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  • Writer's pictureSam Scougall-Knight

FF&M’s 9 favourite business-themed podcasts

Updated: Nov 23, 2023

Given Companies House reported that ‘the number of incorporations between April and June 2023 increased by 11,199 (5.6%) compared with the same period in 2022’, starting your own company remains a popular route for many UK professionals.

When assessing how to start a business or scale your company, there are many business podcasts that offer brilliant advice for first-time founders and seasoned entrepreneurs alike.

With the FF&M team producing podcasts for clients and regularly pitching our retained PR clients to appear on podcasts, we’ve rounded up our favourite 9 business-themed podcasts to help you on your business journey.

Spencer Matthews, founder of non-alcoholic spirits brand CleanCo, speaks with inspirational people each week who share their advice on how to become the best versions of themselves. Hearing from founders including Caroline Hirons and Sara Davies, Spencer’s podcast is a great source of advice for founders looking to accelerate their personal growth.

Hosted by Chris Williamson, Modern Wisdom offers insights and lessons on life from some of the world’s leading visionaries, thinkers and entrepreneurs. Previous entrepreneur guests include Steven Bartlett, host of the Diary of a CEO podcast, and Ben Francis, founder & CEO of Gymshark, who share their experiences, views and outlooks on entrepreneurship.

Leading young entrepreneur Grace Beverley, founder of TALA & Shreddy, finds out what goes on behind the scenes of successful businesses. Avoiding the macho rhetoric of some business podcasts, Grace’s guests share practical tips for new and established entrepreneurs alike to make their work and home lives more fulfilling.

Connie Nam, founder & CEO of contemporary jewellery brand Astrid & Miyu, investigates what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur in today’s challenging startup climate. Guests including Grace Beverley share their insights, lessons learnt and critical advice for new founders to overcome similar challenges and avoid the mistakes they made when starting their own companies.

Renowned podcast host Guy Raz interviews some of the world’s most well-known entrepreneurs to find out how they built their iconic global brands. Entrepreneurs including Tory Burch and Whitney Wolfe Heard of Bumble have so far shared their stories and inspired others to follow in their footsteps.

Hosted by Joseph Bullmore, The Gentleman’s Journal Podcast offers exclusive interviews with some of the world’s most interesting entrepreneurs. Unpacking their business careers to date, the podcast has so far welcomed entrepreneurs and businesspeople including Thomas Straker and Christian Horner.

Every week, David Senra, host of Founders, reads a biography of one of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs and distils the lessons he learns into accessible and informative podcast episodes. With insights from entrepreneurs including Mike Bloomberg, Founders is a great source of inspiration for new and experienced entrepreneurs.

Hosted by Ed Little, co-founder of The Honey Project and Strategy Director & Partner at creative agency Regular Practice, People Doing Things hears from successful young founders sharing their business journeys. Championing those who take a risk and start something new, People Doing Things is a brilliant source of inspiration and advice for those starting up.

How To Start Up by FF&M is the entrepreneur’s ultimate handbook. Hosted by Juliet Fallowfield, How To Start Up shares advice from successful entrepreneurs on what to do now, next or never when starting and scaling a business. From how to write a pitch deck to how to build a sustainable business, Juliet and her guests cover a range of valuable topics.

Thinking of starting a podcast?

FF&M offers end-to-end podcast production services allowing clients to create their own publishing platforms. Email to find out more.

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