A new podcast series has been launched by the South East cluster of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and their Growth Hubs, including Hertfordshire LEP and Hertfordshire Growth Hub, to help businesses better understand and navigate post-Brexit rules.

The Brexit Ready podcast examines the challenges faced by small businesses in today’s tough economic landscape, and how have they overcome them. Each episode features experts and business leaders from across Hertfordshire, London, Essex, Kent and East Sussex, who discuss key areas of concern. Listen to the podcast below or on your preferred streaming service.

Episode 1: VAT rules

Featuring Laura Rudoe, Founder of Hertfordshire business Evolve Organic Beauty, with experts Jason Croke, VAT Director at Rayner Essex, and Ruth Corkin, Director of Indirect Tax at Hillier Hopkins. Hosted by Penny Haslam.

 

Episode 2: Workforce and Brexit

Featuring Duncan Sambook, Founder of Kent-based SEB Brewing and Packaging, with experts Mike Russell, Business Consultant at MKR Solutions Ltd., and Kate Goodman, HR Specialist at Kalida People and HR Lead at Brexit For Business. Hosted by Penny Haslam.


Episode 3: Supply Chain

Featuring Sam Walker, COO and CFO of Lanserring, with Olly Bridge, Head of Operational Consulting at Grant Thornton, and Isobel Sheldon OBE, Chief Strategy Officer Britishvolt & Member of the Board of Trustees at Faraday Institution. ​

If you wish to access further guidance on any of the issues raised in this podcast, Hertfordshire Growth Hub is on hand to provide support. Its Growth Account Managers will help you work through the issues that might affect your business and connect you to specialist support where needed, from fully-funded support programmes, to live and on-demand webinars and videos.

Visit the Hertfordshire Growth Hub website and register for free: www.hertsgrowthhub.com.