A podcast sharing the stories of businesses battling to stay afloat in the coronavirus pandemic. Staying Afloat is a podcast by a business, for businesses; with expert advice and real, personal stories. How to get the best out of working from home, WTF...urlough and the psychology behind good leadership. It's all here.
FFS (Flexible Furlough Scheme) - Season One Finale
Alex Watson is a Director in the employment team with Fieldfisher, a European law firm, and our favourite lawyer.
He talks us through the latest changes to the Furlough Scheme, which is now known as the 'Flexible' Furlough Scheme (FFS). How are b...
The Future of Design
John Owens is the Founder & Creative Director at Instruct Studio AND the Founder & Artistic Director of Design Manchester.
Instruct are a brilliant example of a small company that are working with some serious brands and companies around the worl...
Cut from a different cloth
Gillian Long is a Saville Row trained tailor and the founder of Cock of the Walk, a bespoke tailor in Hull.
As a business that centres around its in-person service; customers have to visit the shop for multiple fittings as their suit is made, some...
Data, the future of parking
Harrison Woods is the CEO of *Your Parking Space*, a company that helps drivers find parking space and people rent out their driveway to anyone that needs one.
With travel, commuting and public gatherings extremely limited across Britain, you might...
Sourdough, supply chains and sourcing struggles
The warehouse that stocks all of Sous Chef's produce must be a strange and magical place. You can find jellyfish, edible flowers and a tabletop BBQ smoker in there!
Sous Chef sell lots of unusual food stuffs and items from around the world and take...
Manufacturing in a pandemic
When Josh Valman was 13 he began designing parts and trying to get them made in China, he was soon consulting and managing a multi-million dollar supply chain.
At 18 he started RPD International, it now powers global R&D for the likes of Vodafone, B...
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“I’m a Freelancer! Get me out of here!”
Great podcast. Good work Jon and the gang. Probably the first podcast to feature a bearded dragon!
Newton’s Laws of Covid Commotion
Entertaining and informative. Loving the insight, honesty and banter between Jon and his guests.
COVID, Cake and Bearded Dragons
Really enjoyed this Podcast. It was refreshing to hear others reflect on the rollercoaster of emotions that so many of us are experiencing as a result of the current climate. With the acceptance that, if all else fails..eat cake!