BEC Talks Business Podcast will talk about business matters, as well as mentoring and training.

Our mission at BEC is to be a centre of excellence, supporting start-ups, entrepreneurs, small and medium enterprises (SME) and established businesses to grow.

We pride ourselves on being more than a workspace provider. We want to provide support through business mentoring, training, and general wraparound support.

Through this podcast, we want to give advice and link people, ideas and opportunities to stimulate business growth with the help of our skills and expertise.

The episodes:

EPISODE 1: The BEC Mentoring Programme | Mentoring in 2020—The year that rocked!
27th October, is National Mentoring Day. To honour this day, we at the Barking Enterprises Centres (BEC) officially launch our first podcast episode TODAY, which will kick off with the "Mentoring in 2020—The year that rocked!" season. #MentoringRocks
EPISODE 2: Reflections of a Mentor | Mentoring in 2020—The year that rocked!
This second episode of #MentoringRocks series features Barking Enterprise Centre's mentor and Business Development Associate, Andre Arundell, where he talks about his reflections as a mentor and what made him become a one within the BEC team.
EPISODE 3: Story of a BEC Mentee: Heal Studio | Mentoring in 2020—The year that rocked!
In this third episode of #MentoringRocks, we got the chance to interview one of our BEC Mentoring Programme Mentees, Rachelle Mouai, the founder of Heal Studio.
EPISODE 4: Story of a BEC Mentee: Vtessia Cosmetics | Mentoring in 2020—The year that rocked!
In the fourth episode of #MentoringRocks, we got to chat with Vicktesha Cunning, the ownder of Vtessia Cosmetics and is one of the BEC’s Mentoring Programme mentees.
EPISODE 5: Creative Conversation
In this new episode, our CEO Karen West-Whylie was joined in conversation by three female founders who all run fabulous creative businesses: Joelle Mae David, the founder of Bluebird Pictures; Majida ‘Maj’ Burke one half of Brennan & Burch; Kemi Oloyede, Creative Director of the Sew London Project.
EPISODE 6: About the BEC
As we celebrate our 5 years in business, our CEO Karen West-Whylie talks about what we do here at the Barking Enterprises Centre (BEC) in this special episode.
EPISODE 7: Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2021 - Meet Ameena
As we celebrate this special week, we put the spotlight on one of our apprentices who started in 2017 and has remained with us ever since. Meet Ameena Sharif, who is turning 22 years old this year.
EPISODE 8: Hospitality & Retail: What's the future? In Conversation with Luke West-Whylie
In this podcast, our CEO Karen West-Whylie is joined by her son Luke West-Whylie, Co-owner of Peckham Cellars to talk about the retail/ hospitality / leisure sectors.