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With the UK economy beginning to emerge from lockdown, journalist Steph McGovern meets industry  experts to discuss how businesses can confidently resume trading and plan for the future.  In  an effort to help you get to grips with the ‘new now’ and reboot in preparation for the weeks and months ahead, NatWest has invited journalist and TV presenter Steph McGovern to speak to founders and CEOs from multiple industries to get their expert advice on key business issues.


So, if you are looking to future-proof your business by taking it online, develop a financial recovery plan, reach a new audience – or just want help getting your confidence back – this new series of industry insights will help answer your questions.

Adapting to the New Now Acast

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With the UK economy beginning to emerge from lockdown, journalist Steph McGovern meets industry  experts to discuss how businesses can confidently resume trading and plan for the future.  In  an effort to help you get to grips with the ‘new now’ and reboot in preparation for the weeks and months ahead, NatWest has invited journalist and TV presenter Steph McGovern to speak to founders and CEOs from multiple industries to get their expert advice on key business issues.


So, if you are looking to future-proof your business by taking it online, develop a financial recovery plan, reach a new audience – or just want help getting your confidence back – this new series of industry insights will help answer your questions.

    Getting Your Confidence Back

    Getting Your Confidence Back

    In this episode of Adapting to the New Now, Steph McGovern is joined by Ally Maughan, founder of HR consultancy People Puzzles. Steph and Ally discuss ideas and strategies for getting your business confidence back post lockdown. Ally is a member of The Supper Club, a members club for Founders and CEOs with a difference.
     
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    Making Your Marketing More Effective

    Making Your Marketing More Effective

    In this third episode of Adapting to the New Now, Steph McGovern is joined by Ranzie Anthony, Chief Creative Officer of Athlon. Steph and Ranzie take a look at how to make your marketing more effective, in this difficult time, when marketing the right way is so important.
     
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    Planning For A Successful 2020 Recovery

    Planning For A Successful 2020 Recovery

    In this second episode host Steph McGovern is joined by Merilee Karr, CEO and founder of UnderTheDoormat, as they discuss how to plan to help your business recover successfully coming out of lockdown in 2020.
     
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    Taking Your Business Online

    Taking Your Business Online

    With the pandemic affecting our relationship with cash and consumers anxious about returning to bricks-and-mortar shops, how do businesses fully embrace their online operations? In the first instalment of NatWest’s Adapting To The New Now series, Steph McGovern speaks to Tamara Roberts, CEO of Ridgeview Wines, about how the South Downs winery has made a success of its online business to get its award-winning products into the hands of customers.
     
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    Finding Your Funny

    Finding Your Funny

    This week June is joined by Lynne Parker, the chief executive of Funny Women, an organisation that inspires women to find their voice through humour and award winning comedian, Jenny Bolt. June explores how finding your funny can help in both life and business.
     
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    Male Allies: Their role in gender diversity

    Male Allies: Their role in gender diversity

    In this episode we flip the script to explore how the men in women’s lives can be that support network and how women can benefit from having male allies. June is joined in the studio by former coach of the England Women’s cricket team, Mark Robinson OBE and Joy Bunford, the founder of Confidence Matters, a company that inspires women to become more confident leaders.
     
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Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

Lucy_0605 ,

Another great host, love Steph McGovern

Adapting to the new now is spot on...great tips and stories on how you can keep evolving your business even in the context of the pandemic.

Mrs cc duthie ,

Re-thinking business

I enjoyed the podcast, it was great to hear the founder of Nubian skin sharing her story. I hope I will sit down with you one day and talk business. Thank you for all your business advice and tips you share. Xx

HazelRussell ,

Amazing podcast 👌🏻

This is my absolute favourite business podcast.
Every episode is packed full of really hands-on advice and it is so inspiring.
Piers is a great interviewer and seems to ask all the questions I want to hear answers too.
The range of guests has been fabulous too....each of them so generous with the info and advice they give.
Look forward to hearing more and more!
Thank you Piers and to Natwest

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