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The Essex Business Podcast is for business leaders that are looking for practical advice, tips and inspiration from peers across the county and beyond.

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EPISODE 11: EQUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE – THE JOURNEY SO FAR

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A recent major survey found that while remote working has improved pressures around appearance and health for women within the workplace, issues of fair representation and equal pay remain prevalent. 
 

We talk to Kate Everett, Managing Partner of The Write Impression, about her own experience and Julie Temple, Partner and Head of BLHR and Employment Team at Birkett Long discusses the legislation and what it means. Dr Wanda Wyporska, Chief Executive of The Equality Trust also explains the work the charity is doing to improve equality within the workplace.

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EPISODE 8: BUDGET REFLECTIONS – NOW THE DUST HAS SETTLED

As if Brexit and Covid weren’t enough, businesses have now had a Budget to deal with. In this episode of the Essex Business Podcast, we talk to people within the business community about how they feel it will affect them, and get an overview of the tax implications.

GUEST SPEAKERS

Tej Parikh, Chief Economist at the Institute of Directors

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Jamie Nice, Head of Tax and Financial Planning at Rickard Luckin

www.rickardluckin.co.uk

Patrik Minder, owner of The Lexden Crown 
www.thelexdencrown.co.uk

 

James Callaghan, co-founder of Blue Sky Printing www.blueskyprinting.co.uk 

 

Darren Hyde, Managing Director at VIP Security Services 
www.vipsecurityservices.co.uk 

 

Julie Nel, Managing Director and founder of b4Secure
www.b4secure.co.uk

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EPISODE 9: ARE YOU FUTURE-READY? WILL YOUR ORGANISATION AND ITS SPACES SUFFICIENTLY SUPPORT YOUR WORKFORCE?

In this episode we explore the issues employers need to consider when preparing their teams for the return to office a year after many people were told to work from home where possible.

GUEST SPEAKERS

Peggie Rothe, Chief Insight and Research Officer at Leesman 
www.leesmanindex.com

Angela Steadman, Sales Director at Spacio
www.spacio.co.uk

William Winstone, Partner at Mezzana Partners 
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EPISODE 10: TOWN CENTRES – WILL THEY STILL MEAN BUSINESS IN THE FUTURE?

The lockdowns over the past year have piled even more pressure on town and city centre businesses already dealing with the growing popularity of online shopping, and with big names like Debenhams closing down, what could the future look like for the high street?

GUEST SPEAKERS

Cathrine Jansson-Boyd, Consumer Psychologist at Anglia Ruskin University
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Mike Wray, Chelmsford’s Business Improvement District Manager
chelmsfordforyou.co.uk

 

Tillie Peel, founder of The Pop Up Club
popupclub.co

BROUGHT TO YOU BY RICKARD LUCKIN

Working to support individuals and businesses alike, Rickard Luckin ensures every step of the journey towards your ambitions is backed by clear, objective and tailor-made tax and accountancy advice.

Find out more at www.rickardluckin.co.uk