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Panellist at the UK Internet Governance Forum 2023

The Internet We Want – Empowering all People

  • Jacob Farrugia, Programme Manager, Digital Skills Council
  • Harriet Perks, Learning and Development Lead, AND Digital
  • Hollie Whittles, National Policy Skills Champion, Federation of Small Businesses

Building the UK's digital economy

A better approach to Digital Adoption

The second annual Tech Policy Leadership Conference was hosted at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster on the 6 June 2023. TechUK received over 200 attendees and welcomed the brilliant speakers, offering industry, government, regulators, and other stakeholders in tech policy the opportunity to engage on the most important questions surrounding digital regulation. This event also marked the launch of the #UKTechPlan - 'A Plan for UK Tech: How the Next Government can use Technology to Build a Better Britain' where they set out tech sector's view on how the next government can utilise technology to create a better Britain for people, society, the economy, and the planet. Download here

Speakers on this panel:

  • Darren Jones MP, Chair of the Business and Trade Committee
  • Adam Hawksbee, Dep. Director, Onward
  • George Dibb, Head of Centre for Economic Justice, IpprOrg
  • Hollie Whittles Federation of Small Businesses
  • Andreas Georgiou, VP Product Marketing, Sage
  • Moderated by Cristina Criddle, Technology reporter, Financial Times

Business Live Global Interview with Hollie Whittles

Hollie enjoyed being interviewed on Business Live Global following her House of Lords special award for being an inspirational woman in STEM!>

Hollie on Shropshire Business Live TV

Hollie was delighted to be on the skills panel discussion on Shropshire Business Live TV with Graham Guest (Principal of Telford College) and Richard Sheehan (Chief Executive of Shropshire Chamber.

Hollie leads a national panel discussion on Apprenticeships

The expert panel explain how employing an apprentice can help to grow your business and build skills in your team. They explain the financial support available as well as navigating you through the apprenticeship journey. From the different types of apprenticeship frameworks available to off-the-job training requirements, you’ll leave this session with the knowledge you need to hire an apprentice as a small business.

Speakers include: Anthony Impey MBE - CEO of Be the Business, Elizabeth Flegg – South East Apprenticeship Ambassador Network, Becky Toal - MD and Founder of Crowberry Consulting, Michael Ramlakhan - MD of Timeless IMS. All hosted by Hollie Whittles - award winning TEDx speaker, author and Company Director.

FSB West Midlands Regional Chair discusses the business climate

and opportunities for SME owners

Hollie Whittles

A (Regional) View From The Top! Our FSB West Midlands Regional Chair Hollie Whittles, owner of local Telford-based FraggleWorks and Purple Frog Systems, featured in the November 2021 edition of Shropshire Business TV Live.

Watch the video extract to hear Hollie’s views on the challenges & opportunities facing the region’s small business community - and her belief that 2022 will be better for business.

Business Performance and Data Analytics

with Hollie Whittles | Master Your MSP’s Growth

If strategic growth is your goal, it’s critical that your tech stack support that growth and provide data that can help you make smart decisions about your managed service provider (MSP) business. In this episode of Pound for Pound, host Tracy Pound, founder and managing director of Maximity LTD and CompTIA’s Chairwoman of the Board, welcomes Hollie Whittles, human resources director of Purple Frog Systems, global data analytics consultancy, to discuss how the data you’re already tracking as an MSP can help inform how you grow your business.

In this video, you’ll learn: • How to determine the right tech stack for your MSP and integrate your tools. • What your MSP should be benchmarking and the right data to track. • How to ensure you’re getting accurate reports so you can make timely business decisions. • If—and when—you should share data with your customers.

In each Pound for Pound video, seasoned tech industry entrepreneur Tracy Pound shares her passion for technology and expertise in business as she explores what it takes to manage the growth of a solution provider business, meet the demands of today’s market, and implement best practices across company functions.

Resources: CompTIA Communities: State of the Channel 2021: 4 Trends to Help MSPs Maximize Business Opportunities in 2021:

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The Arts In The Digital Workplace With Hollie Whittles

Scott McArthur interviews Hollie Whittles: ...there isn't ego where there could be". In this conversation, we talk #TEDx #HR #PostPandemicHR #Onlinelearning #socialmedia #digitaldetox and the Fraggles.

The Chatbox Business Breakfast Show Video Interview

Hollie was interviewed by The Chatbox Business Breakfast Show on Thursday 7th October 2021, you can watch the interview from 42.53 to 1:03:00 below:

Shropshire Business LIVE expert panel

Hollie Whittles representing the FSB

In a 2021 event hosted by Shropshire Business Magazine, Hollie Whittles spoke on one of the panel debates representing the Federation of Small Businesses alongside Nick Jones from Throgmorton Associates, John Merry of Lanyon Bowdler and Paul Brown from WR Partners.

The Marketing Snapshot Video Interview

Hollie was interviewed by John Cleary from The Marketing Snapshot, you can check out the video here: