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May 10, 2022

In this podcast show Alison is joined by Lorraine Bridges, Founder and Director of Bare PR. As one of only 200 Chartered PR professionals in the UK, Lorraine is extremely well qualified to share advice to owners of trade businesses who really care about their reputation.

Lorraine shares her good, bad and ugly...


Apr 26, 2022

In this podcast Alison shares her thoughts and experience on how to crack the issue of finding and hiring great people in a small construction or trade business.

In a previous life Alison headed up resourcing for one of the UK and Ireland’s global chain of coffee shops, so she knew all about getting the process right...


Apr 12, 2022

In this podcast Alison welcomes Jordan Farley, Founder of Artisan Electrics on to the show. With 125,000 YouTube followers and 23k on Instagram, what started as a casual interest, ended up solving two of the biggest challenges trades face – attracting the ideal customer and the ideal employee.

Jordan took over the...


Jan 25, 2022

In this podcast Alison welcomes Kerry and Wayne O’Connor, Founders of Get Stowed on to the show. This entrepreneurial couple who had a business making exhibition stands for conferences, quickly decided to pivot their business when the industry fell off a cliff during COVID, transferring their skills to making...


Aug 24, 2021

In this podcast Alison is delighted to be joined by Mark Millar, the Presenter of Channel 5’s new primetime series DREAM KITCHENS AND BATHROOMS WITH MARK MILLAR.  

Mark is also one of the most popular and recognised faces on BBC1’s DIY SOS. He has been project managing the extraordinary builds since 2006, and...