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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 28, 2018

Show Notes;

We are a community of reputable wellbeing experts both locally and nationally that are working to educate, treat and support as many people as we can across the world. Making complementary health, alternative medicine and spiritual guidance affordable and accessible to all people.

Pushing our Crowdfund campaign along with the hashtag #POWEROFTHEPOUND

Crowdfund link - Justgiving.com/crowdfunding/heroes-clinic

Ian and Owen discuss;

  • Owens why
  • Complimentary therapy
  • The NHS approach
  • Therapists approach
  • Making therapy available for all
  • The clinic service
  • The Health Hero members
  • Raising funds to top up the therapy
  • Crowdfunding #powerofthepound
  • Companies helping the cause
  • Sacrifice at the start of a business
  • Creating a team
  • Nourishing yourself, meditation, exercising
  • A client case study
  • Opinions don’t change the world, ideas do
  • Owen’s life threatening illness
Jun 20, 2018

Show notes can be found here

In this episode Ian Farrar and Tanja Bueltmann discuss;

  • Uncertainty
  • EU citizens’ rights – Settled Status
  • Applying for citizenship
  • Documents and records
  • Long term planning for businesses
  • Attracting staff with such uncertainty
  • Trade Arrangements
  • Impact of ‘No deal’
  • Timescales
  • Commuting across borders
  • Distribution of wealth
  • Refugee Crisis
  • Climate Change
  • GDP and the strength of the £
  • NHS investment and resources
  • What can we do to affect the campaign?

Tanja Bueltmann is Professor of History and Faculty Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Knowledge Exchange) at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne. Born in Germany, she studied British Cultural Studies, History and Sociology at the University of Bielefeld, spending part of her studies at the University of Edinburgh as an Erasmus student. She then moved to New Zealand to do her PhD at Victoria University of Wellington. Tanja returned to Europe in the autumn of 2008 and was appointed to join the History team at Northumbria in early 2009.

Tanja is a historian of migration and diaspora. Her main research interests are in the cultural and social history of Scottish, English and German immigrant communities around the world. Tanja is also a prolific commentator on wider social and political issues, having written for the Guardian and the Times Higher Education among others, and an anti-Brexit campaigner.

Jun 9, 2018

Ian and Laura discuss;

  • Corporate backgrounds
  • Scale up agenda
  • Strategic economic plan
  • What kind of business is a ‘scale up’
  • Public sector cuts lead to innovation
  • What areas does a scale up target?
  • Support availability
  • Importance of networking

Beginning her career in the City during the dotcom boom, Laura worked on high-profile corporate transactions and campaigns including tech company listings on the Alternative Investment Marketing, easyJet’s flotation, and the launch of the Railtrack Private Shareholders Action Group.

In 2002, Laura moved into the NHS’s busiest press and public affairs office at the London Ambulance Service where she worked on award-winning campaigns and public policy agendas, from misuse of the 999 service through to counter-terrorism communications. 

Relocating to Newcastle in 2005, Laura joined Admiral PR & Marketing and, over the course of six years, played a key role in its growth to a top 150 UK PR agency.  As client services director, Laura honed skills in new business development and client relationship management, developing agency specialisms in science and technology, healthcare, higher education, and the natural and built environment.

As head of marketing and communications at Newcastle University Business School, Laura oversaw a brand identity relaunch and restructured the institution’s marketing function at a time of significant strategic change, globally and nationally.

Laura embarked on a freelance consultancy career in 2014 and worked with a diverse range of organisations, from the United Nations Labour Organization to a tech start-up seeking VC funding. 

Jun 1, 2018

Jamie Hill discusses how we has found Facebook groups can be an excellent source for creating sales leads.

We hear from friend of the show Jamie (from 007) who has invested time into Facebook groups to uncover sales opportunities and build the brand of family business Hill Shipping.

Jamie and Ian discuss;

  • Facebook groups
  • Boosting posts
  • Commenting and meaningful engagement
  • Running competitions
  • Referrals - word of mouth and recommendations
  • LinkedIn groups
  • Which platforms to engage on
  • Creating valuable content
  • Review section of Facebook
  • Still using old skool marketing methods
  • Maybe we don’t need a website
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