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August 2014

The Business Hub 25th August 2014 - Welcome Worldwide

26th August 2014

On this week's show we start by speaking to Jane Abraham, director of Flourish Workplace Limited. A business which is based in the Health and Wellbeing Innovation Centre in Treliske. Flourish works with businesses and organisations to look at the health and wellbeing of their staff.

Stephen Maunder is also on the show, he is the business development manager for the work skills training academy at Cornwall College.  Stephen will be telling us about a new partnership that hopes to tackle unemployment in the county.

We introduce Worldwide Financial Planning to the show! They are a firm of independent financial advisors and will be here with us every week.

And finally this week we chat to Stephen Pegg, Director of SME's at Lloyds and Tim Campbell MBE, winner of the first series of The Apprentice they are on the show talk about a recent study that has found almost half of University graduates prefer to start their own business as opposed to finding 'normal jobs'.

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The Business Hub 18th August 2014 - Hooked on to Innovation and Law

19th August 2014

On the show this week:

We re-visit Pool Innovation Centre and chat to Manager Richard Scutt and Clients based in the centre. 

Stewart Roode and Andrew Thomas of Hooked On Media also join us on the show, they are a Cornish start-up digital and PR Company. 

Employment Lawyer Kiran Daurka tells us about a recent study that found bosses admit to hiring men over women for fear of maternity leave.

And this week's final guest is Gemma Massey to tell us about the first ever Dual County Business Fair being held at Roadford Lake in September.

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The Business Hub 11th August 2014 - Health and Business

14th August 2014

On this week's show the tables turn and Kim interviews Mark about this Business background. 

We head over to Pool Innovation Centre and speak to Manager Richard Scutt and begin a tour around the centre to meet the clients who are based there.

Jeremy Peak - Orthodontist, Director of the River Practice in Truro and Director of Elevat Business - tells us how achieved the award 'Boss of the Year' at this years Local Heroes Awards. 

The largest study of employee health in the UK shows that unhealthy workforces are costing UK companies £58 billion a year! Dr Katie Tryon of Pruhealth tells us more. 

And Alan Street of Oxford Innovation tells us about a series of start-up business workshops that are happening in Cornwall next week!

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The Business Hub 4th August 2014 - An introduction to helping anyone in business succeed

4th August 2014

Mark Peters kicks off the first ever Business Hub show by interviewing his co-host, Kim Conchie. We delve into the backstory of the man who currently holds the position of the Chief Executive of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce. 

Also on the show this week: 

Bernard Curren, Director of Cornwall Innovation. Bernard gives us an insight into the concept of the innovation centres and what they mean for businesses in Cornwall. Find out more:

Harriet Bowtell, Employment Lawyer at Slater & Gordon in London. Harriet discusses a very important issue in business, particularly in Cornwall - work stress. 

Dr Harry Witchel, a communication and relationship expert explains why work place friendships are on the rise. 

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Michelle Mone OBE, entrepreneur and owner of Ultimo. Michelle reveals careers Brits would most like to leave our jobs, and offers up tips and advice to entrepreneurs based on her journey.

Enter the Spirit of Small Business Awards here:


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