Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: August 2014

  • Shaper: Lucinda Bruce Gardyne

    Show aired on 30th August 2014 Lucinda Bruce Gardyne is the founder of Genius Foods, a company that specialises in tasty gluten-free food. Genius began to take form after Lucinda’s son was diagnosed with a gluten intolerance. She then got through three ovens creating a loaf of gluten-free bread that her son would like, after… Read more

  • Shaper: Phil Jaffa

    Show aired on 23rd August 2014 Phil Jaffa is founder and Creative Director of Scape Design Associates which opened its doors in 2000. Under his guidance and creative flair, Scape Design now leads the global luxury lifestyle market in landscape design. They push the debate, explore new possibilities and design world class landscapes for an… Read more

  • Calling all franchisors and retailers! Have you protected your store layout yet?

    In recent years, colours, sounds, shapes and smells have all been registered as trade marks in Europe.  In July, the Court of Justice of the European Union confirmed, in an action brought by Apple Inc., that “the distinctive design layout of a retail store” could also be protectable under EU trade mark law. The benefits… Read more

  • Shaper: Tony Laithwaite

    Show aired on 16th August 2014 …he didn’t know an awful lot about business, he basically knew about growing grapes. …one of them started telling his friends and then I went a did a tasting for them and a couple of those were really nice to me and they told their friends, and so it… Read more

  • Rights and privileges

    Individuals are entitled to ask organisations to provide them with information relating to personal data held about them, under a subject access request (or a SAR).  That right, under the Data Protection Act, is subject to a limited number of exemptions.  One of those exemptions relates to personal data for which Legal Professional Privilege (LPP)… Read more

  • Shaper: Andy Puddicombe

    Show aired on 9th August 2014 Mindfulness is being in the moment.  So much time is spent in the past and the future and very little time is spent in the present. I came out of the monastery as a Buddhist monk nine years ago. People were sceptical about mindfulness, now the Bank of England… Read more

  • Shaper: Richard Cohen

    LoveLive is about creating the highest quality live music video content and making it available to anybody who can’t make it to the live gigs themselves. We don’t get everything right all the time and when you are innovating you are ultimately going to have to do new things that are less polished. We are… Read more