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Jenny Costa
RELISHING OPPORTUNITY: JENNY COSTA ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

“The world is currently in the midst of a food waste crisis,” says Rubies in the Rubble founder Jenny Costa. Speaking to Michael Hayman on Sunday’s Capital Conversation, she explains that approximately 1.3 billion tonnes – a third of the food produced globally – is wasted...

Dr Miranda Brawn
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DIVERSITY: DR MIRANDA BRAWN ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Dr Miranda Brawn believes it’s time for UK businesses to stand up and be counted on their efforts to address racial diversity. In conversation with Michael Hayman on last night’s Capital Conversation, the diversity campaigner says that despite the positive rhetoric, business leaders are still...

James Bidwell
GETTING BRANDS TO SPRING INTO LIFE: JAMES BIDWELL ON ERA DEFINING INNOVATION

Described as Selfridges’ ‘ringmaster extraordinaire’, entrepreneur and trend spotter James Bidwell joined Michael Hayman on Sunday’s Capital Conversation to talk about taking brands to new heights. He told Michael about transforming Selfridges – ‘a down and dowdy department store’ – into a retail destination, while warning...

Eliza Filby
LIKE A BAD CHRISTMAS DINNER: DR ELIZA FILBY ON FOUR GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

Dr Eliza Filby dismisses the idea that Generation Z – the youngest in today’s workforce – are the ‘snowflakes’ they are often cast as, “They’re savvy and entrepreneurial, they’ve had the world’s information and the world’s marketplace in their pocket since they were 13. They’re...

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Flipping the Script: Jess Butcher MBE on Capital Conversation this Sunday

Jess Butcher sings from a different song-sheet to others in the tech industry. Speaking to Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation about her new user-generated content platform, Tick, Jess wants to move people away from narcissistic content, going from, “‘look at me, look at my life, isn’t...

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RAZOR SHARP INSIGHT: WILL KING ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

King of Shaves Will King described himself as an ‘accidental entrepreneur’ last night on the Capital Conversation, “I went from a really nice salary and a car that I couldn’t afford, and long story short, I decided to back myself and solve a problem.” The problem...

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SUCCESSFUL DELIVERY: JOE WICKS AND TIMO BOLDT ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Entrepreneurs are known to dine out on their origin stories. For The Body Coach Joe Wicks and Gousto co-founder and CEO Timo Boldt, those tales share a remarkable ingredient: both started out by delivering their products personally. In Joe’s case it was fitness classes, while for...

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THE JOY OF CONNECTING: BRUCE DAISLEY ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION 

The 2008 US presidential election was widely known as ‘the Facebook election’, with Barack Obama using social media to engage younger voters and raise funds. At the time, Twitter’s vice-president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Bruce Daisley had stepped into social media with YouTube. More...

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PARENT-TECH FOUNDER ON RAISING A BUSINESS  

The overwhelming and often overlooked loneliness of being a new mum inspired Katie Massie-Taylor to launch Mush, a social networking app for mums to connect with others. Speaking to Michael Hayman on the Capital Conversation, Katie says: “[Mush] came out of this problem that mums face...

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A CAPITAL COMPILATION: THE BEST OF CAPITAL CONVERSATION IN 2018

Some 24 UK-based business leaders passed through the Capital Conversation studios in 2018, telling their stories of what it takes to make it in Britain today. From Monzo’s Tom Blomfield – whose digital bank gained over one million users in just two years – to Renée...