This week Matthew Cook visits the Ministry of Stories, a charity based in east London that helps and mentors creative writing in young people. Matthew talks to the team behind the Ministry of Stories to find out how it all works.
93-year-old Paula and 47-year-old Alison might seem like unlikely roomates at first, but they're part a homeshare programme which pairs people who need a small amount of help to live independently in their own home with someone who has a housing need and can provide support or companionship. So could this be the answer to help solve a housing crisis and a care crisis at the same time? Georgie investigates with Anna McEwen from Shared Lives Plus.
Matthew Cook visits The Passage, London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people. Matthew talks to the team to find out how they are helping London's rough sleepers.
As the dust settles on George Osborne’s red briefcase - what does the Summer Budget really mean for us and our money? Georgie chats to a whole host of experts to get their thoughts including top businesswoman Gina Miller, property expert Russell Quirk, Mark King, the Editor of MoneyWise Magazine, Becky Harkins from Adzuna, Bill Dodwell from Deloitte, and Sian Hawkins from Women's Aid.
Gina Miller, Bill Dodwell, Russell Quirk, Becky Harkins, Sian Hawkins, Mark King
Matthew Cook visits The Thames Reach Employment Academy, a charity that helps thousands of unemployed and economically disadvantaged people find employment, and speaks to some of the key people behind the charity in the first ever episode of Charity Showcase.
Billy Bambrough speaks to Dr Ed Roberts from Imperial College London and Professor Carlos Cueva, about a study published on Scientific Reports by Imperial College London which reports that Testosterone and Cortisol destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks.
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