Employment and skills/all case studies

Now, hear this business

Put any easy assumptions to one side and watch this film. Melanie Ulyatt, managing director of Chesterfield-based specialist care and training company One Two One Support Services, and Mike Cherry of the FSB, on the powerful role that small businesses can and do play in employing… Read more »

A man who knows no barriers

Mark Esho contracted polio at the age of five. But it didn’t stop him starting and building a successful business. In this inspiring film, he talks - as an employer and entrepreneur - about the qualities that disabled people bring as employees. If you would… Read more »

How the leader stays in touch

Lawrence Tomlinson, entrepreneur in residence at BIS and the IoD's 2012 Director of the Year, on how to lead from the front while maintaining "a family feel" with the 2,000 employees of his LNT Group. Read more »

Listen to the sound of growth

Robert Hurst co-founded Audio Network back in 1999, with the concept of creating a new music library from scratch that would make it easy to license high quality music for films and TV. Today the company has a catalogue of more 69,300 original music tracks. It is a global publisher with offices… Read more »