Podcasts presented by Sarah Lowther related to Economics - UK

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Morning Money: Why are people having to work longer?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Why are people having to work longer?
A third of people aged over 50, who are employed in the private sector, are now planning to retire later than they previously hoped. Aviva's latest Working Lives report reveals that they'll work eight years longer than hoped. Alistair McQueen, Pension Policy Manager at Aviva, joins Share Radio to discuss the findings.
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Chris Bailey, Alistair McQueen


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Morning Money: Chris Green discusses the on-going battle between Uber and TfL

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Chris Green discusses the on-going battle between Uber and TfL
Transport for London has approved a new plan to "modernise and improve" London's private hire industry, but it's seen to some as a crackdown on Uber's growth. So are regulators taking aim at disruptive companies to protect the "old guard", or is this another step in integrating innovation into the UK? Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant and analyst, Chris Green, to find out how he sees the situation.
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Matt Cox, Chris Green


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Morning Money: Warming up for a life after Brexit?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Warming up for a life after Brexit?
Warm Up, who produce market-leading underfloor heating products, makes an annual turnover of £20 million and employs 170 people. Its fast growth has mirrored the advent of the single European market, but life after a Brexit could spell a very different future for the company. CEO, Andrew Stimpson, spoke to Share Radio’s Nigel Cassidy about his fears if the UK was to leave the European Union.
Guests:

Nigel Cassidy, Andrew Stimpson


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Morning Money: Schools to academies & the Chancellor's PM preparations - Dan Hodges looks ahead to the Budget

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Schools to academies & the Chancellor's PM preparations - Dan Hodges looks ahead to the Budget
Dan Hodges, Political Commentator at the Mail on Sunday, joins Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to look ahead to the budget. The focus in the build up to the budget has turned to education after it was announced that all schools will be changed to academy status. Dan discusses this as well as George Osborne’s position in the leadership contest.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dan Hodges


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Morning Money: Tom Blomfield offers an insight into the mobile first challenger bank Mondo

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Tom Blomfield offers an insight into the mobile first challenger bank Mondo
Ninety six seconds was all it took to raise £1 million pounds, in Mondo's crowdfund via the Crowdcube platform. The mobile first challenger bank is allowing customers to become shareholders through the initiative. Tom Blomfield is the Chief Executive of Mondo, and he explains what the company does, whilst also looking ahead to the future for the bank and the industry.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Tom Blomfield


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Morning Money: The Virtual Technology Cluster Group launches

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The Virtual Technology Cluster Group launches
The Virtual Technology Cluster Group is just 24 hours old. Launched on Monday, the group's model enables major multi-national companies to attract emerging and disruptive technology innovators into their supply chain. Chief Executive, Auriol Stevens, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to discuss just how the group works and who its members are.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Auriol Stevens


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Morning Money: Shaun Richards on another month of shop price deflation

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Shaun Richards on another month of shop price deflation
Independent Economist Shaun Richards talks about the deflationary pressures in the UK economy, on the back of latest BRC/Nielsen Shop price index showing that February Marked the 34th Consecutive Month of Shop Price Deflation, with prices down 2%. So what's behind these deflationary pressures? Shaun offers his views.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Shaun Richards


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Morning Money: Just Eat CEO David Buttress discusses the company's full-year performance

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Just Eat CEO David Buttress discusses the company's full-year performance
David Buttress, CEO of global online and mobile takeaway ordering service Just Eat, discusses the company’s full year results. From humble beginnings in a Danish basement in 2001, to a 2014 listing on the London Stock Exchange, it now operates in 15 countries worldwide. So what do its latest figures reveal and what does the future hold?
Guests:

Chris Bailey, David Buttress


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Morning Money: Third time lucky for the LSE in its merger talks with Germany's Deutsche Börse?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Third time lucky for the LSE in its merger talks with Germany's Deutsche Börse?
The London Stock Exchange yesterday confirmed it was in detailed discussions with its German rival about an all-share merger. The exchanges have considered combining forces before. They agreed to merge in 2000 before a rival bid for the LSE from Sweden’s OM Gruppen scuppered the deal. The LSE then rejected a formal £1.3bn offer from Deutsche Börse in January 2005. So will it be third time lucky? Jasper Lawler, Market Analyst at CMC Markets, joins to discuss.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Jasper Lawler


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Morning Money: The future of British farming with Phil Bicknell of the NFU

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: The future of British farming with Phil Bicknell of the NFU
This year's National Farmers Union conference in Birmingham begins and Phil Bicknell, Head of Food & Farming at the NFU, joins Sarah Lowther and the Financial Orbit's Chris Bailey live from the conference to discuss this year’s event, the future of agriculture and the political challenges posed both within the UK and EU.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Phil Bicknell


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