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The official podcast of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, getting to the heart of key topics affecting West Midlands businesses.

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The official podcast of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, getting to the heart of key topics affecting West Midlands businesses.

    West Midlands 2021 Election special

    West Midlands 2021 Election special

    With the West Midlands' second mayoral election just around the corner, Henrietta Brealey, chief executive of the Chambers, and Andrew Carter, chief executive of Centre for Cities discuss why businesses should care about the upcoming election. 

    • 19 min
    GTP21: Harnessing resilience in challenging times

    GTP21: Harnessing resilience in challenging times

    Being resilient through unprecedented times can be challenging for many. In this episode of the Chamber Podcast, Marc Bell, general manager of Bear Grylls Adventure, discusses how his team has been able to harness resilience during the pandemic with the Chamber's policy and projects manager Emily Stubbs. This episode is part of a mini-series for the Chamber's 2021 Growth Through People productivity and leadership campaign.

    • 12 min
    GTP21: Unlocking Potential

    GTP21: Unlocking Potential

    Many businesses over the last year have asked themselves what they can do to boost equality, diversity and inclusion. In this Growth Through People special episode of the Chamber Podcast, chief executive of the Chamber, Paul Faulkner, discusses unlocking potential and the RACE Equality Code with Karl George, managing director of the Governance Forum. 

    • 19 min
    GTP21: Attracting and engaging talent

    GTP21: Attracting and engaging talent

    The Covid crisis has presented a number of challenges for business when attracting and engaging talent. 

    In this episode of the Chamber podcast, policy and campaigns manager Emily Stubbs discusses remote employee engagement and attracting talent to the technology sector with Chamber vice-president and chief executive of Forensic Pathways, Deb Leary.

    This episode is part of a mini-series for the Chamber's 2021 Growth Through People productivity and leadership campaign. 

    • 15 min
    GTP21: Can you trust your teams?

    GTP21: Can you trust your teams?

    With the Covid-19 pandemic bringing about the rapid adoption of flexible and remote working, this podcast assesses whether leaders and managers can trust their teams.The Chamber's policy and campaigns manager Emily Stubbs is joined by Mark Saunders, Professor of Business Research Methods at University of Birmingham.This episode is part of a mini-series for the Chamber's 2021 Growth Through People productivity and leadership campaign. 

    • 13 min
    UCB and Shell Energy's apprenticeship partnership

    UCB and Shell Energy's apprenticeship partnership

    After picking up a business card at an apprenticeship fair, and an enticing LinkedIn exchange, University College Birmingham (UCB) and Shell Energy have formed a new partnership to boost Shell Energy's apprenticeship offering. In a special episode as part of National Apprenticeship Week, David New, business development manager at University College Birmingham (UCB), and Ross McPherson, learning and development consultant at Shell Energy, discuss their apprenticeship partnership with the Chamber's policy and campaigns manager, Emily Stubbs. 

    • 12 min

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