Date: 22/12/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  Created by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, ‘Peer Networks’ is a Government led support initiative that encourages UK business leaders to invest in the growth and development of their business by working closely with like-minded peers. Following the economic impact of COVID-19, Peer Networks has recruited the assistance of regional business support providers to help business owners surpass current challenges and grow their business in 2021. As a result, we have been awarded five different cohorts in… Read More
Date: 22/12/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
It is safe to say that most companies in the UK have faced more challenges than ever before in 2020. However, one hugely positive thing that has come out of this year is the help and encouragement business owners have shown one another. The pandemic has served to reinforce the importance of peer-to-peer support for entrepreneurs to overcome challenges and keep moving forward and now, with talk of a ‘new normal’ and a light at the end of the tunnel,… Read More
Date: 23/11/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  NEW EPISODE……   On this episode of ScaleUp Radio we’ll hear from Andrew Bradley from Bradley Haynes Law.   Andrew Bradley has a story that we’ve heard from a lot of other guests; he was working at a large company and wasn’t enjoying it - the culture, the workload, the expectations - so he decided to go out on his own. That’s when his business partner Andy Haynes came to him and asked him to open a law firm… Read More
Date: 23/11/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  NEW EPISODE……   Lead Generation, for some, is the be all and end all when it comes to their business. It’s all about creating a system whereby you’re getting people through the door, and putting money into your pockets. However, it just isn’t that simple. Lead Generation is just one process in a larger system that makes up a successful business - and it’s what I want to talk about in this week’s episode of ScaleUp Radio.  What you… Read More
Date: 09/11/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  NEW EPISODE……   “It’s A Marathon, Not A Sprint - But I Don’t Want To Run For Much Longer!” “I’ve Made Mistakes - But I’m Still Loving My Business 18 Years On”   This week’s guest on ScaleUp Radio is Matt Roper, the founder and CEO of The Buying Support Agency.   In essence, they help businesses by giving them the leverage of a large company when it comes to buying from suppliers.   The business started as a… Read More
Date: 06/11/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  NEW EPISODE……    On this episode of ScaleUp Radio, we hear from Edward Raine from Cloud Shepherd, which is a company that specialises in moving companies onto the cloud. That makes it sound so simple, but it really isn’t, as will become evident during the episode. As you’ll hear, Edward has been involved in computers for his entire working life, and it led him to start Cloud Shepherd in 2012 with a business partner. 8 years later and it… Read More
Date: 06/11/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  NEW EPISODE……    This episode of ScaleUp Radio I wanted to bring you another webinar that we hosted recently. We’ve brought you a number of these webinars over the past few weeks, and this is the final one in the series. Obviously, it’s not the final episode of ScaleUp Radio, but the final webinar that I hosted around Recovery and Growth of your business, particularly during these trying times. In this episode, we talk about Action Planning. Most experts… Read More
Date: 19/10/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
  NEW EPISODE……    In this episode of ScaleUp Radio, it’s all about SWOT Analysis. If you’ve been in business for more than a couple of months, you’re probably aware of SWOT - which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats and is a matrix that has been used for decades in business to recognise where you are, and the work you still need to do. In this discussion we talk about: - Whether or not SWOT is still suitable… Read More
Date: 13/10/2020 | By: Kevin Brent
NEW EPISODE……    For so many people, doing a job that is also your hobby is a bit of a dream. However, for this episode’s guest on ScaleUp Radio, it’s become a successful reality. Tom Mallett is the Managing Director of Ecomotive Logistics, which started in 2014, and is a B2B company moving vehicles. As you’ll hear, cars have always been Tom’s ‘thing’ and he brought that passion to the business, following a career in motorsport journalism. There are so… Read More