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Brexit deadlines and prevarication, and the public finances

The French and Germans want our financial sector (which delivers 11.5% of UK tax revenues) to move to Paris and Frankfurt respectively. In fact they’re even competing with each other to make their appeals, and the longer the Brexit talks drag on, the more uncertainty there is - therefore making it more likely that financial businesses will set up offices in these European centres. 

It’s therefore not in their interest to reach early decisions on these negotiations – they have no incentive to wrap things up early, and that's clearly the main reason for the current prevarication.

The Chancellor sets out today his plans on how to cope with this major uncertainty: even a 1% loss of those tax revenues could throw his projections into confusion ..

READ ON .. for our thoughts on the implications of this for the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill ..

 

 

 

Occupy Movement Protesters

At this year’s London Investor Show (20th October 2017), Gavin Oldham, Chairman of The Share Centre and of The Share Foundation and founder of Share Radio, gave a speech on his vision for egalitarian capitalism.

He sets out his main set of proposals below:

"Egalitarian Capitalism is an alternative to socialism which, while fostering and encouraging enterprise for all, acts to involve and empower people right across society and especially the young. 

Six key steps of egalitarian capitalism

  1. A proper programme of financial education to help people from all walks of life to build a personal store of freely disposable assets.
  2. Setting the conditions for disinter-mediation, in particular reducing the extent of parasitic inter-mediation which separates people from a sense of ownership and control.
  3. Direct share ownership: drawing together employee, consumer and share-owner, providing much improved corporate governance so that individual share-owners can participate fully in the companies in which they have chosen to invest.
  4. Calls for risk to be properly recognised when setting taxation on reward. This means continuing to recognise the self-employed, and taxing capital gains at a lower rate than income taxes.
  5. Addresses inter-generational equity, introducing a programme of incentivised financial learning for the disadvantaged young, fuelled from inheritance tax receipts, to enable them to achieve their full potential in adult life.
  6. Tackles one of the most difficult issues for democratic capitalism: universal benefits. It proposes a new voluntary approach for higher taxpayers to make discretionary payments for using universal, state-run services."

 

In a new partnership with publishers Harriman House, Share Radio has produced its first audiobook 'Superinvestors', written by Matthew Partridge and read by some of Share Radio's best known presenters: Simon Rose, Fenella Fudge, Glen Thompsett, Ed Bowsher and accomplished actor David Ricardo Pearce, whose ancestor is featured in the book.

Order your audiobook download of Superinvestors 

 

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What is the current economic outlook for the UK, given the OBR’s more pessimistic outlook for growth and productivity? Simon Rose is joined by PWC’s senior economist, Andrew Sentance; Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University; and financial commentator Ed Bowsher.

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Budget Special: Individual Measures

Housing: Can the Chancellor’s measures make much difference, particularly to those hoping to get onto the housing ladder? Simon Rose is joined by PWC’s senior economist, Andrew Sentance; Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University; and financial commentator Ed Bowsher. The panel discusses what they think of the Chancellor’s other measures, including those aimed at young people.

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Budget Special: The Politics of the Budget

Has the Budget saved Hammond from the sack? Will it make any difference to the prospects of the Conservative Party? Simon Rose is joined by PWC’s senior economist, Andrew Sentance; Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University; and financial commentator Ed Bowsher.

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Budget Special: The Investment Outlook

What SHOULD the Budget have included? What is the current investment outlook, and will the Budget change anything? Simon Rose is joined by chairman of the Share Centre, Gavin Oldham; Tim Evans, professor of business and political economy at Middlesex University; and financial commentator Ed Bowsher.

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Business of Film: Justice League
James Cameron-Wilson reviews Justice League and Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool along with Icelandic movie Heartstone. He also talks about a film project a little closer to his heart.
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Money Talks: How Risky is your Portfolio?

Smart investors know that risk and returns go hand in hand. But is the degree of risk you are exposed to appropriate for your time of life and investment goals? In his latest Money Talks podcast, Nigel Cassidy talks risk with Prof. Janette Rutterford of the Open University Business School, and David Miller, executive director and award-winning fund manager at Quilter Cheviot. Nigel discovers that financial risk covers far more eventualities than being defrauded or the impact of any future market meltdown. But equally, it seems just following your personal inclinations could make you overcautious with your investment decisions -- and seriously harm your future wealth.

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Gadgets & Gizmos: 2nd generation Amazon Echo

Steve Caplin looks at the 2nd generation of the Amazon Echo, tackling smog in Delhi, Tiffany's hyper-expensive "everyday objects" and the hackability of a, ahem, certain personal product.

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NEF: Will Brexit boost Britain's fishing industry?

Pro-Brexit campaigners have argued leaving the EU means Britain can “take control” of its fisheries. But what does Brexit really mean for fishing communities and for the future of our fish stocks? This week, Ayeisha Thomas-Smith is joined by Fernanda Balata, Senior Programme Lead for Coastal Economies at the New Economics Foundation, Griffin Carpenter, NEF Senior Researcher, and James Wilson, a mussel farmer in Bangor, North Wales.

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Modern Mindset: Does Modern Banking Meet Our Needs?

Adam Cox leads a discussion into whether banks actually meet our psychological and emotional needs. Banking has experienced a shake-up, a rapid evolution since the credit crunch, and open banking is set to enhance that even more. Will modern banks tap into our human needs? Joining the show to further discuss these questions and more is Rich Wagner, CEO of Cashplus, one of the newest banks entering the UK market.

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Track Record: Anne O'Rourke

Joining Sue Dougan in this edition of Track Record is Anne O'Rourke, the managing director of one of the biggest care organisations in the UK: Caremark. Anne has founded and run her own businesses in the past, as well as working in recruitment. She is in charge of over 100 franchises, which operate according to Caremark standards. By 2035, it is estimated that 24% of the population will be over the age of 65 – that’s more than 17 million people.

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Money Makers: How Warren Buffett learned to invest

In the latest Money Makers podcast, Jonathan Davis talks to prolific investment author Glen Arnold about his new book, The Deals of Warren Buffett, in which he analyses the early successes (and failures) of America’s most successful stock market investor. Why did the young Buffett, still learning his trade, buy the shares that he did, and what lessons did he take away from his experiences?

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IEA: Will Planes Still Fly After Brexit?

What impact will Brexit have on British aviation and our ability to travel? That’s a question that’s been on many peoples’ lips recently, following warnings from the boss of Ryanair and other key industry figures, that flights between the UK and the EU could be grounded for months unless replacements for EU airline agreements are struck before Britain leaves the bloc. The IEA’s Chief Economist and head of the Brexit Unit, Julian Jessop, will weigh up the evidence, along with Digital Officer Madeline Grant, and decide whether these warnings stack up to reality.

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That Was The Week 23rd November

Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the investment implications of the Budget, at results from Easyjet, Kingfisher and Centrica and ahead to results from Marston's and RPC.

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Superinvestors

In a new partnership with publishers Harriman House, Share Radio has produced its first audiobook 'Superinvestors', written by Matthew Partridge and read by some of Share Radio's best known presenters. 'Superinvestors' lays bare the investing secrets of legendary investors - from early 20th-century figures such as Benjamin Graham and John Maynard Keynes, through to more modern names such as Anthony Bolton and Warren Buffett.

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The Share Foundation

How you can help young people in care prepare for adult life by supporting The Share Foundation’s ‘Stepladder of Achievement’ programme.

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Love in Creation

Enjoy some of the thought pieces selected and broadcast by Share Radio, to stimulate the 'theatre of the mind'. 

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