16 episodes

Welcome to Blue Collar Conversations! We’ve moved from the pub to the podcast. And like our country wide pub events, these podcasts act as a space to discuss ideas that champion working people. In our podcast series, we will talk to staff and business owners, bringing their voice to the fore, discussing their concerns, aligning the needs of staff to the vision of the business owner, asking: will we recover from this pandemic and what will the recovery look likeWhat will be the impact on staff and workers and what does the future world of work look like? Get involved: contact@bluecollarconservatism.co.uk

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Welcome to Blue Collar Conversations! We’ve moved from the pub to the podcast. And like our country wide pub events, these podcasts act as a space to discuss ideas that champion working people. In our podcast series, we will talk to staff and business owners, bringing their voice to the fore, discussing their concerns, aligning the needs of staff to the vision of the business owner, asking: will we recover from this pandemic and what will the recovery look likeWhat will be the impact on staff and workers and what does the future world of work look like? Get involved: contact@bluecollarconservatism.co.uk

    Episode 16: Campervans, pubs, weddings & staycations!

    Episode 16: Campervans, pubs, weddings & staycations!

    "Staycation" is the word on everyone's lips this summer after the Prime Minister urged the nation to holiday at home in an effort to boost the UK tourism industry during lockdown.  And those who had been determined to get away are now staying at home...

    • 37 min
    Episode 15: Why are beauty salons, casinos and theatres still shut?

    Episode 15: Why are beauty salons, casinos and theatres still shut?

    Does the Government actually understand our high streets and their needs?  Will state hand-outs be enough for businesses to survive?  They are just some of the many concerns business owners have raised following the Government's recent announcement that...

    • 31 min
    Episode 14: Rebuilding the Economy after COVID with Norman Lamont, John Redwood & Matthew Goodwin

    Episode 14: Rebuilding the Economy after COVID with Norman Lamont, John Redwood & Matthew Goodwin

    Boris Johnson channelled his inner Franklin Roosevelt this week to deliver his "New Deal" speech.  Aimed at moving the national debate away from lockdown and onto the future, the Prime Minster promised to "build, build, build".With the Chancellor set to...

    • 38 min
    Episode 13: Why are our children not back in school?

    Episode 13: Why are our children not back in school?

    As the debate rumbles on about how and when to get children back into school, we've reached out to two blue collar champions to explain what needs to be done:(2:11) Stuart Herdson is the former President of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (at...

    • 39 min
    Episode 12: Statue Wars, the police and Black Lives Matter protests

    Episode 12: Statue Wars, the police and Black Lives Matter protests

    How did we go from lockdown to breakdown?The appalling death of George Floyd in police custody triggered outrage in America; outrage that travelled over 4,000 miles from Minnesota to the streets of London.At first, there was confusion about how to...

    • 39 min
    Episode 11: The Summer of 2020 & how COVID-19 changed the music industry

    Episode 11: The Summer of 2020 & how COVID-19 changed the music industry

    After another weekend of protests & demonstrations, the only form of mass gathering that has happened in over two months, Blue Collar Conversations asks...What does the Summer of 2020 have in store for us and will mass gatherings this summer only be...

    • 30 min

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