“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead


Some people dip their toes in the pool of support offered to others, whereas Tony Robinson OBE dives into the deep end. He has long been a vocal campaigner for freelancers, micro-businesses, and (more recently) those excluded by Government support during the Covid pandemic, but what spurs him on? Why does he dedicate so much to be a champion for business and business owners? How can freelancers, and other business owners, help each other? How would Tony’s business world differ from the one we’re in now? All these and more are discussed in this week’s podcast.


About Tony Robinson OBE

Tony Robinson OBE is the Micro Business Champion and #PayIn30Days Campaigner. Since 2013, he is a Co-Founder of the Annual #MicroBizMatters Day and Movement, including the new Micro Business Awards UK. On top of all this, Tony is the Founder of the SFEDI Group, Chair of Yorkshire in Business Limited, and Patron of the John Cracknell Youth Enterprise Bank.


In 2019, Tony was awarded an OBE for services to small firms and has received two Lifetime Achievement Awards for Enterprise. He was the National Enterprise Network’s Enterprise Support Champion. He is a judge for the UK’s most prestigious entrepreneur awards competitions and a prolific author of fiction and non -fiction.


His latest business book is the culmination of a two-year project with co-author, Taryn Lee Johnston, to write the new ‘Small is Beautiful ‘ entitled ‘The Happipreneur – Why MicroBizMatters?’. He is on a never-ending tour with his ‘Who Wants To Be A Happipreneur?’ talk to raise funds for the #ExcludedUK Hardship Fund.


Find out more at: https://TonyRobinsonOBE.com

You can also order Happipreneur from your local bookstore or here at Amazon.

Listen to Ed’s chat with Anneka in Episode 14: ExcludedUK ft Anneka Hicks.


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