Author Archives: Lizzy Doherty

Podcast – How to launch a product and take it to the US – A chat with Instasmile’s Simon Nixon

The penultimate episode of the Taking Care of Business podcast Series 3, is now out! In this episode, Paul talks to Instasmile’s CEO, Simon Nixon, about how he launched his product and successfully marketed it in the US. You can … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years of business- A chat with Paul Cheetham Karcz

We sat down with Managing Partner, Author of Taking Care of Business and the Founder of Sedulo Group, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, to hear about his journey over the past 10 years. What has been your highlight from the past 10 years? … Continue reading

Podcast – Bringing fashion to the fight: Outfitting boxing’s elite – A chat with Sophie Whittam

The sixth episode of the Taking Care of Business podcast Series 3, is now out! In this episode, Paul talks to Fight Label Director, Sophie Whittam, about how she built her business and designing the world’s most expensive boxing shorts. … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years of business – A chat with Dan Wilson

We sat down with our Head of Audit and Compliance, Sedulo Times Sports Editor, and one of the longest standing team members, Dan Wilson, to hear about his journey over the past 10 years. What has been your highlight from … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years of business – A chat with Lee Jones

The man who can help build your business and the longest standing member of the management accounts team, Corporate Restructuring Partner, Lee Jones First things first – how do you take your coffee? Strong and black What has been your … Continue reading

Four Recruitment launch growth strategy following £250,000 cash boost

North West based recruitment company, Four Recruitment, is aiming to double its turnover by the end of next year after receiving a six-figure investment secured by Manchester-based financial advisors, Sedulo. The eleven-year-old recruitment business, specialising in finance and HR, has … Continue reading

PODCAST – Maintaining the right mindset and becoming a Mum in business – A chat with Carrie Green

Series 3, Episode 5 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, chats to Founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association, Carrie Green, about balancing … Continue reading

OUT NOW – Taking Care of Business

The Taking Care of Business book has officially been released and is available to buy online at Waterstones, Amazon, WHSmith. Taking care of business provides an honest and raw, real-life account of how to grow a successful business whilst taking … Continue reading

Podcast – How is The Fragrance Shop thriving on the high street when others are struggling? A chat with The Fragrance Shop’s, Sanjay Vadera

Series 3, Episode 1 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, chats to the Fragrance Shop CEO, Sanjay Vadera, about his journey in … Continue reading

Podcast – Looking back at series 1 and 2 and what’s to come from his book – A chat with Paul Cheetham Karcz

Series 3, Episode 1 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, takes a look back at series 1 and 2, and reveals what’s … Continue reading

Succeeding in the hospitality industry – A chat with Menagerie’s Karina Jadhav

Series 2, Episode 9 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to Menagerie Founder and Owner, Karina Jadhav about her success in … Continue reading

Team Sedulo take on Gung Ho for Once Upon a Smile

Team Sedulo are taking on Gung Ho in aid of a great cause. The team of 10 will be taking on the world’s biggest inflatable 5k run to raise money for children’s bereavement charity, Once Upon a Smile. Sedulo has … Continue reading

Podcast – Starting up an Agency in Manchester and tackling homelessness problem – A chat with Sam Jones

Series 2, Episode 8 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, Tuna Fish Co-founder, Sam Jones, about launching a creative agency in Manchester … Continue reading

Sedulo launch office in London

Sedulo have officially launched a London office. After months of scouting for the perfect location, the London team have set up home in Spitalfields, straddling the city and Shoreditch. The new set up is the next step in the Sedulo … Continue reading

Independent travel chain expands across Merseyside with new funding line

Independent travel agency Perfect Getaways has expanded, opening new stores across Merseyside having agreed new working capital facilities, sourced by financial consultancy firm, Sedulo. The two -year- old chain differentiates itself to other mainstream travel agencies promoting their “your holiday … Continue reading

Podcast – Building a US business in the UK: A chat with Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Gary Palmer

Series 2, Episode 7 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to Enterprise Rent-a-car Director, Gary Palmer, about building a US business … Continue reading

Podcast – Building a business and changing the perception of sales- a chat with Prime’s Neil Clough

Series 2, Episode 6 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to Apprentice finalist and Co-founder of Prime Recruitment, Neil Clough, about … Continue reading

PODCAST – Our Journey: Disrupting a market & going global – A chat with Toxicfox’s Clinton Njie

Series 2, Episode 5 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to Toxic Fox Founder and CEO, Clinton Njie, about building a … Continue reading

Podcast – Building and exiting a brand – A chat with Jason Rickaby

Series 2, Episode 4 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to PhD Nutrition Founder, Jason Rickaby, about building and exiting a … Continue reading

When your partner is your business partner – How Forever Unique grew into an international brand

Global fashion brand Forever Unique have been big on the womenswear scene for many a year now and with the fierce competition in Manchester and further afield, it is a testament to the brand to see their growth shining through … Continue reading

Out now: Sedulo Times Q1 ’19

The Q1 ’19 edition of the Sedulo Times is now out.

Podcast – From the finishing line to a foundation – A chat with gold medalist, Diane Modahl MBE

Series 2, Episode 3 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to Commenwealth gold medalist and MBE, Diane Modahl, about living in … Continue reading

The high street is not dead? How JD Sports are bucking the trend

The rumours of the high street being dead are ones to be questioned. Particularly when it comes to global sports giant, JD Sports. The internationally renowned brand is proving quite the opposite as their business success continues to climb to … Continue reading

How does Making Tax Digital affect your business?

From April ’19, HMRC are changing the way businesses are required to manage their VAT. You may have already received a letter from HMRC or seen the ads, but you will be legally required to submit your VAT returns electronically … Continue reading

Why Manchester is the place for fashion start ups

The city of Manchester is known as the place to be for many start-up companies. Tech and hospitality have been setting up in the city centre for years now, but it is becoming more apparent that fashion is emerging as … Continue reading

Podcast – Life as a Royal Marine Commando in Iraq and Afghanistan – A chat with Andy Grant

Series 2, Episode 2 of the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and in this episode Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, talks to Former Royal Marine Commander and motivational speaker, Andy Grant, about … Continue reading

PODCAST – THE UPS AND DOWNS OF RUNNING A BUSINESS – A CHAT WITH PAUL CHEETHAM-KARCZ

The second series of the Taking Care of Business podcast has now launched on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and the first episode in the series hears Managing Partner, Paul Cheetham-Karcz, take a look back on the ups and downs … Continue reading

BOOK TICKETS – What’s Your Growth and Exit Strategy in 2019?

Business owners, want to know how to grow your business? Wondering how to fund your growing business? Is private equity for you? Join some of the North’s leading experts for a panel chat on growing and selling your business, as … Continue reading

Podcast – Finding opportunity in adversity and turning it into success – A chat with Richard McCann

Episode 6 in the Taking Care of Business podcast is now live on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud, and this weeks episode sees Paul Cheetham-Karcz, chat with Motivational Speaker, Richard McCann, on how he overcame adveristy and acheieved success. Taking … Continue reading

Premier league remains the richest league in the world

The transfer window has “slammed shut” with the season now in full swing. Whilst the amount spent by Premier League clubs has fallen from 2017, it remains the richest league in the world. There is endless coverage of rumours, negotiations … Continue reading