This week Matthew Cook visits Action Aid HQ, a leading international charity who support women and children in extreme poverty, fight for the rights of the world's poorest people in forty three countries, work with over five thousand schools globally to get children and young people the education they deserve, and have been campaigning for change for over forty years.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Anita Monteith from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and over the phone by George Bull, a Senior Tax Partner at Baker Tilly, and Rachel Smith, co-founder of GlobalGiving UK, to discuss giving to charity in a tax-efficient way. Find out how to give as you earn, how to leave part of your estate, and what the tax benefits can be.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by our Young Money Champion Kate Palmer, and also experts Karen Kennard from The Scholarship Hub and on the phone with David Jobbins from The Complete University Guide to talk about student grants for university.
Share Politics with Colin Bloom, talking to Wangu Kanja from the Wangu Kanja Foundation, Girish Menon, Chief Executive of ActionAid and Patty Whaley, Trustee from ActionAid, about Action Aid's Fearless Women Campaign to help end violence against women and girls.
In 1971, a group of friends set off to sail into a nuclear test zone in a boat called Greenpeace, and their protest captured the world’s imagination. Now a new documentary called How to Change the World reveals never before seen archive to bring their story to life, and in this show Georgie Frost chats to director Jerry Rothwell.
Matthew Cook visits Artbox London, a registered charity and social enterprise that helps artists with learning disabilities to create artwork, as well as running art workshops to provide opportunities for the artists to exhibit their work in galleries and sell them to the public.