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Bang the drum - Season 2

Season 2 of our Bang the Drum podcast now live.


Episode 1: Are Apprenticeships the Answer?

In this episode, our speakers discuss the benefits to SME businesses and young people in embarking on an apprenticeship. We ask when is the right time to introduce an apprenticeship scheme and consider how to hire and keep the best young talent.

Joining the Azets panel and podcast host Emma Sheppard is the Rt Hon Robert Halfon - Minister of State for Skills, Apprenticeships and Higher Education. 

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Episode 2: Cyber Security and Fraud

In this episode, the panel delves into the topic of cyber security and how preventing fraud doesn't have to be an overwhelming task for small business owners.

Host @Emma Sheppard is joined by @Paul Kelly, Head of Cyber Services at Azets, and @Emma Green, Deputy Director for Cyber Resilience at Dept. for Science, Innovation and Technology.

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Episode 3: Crowdfunding for Growth

From overcoming financial barriers to embracing community support, crowdfunding has become a transformative force, enabling SMEs and social enterprises to access the capital they need to flourish.

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UK Autumn Budget Special

In this special UK Autumn Statement episode, five of the UK’s leading tax experts join host Emma Sheppard for live reaction to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s statement.

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