Author Archives: Lizzy Doherty

The ups and downs of the music industry and the fame game.

The glitz and glamour of fame and celebrity is something that many people desired and aspire to. In the age of influencers, being considered a success following a short-term meteoric rise is commonplace and finding yourself in the public eye … Continue reading

Yoga Soul launch first studio in the heart of the Northern Quarter.

Community focussed yoga studio, Yoga Soul, have launched their first studio in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The newly launched studio set up by Co-founders, William Mitchell and Sammy Nwokeka, follows a line of success for the duo and will cater to … Continue reading

2019: The Year of the Float… or the Flop

2018 proved to be an active year for company Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), with over 170 companies going public across the main markets. The reception of these companies by investors was largely positive in the first half of the year, … Continue reading

4 Big Benefits of Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital is officially here. And though some are still wary of this introduction, there are many benefits to for those who will be using the new process: More businesses will go digital You can officially wave goodbye to … Continue reading

Brindled Distillery set to launch charity gin in aid of Jo’s Trust

What’s the story behind the brand? Brindle Distillery started in June 2017 with a vision by Gerrard Singleton and his son-in-law Mark Long. Gerrard had farmed the land in Brindle, Lancashire, in which the distillery now sits for over 40 … Continue reading

Make work spaces work

For many of us, the way we work has changed dramatically in the last ten years. Technology and mobile working kit have meant that where we work has become adaptable and fluid and the idea of spending our 9-5 at … Continue reading

A Coffee with Jess Walton

The woman who supports the Sedulo staff daily and manages our health and wellbeing programmes, People Advisor, Jess Walton. How do you take your coffee? Quite milky, no sugar although I’m not overly fussy if someone else is making it … Continue reading

Life after The Apprentice and building your own business

Building a successful business from a reality TV programme may seem like a pipe dream, but ex The Apprentice candidate and Director of This is Prime, Neil Clough, is proving the exact opposite as his recruitment and sales business thrives … Continue reading

Sedulo celebrate 10-year anniversary with star-studded festival across the NorthWest

Financial consultancy firm Sedulo celebrated its 10th year in business with a celebratory festival across Manchester and Leeds. The company reached their 10-year milestone at the beginning of May and paid tribute to the journey with Sedulofest – a 2-day … Continue reading

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

Rick Parfitt returns with a win

The Easter weekend of 20th to 22nd April saw Mark Lowell, Ray Wells and Michael Thomas from the Leeds office making the trip across the Pennines to Cheshire to attend the opening round of the British GT 3 Championships held … Continue reading

Team Sedulo raise £1,639.68 for local children’s charity.

Saturday 6th April saw the Sedulo team of ten join forces with the local charity to take on the famous Gung Ho challenge. Together they tackled the world-renowned, 5k inflatable, assault course to bring generous donations for local children. The … 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