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Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?
The FTSE 250 lender, Virgin Money, saw 35% wiped off its share value after Britain voted to leave the EU, that in spite of a record first quarter. On the day of the company's half-year results, Dr Ronan Lynch, Director of the Global Knowledge Centre at the banking consultancy Lafferty Group, was on hand to discuss the numbers and the performance of challenger banks in general.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Ronan Lynch


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Morning Money: Can the Government help solve the housing crisis by giving local authorities more power over planning fees?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Can the Government help solve the housing crisis by giving local authorities more power over planning fees?
The House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs has concluded in a report that the Government should allow local authorities to set and vary planning fees in accordance with the needs of their local area to incentivise private sector housebuilders. John Wriglesworth, Consultant Researcher for Jackson-Stops & Staff joined the Morning Money team to discuss further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, John Wriglesworth


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Will Brexit result in more farm closures?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Will Brexit result in more farm closures?
More than 130,000 visitors are expected over the three day Great Yorkshire Show. This year is the 158th "Best of British Farming" extravaganza at Harrogate's Great Yorkshire Showground. But what impact has Brexit had on the industry? Nigel Pulling, Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey.
Guests:

Nigel Pulling, Chris Bailey


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Morning Money: Southern Rail – How long can the disruption continue?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Southern Rail – How long can the disruption continue?
Southern Rail cut a further 314 services a day on Monday, bringing the anger of many customers, as trains continued to arrive late despite the introduction of a drastically reduced timetable. After months of delays, cancellations and union action, passengers of the services are questioning how long this can go on for. Matt Cox has been investigating the situation.
Guest:

Matt Cox


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Brexit - Easyjet announce profit warning, but is there more to come?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Brexit - Easyjet announce profit warning, but is there more to come?
EasyJet has announced a Brexit-inspired profits warning, which saw its shares sharply lower again on Monday, losing almost 30% over two trading days. Was Friday's Brexit vote potentially the straw that broke the budget airline's back? Aviation and Aerospace industry expert Julian Bray joined Share Radio’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Julian Bray


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: What’s the best way to maximise economic freedom whatever the outcome of the referendum?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: What’s the best way to maximise economic freedom whatever the outcome of the referendum?
With the results of the forthcoming EU referendum seemingly on a knife-edge, the Institute of Economic Affairs has published a report outlining the best way to maximise economic freedom whatever the outcome. Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy at the Institute of Economic Affairs, spoke about this further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Ryan Bourne


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Will the market slump regardless of the way the referendum vote goes?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Will the market slump regardless of the way the referendum vote goes?
The pound and the FTSE soared on Monday as the ‘Remain’ camp wrestled back its lead in the polls. Ken Odeluga, Market Analyst at City Index, wrote: "Let’s face it, Britain’s economy and financial markets are going to be stuffed for a while, whichever way the referendum vote goes." Ken discussed his take on the market reaction with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Ken Odeluga


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Morning Money: Matthew Barr looks ahead to the Electronic Entertainment Expo

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Matthew Barr looks ahead to the Electronic Entertainment Expo
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is underway in Los Angeles, as the latest developments within the industry are showcased. With the sector currently generating nearly £1.5 billion for the UK economy, Matt Cox spoke to games industry expert, Matthew Barr, from the University of Glasgow.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Matthew Barr


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: How do you build the city of the future?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: How do you build the city of the future?
Speakers at the RICS UK Conference are due to discuss future cityscapes and how technology can help, as analysts worry that our cities won't be prepared for the needs of generations to come, unless fast action or rigorous planning takes place. Futurologist Dr Simon Moores, explained what needs to happen to future proof a city.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Dr Simon Moores


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Morning Money: What’s behind Tata Steel’s UK steelmaking arm U-turn?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: What’s behind Tata Steel’s UK steelmaking arm U-turn?
Last week it emerged that Tata Steel was considering keeping its UK steelmaking arm, after putting the loss-making business up for sale in March. The development has raised further hopes that the Port Talbot plant can be saved and David Blackaby, Professor of Economics at Swansea University, looked at why a U-turn is being considered.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, David Blackaby


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