writer and author;
Communication Skills coach and trainer.
Conference chair and speaker.
Chair Camden Citizens Advice Bureau Service.
Ambassador for the Money Advice Trust.
Visit Liz Barclay's website www.moneyagonyaunt.com
Liz Barclay is one of
the most recognised voices on British radio today
with her common
approach to money and finance
on “You and Yours”.
Liz is the
Business the Duncan Bannatyne Way: 10 Secrets of the
Rags to Riches Dragon - Capstone and Business the Philip Green
Way: 10 Secrets of the Billionaire Retail
Magnate - Capstone.
Liz Barclay was
announced as a lay member of the NHS Equality and
Diversity Council joining NHS Leaders, trades union and third sector
representatives on the council, which was set up in August 2009 to
champion improvement in equality and diversity performance
throughout the NHS.
Liz Barclay is
the Consumer Advice Columnist for the Independent on Sunday;
a columnist for Broadcaster, writer and author;
continues to present series for BBC Radio 4, which in the last year
have included: - "The Job Clinic" - a Loftus Audio Production
for Radio 4; "A Small Business" a Whistledown Production for
Radio 4; "NHS Punters Fight Back" a BBC Radio 4
production and presenting "Pick of the Week". Liz
moderates and chairs conferences in the UK and abroad.
is particularly well known for her
conference and seminar moderation
the Call Centres Association,
the Health and Safety
@ Work Partnership;
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work,
he Finance and Leasing Association;
The Health and
The International Luxury Travel Market
The International Union for Conservation of Nature -
Barcelona and London;
The Media Trust;
The Money Advice Trust;
Action for Energy; Teleperformance;
The Trading Standards Institute;
Which? (Q&A session with the Prime Minister!);
World Council of
Credit Unions' (WOCCU) - 2011 World Credit Union Conference and
various small business organisations, PLCs and charities.
Liz writes for several monthly personal finance and small business
magazines and wrote a personal finance column for the News of the
World. She has presented You and Yours on BBC Radio 4 for ten years
as well as ‘Call You & Yours’ and 'Pick of the Week’
And if you
need advice on
managing your money; getting out of debt; the answer to whether
there's life after bankruptcy; or what happens when you lose your home
– Liz Barclay runs her own web
Liz’s TV experience
includes presenting three series of 'Pound for Pound' for BBC2 -
a personal Finance programme dealing with every day personal finance
issues; three series of 'The Small Business Programme' and ‘The
Business Hour’ Learning Zone BBC2 - programmes for people who run
small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) drawing on the experiences of
other SMEs and a thirteen part series for Discovery Europe called
‘Talking Heads’ - on personal issues ranging from ‘Coping with
Bereavement’ to ‘Lying’.
Liz Barclay’s Radio
experience spans the airwaves in the UK with 'In Business' BBC Radio
4 covering weekly business issues. 'You and Yours' BBC Radio 4
– a daily programme covering social and consumer issues, 'Work It
Out' for BBC Radio 5 Live on employment issues; 'Nightcall' and
'After Hours' for BBC Radio 5 Live - weekly late night discussion of
social issues: - as well as Christmas specials BBC Radio 5 Live from
Israel; Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia; Hong Kong. 'Diana's People' - a
2 hour special on Diana Princess of Wales and her charity work and 'Money Check' – a BBC Radio 5 Live
daily personal finance programme.
Liz is a successfully
published author including: - ‘Employment Law for Small Businesses
For Dummies’; ‘Your Rights In UK Law For Dummies’ and Green
As a journalist Liz also
writes on personal finance and small business including ‘Moneywise’,
‘The Mail’, ‘The Express’, 'News of the World', 'Family Circle' and
BBC News Online Business website. Liz is also the author of
several booklets for BBC including the 'Beginner's Guide to
Investment' for BBC2, money management and housing booklets for
Radio 2, and ‘The Pound for Pound Money Guide'.
Liz Barclay was born and
brought up in Northern Ireland. Her first job at the BBC was as a
researcher/producer in the Continuing Education department. She began her working life
as a money advisor and manager for the Citizens Advice Bureau service as a counsellor, adviser, tutor and manager of three bureaus and
has a background in family, consumer and employment law, welfare
benefits and money advice.