14 episodes

Business Coaches from Oxford Innovation Cornwall discuss some of the most pressing topics in the world of business today, while sharing wisdom and experiences that organisations of all sizes can learn from.

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Business Coaches from Oxford Innovation Cornwall discuss some of the most pressing topics in the world of business today, while sharing wisdom and experiences that organisations of all sizes can learn from.

    Cyber Security During Covid-19 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Cyber Security During Covid-19 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Oxford Innovation Cornwall Business Coach Sara Webb speaks to Stephen Holton, Cyber Protect Prepare and Prevent Officer from the South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit.
    In this critical episode, Sara and Stephen discuss the importance of awareness and measures small businesses can take to minimise their exposure to Cyber Crime, especially during a period of vulnerability for all.
    If you'd like to search for specific topics on this throughout the podcast, you can skip ahead to the following:
    03:04 – What is Cyber Crime? / The differences between cyber-enabled and cyber-dependent crime
    06:39 – How is Covid-19 affecting Cyber Crime?
    10:18 – How to minimise Cyber Crime risks to your business
    15:41 – Ransomware and considerations for your business’ back-up process
    21:59 – Phishing emails
    25:40 – Cyber Crime risks associated with working from home
    31:11 – Covid-19 and online fraud
    35:06 – How should businesses respond to a suspected cyber attack?

    Click here to book an online coaching session with an Oxford Innovation coach. (For businesses based in Cornwall & IoS)

    You can download the summary leaflet mentioned in this episode via this link.
    The NCSC has released some home working advice which may be useful for those suddenly working from home: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/home-working
    Sign up for the fortnightly Regional Cyber Briefing mentioned in the podcast by going to the 'Protecting Organisations' section at https://www.swrocu.police.uk/cyber-crime/
    E-mail: swcyberprotect@avonandsomerset.police.uk
    LinkedIn: SW Regional Cyber Crime Unit
    Twitter: @swrccu

    • 42 min
    Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Business coach and finance strategy specialist Meredydd Jones talks through the benefits of contingency planning for your business.

    Our coaches are still available through these troubling times of Coronavirus/COVID-19 to support the growing SMEs in Cornwall UK. For more information, please head to our website.

    • 9 min
    Financial Vulnerabilities | Funding Your Business | Mini-Series Episode 3 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Financial Vulnerabilities | Funding Your Business | Mini-Series Episode 3 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    In this episode, business finance specialists and coaches Meredydd Jones and Theda Gray discuss the elements of funding your business.

    At Oxford Innovation Cornwall we can provide 1-2-1 coaching and business masterclasses in financial management.

    Our sister programme Access2Finance has a variety of Business Finance Specialists who can help you with the process of applying for business funding. 

    • 8 min
    Financial Vulnerabilities | Understanding & Using Your Accounts | Mini-Series Episode 2 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Financial Vulnerabilities | Understanding & Using Your Accounts | Mini-Series Episode 2 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    "Own your numbers" - in this episode of our podcast mini-series on the financial vulnerabilities of SMEs, business coaches Mereddyd Jones and Theda Gray discuss the fundamental uses of accountancy, and how to understand your numbers in order to make them work for your business.

    To learn more about how Oxford Innovation Cornwall can support you with business finance, please visit our website. 

    • 15 min
    Financial Vulnerabilities | Financial Planning for your Business | Mini-Series Episode 1 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Financial Vulnerabilities | Financial Planning for your Business | Mini-Series Episode 1 | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    In this episode of our Financial Vulnerabilities podcast mini-series, business coaches and finance specialists Theda Gray and Meredydd Jones discuss the critical elements of financial planning for your business.

    For further information on how we can support your business with financial planning and management, please go to our website. 

    • 16 min
    Managing Change Positively | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    Managing Change Positively | Oxford Innovation Cornwall Podcast

    In this episode, Oxford Innovation Cornwall business coaches Andrew Upton and Sara Webb discuss the challenges, models and positive outcomes of managing change within your business.

    We have a masterclass on Change Management that can be run within your business, keeping the focus on your own challenges, team, culture, and processes, to ensure the session is tailored to your business' needs. If you are an OI Cornwall client, please contact your lead coach to learn more.

    If you would like to learn more about receiving support in the challenges of growing your business, as well as achieving your own goals and ambitions, please get in touch via our website. Our support comes at no cost to qualifying businesses. 

    • 28 min

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