nick-cartwright-54187280/ Originally broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio on the 29th March 2022. 
26:46
April 05, 2022
Marco Gundermann - Subject Lead in the Faculty of Business & Law - University of Northampton
Marco Gundermann - Subject Lead in the Faculty of Business & Law - University of Northampton
Economics expert Marco Gundermann, Subject Lead at the University of Northampton's Faculty of Business & Law, shares his views on the Chancellor's recent Spring Statement, highlighting his concerns and what he would do if he were the Chancellor. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-gundermann-43289b89/ and https://www.northampton.ac.uk/directories/people/marco-gundermann/ Originally Broadcast on Open4Business on Nlive Radio on the 29th March 2022.
22:36
April 05, 2022
David Waller - Senior politics lecturer at the University of Northampton
David Waller - Senior politics lecturer at the University of Northampton
Senior politics lecturer at the University of Northampton, David Waller, discusses the situation in Ukraine with clear and articulate insights into the geo-political, military and economic issues that need to be considered at this time of great concern and uncertainty as well as disruption to the world as well as the devastation on the lives of Ukrainian citizens. See https://www.northampton.ac.uk/directories/people/david-waller/ Originally Broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio
31:03
March 23, 2022
Astrid de Visser - CEO of Interzorg
Astrid de Visser - CEO of Interzorg
With an international focus, Dutch-born Astrid de Visser, CEO of Interzorg, an elderly care foundation based in the Netherlands, talks about her life and career, the importance of her MBA from IESE in Barcelona and how it has shaped her approach to business with the people-based values she has drawn on throughout her successful career in financial services as well as healthcare. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/astrid-odile-de-visser/ and https://www.interzorg.nl/ Originally broadcast 15th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:48
March 22, 2022
Julie Warner - Founder of Warner Recruitment
Julie Warner - Founder of Warner Recruitment
Julie Warner, founder of Warner Recruitment, started her specialist finance & accounting recruitment business under Covid with business no booming such that her business, life and dance partner are now working together and strictly in step helping local companies. See https://www.warnerrecruitment.co.uk/about-us and https://www.linkedin.com/in/julie-warner-recruitment/ Originally broadcast 15th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:37
March 22, 2022
Jane Chappell - Chair of the Northamptonshire Reserve Forces & Cadet Association
Jane Chappell - Chair of the Northamptonshire Reserve Forces & Cadet Association
Business woman Jane Chappell, who runs a cyber-security form and is also the Chair of the Northamptonshire Reserve Forces & Cadet Association, talks about her career and how formative her military service has been in her life, and the work of RFCA with businesses and the benefits - and importance - of firms signing up for the Armed Forces Covenant to support reservists and help veterans and their families who have given so much and who have so much to offer. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-chappell/ and  https://eastmidlandsrfca.co.uk/employer-engagement-supporting-reservists/Army  as well as www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk Originally broadcast 15th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:29
March 22, 2022
Amanda Lowther - High Sheriff of Northamptonshire
Amanda Lowther - High Sheriff of Northamptonshire
Amanda Lowther, this year's Welsh-born High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, reflects on her year as High Sheriff, as it comes to an end in April, and tells how impressed and inspired he has been by the many people and charities working so hard in the County for the benefit of our community, as well as her plans for the future, continuing to support local causes as well as  a return to her own art business. Originally Broadcast 1st March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
15:39
March 14, 2022
Sian Lesley - a Welsh exile now living in the Portuguese island of Madeira where, after a long career as a singer, dancer, entertainer and show girl in both Las Vegas and Paris
Sian Lesley - a Welsh exile now living in the Portuguese island of Madeira where, after a long career as a singer, dancer, entertainer and show girl in both Las Vegas and Paris
To celebrate St David's day and, the Patron Saint of Wales, we interview Sian Lesley, a Welsh exile now living in the Portuguese island of Madeira where, after a long career as a singer, dancer,  entertainer and show girl in both Las Vegas, Paris, she and her partner have a property business and run a restaurant with cabaret where Sian still regularly performs. Originally Broadcast 1st March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:49
March 14, 2022
Paul Cunningham - Business Enterprise & Community Manager at the new recently opened HMP Five Wells
Paul Cunningham - Business Enterprise & Community Manager at the new recently opened HMP Five Wells
Paul Cunningham, Business Enterprise & Community Manager at the new recently opened HMP Five Wells talks about the nature and philosophy of the prison and how it is revolutionising the help, training and opportunities given to residents (not prisoners) in the last two years of their sentences, preparing them for reentry into community life through extensive training, enterprise and work experience opportunities. Originally Broadcast 1st March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:32
March 14, 2022
Becky Bradshaw - Executive Director of Estates and Facilities at the University of Northampton
Becky Bradshaw - Executive Director of Estates and Facilities at the University of Northampton
To mark International Womens Day, Karen Jones - Dean of the Business and Law Faculty at the University of Northampton guest hosts Open4Business speaking to influential Women from Civic, Business and Society. Becky Bradshaw Executive Director of Estates  and Facilities  at the University of Northampton talks about what she does in that role , her career journey  and her motivation whilst working in what is essentially still a male orientated world.  Originally Broadcast 8th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:49
March 14, 2022
Morcea Walker MBE and recently appointed Vice Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire
Morcea Walker MBE and recently appointed Vice Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire
To mark International Womens Day, Karen Jones - Dean of the Business and Law Faculty at the University of Northampton guest hosts Open4Business speaking to influential Women from Civic, Business and Society. Morcea Walker MBE and recently appointed Vice Lord Lieutenant  of Northamptonshire talks about her early life , her strong  female role models and her continuance of her family’s tradition of a strong  community focus. Originally Broadcast 8th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
32:47
March 14, 2022
Councillor Rufia Ashraf - Mayor of Northampton
Councillor Rufia Ashraf - Mayor of Northampton
To mark International Womens Day, Karen Jones - Dean of the Business and Law Faculty at the University of Northampton guest hosts Open4Business speaking to influential Women from Civic, Business and Society. Councillor Rufia Ashraf Mayor of Northampton talks about her role as Mayor as a local Councillor and her role as leader of the local Bangladeshi Community Originally Broadcast 8th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
10:51
March 14, 2022
Colleen Rattigan - Chief of Staff at Northants Police
Colleen Rattigan - Chief of Staff at Northants Police
To mark International Womens Day, Karen Jones - Dean of the Business and Law Faculty at the University of Northampton guest hosts Open4Business speaking to influential Women from Civic, Business and Society. Colleen Rattigan Chief of Staff at Northants Police tells us what it is like to be a non-uniformed member of staff at Northants police., her role as Chief of Staff and her career journey into that role. Originally Broadcast 8th March on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:15
March 14, 2022
Frazer Arnott from the All Things Business magazine
Frazer Arnott from the All Things Business magazine
Frazer Arnott from the All Things Business magazine has his finger on the pulse of the business community, sharing the topics and issues that have caught his eye in the past month - and how he beleves that small and medium sized businesses are getting their 'mojo' back! See https://www.linkedin.com/in/frazer-arnott-948b1551/ and https://allthingsbusiness.co.uk/ Originally Broadcast 22nd Feb on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:42
March 07, 2022
Hayley Henderson - Dancer, yoga teacher and University Senior Lecturer
Hayley Henderson - Dancer, yoga teacher and University Senior Lecturer
Dancer, yoga teacher and University Senior Lecturer Hayley Henderson - soon to be Dr Henderson as she completes her PhD - talks about her many interests and activities, and how she brings wellbeing to life in her university teaching as well as her new business and how she manages her time in taking up as many personal challenges as she can to take her out of her comfort zone! See https://www.linkedin.com/in/hayley-henderson-b-a-hons-m-sc-fhea-ab201328/ Originally Broadcast 22nd Feb on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:04
March 07, 2022
Dr Alison Hulme - Associate Professor at the University of Northampton
Dr Alison Hulme - Associate Professor at the University of Northampton
Dr Alison Hulme, an Associate Professor at the University of Northampton, talks about her life and career, and her varied research and publication interests, borne of a ceaseless curiosity into people and culture. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-alison-hulme-4a906116/ Originally Broadcast 22nd Feb on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:03
March 07, 2022
Marco Gundermann - Head of Economics at the University of Northampton
Marco Gundermann - Head of Economics at the University of Northampton
Economist Marco Gundermann, Head of Economics at the University of Northampton, shares his latest thinking on the economy and government policy, and gives details of a recent personal accolade following his appointment to an important national panel task with reviewing the teaching of economic at universities throughout the UK. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-gundermann-43289b89/ Originally Broadcast 22nd Feb on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:52
March 07, 2022
Susan Rose - Artistm, Susan Rose China
Susan Rose - Artistm, Susan Rose China
Susan Rose of Susan Rose China is a talented artist, who trained at the the Central School of Art and Design in London. Inspired by the beauty of nature which reflects in her work, she discusses her business and vocation in life, coping with Covid and her hopes for the coming Jubilee year. See https://www.susanrosechina.co.uk/ Originally Broadcast 8th Feb on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:24
March 07, 2022
Northampton Chamber of Commerce - Next Generation
Northampton Chamber of Commerce - Next Generation
Next Generation, an innovative initiative of the Northampton Chamber of Commerce, brings together young professionals in the county to meet and discuss career and business issues in a safe place, helping to prepare them for effective networking and career management. In this episode Adrian talks to the Next Gen Chair Hannah Brady of The Brady Creative, and three of her new committee members - Nina Gandy of the Cynthia Spencer charity, Imran Ilias of Wilson Browne solicitors and Jamie Cochrane of PBC Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners. See https://www.northants-chamber.co.uk/who-we-are/next-generation-chamber Originally Broadcast 8th Feb on Open4Business on NLive Radio
41:18
March 07, 2022
Claire Drakeley - 80% Awesome
Claire Drakeley - 80% Awesome
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, chats to Claire Drakeley, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the BA Events Management programme, about her 'side hustle' 80% Awesome, drawing on Lean Agile principles to manage personal effectiveness. Visit https://80percentawesome.co.uk/ for more details of workshops and resources available.  Originally broadcast 15th Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
31:12
February 22, 2022
Dr Shalini Bisani - Policy Implications for Building Northamptonshire Place Brand
Dr Shalini Bisani - Policy Implications for Building Northamptonshire Place Brand
In this follow-up conversation, guest editor Ivna Reic, delves deeper into challenges and opportunities for the place branding of Northamptonshire, and the implications for policy making to drive this agenda forward. The conversation is based on Dr Shalini Bisani's doctoral research project. Originally broadcast 15th Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:25
February 22, 2022
Anna Borley-Russell and Alan Lovell - SDGs in the UoN Tourism Curricula
Anna Borley-Russell and Alan Lovell - SDGs in the UoN Tourism Curricula
Guest editor, Ivna Reic talks to Anna Borley-Russell and Alan Lovell, Senior Lecturers and Programme Leaders for Tourism programmes at the University of Northampton, about how they incorporate Sustainable Development Goals into the programme curricula. Originally broadcast 15th Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
28:54
February 22, 2022
Jon Thorpe, founder & MD and Connor Slasberg, Technology Consultant - ACS Office Solutions
Jon Thorpe, founder & MD and Connor Slasberg, Technology Consultant - ACS Office Solutions
Jon Thorpe, founder and MD and Connor Slasberg, Technology Consultant of ACS Office Solutions, share an upbeat interview talking about the culture and community spirit that drives its success - with a holistic approach to its client's working environment - a fascinating and impressive into a fast-growing company. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonthorpe1/ , https://www.linkedin.com/in/connorslasberg/ and https://www.acs365.co.uk/our-values/ Originally broadcast 1st Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
31:57
February 02, 2022
ing Fang and her mum Ling Shen - Chinese New Year and their love for the UK
ing Fang and her mum Ling Shen - Chinese New Year and their love for the UK
Ting Fang, based in Shanghai and her mum Ling Shen from Xi'an report on their Chinese New Year holiday in Hainan, an island province of China known for its tropical climate and beach resorts, along with their love of the UK - and a desire to return after such good memories when Ting did her Masters in International Business in London. Anyone looking for a competent Mandarin speaking IT project manager?! See https://www.linkedin.com/in/ting-fang-07444a101/ Originally broadcast 1st Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
15:13
February 02, 2022
Thomas Zhang, Assistant Director for International Marketing - University of Northampton
Thomas Zhang, Assistant Director for International Marketing - University of Northampton
The University of Northampton's Assistant Director for International Marketing Thomas Zhang discusses his job, the challenges of Covid and tells us how he and his family are celebrating the Chinese New Year here in Northampton. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-zhang-856119122/ and https://www.northampton.ac.uk/directories/people/z-thomaszhang/ Originally broadcast 1st Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:50
February 02, 2022
Becky Adams, Co-founder & Director - Screen Northants
Becky Adams, Co-founder & Director - Screen Northants
Becky Adams, co-founder and director of the socially-driven film-makers Screen Northants, talks about their business, how it is trying to open up the film industry to everyone, with news of the preview screening of their new film 'Fortune Cookies' about a Chinese family based in Northampton - an engaging, entertaining, heart-warming and uplifting film. Catch it if you can! See http://screennorthants.co.uk/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/beckyadamsfrsa/ Originally broadcast 1st Feb 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
15:27
February 02, 2022
John Hewitt, founder and trustee & Sherry Adams, CEO - We Mind and Kelly Matters founder
John Hewitt, founder and trustee & Sherry Adams, CEO - We Mind and Kelly Matters founder
Northants-based charity We Mind and Kelly Matters founder and trustee John Hewitt and CEO Sherry Adams talk poignantly and powerfully about the charity's creation and inspiration, following the tragic death in 2018 of John's daughter Kelly, and how, in her memory the charity offers support to prevent similar deaths as well as help for those similarly bereaved. Originally broadcast 25th Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio 
21:49
January 28, 2022
Sunny Singh, Commerce Business Development Director & Robyn Allen, President - Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce
Sunny Singh, Commerce Business Development Director & Robyn Allen, President - Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce
The Northants Chamber of Commerce Business Development Director Sunny Singh gives an update on the Chamber's activities and ambitions in 2022, and introduces its new President, insurance specialist Robyn Allen, who talks about her career, business, volunteer work and approach to her new role for the Chamber. See https://www.northants-chamber.co.uk/,  https://www.linkedin.com/in/robyn-allen-ras/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/sunny-singh-3a837088/ Originally broadcast 25ht Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio 
23:15
January 28, 2022
Julie Tebbutt - Head of Business Support at the University of Northampton
Julie Tebbutt - Head of Business Support at the University of Northampton
Head of Business Support at the University of Northampton, Julie Tebbutt, shares details of the university's support for local business with details of not one, not two but three new grant funding schemes to help rebuild post Covid. See https://www.northampton.ac.uk/community/business/ or      contact business.support@northampton.ac.uk Originally broadcast 25ht Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
15:21
January 28, 2022
Martin Steers - Station Manager, NLive Radio
Martin Steers - Station Manager, NLive Radio
NLive Radio Station Manager Martin Steers talks about the value of local companies engaging with the station as corporate partners on a long term basis, for one or more years, through alliances, sponsorship or long term advertising deals, with benefits in terms of profile and, as part of a CSR strategy, enhanced reputation as a community minded company. All enquiries to hallo@nliveradio.com or go to https://nliveradio.com/advertise/ Originally broadcast 25ht Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio 
19:51
January 28, 2022
Chris Lynn - Destination marketing consultant
Chris Lynn - Destination marketing consultant
Ivna Reic talks to Chris Lynn, destination marketing consultant, about how destination marketing can support the benefits that tourism brings to a town (destination), its local community and its place brand. Originally broadcast 30th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:32
January 19, 2022
Cllr Jonathan Nunn - Leader of the new West Northamptonshire Council part 2 looking forward
Cllr Jonathan Nunn - Leader of the new West Northamptonshire Council part 2 looking forward
Cllr Jonathan Nunn, the Leader of the new West Northants Council, looks forward and shares his hopes and aspirations for 2022 and beyond in the 2nd part of an extended interview, with details of the primary focus of the council to help the citizens, charities and businesses in the county. Originally Broadcast 11th Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
28:36
January 18, 2022
Conor O'Sullivan - Certified Financial Planner
Conor O'Sullivan - Certified Financial Planner
Top financial expert Conor O'Sullivan, CFP, FPFS, who has just earned himself the profession's highest qualification, the Certified Financial Planner certification from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, talks about his work, the difference between financial advise and financial planning and his work to help the financial literacy of all of us! See https://www.linkedin.com/in/conorosullivanfinancialplanner/ and https://osullivanfp.co.uk/ Originally broadcast 11th Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:22
January 18, 2022
Kim Hughes - Founder of Goldings Communications
Kim Hughes - Founder of Goldings Communications
Kim Hughes, the founder of Goldings Communications, talks about reputation management for her clients, a mix of businesses and charities and how she tries to connect the two, as wel as the challenges of setting up a business in the middle of the pandemic. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/kim-hughes-goldings-comms/ and https://goldings-comms.co.uk/ Originally broadcast on 11th of Jan 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:04
January 18, 2022
Cllr Jonathan Nunn - Leader of the new West Northamptonshire Council
Cllr Jonathan Nunn - Leader of the new West Northamptonshire Council
Cllr Jonathan Nunn, Leader of the new West Northamptonshire Council, in the first of two interviews, looks back on 2021 as a year of major transition in the county's local government, the key policy issues, the challenges of the transformation as well as the successes that give cause for optimism for 2022. In the 2nd interview, Jonathan looks forward to 2022 with more details about how the council will support local businesses. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-nunn-6786797/ and https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/ Originally broadcast 4th January on Open4Business on NLive Radio
28:34
January 05, 2022
Rachel Duncan - CEO & David Loyd-Hearn - trustee and treasurer of the Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS)
Rachel Duncan - CEO & David Loyd-Hearn - trustee and treasurer of the Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS)
Rachel Duncan, CEO, and David Loyd-Hearn, trustee and treasurer of the Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS) discuss the post-Xmas rise in demand for NDAS services in January, the trigger points many facets of abuse, as well as the challenges and lessons learned running a charity under Covid. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-duncan-72432032/, https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidloydhearn/ and https://ndas.co/ Originally broadcast 4th January 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:18
January 05, 2022
Sara Homer - CEO of Northampton's Brackmills Industrial Estate Business Improvement District (BID)
Sara Homer - CEO of Northampton's Brackmills Industrial Estate Business Improvement District (BID)
Sara Homer, CEO of Northampton's Brackmills Industrial Estate Business Improvement District (BID), reports on the current state of business on the business park, as well as ambitious plans to connect the park, the town centre and the university and her charitable and community activities, in particular for the town's Hope Centre homelessness and poverty charity. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/sara-homer-768b8519/ and https://www.brackmillsindustrialestate.co.uk/ and https://www.northamptonhopecentre.org.uk/ Originally broadcast 4th January 2022 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:13
January 05, 2022
Sayfullah Nasir - Imam, Northampton Mosque
Sayfullah Nasir - Imam, Northampton Mosque
Northampton mosque Imam Sayfullah Nasir, who is also the University of Northampton Imam supporting Muslim students, gives his perspective on the Christmas and New Year period, sharing insights into his faith, his vocatuon and his extensive community work plus a New Year message of peace and tolerance. See https://www.niff.org.uk/directory.html#Northampton Originally Broadcast on 28th December on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:60
December 30, 2021
Connie Penn - Christmas Special
Connie Penn - Christmas Special
Business woman Connie Penn, a card payment expert and consultant, talks about how she is gradually retiring to spend more time on her charity and community work, with music at its core, and how as a regular listener Open4Business has kept her informed and inspired, recalling the interviews that have made the most impression on her over the past few months - with news of a major community concert she is planning for summer 2022 involving the national award-winning GUS Brass Band. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/conniepenn/ Originally Broadcast 28th December on Open4Business on NLive Radio
43:50
December 30, 2021
Ben Thomas - Managing Director & Frazer Arnott - Digital Content Manager, All Things Business
Ben Thomas - Managing Director & Frazer Arnott - Digital Content Manager, All Things Business
Ben Thomas, founder and MD, and Frazer Arnott, Digital Content Manager, review the lastest All Things Business magazine and their recent busy schedule with two recent events - the Northants Business Excellence and Northants Education Excellence Awards dinners, sharing the highlights as well as their hopes and aspirations for 2022 - with ben his usual forthright self on the state of the nation! See https://allthingsbusiness.co.uk/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/benbmtthomas/and https://www.linkedin.com/in/frazer-arnott-948b1551/ Originally Broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio
36:43
December 30, 2021
Father Oliver Coss - Rector, All Saints Church in Northampton
Father Oliver Coss - Rector, All Saints Church in Northampton
Father Oliver Coss, the Rector of All Saints Church in Northampton, shares insights into the business of running a church as well as his thoughts on the meaning of Christmas, the community work of the church and the lessons learned under Covid plus his hopes and aspirations for 2022. See http://www.allsaintsnorthampton.co.uk/ Originally Broadcast on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:60
December 30, 2021
Andrew Hollett - General Manager, Kettering Park Hotel
Andrew Hollett - General Manager, Kettering Park Hotel
Andrew Hollett, the General Manager of the Kettering Park Hotel, talks about the challenges of running a hospitality business under Covid, preparations for Christmas and exciting news of the hotel in 2022, with its emphasis on high quality and supporting the local food and drink sector. See https://www.ketteringparkhotel.co.uk/and https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-hollett-m-i-h-2b92a0b/ Originally Broadcast 21st December on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:45
December 30, 2021
Martin Steers - Station Manager, NLive Radio
Martin Steers - Station Manager, NLive Radio
NLive Radio Station Manager Martin Steers looks back at the station's great progress over the past 12 months, gives insights into the business of running a local radio station and then looks forward with optimism and enthusiasm to 2022, as NLive enhances its presence and visibility by engaging more and more with the local community. https://www.linkedin.com/in/martinsteers/ Originally Broadcast 14th December on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:12
December 30, 2021
Sarah Martin - Gallery Manager, Marefair Gallery
Sarah Martin - Gallery Manager, Marefair Gallery
Up & coming artist and Marefair gallery manager Sarah Martin talks about her life and career, and her inspiring work with disadvantaged  children in care, which allows them to express themselves though art - drawing on her own difficult upbringing and traumatic experiences to help others. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahmartinartist/ Originally broadcast 14th December on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:44
December 30, 2021
Kerry Reynolds - Area Director, Metro Bank & Co-Chair, Northampton Town Business Improvement District (BID)
Kerry Reynolds - Area Director, Metro Bank & Co-Chair, Northampton Town Business Improvement District (BID)
Metro Bank Area Director Kerry Reynolds, also co-Chair of the Northampton Town Business Improvement District (BID) talks about her various roles as part Metro's community engagement strategy, and the BID's role in the plans for Northampton town centre. See https://www.discovernorthampton.co.uk/and https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerryreynoldsmb/ Originally Broadcast 14th December on Open4Business on NLive Radio
18:11
December 30, 2021
Andrew Lewer - MP (Con) for Northampton South
Andrew Lewer - MP (Con) for Northampton South
Andrew Lewer, MP (Con) for Northampton South, shares fascinating insights into thow he splits his time and energy between his constituency and Parliament and the various committees he sits on, how he supports local businesses as well as charities and his thoughts on both regional development and the levelling up agenda as well as his refkections on the mid-term status of the Johnson gvernment. Originally broadcast 30th Nov on Open4Business on NLive Radio
27:41
December 06, 2021
Ashley Bishop - Programming & Customer Experience Director at The Royal & Derngate
Ashley Bishop - Programming & Customer Experience Director at The Royal & Derngate
The Royal & Derngate's Ashley Bishop, the Programming & Customer Experience Director, talks Christmas and of course panto season - on yes he does - with an update on the state of one of the county's jewels, with some exciting things to look forward to in 2022. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-bishop-b24656b0/?originalSubdomain=uk and https://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/whats-on/ Originally broadcast 30th Nov on Open4Business on NLive Radio
11:25
December 06, 2021
 Anna Murby (aka Mrs James) journalist, foodie and compere, and her partner Ian James (aka Mr Murby!), the retired CEO of Northants-based British Pepper & Spice
Anna Murby (aka Mrs James) journalist, foodie and compere, and her partner Ian James (aka Mr Murby!), the retired CEO of Northants-based British Pepper & Spice
Well-known journalist, foodie and compere Anna Murby (aka Mrs James) and her partner Ian James (aka Mr Murby!), the retired CEO of Northants-based British Pepper & Spice, bring us up to date about their busy lives, and how Covid has brought many positive changes with two new business ventures alongside their continuing community work supporting the county and its dynamic artisan food & drink scene. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-murby-73802b1b/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/ian-james-b6876456/ Originally broadcast 30th Nov on Open4Business on NLive Radio
28:16
December 06, 2021
Dr Shalini Bisani - Academic and researcher in Place Brand Strategies of Northamptonshire
Dr Shalini Bisani - Academic and researcher in Place Brand Strategies of Northamptonshire
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, explores the potential for place branding within Northamptonshire, based on the results of Dr Shalini Bisani’s recent research. Dr Bisani also shares some of her reflections on her doctoral research journey. Shalini’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bisanishalini Ivna’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivnareic
25:43
November 29, 2021
Ben Lynam - Head of Strategic Communications for The Travel Foundation
Ben Lynam - Head of Strategic Communications for The Travel Foundation
Guest editor, Ivna Reic, talks to Ben Lynam, Head of Strategic Communications for The Travel Foundation about the post-pandemic recovery or tourism destinations and how this can contribute to the current efforts to deal with the climate emergency. Ben’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/blynam Ivna’s LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivnareic Originally broadcast 23rd of November on Open4Business on NLive Radio
47:05
November 29, 2021
Chamber of Commerce and some of the winners of this years Northamptonshire Business Awards
Chamber of Commerce and some of the winners of this years Northamptonshire Business Awards
In celebration of the recent 2021 Northamptonshire Business Awards hosted by the Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce, we talk with the Chamber's Director of Business, Sunny Singh and Marketing & Events Manager Cheyenne Angliss who introduce a few of the winners: Chris Battye Founder of Competitive Edge Training & Consultancy (Best New Business of the year), Holly Hamer, founder of RockitKids and Scott Jones of 123 Internet (joint winners of the New Normal Award) and Nina Gandy Corporate Partnerships Manager and Victoria Garratt, Marketing Manager of Cynthia spencer, the Charity of the Year, with some closing thoughts from the Chamber President, Wilson Browne's Kevin Rogers. the Special Recognition Award See https://www.northants-chamber.co.uk/events/northamptonshire-business-awards-2021/2021-winners Originally broadcast 16th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
45:09
November 23, 2021
Ivna Reic - Subject Leader in Events, Tourism & Hospitality at the University of Northampton,
Ivna Reic - Subject Leader in Events, Tourism & Hospitality at the University of Northampton,
The Subject Leader in Events, Tourism & Hospitality at the University of Northampton, Ivna Reic shares insights into her role as Subject Leader, the course offerings she oversees and how she is developing the University's engagement in and with the local and regional tourism & hospitality scene and the support she can make available for event organisation. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivnareic/ Originally broadcast 16th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:44
November 23, 2021
Clare Allen - Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM) at the University of Northampton
Clare Allen - Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM) at the University of Northampton
Clare Allen, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM) at the University of Northampton, talks about her career, and key themes in the changing world of work from an HR perspective – hybridisation, digital working and technology, changes in the employment relationship and how HR can add value as well as the value of professional development. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/clare-allen-2b81b328/ Originally broadcast 16th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
27:32
November 23, 2021
Ting Zhang - Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io
Ting Zhang - Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io
China is a rising power, and we need to understand and engage - who better to help than Ting Zhang, founder and CEO of Crayfish.io, a company specialising in facilitating commercial, trade and cultural links between the UK and China, one of the world's biggest economies. Ting talks with passion about her career, her business and community work, and with wisdom about how to think about China, separating the politics from the business opportunities - and how Crayfish.io can help companies. See https://www.crayfish.io/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/ting-zhang-crayfish/ Originally broadcast 9th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
27:36
November 11, 2021
Amarjit Singh Atwal MBA - Director of the Northants Chamber of Commerce and Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club and Gudwara temple
Amarjit Singh Atwal MBA - Director of the Northants Chamber of Commerce and Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club and Gudwara temple
Want something done? Ask a busy person! Logistics expert Amarjit Singh Atwal MBA tells of how he balances his professional life, studies and voluntary roles as a director of the Northants Chamber of Commerce as well as award-winning charity work with the Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club and Gudwara temple, joint winners last year of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service and this year awarded Gold in the Local Food Hero category of the Weetabix Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/asatwal/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/sccyc-waterside-connect-centre/ Originally broadcast 9th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
17:55
November 11, 2021
Mita Unalkat, founder of Loye Your Presence
Mita Unalkat, founder of Loye Your Presence
Who'd launch a business in a crisis? Well, Mita Unalkat, founder of Loye Your Presence, has done just that, leaving corporate life to set up her holistic self-care business, incorporating a wide range of treatments including 1-1 and group meditation, Reike, reflexology and aromatherapy therapy as well as pop-up stores selling crystals and gifts. Here Mita talk with passion about her new business and how it can help us cope with the pressures of modern life. See Facebook @loveyourpresence Originally broadcast 9th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:08
November 11, 2021
 Mike Hughes - Director, Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton
Mike Hughes - Director, Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton
How have the top companies in Northamptonshire coped in the Covid-19 crisis? Mike Hughes, Director, Corporate Finance at Grant Thornton reports on the launch of their Northamptonshire Ltd report, which reviews the accounts of the county's top 100 locally-based companies, with some optimistic conclusions - things weren't as bad as feared, and may be recovering quicker than expected. See https://www2.grantthornton.co.uk/Northamptonshire-Limited-league-2021.html and https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikehughes21/ Originally broadcast 9th November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:10
November 11, 2021
Neelam Aggarwal-Singh DL MBE JP - Chair of the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IWHO)
Neelam Aggarwal-Singh DL MBE JP - Chair of the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IWHO)
Fresh from the successful Diwali celebrations and procession, Neelam Aggarwal-Singh DL MBE JP, chair of the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IWHO) talks about the meaning of Diwali, the all-year round work that goes into the Northampton Diwali celebrations to earn the national recognition and press coverage it now generates - and how she will be celebrating Diwali with her family. See https://www.ihwo.org.uk/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/neelam-aggarwal-singhmbe-dl-24217242/?originalSubdomain=uk Originally broadcast 2nd November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:57
November 03, 2021
Rachel Mallows DL MBE - Weetabix Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards
Rachel Mallows DL MBE - Weetabix Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards
Rachel Mallows DL MBE reports on the recent Weetabix Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards gala dinner, with news of an upcoming Open4Business Xmas special show dedicated to the county's food & drink sector and featuring many of the award winners. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-mallows-mbe-dl-a780162/ and https://www.northamptonshirefoodanddrink.co.uk/winners.html Originally broadcast 2nd November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:33
November 03, 2021
Marco Gundermann - Subject Leader for Economics, International Relations & Development at the University of Northampton
Marco Gundermann - Subject Leader for Economics, International Relations & Development at the University of Northampton
Marco Gundermann, the Subject Leader for Economics, International Relations & Development at the University of Northampton, gives his thought-provoking and perhaps unconventional views on the recent Budget, for both businesses as well as individuals, plus the economic and political implications and outlook for the coming months and years, with comments on the real impact of Brexit. See https://www.northampton.ac.uk/directories/people/marco-gundermann/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-gundermann-43289b89/ Originally broadcast 2nd November 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
27:52
November 03, 2021
Andrew Lewer MP for Northampton South, Tom Van der Heyden of S3 Group and organiser Pim van Baarsen at the Silverstone Technology Cluster (STC) annual conference
Andrew Lewer MP for Northampton South, Tom Van der Heyden of S3 Group and organiser Pim van Baarsen at the Silverstone Technology Cluster (STC) annual conference
Acting as a roving reporter at the Silverstone Technology Cluster (STC) annual conference, Adrian reports on the event and interviews a variety of prominent attendees including Andrew Lewer MP for Northampton South, Tom Van der Heyden of S3 Group attending from Spain as well as organiser Pim van Baarsen, STC's CEO. See https://www.silverstonetechnologycluster.com/ Originally broadcast October 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:23
October 30, 2021
Frazer Arnott - Media and Content Manager for All Things Business magazine
Frazer Arnott - Media and Content Manager for All Things Business magazine
Frazer Arnott, Media and Content Manager for All Things Business magazine stands in for MD Ben Thomas to give their monthly update on the Northants All Things Business magazine together with their views on returning business confidence  in the regional business community. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/frazer-arnott-948b1551/ and https://allthingsbusiness.co.uk/category/locations/northamptonshire/ Originally broadcast October 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:10
October 30, 2021
Peter Smalley - Chief Executive of Northants Music & Performing Arts Trust (NMPAT)
Peter Smalley - Chief Executive of Northants Music & Performing Arts Trust (NMPAT)
Peter Smalley, Chief Executive of the highly successful and nationally-recognised Northants Music & Performing Arts Trust (NMPAT), talks about the 50-year history of the trust, its successes and challenges including life and lessons learnt under Covid, and how NMPAT is going from strength to strength, plus news of upcoming events. See https://www.nmpat.co.uk/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-smalley-7185411a8/ Originally broadcast October 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:57
October 30, 2021
Three young Vietnamese students studying International Business at the Foreign Trade University (FTU) University in Hanoi
Three young Vietnamese students studying International Business at the Foreign Trade University (FTU) University in Hanoi
Three young Vietnamese students studying International Business at the Foreign Trade University (FTU) University in Hanoi talk about their life in Vietnam studying under Covid, their ambitions and their wish to travel the world as well as study in the UK Originally broadcast October 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
26:53
October 30, 2021
George Candler - Deputy Chief Executive of North Northamptonshire Council and Stuart Timmiss - Executive Director of Place Economy and Environment of West Northamptonshire Council
George Candler - Deputy Chief Executive of North Northamptonshire Council and Stuart Timmiss - Executive Director of Place Economy and Environment of West Northamptonshire Council
Senior leaders of the two new unitary authorities, George Candler, Deputy Chief Executive of North Northamptonshire and Stuart Timmiss of West Northants unitary bodies give an update on the transition in local government, and share their hopes, aspirations and priorities in serving the citizens and businesses of Northamptonshire. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-candler-4a52b429/ and https://www.linkedin.com/in/stuart-timmiss-05278223/ Originally broadcast October 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
31:35
October 30, 2021
Stephen Bell - management trainer and the Musical Director of the Northampton Male Voice Choir
Stephen Bell - management trainer and the Musical Director of the Northampton Male Voice Choir
The highly talended and energetic maestro Stephen Bell, a renowned management trainer and the Musical Director of the Northampton Male Voice Choir, explains his approach to life and the pandemic through a positive mental attitude, well defined goals and the setting of high standards - but with humour and psychology. Fresh from a highly successful Last Night of the Proms concert in Northampton, he is about to run the London Marathon, nearly £6,000 funds for the Prostate Cancer charity. Originally broadcast 28th September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:57
September 30, 2021
Karen Jones - Dean of the Faculty of Business & Law - University of Northampton
Karen Jones - Dean of the Faculty of Business & Law - University of Northampton
The new Dean of the Faculty of Business & Law, Karen Jones, talks about her delight at joining the University of Northampton, her role in leading nearly 200 staff and her hopes and aspirations for the FBL in terms of corporate and community outreach in support of the student experience and for the local community. Originally broadcast 28th September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:14
September 30, 2021
Lal Tawney, Director and Foluso Laguda, Strategy & Innovation Consultant - Whitecap Consulting
Lal Tawney, Director and Foluso Laguda, Strategy & Innovation Consultant - Whitecap Consulting
Innovation ecosystems is key to the success of a county and Lal Tawney, Director and Foluso Laguda, Strategy & Innovation Consultant at Whitecap Consulting discuss their recent webinar 'Innovation or Die' iheld n conjunction with the University of Northampton and as a follow-on a distinctive proposal to map the Northants innovation ecosystem in a multi-stakeholder approach to funding this important work to help the county - which has a high number of start-ups but is weak at scale-ups - to Build Back Better Originally broadcast 28th September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
26:56
September 30, 2021
Joe Plumb - advocate and international ambassador for young people's mental wellbeing, for anti-bullying and for children in care and care leavers
Joe Plumb - advocate and international ambassador for young people's mental wellbeing, for anti-bullying and for children in care and care leavers
Name-dropping! In a moving and powerful interview, Joe Plumb, an advocate and international ambassador for young people's mental wellbeing, for anti-bullying and for children in care and care leavers, talks about his work over the past decade, his suicide attempts and how his work has helped him overcome his own issues and traumas as a child to gain international acclaim and be chosen as one of 3 finalists from 9,000 nominations for the Sun newspaper's Mental Health Hero - which saw him dining with Rod Stewart, Gary Lineker, Piers Morgan, Boris Johnson and David Beckham! See www.joeplumb.org Originally Broadcast Tuesday 21st September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:20
September 22, 2021
Catherine Van Loo - partner Carnstone CSR consultancy, secretariat to the Institute of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
Catherine Van Loo - partner Carnstone CSR consultancy, secretariat to the Institute of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
Catherine Van Loo, a partner at the specialist Carnstone CSR consultancy which acts as secretariat to the ICRS, the Institute of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, talks about her work, her career and the role of the fast-growing ICRS, the professional body for CSR and sustainability professionals, with its ICRS Northants Hub hosted by the University of Northampton. See www.icrs.info Originally Broadcast Tuesday 21st September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
17:24
September 22, 2021
Hayley Sutherland - Commonwealth Office Manager & Tade Mustapha - Group Business Analyst - Scott Bader
Hayley Sutherland - Commonwealth Office Manager & Tade Mustapha - Group Business Analyst - Scott Bader
Employee-owned Scott Bader's Hayley Sutherland, Commonwealth Office Manager, and Tade Mustapha, Group Business Analyst talk about the restoration and recent official opening of Keep House, a 10-room listed building which is now dedicated to small local charities as tenants, and Tade's work on the company's first ESG report, in its centenary year, as a postgraduate master's placement student that has earned her a full-tiime position. See www.scottbader.com Originally Broadcast Tuesday 21st September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:24
September 22, 2021
Cheyenne Angliss - Marketing & Events Manager at the Northants Chamber of Commerce
Cheyenne Angliss - Marketing & Events Manager at the Northants Chamber of Commerce
Cheyenne Angliss, Marketing & Events Manager at the Northants Chamber of Commerce, gives an update on Chamber activities following last week's successful face to face Back to Business event, which siganlled a returning optimism and confidence amongst local businesses. See www.northants-chamber.co.uk Originally Broadcast Tuesday 21st September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
14:03
September 22, 2021
Jon Morgan - CEO of national auto servicing company In 'n' Out Autocentres
Jon Morgan - CEO of national auto servicing company In 'n' Out Autocentres
CEO of national auto servicing company In 'n' Out Autocentres, Jon Morgan, talks about his career path, the company and its customer service and community wellbeing mentality , and his love of cycling - and why he gets involved in challenging charity cycle rides, recently as the main corporate sponsors for the Northampton Hope Centres Ride4Hope. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-morgan-a796544a/ and https://www.inoautocentres.co.uk/ Originally Broadcast Tuesday 14th September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:04
September 16, 2021
David Sparrow - Executive Chairman of David Williams IFA Chartered Financial Planners
David Sparrow - Executive Chairman of David Williams IFA Chartered Financial Planners
David Sparrow, Executive Chairman of David Williams IFA Chartered Financial Planners, talks about the business, bike rides and community service, and why and how he, the company and Rotary - of which he is a long-serving member - support charity cycle rides as part of the businesses company social responsibility. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-sparrow-370bb324/?originalSubdomain=uk and http://www.dwifa.co.uk/ Originally Broadcast Tuesday 14th September on Open4Business on NLive Radio
15:01
September 16, 2021
Robert Whittle - Chair of Northampton's Ride4Hope charity cycle rides
Robert Whittle - Chair of Northampton's Ride4Hope charity cycle rides
Ride4Hope Chairman Robert Whittle shares details of this year's charity ride from Northampton to King's Lynn, 180 miles in 3 days, with 33 riders taking part to raise much-needed funds for the Northampton Hope Centre, the homelessness charity which supports society's most vulnerable and disadvantaged. The annual ide was launched by presenter Adrian Pryce in 2014 when he was Hope Centre Chair, and has since raised over £150,000. Adrian is doing the ride again this year - follow updates on www.NLiveRadio.com over the 3-day ride on 10-12th September. Support Adrian and the Hope Centre with a donation here! Originally broadcast 7th September 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:15
September 11, 2021
Toni Allen - Executive Director of International Strategic Marketing & Engagement - The Institution of Engineering & Technology
Toni Allen - Executive Director of International Strategic Marketing & Engagement - The Institution of Engineering & Technology
The Institution of Engineering & Technology's Executive Director of International Strategic Marketing & Engagement, Northampton-based Toni Allen, talks about the role of this 150 year-old organisation with its 150,000 members around the world in 15o countries, and how it keeps up to date with fast moving technology and encourages equality, diversity and inclusion as well as educating. See https://www.theiet.org/ Originally broadcast 7th September 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:40
September 11, 2021
Peter McCallum - Managing Director of covered car transportation business Cars in Camera
Peter McCallum - Managing Director of covered car transportation business Cars in Camera
Luxury cars? Secret cars? Local entrepreneur Peter McCallum, MD of covered car transportation business Cars in Camera, talks about his career moving from large corporate to his own business, coping with Covid, the value of an MBA and advice for all thinking about launching their own business. For more information see www.carsincamera.com Originally broadcast 7th September 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:38
September 11, 2021
Dr Jane Murray - Co-Director if its Centre for Education and Research at University of Northampton
Dr Jane Murray - Co-Director if its Centre for Education and Research at University of Northampton
Dr Jane Murray of the University of Northampton and Co-Director if its Centre for Education and Research talks about her career and research and its relevance and impact Originally broadcast 3rd August 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:55
August 27, 2021
Joana Lenkova - Founder of Futures Forward and Strategic Foresight Director - Lego Group's Creative Play Lab
Joana Lenkova - Founder of Futures Forward and Strategic Foresight Director - Lego Group's Creative Play Lab
Futurist Joana Lenkova, who is the Founder of Futures Forward and the Strategic Foresight Director at Lego Group's Creative Play Lab and an ex-Disney strategist talks about her work and the importance of organisations thinking about the future and scenario planning. Originally broadcast 3rd August 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
27:27
August 27, 2021
 Ben Thomas - Managing Director - All Things Business Magazine
Ben Thomas - Managing Director - All Things Business Magazine
With his sights firmly set on expansion, Ben Thomas of All Things Business magazine reports on his own business plans as he gets ready to launch a London edition alongside the Northants, Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes magazines. Originally broadcast 24th August on Open4Business on NLive Radio
26:04
August 27, 2021
Paul Parsons - 'Plant a Tree for the Jubilee' campaign
Paul Parsons - 'Plant a Tree for the Jubilee' campaign
The Queen's Green Canopy is a celebration of Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee next year after 70 years on the throne. Paul Parsons, last year's High Sheriff of Northamptonshire who is heading up the County's 'Plant a Tree for the Jubilee' campaign tells us about the scheme with details as to how individuals, communities, charities and businesses can get involved. Originally Broadcast Tuesday 24th August on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:27
August 26, 2021
Sunny Singh - Business Development & Membership Manager Northants Chamber of Commerce
Sunny Singh - Business Development & Membership Manager Northants Chamber of Commerce
Northants Chamber of Commerce dynamo Sunny Singh, Business Development & Membership Manager shares an update on the work of the Chamber as we move out of lockdown with news of upcoming events, awards etc with encouraging insights into the current business climate Originally Broadcast 20th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:00
July 21, 2021
Matthew McCormack - Professor of History at the University of Northampton
Matthew McCormack - Professor of History at the University of Northampton
History Professor Matthew McCormack of the University of Northampton talks about the relevance and importance of history and historical research for today's world, the work of the History Centre he heads up and the future of history Originally Broadcast 20th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:49
July 21, 2021
Elmira Sharshenbekova - Local Business Manager at Metro Bank Northampton
Elmira Sharshenbekova - Local Business Manager at Metro Bank Northampton
The impressive and driven Elmira Sharshenbekova of Metro Bank shares her journey from Kyrgystan to Northampton, arriving in England at 16 with minimal English and, after graduating from the University of Birmingham in Business, is now carving a successful career in banking with Metro Bank whose values she embodies Originally Broadcast 20th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:28
July 21, 2021
Suzy Sanders - Founder and Director of Alchemy Virtual Assistance
Suzy Sanders - Founder and Director of Alchemy Virtual Assistance
Founder and Director Suzy Sanders of Alchemy Virtual Assistance talks passionately about the young fast-growing business she runs with husband Paul, balancing work and home life and becoming a regional finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (Midlands) n September - watch this space! Originally broadcast 13th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:59
July 14, 2021
Jane Deamer - Development Manager for Crysalys
Jane Deamer - Development Manager for Crysalys
Jane Deamer, the Development Manager for Crysalys, a young and visionary charity addressing childhood disadvantage, and whoe motto is 'Every child deserves a happy youth' reports on the state of mental wellbeing amongst young people and the charity's ground-breaking work in tackling trauma that is generating national and international attention Originally broadcast 13th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:19
July 14, 2021
Jay Baughan - Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Northampton
Jay Baughan - Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Northampton
Jay Baughan, the Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Northampton, explains his role with details of exciting and ambitious plans to measure social value in the region and foster greater cross-sector collaboration between the public-private-third-academic sectors to address and fund key social issues Originally broadcast 13th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:05
July 14, 2021
Tom Levitt - Former Labour MP and now writer, consultant and activist
Tom Levitt - Former Labour MP and now writer, consultant and activist
Former Labour MP and now writer, consultant and activist Tom Levitt talks about his work with leaders in all sectors to help create a sustainable and responsible society and economy, with a look back and forwards about using the tools of business to create public good. Originally Broadcast 6th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
28:04
July 07, 2021
Robert Whittle - Chair of Northampton's Ride4Hope charity cycle rides
Robert Whittle - Chair of Northampton's Ride4Hope charity cycle rides
Corporate man turned entrepreneur Robert Whittle, chair of Northampton's Ride4Hope charity cycle rides, tells us of his latest venture, the Hub & Spoke Cafe in Harlington - well worth a visit! Originally Broadcast 6th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:07
July 07, 2021
Naz Islam - Owner of Saffron Restaurant
Naz Islam - Owner of Saffron Restaurant
Restaurant owner Naz Islam of Saffron Restaurant, a mover and shaker in the Anglo-Bangladeshi community, updates us on his activities both in his business and community work, with news of Bangladesh's 50th anniversary of independence celebrations. If you want something done, ask a busy person! Originally broadcast 6th July on Open4Business on NLive Radio
12:13
July 07, 2021
Jennifer Decker of boutique consultancy QSA Partners LLP
Jennifer Decker of boutique consultancy QSA Partners LLP
Jennifer Decker of boutique consultancy QSA Partners LLP, Northamptonshire's first B Corp certified company, talks about QSA's work with big brands and small companies in the area of circular economy business models - and how we can all reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle, and build this thinking into manufacturing processes Originally broadcast 29th June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:20
June 30, 2021
Connie Penn - Card payment expert
Connie Penn - Card payment expert
Card payment specialist Connie Penn, a big fan of Open4Business, updates us on the big increase in card fraud under Covid before reflecting on what the show means for her, her views on the music - and she turns the tables on Adrian to interview him with a couple of questions Originally broadcast 29th June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
29:58
June 30, 2021
Russell Rolph - CEO - Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire (VIN)
Russell Rolph - CEO - Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire (VIN)
Russell Rolph, CEO of Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire (VIN) gives an update on the health - or otherwise - of the local charity sector, and shares news of VIN's new strategy document and his hopes and aspirations for the future. Originally broadcast 29th June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:47
June 30, 2021
Laura Cason and George Sidey - BA International Business - University of Northampton
Laura Cason and George Sidey - BA International Business - University of Northampton
First class BA International Business students from the University of Northampton Laura Cason and George Sidey express their feelings on completing their studies under Covid - and getting top marks! Originally broadcast 22nd June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:04
June 24, 2021
Sarah Crown of Innovate Media
Sarah Crown of Innovate Media
Sarah Crown of Innovate Media with details of her publishing career and her new venture producing community magazines as she launches in Northampton Originally broadcast 22nd June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
17:24
June 24, 2021
Jimmy Murray - CEO - Greenr Technologies Ltd
Jimmy Murray - CEO - Greenr Technologies Ltd
Jimmy Murray CEO of an exciting new carbon footprint app from Greenr Technologies Ltd talks about how his business can help companies and individuals monitor and reduce their carbon footprint. Originally broadcast 22nd June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:20
June 24, 2021
Matthew Marks and Iain Hulmes from PALLITE®
Matthew Marks and Iain Hulmes from PALLITE®
Matthew Marks and Iain Hulmes from PALLITE® talk about successfully combining innovation with sustainability in their business, and how innovation has blossomed from an environmentally friendly product base and strategy. Originally broadcast 22nd June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:26
June 24, 2021
Ingemar Hunnings - Managing Director - boutique Hunnings Consultancy
Ingemar Hunnings - Managing Director - boutique Hunnings Consultancy
In a fascinating interview, founder and MD of the boutique Hunnings Consultancy, Ingemar Hunnings, talks about the business support services his company offers firms of solicitors across the country, with insights into key trends and how the legal profession is evolving and adapting Originally broadcast 15th June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:26
June 17, 2021
Kate Coulson - Head of Learning & Teaching Enhancement - University of Northampton
Kate Coulson - Head of Learning & Teaching Enhancement - University of Northampton
With a passion for her work, local Northants Kate Coulson, Head of Learning & Teaching Enhancement at the University of Northampton, talks about her role and career, and how she supports not only students but also academics benefit from the latest teaching techniques. Originally broadcast 15th June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:51
June 17, 2021
Dr Matt Callender - Research Lead - University of Northampton's Institute for Policing, Safety, Crime & Justice (IPSCJ)
Dr Matt Callender - Research Lead - University of Northampton's Institute for Policing, Safety, Crime & Justice (IPSCJ)
Explaining his sense of mission, Dr Matt Callender, Research Lead at the University of Northampton's Institute for Policing, Safety, Crime & Justice (IPSCJ) talks about the important work of the Institute across and between both the health and justice systems in seeking better outcomes for social issues through joined up thinking that influences policy nationally Originally broadcast 15th June on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:58
June 17, 2021
Lal Tawney and Foluso Laguda - Boutique strategy consultants - Whitecap Consulting
Lal Tawney and Foluso Laguda - Boutique strategy consultants - Whitecap Consulting
Boutique strategy consultants Lal Tawney and Foluso Laguda from Whitecap Consulting share insights into their work and their plans for a major webinar event on 17th June to discuss and assess the innovation ecosystem in Northamptonshire Originally broadcast 8thJune on open4business on NLive Radio
26:39
June 10, 2021
Alison Holland - Founder - Brightkidz
Alison Holland - Founder - Brightkidz
Known for her pioneering work as Brightkidz, founder Alison Holland talks about her work on the 'walking bus' and healthy kids, and how her social business has evolved into Brightwayz and a wider role in sustainable transport as well as supporting other social enterprises. Originally broadcast 8thJune on open4business on NLive Radio
22:57
June 10, 2021
Neelam Aggarwal-Singh MBE JP DL - Founder and Chair - Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation
Neelam Aggarwal-Singh MBE JP DL - Founder and Chair - Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation
Neelam Aggarwal-Singh MBE JP DL, founder and chair, celebrates success after the Queen's Award for Voluntary Services went to Northants-based Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation. Neelam talks about IHWO's work, its history and ambitious future plans Originally broadcast 8thJune on open4business on NLive Radio
27:22
June 10, 2021
Lars Lohmann - A German-American now living in Australia
Lars Lohmann - A German-American now living in Australia
Lars Lohmann, a German-American now living in Australia talks about his career travels with news of life down under in Sydney, with local insights into coronavirus, climate change and much more. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/lars-lohmann-777b941a/?originalSubdomain=au Originally Broadcast 1stJune 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
34:14
June 02, 2021
Richard Beards - Digital Northampton - Merged Futures Event
Richard Beards - Digital Northampton - Merged Futures Event
Richard Beards of Digital Northampton shares details of the Merged Futures 3 event later this month, with an exciting programme for anyone interested in the digital economy. See https://www.digitalnorthampton.com/mergedfutures Originally Broadcast 1stJune 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
15:19
June 02, 2021
Dominic Hopkins DL - Merger of HCR and Hewitsons Solicitors
Dominic Hopkins DL - Merger of HCR and Hewitsons Solicitors
On his work and wedding anniversary Dominic Hopkins shares news of the merger of HCR and Hewitsons Solicitors to form a UK Top 70 law firm HCR Hewitsons Solicitors, with an update on the business continuity insurance case and details of how to apply for the Queen's Awards for Industry, applications for which are now open. See https://www.hewitsons.com/ and https://queensawards.blog.gov.uk/ Originally Broadcast 1stJune 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
30:36
June 02, 2021
Jennie Morey from Scott Bader' USA
Jennie Morey from Scott Bader' USA
From Ohio, USA we hear from Scott Bader' USA's Jennie Morey on how their centenary celebrations and strong corporate culture extends around the world. For more information see https://www.scottbader.com/corporate/global-offices/scott-bader-us/ Originally Broadcast 25th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
17:20
May 26, 2021
John Sinclair - Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology at the University of Northampton
John Sinclair - Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology at the University of Northampton
John Sinclair, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology at the University of Northampton, shares insights into his role, his career and managing the Faculty's wide range of degree programmes. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-sinclair-35b84b186/ Originally Broadcast 25th May 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
31:54
May 26, 2021
Duncan Farrington of multiple award-winning Farrington Oils Ltd
Duncan Farrington of multiple award-winning Farrington Oils Ltd
Doing well by doing good - Duncan Farrington of multiple award-winning Farrington Oils Ltd talks about the company's success, his management style and approach to corporate responsibility & sustainability. as a true 'beacon' company balancing environmental and social factors with business success and profitability, plus news of an innovative approach to soil management. For more information see www.farrington-oils.co.uk Originally Broadcast 25th May 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
35:52
May 26, 2021
 Freddie Guilmard - Managing Director of The Red Thread Partnership
Freddie Guilmard - Managing Director of The Red Thread Partnership
Business simplifier, author and motivational speaker Freddie Guilmard, MD of The Red Thread Partnership, explains the mission and vision of this award-winning leadership training company, how it coped with Covid, and his hopes and aspirations for Red Thread and businesses everywhere to 'build back better' with compassion and heart. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/freddie-guilmard-0961491/ and https://the-redthread.co.uk/ Originally Broadcast Tuesday 18th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:11
May 20, 2021
Lee Scragg Managing Director & Rachel James Head of Sales & Marketing for Wicksteed Park
Lee Scragg Managing Director & Rachel James Head of Sales & Marketing for Wicksteed Park
Wicksteed Park's MD, Lee Scragg, and Head of Sales & Marketing, Rachel James, talk about how they have recovered from a challenging year under coronavirus now that the Grade 2 listed park is back up, running and very much open - as one of Northants largest and much-loved visitor attractions, currently celebrating its Centenary. See https://wicksteedpark.org/ Originally Broadcast Tuesday 18th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:11
May 20, 2021
Dr Jacob Saranga - Dean of the Faculty of Health, Education & Society at the University of Northampton
Dr Jacob Saranga - Dean of the Faculty of Health, Education & Society at the University of Northampton
Dr Jacob Saranga, the Dean of the Faculty of Health, Education & Society at the University of Northampton, talks about the role of a Dean and the key success factors, his career path and the wide-ranging work and degree programmes of the Faculty, and how it responded to Covid. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-jacob-saranga-608420139/ and https://pure.northampton.ac.uk/en/organisations/faculty-of-health-education-society Originally Broadcast Tuesday 18th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
18:36
May 20, 2021
Peter Schill - Managing partner of WorldKeg International GmbH
Peter Schill - Managing partner of WorldKeg International GmbH
From Frankfurt, Peter Schill, the managing partner of WorldKeg International GmbH, talks about his educational background and how as a beer engineer his MBA helped him build his family business. He shares his career journey from the family business to becoming a successful entrepreneur in his own right, with innovative new products and curing a specialist beer newsletter. For more information see www.worldkeg.com Originally broadcast 11th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
31:20
May 16, 2021
Valeria Mercado - the challenges and benefits of cross-cultural experiences living and working in a foreign country
Valeria Mercado - the challenges and benefits of cross-cultural experiences living and working in a foreign country
Valeria Mercado, a young Mexican woman now based in Germany, talks about her career and aspirations as well the challenges and benefits of cross-cultural experiences living and working in a foreign country. Originally broadcast 11th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:31
May 16, 2021
Charles Manners - New County Councillor for West Northamptonshire
Charles Manners - New County Councillor for West Northamptonshire
Charles Manners, the new County Councillor for West Northamptonshire and a director of Turpin Smale Catering Consultants talks about the start of the new West Northamptonshire Unitary Council, and its aspirations, and shares insights into his work as a Catering Consultant as well as his views on the sector and economy in the coming months. To find out more see linkedin.com/in/charles-manners-517b05b or turpinsmale.co.uk  Originally broadcast 11th May on Open4Business on NLive Radio
26:31
May 16, 2021
Ben Thomas - All Things Business
Ben Thomas - All Things Business
All Things Business Magazine publisher Ben Thomas gives us his update on Northants business scene and the focus and highlights of this month's magazine, with his views on other topics in the news. Originally broadcast 4th May 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
13:29
May 05, 2021
David Clark - Racing driver, aviator, businessman and inventor
David Clark - Racing driver, aviator, businessman and inventor
Racing driver, aviator, businessman and inventor David Clark talks about his rich and varied career including the businesses he and his wife Natalie have set up on the back of their inventions - namely the successful Road Angel traffic product in the early 2000s, and now SleepHalo to protect us from harmful mobile phone waves while we sleep. He also talks about Senzati - his luxury people carrier conversion business. For more information see https://sleephalo.com/#panel_hiw and https://www.senzati.com/ Originally broadcast 4th May 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:14
May 05, 2021
Dr Richard Hazenberg - Director of the Institute for Social Innovation & Impact (ISII) - University of Northampton
Dr Richard Hazenberg - Director of the Institute for Social Innovation & Impact (ISII) - University of Northampton
Dr Richard Hazenberg, Director of the University of Northampton's Institute for Social Innovation & Impact (ISII) explains the role of an institute within the University and the ground-breaking work of ISII in measuring and reporting of social value for the public, private and charity sectors. For more information see https://www.northampton.ac.uk/research/research-institutes-and-centres/institute-for-social-innovation-and-impact/ Originally broadcast 4th May 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
24:29
May 05, 2021
Samantha Cameron - Social Media Expert
Samantha Cameron - Social Media Expert
Social media expert Samantha Cameron talks passionately about her work and career journey - and the importance of social media these days to all businesses, offering advice and tips to maximise the benefit of social media in promoting your company and brand. To connect with her see twitter, Facebook , Instagram, or LinkedIn as Samantha Cameron or check website: https://samanthacameronsocial.co.uk/ Originally broadcast 4th May 2021 on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:18
May 05, 2021
Dr. May Seitanidi - University of Kent - Expert in cross-sector social partnerships
Dr. May Seitanidi - University of Kent - Expert in cross-sector social partnerships
An inspirational chat with the University of Kent's Dr. May Seitanidi, an expert in cross-sector social partnerships ie the public, private, third and academic sectors working together to address complex social issues. Dr. May shares insights into her 30 years work in this area and how it has benefited society, plus her plans now that she is a Visiting Professor at the University of Northampton, where she is giving a keynote speech for the 4th Lord-Lieutenant's Leaders' Forum on 27th April. For more information see https://www.kent.ac.uk/kent-business-school/people/2478/seitanidi-m-may Originally broadcast 27th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
21:39
April 27, 2021
Amanda Lowther the new High Sheriff of Northamptonshire
Amanda Lowther the new High Sheriff of Northamptonshire
We welcome Amanda Lowther, the new High Sheriff of Northamptonshire as of 1st April, who shares insights into the role as the Queen's representative in the Northants legal system, as well as the causes she will focus on during her coming 12 months in office. Amanda has long served the community in voluntary roles, and is very keen on addressing youth disadvantage and supporting those with learning difficulties. Originally broadcast 27th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
20:25
April 27, 2021
Scott Bader - Celebrating a centenary of the company and a special royal visitor
Scott Bader - Celebrating a centenary of the company and a special royal visitor
It's party time as we celebrate the Centenary of Scott Bader, one of Northamptonshire's largest employers, a multinational speciality chemicals company with over 700 employees around the world, half based in Northants. The company has been employee-owned for 70 years, another major landmark. We chat with Hansi Manning, a Guardian Trustee of the charity owning company Scott Bader Commonwealth Ltd and granddaughter of the founders Ernest & Dora Bader, Robert Gibson, the Commonwealth Chair, Sam Boustred, Chair of the company's Members' Assembly and Paul Smith, Chair of the Scott Bader Group operating company board, who share insights into the history, present day and future of this very special company. See www.scottbader.com Originally broadcast 27th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
43:14
April 27, 2021
Daniela Wakilova - BA International Business, 2nd year undergraduate student at the University of Northampton
Daniela Wakilova - BA International Business, 2nd year undergraduate student at the University of Northampton
Daniela Wakilova from Slovakia, a 2nd year undergraduate student at the University of Northampton studying BA International Business, talks about      student life under lockdown and her career aspirations. The voice of international young person with a refreshingly upbeat and positive      attitude. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniela-wakilova-bb4911194/ Originally broadcast Tuesday 20th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
18:36
April 22, 2021
Dr Audrey Tang - a chartered psychologist and author, and co-host of 'The Wellbeing Lounge' show on NLive Radio
Dr Audrey Tang - a chartered psychologist and author, and co-host of 'The Wellbeing Lounge' show on NLive Radio
Dr Audrey Tang, a chartered psychologist and author, and co-host of 'The Wellbeing Lounge' show on NLive Radio, talks about her career journey and work on mental wellbeing with businesses. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-audrey-tang-59933816/ and www.nliveradio.com Originally broadcast Tuesday 20th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
26:08
April 22, 2021
John Nickson - n author, philanthropist, fundraiser and campaigner extraordinaire
John Nickson - n author, philanthropist, fundraiser and campaigner extraordinaire
John Nickson, an author, philanthropist, fundraiser and campaigner extraordinaire talks about his 25 years career journey in fundraising and his approach to addressing social problems, sharing insights into what has inspired him in this work. Founder of Our Common Good, John outlines a new collaborative approach to social impact ahead of his keynote speech on 'Co-creating Value for the Common Good' at the University of Northampton on 29th April. For more information see www.ourcommongood.org.uk Originally broadcast Tuesday 20th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
26:18
April 22, 2021
James Miller - acclaimed art historian, Deputy Lieutenant of the County and founder and Chair of Northamptonshire Surprise organisation
James Miller - acclaimed art historian, Deputy Lieutenant of the County and founder and Chair of Northamptonshire Surprise organisation
James Miller, an acclaimed art historian, a Deputy Lieutenant of the County and founder and chair of Northamptonshire Surprise organisation, talks about their latest plans to help us all out of lockdown, with news of how it has become the county's 'DMO' - destination management organisation - and the wonderful array of heritage, arts, culture, food, drink & hospitality that makes up the County's tourism offer - truly Britain's Best Surprise for many locals as well as the rest of the country and foreign visitors to the UK. See www.northamptonshiresurprise.com Originally broadcast Tuesday 13thApril on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:08
April 13, 2021
Clare Elsby - East Midlands Policy Representative of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and co-founder of accountants and business advisors Elsby & C
Clare Elsby - East Midlands Policy Representative of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and co-founder of accountants and business advisors Elsby & C
Clare Elsby, East Midlands Policy Representative of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and co-founder of accountants and business advisors Elsby & Co (www.elsbyandco.co.uk) talks about her solutions to manage the workload of her own businesses and her role with FSB. Recently, Clare started her own new venture ByeByeBags (www.byebyebags.co.uk) with a range of biodegradable burial bags for pets, to help families pay tribute at the time of pet loss.  Clare discusses the actions the FSB team took in preparation for Brexit and Covid, with advice for importing businesses and how FSB can help them achieve their ambitions. Find out more about FSB support and activities at www.fsb.org.uk or contact clare.elsby@fsb.org.uk Originally broadcast Tuesday 13thApril on Open4Business on NLive Radio
28:59
April 13, 2021
Karin Brawn - Postgrad Student at the University of Northampton
Karin Brawn - Postgrad Student at the University of Northampton
An evidence-based 'intellectual' talk with Karin Brawn, based on her research doing her Master's degree at the University of Northampton. Karin is a career long HR professional now running her own boutique consultancy Karin Brawn HR, specializing in employee wellbeing, equity, and inclusion.  She talks about her career journey and shares her insights into what makes for a modern and successful HR business. She discusses the importance of psychological and psycho-social wellbeing especially during Covid and how, coming out of lockdown, businesses need to look after their staff to get the best out of them. For more information see https://www.karinbrawnhr.co.uk/. Originally broadcast Tuesday 13thApril on Open4Business on NLive Radio
25:49
April 13, 2021
Ben Thomas of All Things Business Magazine
Ben Thomas of All Things Business Magazine
Regular guest Ben Thomas of All Things Business magazine gives his monthly view on the local business, financial & economic scene with his thoughts comments on the UK road map out of lockdown and the role of the press. Originally broadcast Tuesday 6th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
23:42
April 07, 2021
Aparna Maikkara - Master's in Computer Science from University of Northampton and Richard Beards - Project Manager of Digital Northampton
Aparna Maikkara - Master's in Computer Science from University of Northampton and Richard Beards - Project Manager of Digital Northampton
University of Northampton Master's in Computer Science student Aparna Maikkara and Digital Northampton's Project Manager Richard Beards report on their recent international web event and lessons from an Indian university student start-up that galvanised public      and private sector support. Originally broadcast Tuesday 6th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
19:10
April 07, 2021
Tom Van der Heyden - CEO of S3 Group
Tom Van der Heyden - CEO of S3 Group
Belgian Tom Van der Heyden, the CEO of S3 Group, strategic sourcing specialists, talks about the current challenges of sourcing products from China and the recent increases in shipping costs, and explains the benefits of using a specialist sourcing partner Originally broadcast Tuesday 6th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
11:32
April 07, 2021
Frank de Haan - CEO of DBH & Associates
Frank de Haan - CEO of DBH & Associates
Dutchman Frank de Haan, Spain based CEO of DBH & Associates, international trade specialists, talks about his varied career living all over the world and the current global business environment Originally broadcast Tuesday 6th April on Open4Business on NLive Radio
22:29
April 07, 2021
Sally Wood - Director of Sally Wood Consultancy Limited and the newly appointed Area Leader for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire & Rutland