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Business

Business Bites – “UnWined” in Tooting Market

Pop-up wine events organisers Kiki Evans and Laura Ward enjoyed dreaming up fun activities involving wine when they ran a nomad pop-up service, A Grape Night In across London. But their quirky ideas and service developed into quite following, and through an enormously successful Kickstarter campaign, the wine connoisseurs have transitioned into a permanent trading outpost in the middle of Tooting Market. Kay Chauhan catches up with co-owner Kiki about the duos newly opened business ‘UnWined’.

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Business Bites – Networking for Success

Heather White, Networking and Personal Branding expert, and CEO of Smarter Networking, reveals to Kay Chauhan how getting the sack from her job as an insurance broker lead to a thriving networking business with clients such as Nation Wide and host of professional service and business groups. Heather also provides her Top 5 Tips for successful networking and ‘Working in a Room’ in her forthcoming workshop for Wandsworth Council’s Enterprise Workshop series for new and growing businesses.

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Business Bites – Wandsworth Business News Round-up

Business Correspondent for Wandsworth Radio, Kay Chauhan, compiles a round-up of business news in Wandsworth. This month includes the Federation of Small Business Confidence Index which reports a dip in confidence among London Businesses compared to Q1; Delphis Eco, a Battersea-based eco-friendly, cleaning products manufacturer, has been selected by government and UK Trade body to front a trade mission, alongside big guns Aston Martin and Burberry, to promote UK business and exports overseas; a new business centre in the heart of Wandsworth, Workspace’s The Light Bulb business centre hosts inaugural networking event for the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce; and overall winners of FSB London Business Awards includes two Wandsworth businesses, First Aid training providers First Aid for Life and chic nail bar cum coffee house London Grace.

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Business Bites – FSB London Awards Finalists

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Wandsworth businesses will take centre stage during the Federation of Small Business London Award Gala Award ceremony this week. Kay Chauhan speaks to Wandsworth Finalists Emma Hammett at First Aid for Life, Kirsten Hazell at London Grace and Niamh Shevlin of Arty Lobster. http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Gender Pay Gap Audit

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. David Cameron is making it mandatory for businesses employing more than 250 people to carry out a Gender Pay Gap Audit from next year. Kay Chauhan asks web recruitment business Juliet Turnbull and Career Coach Beverley Bramwell, what impact this will make to women and the gender pay gap. http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Work-life balance for mothers

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Juliet Turnbull, Founder and CEO of 2to3day.com recently launched the recruitment portal site to revolutionise working practices in the UK. The website aims to match employers seeking to recruit for senior positions to mothers who want to continue with their careers part time without having to relinquish their roles and responsibilities as mothers. Kay Chauhan speaks to Juliet Turnbull about her mission… http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Interview with Carole Railton

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Kay Chauhan Interviews Carole Railton, Communications expert and Behaviourist Carole explains how tailoring your communications according to personality type, facial gestures and body postures, and gender, can positively impact your business brand and relations with colleagues and clients. She also provides insight on effective communications via multi-media platforms. http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Get fit for more business…

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. The Get Fit for Business campaign is the brainchild of the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce and Kate Giles of the Crewroom. The idea is to help businesses to network but in more sporty environments such as on paddle boards on the Thames at Putney Embankment. Kay Chauhan find out more... http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Does your business Pitch Seal the Deal?

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Love it or loathe if you run a business you'll not be able to get away from it. Kay Chauhan speaks to local businesses to find out the best tips on what makes the perfect Business Pitch, and also what to avoid... http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Earlsfield Campaign for Festive Lights

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Join the campaign to light up Earlsfield businesses with festive lights this Christmas Kay Chauhan interviews Alexandra Wyatt, General Manager for Tara Arts and Committee Member for Earlsfield Business Network. She Explains why Christmas is high on her agenda. http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Business Bites – Housing Bonus Benefits Local Businesses

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. £2m Housing Bonus to benefit local businesses over next two years... Wandsworth Business will benefit from a range or resources, as a result of £2m housing bonus windfall from the Greater London Authority Kay speaks to the Council's Economic Development Unit and what this cash will mean to local businesses http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Jane Ellison MP becomes 1st President of the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce

Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce has just appointed the MP for Battersea, Jane Ellison as its first President and Sarah Banham, Communications Director of Battersea Power Station, as Vice President. Richard Tracey from the GLA and Nick Smales from Wandworth Council were present as well as about 70 people attended from a wide variety of businesses and organisations, including a strong presence from the care sector, South Thames College, and Wandsworth Chamber and guests. http://www.wandsworthchamber.org @WandsChamber

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South Thames College and Wandsworth Chamber in the House of Commons

Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce has just appointed the MP for Battersea, Jane Ellison as its first President. Sarah Banham, Communications Director of Battersea Power Station, was also appointed Vice President. Staff from South Thames College gave short presentations about how the college worked to train people in health and social care, as well as other sectors and about 70 people attended from a wide variety of businesses and organisations, including a strong presence from the care sector and Wandsworth Chamber and guests. http://www.wandsworthchamber.org @WandsChamber

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Local business spotlight – Northcote Road SW11

Second instalment of our #DiscoverLocal series, supporting independent businesses in and around London. We first launched this initiative in November 2014 ahead of Small Business Saturday on 6 December to remind you to support, inspire and promote independents businesses, because as tempting as the big crazy offers from the giants might be, the small business owners need our support throughout the year. They are constantly struggling to make ends meet whilst making really small margins, and still they manage to bring very good deals and offer true value for money We hope you enjoy these stories and please contact us if you too are a Small Business with a story to tell. Maybe your products are highly bespoke and allow you to express yourself creatively, maybe you offer a hub for other makers to showcase their products, maybe you simply want to show the world everything that is on offer in your community. We’d love to tell your story. Produced by: The Quick Brown Fox hello[at]thequickbrownfox.co.uk ___ Featuring: Amy Collett - Amy Collett Millinery http://www.amycollettmillinery.com/ Rhiannon Davies - The Biscuit Tree Bespoke biscuits http://www.biscuittree.co.uk/ Zoë Chan - Typelark: Adventures with Letters http://www.uberbabygraphic.co.uk/type... Inma Goodhew - The Old School Club Creative Hub http://www.theoldschoolclub.co.uk/ Sammy Duder - Pottery Studio http://sammyduder.com/ Acknowledgements: Carolyn Ong & Mike Fletcher for their generosity of time & equipment

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Local business spotlight – Southfields SW18

This is the first in a series of videos by Quick Brown Fox (see link below) supporting independent local businesses in and around London. The initiative was launched on Black Friday 2014 and shortly before Small Business Saturday on 6 December to remind people to buy from the independents. We hope you enjoy these stories and please contact us if you're a Small Business with a story to tell. Because we'd love to tell it and share it with local audiences. The Quick Brown Fox Video Production hello[at]thequickbrownfox.co.uk __ Featuring: Gabriela Larios - Gabote - Textiles, Design & Illustration http://www.gabrielalarios.com Josefina Garcia - Nanos - Spanish classes for toddlers http://joga.topick.net Mellissa Scamporlino - Hercule’s Cakehouse - Creative bakes for all occasions http://www.herculescakehouse.co.uk Sue Leese - Salt & Pepper - Cafe, hub & Catering http://www.saltandpepperfoods.co.uk Acknowledgements: Carolyn Ong & Mike Fletcher for their generosity of time & equipment John & Sue - Salt & Pepper foods http://www.saltandpepperfoods.co.uk & Melonie Salam - Club Creche http://www.clubcreche.co.uk for allowing to use their shops as location. Music by: Josh Woodward www.joshwoodward.com

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Top Social Media Tips from John Alston, Collectif Vintage (London)

If you missed John Alston's excellent talk at Pure London recently or just need some great tips on engaging your customers with social media, Alex Willis-Bray grills him about the importance of Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc. and gets his top tips for engaging with audiences and driving up sales. www.collectif.co.uk @collectiflondon

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“Your Lightbulb Moment”, Croydon

The Bright Ideas Trust ran 2 half day events in Croydon to inform, inspire and help young people take a giant step closer to running their own business. Keith Maynard joined them and chatted to the organisers, the sponsors Accenture, and the Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Yvette Hopley. Special thanks to Apprentice celebrities Tim Campbell and Margaret Mountford for their support and participation. Stay tuned for more full-length reports from the day... http://yourlightbulbmoment.biz/ @Bright_Ideas

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Darling Magazine South African Ladies’ Networking Event

Pia Jackson has the pleasure of attending the quarterly networking event hosted by Wimbledon's own Darling Magazine. www.darlingmagazine.co.uk @darlingmagazine www.radiancehealthandbeauty.co.uk @radiancehealthb www.thepilatesclinic.com @thepilatesclnic www.styleambition.co.uk/ @StyleAmbitionUK www.sportscience.gb.com/ @jennyhwalker www.konigkitchens.com

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Ongoing competitions from SWL.TV

Here are the details of our two regular competitions which could win you a video report worth £500 for a local charity or business of your choice in South West London: 1) Best Comment. At the end of every calendar month our editor will select the best comment made against any of our reports or the channel itself. The choice will be completely subjective and at his absolute discretion, but funny, engaging, constructive, or informative comments are likely to have the edge. 2) Fluffed Lines. This is an ongoing competition so we recommend you subscribe to the channel and watch carefully as new videos get published! Only one Fluffed Comment prize will be awarded per report, even if there are several fluffed lines in the same video. The first viewer to point out a clearly fluffed line will win. "Um", "Err", slight stutters and repetition don't count. SMALL PRINT: No purchase necessary. To enter the regular competitions, just post a comment against the relevant video on our channel. Winners will be invited to select a Charity or Business in the South West London area to receive a free 3-5 minute video report about themselves which will appear on SWL.TV. The selection must be made by emailing editor@swl.tv within 2 weeks of being notified (via YouTube and/or Twitter). The recipient and subject matter of the free video must be suitable for YouTube viewers and fit with our "Ethos" published on www.swl.tv. Viewers can only win the "Fluffed Line" competition once and the "Best Comment" competition once, ever. Other discounts and freebies our partners will be advertised separately here and/or on Twitter as they become available - please stay tuned!

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Vote for your Favourite Presenter and Best Video on SWL.TV

*** THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED *** Congratulations to Des Cooney who won the draw for Best Video (Delicious Monsters at the Pump House Gallery), and AlJeffersonA1 for Best Presenter (Denise Waterman). They both get to suggest a charity or business in SW London which will receive a free video report worth £500. Original competition text as follows: Kelly tells you how to enter two special competitions to win a video report worth £500 for the local charity or business of your choice in South West London. SMALL PRINT: No purchase necessary. To enter, just post a comment against your favourite Video or Presenter on this channel explaining why they get your vote. Videos uploaded after 1 August 2013 don't count. You must be a subscriber to our YouTube channel and if you vote more than once for either category (Best Presenter, and Best Video) all your entries will be disallowed. Valid entries will be put into two separate random draws. The winner of each draw will be invited to select a Charity or Business in the South West London area and we'll make a free 3-5 minute video report about them to appear on this channel before the end of 2013. The selection must be suitable for YouTube viewers and fit with our "Ethos" published on www.swl.tv. The winners and their selected Charity or Business will be announced on Twitter (@SWLTV) in late August 2013.

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Mission Limited – World Class Recording Studio in Kingston

Harry Cowell shows us around one of South West London's hidden gems - a world class recording studio in Kingston-upon-Thames. He talks to Joe Forrester about Cliff Richard, Cher, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, Demi Holborn, Katherine Jenkins, Steps, Asia, Def Leppard, Heather Small, Cameron Whiley, Reconnected, Dirty Sneakers, Sweety Irie, Gianluca Paganelli and more. www.missionlimited.com @MissionLimited

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