Good Business

[050] – Sparking Joy

Episode 50! This feels like a huge milestone and this time last year is not something that I ever could have envisaged – thank you so much listening, and for all the comments and reviews (if you fancy leaving one on i-tunes, you can do that right here – it really does help to spread […]

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Top Tips for Community Business from Project Dirt

Community business is, according to Nick Gardner, co-founder of Project Dirt, an idea whose time has come. But what exactly is community business? It’s business that is locally rooted, is owned locally, and re-invests it’s profits back into social good for the local community. It brings business principles to the community sector to help the […]

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[040] – What does “Good Business” even mean?

I realised recently that as much as I bang on about this concept of “Good Business”, I’ve never really talked about what that actually means to me. So I rectify that in today’s episode! Here’s what you’ll learn: My definitions of ‘social enterprise’ and ‘ethical business’ What ‘Good Business’ means to me, and why I […]

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[035] – The reality behind the first year of a social enterprise

In this episode, I chat to Emily Mathieson, founder of Aerende, an online interiors store with the tagline of “life improving homewares”. Everything Aerende sells is not only beautiful, it’s also made in the UK by people facing social challenges. Aerende has just celebrated it’s first year in business, and Emily and I discuss the […]

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