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Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 14/09/16

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Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 14/09/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today they discuss yesterday's price war between Unilever and Tesco as well as the news banks are planning on a further cut to interest rates. Plus the latest proposed reforms to pensions. All these stories and more on The News Review.

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Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 12/10/16

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Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 12/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today they discuss the latest movements in the value of the pound as well as new reforms being made to pensions. Plus could we be closer to seeing the construction of HS2? All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Ed Bowsher


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Money Fight Club- Taking on credit.

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Money Fight Club- Taking on credit.
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on credit. We find out which bank has earned the Golden Gloves this week. Plus how to negotiate pub rounds and splitting restaurant bills.
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Lindsay Cook, Anne Caborn


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Kevin Pratt, web editor at MoneySuperMarket.com on The News Review 11/08/16

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Kevin Pratt, web editor at MoneySuperMarket.com on The News Review 11/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by Kevin Pratt, editor at MoneySuperMarket.com. Today they discuss the latest trends in UK house prices as well as the importance of travel insurance when holidaying abroad . Keeping with the theme of property they also talk about bad neighbours and the effect this can have on property values. All this and other stories on the News Review.
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Kevin Pratt


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Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16

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Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by independent money expert Martyn James. Today they look at the Competition and Markets Authority's calls for a technological revolution from high street banks. Staying with banking there are also fears of a further cut in interest rates which dropped to 0.25% last week. Meanwhile housing chairty Shelter have suggested working families in England are so stretched financially that one in three couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage.
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Martyn James


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Is it May Day for the pound? Ed Bowsher on the News Review

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Is it May Day for the pound? Ed Bowsher on the News Review
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. And today, the pound is rallying behind the news that Theresa May will be the next PM, as David Cameron heads to his last PMQs. And on the subject of the pound, travelers exchanging currency at the UK's regional airports are apparently getting less for their pounds than those using London terminals. And bad news for London, as Cambridge is named best place in the UK to work. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Ed Bowsher


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Everything's going up on the News Review with Kevin Pratt.

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Everything's going up on the News Review with Kevin Pratt.
On today's news round-up, financial broadcaster of the year Georgie Frost and Kevin Pratt from Money Supermarket go over the big stories of the week so far. And today everything is on the rise, as rents across the UK went up further in June, British employees face an extra seven years of saving before retirement, car insurance premiums have risen by £115, and long-haul flights from Gatwick rose 24 per cent. The only thing going down this week is the amount people spent on the high street last month. For this and more, this is the Consuming Issues News Review.
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Kevin Pratt


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Consuming Issues: Can challenger banks break into the UK's banking top four

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Consuming Issues: Can challenger banks break into the UK's banking top four
Challenger banks were hailed as the answer to the UK's troubled banking industry, forcing competition and making existing providers work harder to keep and win customers. These so-called challenger banks are keen to break into the market, to shake it up in a similar manner to the way we've seen small energy firms take on the 'big six' power companies. One of them is POCKIT, and their CEO and Founder, Virraj Jatania, joined Georgie to explain how they can break into the banks' top four.
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Virraj Jatania


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Ed Bowsher on the News Review - Floods, Panama, and Groceries

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Ed Bowsher on the News Review - Floods, Panama, and Groceries
Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie in the studio to look at the massive Panama leaks, incoming flood protection, and our weekly grocery shop drops to its lowest level.
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Ed Bowsher


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