Shaper: Marcus Wareing

Marcus Wareing is a celebrated chef and Co-Founder of Marcus Wareing Restaurants. Marcus studied at Southport Catering College and was Gordon Ramsay’s protégée for 19 years. He was awarded his first Michelin Stars at 26, one of only a handful of chefs to be recognised at that age. His awards now include two Michelin stars, [...]


Jazz Shapers - 2 days ago

Business Shapers: Sir John Timpson

Mishcon de Reya has created its latest animated business shapers film featuring Sir John Timpson, Chairman of Timpson Group, who was a guest on Jazz Shapers. Broadcast on Jazz FM, Jazz Shapers is a radio programme presented by Mishcon de Reya Partner and Director of Business Development, Elliot Moss. This three minute film documents the personal and entrepreneurial [...]


Jazz Shapers - 3 days ago

Shaper: Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh is the Co-Founder and CEO of Trouva, the “anti-chain, anti-same online market place for boutique independent retailers.” Recognising that independent brick-and-mortar stores were falling behind due to an “awful understanding” of e-commerce, Mandeep and his Co-Founders, Alex Loizou and Glen Walker, founded Trouva in 2015 to create a different kind of e-commerce environment [...]


Jazz Shapers - 1 week ago

Shaper: Nick Deyong

Nick Deyong is an Entrepreneur and Investor with more than 25 years’ experience within Travel, Promotions, Rewards, Incentives and Marketing Technology industry. He is founder and CEO of The NDL Group and Co-Founder and CEO of Promotigo Technology Limited.  NDL is a specialist provider of consumer incentive programmes, delivering creative prizes and rewards for media [...]


Jazz Shapers - 2 weeks ago

Authentic values grow in importance for brands

As consumer loyalty becomes increasingly focused on brand identity, companies need to know what they stand for – and be prepared to invest in protecting their brand values In this world of increasingly tough competition, brands need to find new ways to differentiate and win new customers while maintaining their core customer base. Staying true [...]


Intellectual Property - 2 weeks ago

The relentless rise of financial cybercrime

Cyber attacks on companies are soaring. Executives must upgrade their tech skills to understand the threat. In recent years, political cybercrime has repeatedly made headlines. Yet amid a series of sensational stories stemming from alleged Russian hacking during the 2016 US presidential election, the media has largely overlooked a simultaneous surge in a potentially far [...]


Cyber - 3 weeks ago

Why mainstream brands are chasing the esports sponsorship “pot of gold”

Two remarkable advertising events occurred last May at an esports tournament held at the Arena Birmingham. [...]


Corporate, Sports - 3 weeks ago

Shapers: Myles Hopper & Giles Humphries

Myles Hopper and Giles Humphries are co-founders of Mindful Chef. A professional nutritional coach and former Fitness First Ambassador, Myles studied at one of the world’s most respected nutrition education programs and qualified as a Precision Nutrition nutritional coach. Having worked in the health and wellness industry for over a decade, Myles is able to [...]


Jazz Shapers - 3 weeks ago

Blockchain – revolutionising supply-chain management

Digital ledger technology offers accountability and cost-effectiveness, reducing risk Consumer goods companies and retailers face a considerable supply-chain challenge: to remain competitive, they are sourcing and manufacturing their products around the world to get the highest quality for the best price. At the same time, customers are increasingly concerned about the provenance of their food, [...]


Blockchain, Corporate - 3 weeks ago

Weathering uncertainty through technology and growth

Clear skies forecast for the service industry – when the focus is on technology, cyber security, data and expansion beyond Europe It’s natural with Brexit uncertainty that many companies are unsure in their investment planning. With no deal agreed yet (at time of going to press), a number of high-profile firms have said that the lack [...]


Corporate - 4 weeks ago

Speed bumps ahead for data transfer after Brexit

Companies are becoming increasingly aware that there will be a sharp rise in red tape and multiple regulations relating to data handling after Brexit and are starting to put in place processes to deal with possible delays and difficulties. [...]


Corporate, Data - 4 weeks ago

Shaper: Will Beckett

Will Beckett went into business with his school-friend Huw Gott in 2003, when they opened The Redchurch, a late night bar in Shoreditch.  [...]


Jazz Shapers - 4 weeks ago