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Growth Stories podcast: Julian Glasspole, MD of Vehicle Weighing Solutions

Julian Glasspole

Julian Glasspole, managing director at Vehicle Weighing Solutions, tells Martin Port about his commitment to UK manufacturing and how it is powering company growth. Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS) specialises in the design, manufacture, installation and service of bin weighing, overload protection systems and waste management software. Julian founded VWS 15 years ago and the company […]

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Growth Stories Podcast: Nick Glynne

Nick Glynne

Nick Glynne, chief executive at Buy it Direct, tells Martin Port about the company’s incredible growth story. Starting out as a computer shop in Huddersfield, Buy it Direct is now one of the UK’s largest online retailers, behind brands including AppliancesDirect and Furniture123. Nick Glynne explains how his strategy of buying distressed businesses and turning […]

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Growth Stories Podcast: Mark Albiston

Mark Albiston, managing director of Garic, tells Martin Port how the company has grown from a £15m business to a £40m UK leader in plant hire solutions over the past six years. Mark says having the right team is crucial to business success. He looks for people that prioritise customer service and are passionate about […]

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Growth Stories Podcast: Lee Williams

Business guru Dr Lee Williams, founder of Jowsa Consulting, shares his tips on how companies can get the most from their workers and products. Jowsa Consulting helps businesses and their leadership teams think differently, and Dr Lee Williams has worked with BigChange many times over the years. Lee tells Martin Port that recruiting the best […]

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Growth Stories Podcast: Charlene Lyons

Charlene Lyons, chief executive of Black Sheep Brewery in Masham, North Yorkshire, explains how she is adapting and growing the company to meet changing consumer tastes and habits.  Founded 30 years ago, Black Sheep Brewery is an important part of the community in Masham. Charlene Lyons, who joined the brewery in January 2020, tells Martin […]

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Growth Stories Podcast: Richard Abrahams

Richard Abrahams

Richard Abrahams, managing director of Leeds-based Elmhurst Windows, explains how trust and quality sets the company apart.  Elmhurst Windows has been in business for 50 years and was set up by Richard’s father, Jack Abrahams. Richard joined the family firm in 1992 and is still there 30 years later. Elmhurst offers everything from double glazing […]

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Growth Stories Podcast: George Fairhall

Aged 28, George Fairhall, founder and chief executive of WAC, is a tech superstar. WAC is a work/life and money management app. The app is designed for workers who are paid by the hour, whether it’s on a zero-hours contract or a regular contract. WAC helps users track their earnings and manage tips, overtime and […]

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