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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...

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DISTILLING DYNASTY: GIN ENTREPRENEURS JAMES AND MIRANDA HAYMAN

Capital Conversation slipped into the festive mood this week as Hayman’s of London owners James and Miranda Hayman joined Michael to mull over the gin industry. Siblings James and Miranda are the fifth generation to oversee the 155-year-old distillery, which sells enough product to...

Martin McCourt and Michael Hayman on the Capital Conversation
IDEAS, AMBITION, EDUCATION: THE RECIPE FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

Martin McCourt is no stranger to manufacturing business success. In his role as CEO of Dyson for over 15 years, he helped a small start-up become one of the UK’s greatest business success stories. Talking to Michael on this weekend’s episode of Capital Conversation, Martin explains...

Martin McCourt and Michael Hayman on the Capital Conversation
MARTIN MCCOURT ON THE CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt is Michael’s guest on Capital Conversation this Sunday. In a discussion that focuses on the future of work, Martin provides his thoughts on what British industry needs to do to improve its productivity, how automation will affect employment, and the UK’s...

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1000 DAYS IN: TOM BLOMFIELD ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

Creator of the fast growth digital bank known for its hot coral bank card, Monzo’s Tom Blomfield has won over 1 million customers and a £1 billion valuation in just 1000 days. He shared his entrepreneurial journey with Michael last night on Capital Conversation. Recalling how he...

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Money talks: Monzo CEO Tom Blomfield on Capital Conversation

Tom Blomfield, the co-founder and CEO of digital bank Monzo, is Michael’s guest on Capital Conversation this Sunday. Having attracted one million customers and a £1bn valuation in just over 1000 days, the conversation ranges from how Monzo paved its path to success, what it did...

Loyd Grossman with Michael Hayman.
Lights, camera, action: Loyd Grossman CBE on Capital Conversation

TV presenter, food entrepreneur, heritage campaigner and punk rocker Loyd Grossman joined Michael on Capital Conversation last night to discuss his recipe for success. Speaking to Michael about his early passion for food, Loyd said, “I always wanted to get into the food business, I’ve had...

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Loyd Grossman joins Michael on Capital Conversation this Sunday

Broadcaster and food entrepreneur Loyd Grossman CBE joins Michael on the latest Capital Conversation this Sunday. Former MasterChef presenter and creator of his own pasta sauce brand, the conversation ranges from Loyd’s love of food – “I always wanted to get into the food business!” –...

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Made in England: Emma Willis MBE joins Michael on latest Capital Conversation

‘Quality, quality, quality’. That’s how GQ describes Emma Willis’ luxury shirt brand, worn by the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, David Gandy, Daniel Craig and The Prince of Wales. Bespoke by design and by nature, Emma told Michael on this weekend’s Capital Conversation how her ‘made in England’ brand is...

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Enter the arena: Julia Elliott Brown on Capital Conversation

“You’ve got to have the attitude, ‘what have I got to lose?’ If it feels really scary, then that probably means you should do it”, says serial entrepreneur Julia Elliott Brown. Talking to Michael about the business mindset on last night’s Capital Conversation, Julia reflected on...