Faith and Finance: Ramadan and the Importance of Charity
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Faith & Finance
Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo discuss Ramadan and the idea of charity that goes along with it. To talk about this, Imam Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, Assistant Secretary General for the Muslim Council of Britain and Basit Khan, Head of Fundraising at Islamic Relief join them in the studio.
Nick Peters looks into Dementia in the workplace and what is being done to help manage both people and businesses that it can effect. To talk about this issue, George McNamara Head of Policy and Public Affairs at The Alzheimer's Society joins Nick.
Nick Peters talks to Julie McCarthy, Head of Policy, Research and Communications at Working Families, about employers allowing more flexibility to their employers during work and whether this is a good thing.
Georgie explores the devastating consequences of financial abuse – why it’s so under-reported and what needs to change to ensure fewer women have to experience it with Sian Hawkins the public policy officer at Women’s Aid.
Katie Wood, Legal Officer at Maternity Action and Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser at the National Childbirth Trust talk to Sarah Pennells about the cost of pregnancy, your rights with work and and what can be done to ease the financial burden.
Nick Peters talks to Mark Boleat, from The City of London Corporation, about the work they are doing with charity Future First, who are getting successful business men and women who came from lower income areas to return to their old schools and help mentor the students.