Michael Hayman MBE DL
Michael Hayman MBE DL
Michael Hayman MBE DL co-founded the campaigns firm Seven Hills, co-authored Mission (Penguin) and hosts the Change Makers podcast. He is Chairman of Entrepreneurs at Coutts, and Chair of the Small Business Charter.   He is Honorary Professor of the Purpose Economy at the University of London where he also holds an Honorary Doctorate. Michael is also an Honorary Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School.   He co-founded the national campaign for early stage enterprise, StartUp Britain and was awarded an MBE for services to enterprise promotion, entrepreneurship and education.
Embrace change and fight for growth: How businesses can thrive in the era of permacrisis

Embrace change and fight for growth: How businesses can thrive in the era of permacrisis

Michael Hayman MBE DL
May 30 '23
Speaking at the British Chambers of Commerce recently, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt called for “action not words”.
Storytelling is the startup strategy for a decade of change

Storytelling is the startup strategy for a decade of change

Michael Hayman MBE DL
Apr 6 '23
“Permacrisis” entered the dictionary as Collins’ Word of the Year for 2022. It’s a concept that rings true for a time where exacerbated and competing challenges dominate our horizon
Michael Hayman looks back at the life and times of the entrepreneur and statesman, Lord Young of Graffham who passed away in December.

Why ‘yes’ is the only answer to the question of life

Michael Hayman MBE DL
Dec 16 '22
Michael Hayman looks back at the life and times of the entrepreneur and statesman, Lord Young of Graffham who passed away in December.
On the road with the UK’s small firms

On the road with the UK’s small firms

Michael Hayman MBE DL
Oct 17 '22
Small firms are the nation’s economic heartbeat and I’ve spent the Summer and early Autumn taking its pulse.
New chapter for small businesses will be borne out of the conditions we face today

New chapter for small businesses will be borne out of the conditions we face today

Michael Hayman MBE DL
Aug 16 '22
As the author Ben Hotowitz might say, the hard thing about hard times, is that they are hard. In the world of business starting a firm is often the experience that proves the truism.
Nearly everything is possible

Nearly everything is possible, so start your business

Michael Hayman MBE DL
Jun 27 '22
After two years of pandemic fear and rising awareness around mental well-being, I think it is safe to say that health and wellness is perhaps the defining trend of our time.
Knowledge is power: How business schools can accelerate the entrepreneurial economy

Knowledge is power: How business schools can accelerate the entrepreneurial economy

Michael Hayman MBE DL
May 27 '22
What you don’t know can’t hurt you’ goes the old adage. But is it a truism that applies in the world of entrepreneurship?
Why purpose is power

Why purpose is power

Michael Hayman MBE DL
Apr 1 '22
Purpose is power in our age of activism.