Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: October 2016

  • Shaper: Daniel Lubetzky

    Show aired on 29th October 2016 Daniel Lubetzky is the founder and CEO of nutritious and delicious snack foods maker KIND. It is the fastest-growing U.S. snack company, and has inspired more than one million kind acts since the company’s inception in 2004 through its Kind Movement. A pioneering social entrepreneur, Daniel is also the… Read more

  • ICO Issues Record Fine to TalkTalk for Personal Data Breach

    Earlier this month, it was reported that internet service provider TalkTalk had been issued with a record £400,000 fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to protect personal data from an easily avoidable cyber-attack. However, under new data protection laws coming into force from May 2018, the scale of the fine for a… Read more

  • Shaper: Simon Hayward

    Show aired on 22nd October 2016 Dr Simon Hayward is founder and CEO of leadership consultancy Cirrus and has a wealth of strategic leadership experience gained over 30 years. He has developed major leadership programmes for clients across Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America and is considered a trusted advisor by many including Standard Chartered, Marks… Read more

  • Free WiFi? ECJ assesses liability for copyright infringement

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has ruled that a provider of a WiFi network which is freely open to the public cannot be held liable for copyright infringement carried out by users of the network. However, the ruling in McFadden v Sony also confirmed that a right holder can seek an injunction… Read more

  • Shaper: Steve Folwell

    Show aired on 15th October 2016 Steve Folwell is the co-founder and Chief Executive of LOVESPACE, the UK’s first and largest storage-by-the-box service.  Prior to founding LOVESPACE, Steve was a Director at the Guardian Media Group, where he helped take the Guardian from being the ninth largest newspaper in the UK to being one of… Read more

  • Shaper: James Meekings

    Show aired on 8th October 2016 James Meekings, Co-Founder, Funding Circle James is Chief Commercial Officer at Funding Circle in the UK, the world’s leading marketplace for business loans. He is responsible for commercial development and growth in the UK. Prior to Funding Circle James was at OC&C Strategy Consultants where he advised on strategy… Read more