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How will the Budget affect small UK businesses?

Juliette Foster
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Share Radio Morning

How will the Budget affect small UK businesses?
Britain's small businesses know what they want from the Chancellor and amongst the items topping their wish list are government initiatives to boost productivity, infrastructure investment along with partnerships to stabilise the economy as the country prepares for Brexit. Yet most small firms are concerned about the business rates. They believe it's an area that's ripe for urgent reform and they want Mr Hammond to use his budget to bring the rates in line with inflation. to see if this is likely, Juliette Foster spoke to Mike Cherry, National Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses.
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Mike Cherry


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Juliette Foster

How will the Chancellor use extra money in the Budget? All this and more on the News Review

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How will the Chancellor use extra money in the Budget? All this and more on the News Review
Juliette Foster was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict.co.uk this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed obviously the Spring budget and what we can expect. Plus they look into how Nestle is cutting the amount of sugar in its chocolate bars by 10%. All these stories and more on The News Review
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Billy Bambrough


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Should investors trust European polls?

Juliette Foster
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Should investors trust European polls?
It's not just Brexit causing uncertainty for investors - upcoming elections in France, The Netherlands and Germany could produce headwinds for markets. What can investors do and should they trust the polls? Stephen Macklow-Smith, is Head of European Equity Strategy and manager of the JPMorgan European Investment Trust, JPMorgan Asset Management, joined Share Radio's Juliette Foster.
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Stephen Macklow-Smith


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Does the PM now have less room to manoeuvre her ideal Brexit deal after the Government's second Brexit defeat?

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Does the PM now have less room to manoeuvre her ideal Brexit deal after the Government's second Brexit defeat?
What can we expect from Chancellor Hammond? Juliette Foster was joined by Josh Lowe of Newsweek to discuss if we will see any surprises. Another big story of the day was the government suffer's a second Brexit defeat in the House of Lords after peers backed calls for a "meaningful" parliamentary vote on the final terms of withdrawal - what does that mean? Has the Lords told the government that parliament should be given the vote over the final Brexit deal?
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Josh Lowe


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What's the latest market reaction to the Budget preview?

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

What's the latest market reaction to the Budget preview?
Joining Juliette Foster to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with Chancellor Philip Hammond announcing his first Budget at 12:30. Just what effect can we expect it to have on the markets? And on the morning's of big political and economic events such as today, do we tend to get many company announcements? Nigel was here to go through all this and more from the markets this morning.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Solicitor Beverley Sunderland of Crossland Employment Solicitors on dress code discrimination

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Solicitor Beverley Sunderland of Crossland Employment Solicitors on dress code discrimination
Do bosses have the right to tell their female workers what they should wear to work? The question rose to prominence in 2015 when receptionist Nicola Thorpe was sent home by her employers and told to change the flat shoes she was wearing for a pair of high heels. The publicity surrounding the case led to an inquiry and a report which concluded that while the law prevents employers from imposing dress codes on their staff, it doesn't do enough to protect employees from discriminatory practices and unsafe working conditions. Well for more analysis Juliette Foster spoke to solicitor Beverley Sunderland of Crossland Employment Solicitors.
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Beverley Sunderland


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James Smith from Nationwide discusses the first week of Fintech fortnight

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

James Smith from Nationwide discusses the first week of Fintech fortnight
We're in the first week of Fintech Fortnight now, a two week period dedicated to this expanding sector. Already we've seen huge transformations with banking now more likely to be accessed through a phone than waiting for a statement through the post box. So what does the future hold and how do people feel about the pace of change. To discuss just how much Fintech has developed our reporter Tom Hill spoke to James Smith, Mobile and Digital Innovation Director at Nationwide Building Society.
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James Smith


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Josh Lowe, Reporter at Newsweek on the latest political headlines

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Josh Lowe, Reporter at Newsweek on the latest political headlines
As it has become the norm, Brexit has dominated the newspaper headlines this morning. Theresa May has checkmated the Commons, but can she do the same to the House of Lords? Brexit Secretary David Davis has said the Lords must "do their patriotic duty". To discuss all this and more, Share Radio Morning's Juliette Foster was joined by Josh Lowe Reporter at Newsweek.
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Josh Lowe


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Michael Holmes, spokesperson at The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show and head of National Custom and Self Build Association and Russell Quirk from emoov.co.uk on the 'broken' housing market

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Michael Holmes, spokesperson at The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show and head of National Custom and Self Build Association and Russell Quirk from emoov.co.uk on the 'broken' housing market
The government is promising to fix what it calls the "broken" housing market by building thousands of new homes and helping first time buyers. Amongst the many proposals is a three-billion pound fund to get small companies building in England. It's thought that around 60 per cent of new homes are being produced by just 10 larger firms. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Michael Holmes, spokesperson at The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show and head of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association) and Russell Quirk, the founder of the online estate agent emoov.co.uk.
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Michael Holmes, Russell Quirk


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Michael Downs, Head of Telecoms Security at Positive Technologies discusses how companies should secure themselves from cyberattacks

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Michael Downs, Head of Telecoms Security at Positive Technologies discusses how companies should secure themselves from cyberattacks
One of the largest investments a mobile phone operator makes is on their network. Network builds and maintenance run into billions of pounds as these companies seek to maintain service levels, or improve their geographical reach and speeds. However the underlying software and signalling protocols they run on can often be flawed, leaving them open to attack from outsiders. Juliette Foster was joined by Michael Downs, Head of Telecoms Security at Positive Technologies, to explain more about the risk to operators from such vulnerabilities.
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Michael Downs


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