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Morning Money: How important is etiquette for the business traveller?

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Morning Money: How important is etiquette for the business traveller?
Marie-Hélène Ferguson, Principal at the London School of Etiquette, talked etiquette for the business traveller. New research has revealed just how confident we are at meeting new people and our biggest faux pas when abroad. So what mistakes do we make, what are our biggest fears and is etiquette important today both at home and abroad?
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Chris Bailey, Marie-Hélène Ferguson


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Morning Money: Greece secures new bailout deal

Sarah Lowther
Morning Money: Greece secures new bailout deal
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to extend further bailout loans to Greece as well as debt relief, in what they call a "major breakthrough". After late-night talks in Brussels, the ministers agreed to unlock 10.3bn euros in new loans. The move came two days after the Greek parliament approved another round of spending cuts and tax increases demanded by international creditors. Nick Malkoutzis, Editor of the economic analysis website macropolis.gr told Share Radio that lenders had to back down.

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Morning Money: Is online shopping fuelling a consumer demand for free returns?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Is online shopping fuelling a consumer demand for free returns?
Are you a serial returner? Research from Barclaycard has highlighted the rise of shoppers who deliberately over-order goods before returning them. Otherwise known as 'serial returners', it’s beginning to hurt retailers' bottom line. Sharon Manikon, Director of Customer Solutions at Barclaycard Global Payment Acceptance, talked about this with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Sharon Manikon


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Morning Money: Trade unions and the European Union

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Trade unions and the European Union
John Edmonds, Chair of the Trade Union Forum Management Committee, looked ahead to History & Policy's Trade Union Forum on 'Trade Unions and the European Union'. Ahead of the EU referendum, the Trade Union Forum explores the roles that trade unions have had in previous EU public debates.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, John Edmonds


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Morning Money: How are non-graduates faring in Britain today?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: How are non-graduates faring in Britain today?
Conor D'Arcy, Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation, talked about their new research published on the lack of career routes for non-graduates. Public policy is often focused on boosting high-level skills and helping those with the poorest qualifications. But those in between are often overlooked, so how can we break down the barriers?
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Conor D'Arcy


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Morning Money: British companies divided over the effects of a Brexit, according to East & Partners

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: British companies divided over the effects of a Brexit, according to East & Partners
According to research by business banking market research and analysis firm, East & Partners, four-fifths of Britain's major companies have taken steps to hedge against the risk that a vote to leave the European Union will knock more than 10% off the value of sterling. In contrast, 83% of small and medium-sized firms think sterling will be unharmed by a vote for Brexit. Simon Kleine is the Head of Client Services at East & Partners, and he discussed the findings.
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Chris Bailey, Simon Kleine


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Morning Money: What’s behind the growth in temporary job placements?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What’s behind the growth in temporary job placements?
Companies have switched to filling jobs with temporary staff as they await the outcome of the European Union referendum, according to a monthly jobs report from the REC and Markit. Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to talk about the report.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Tom Hadley


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Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance
Ahead of an international corruption summit being hosted by David Cameron in London this week, the Head of Campaigns at ActionAid UK, Murray Worthy, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. ActionAid has been campaigning for the reform of global tax rules to tackle tax dodging in the world's poorest countries.
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Chris Bailey, Murray Worthy


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Morning Money: Underlying Profit before tax down to £587m for Sainsbury’s

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Underlying Profit before tax down to £587m for Sainsbury’s
Richard Perks, Retail Analyst at Mintel, discussed Sainsbury's full year results with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. The company reported a drop in profits, but did that meet market expectations? Richard offers his view as well as giving his opinion on whether the results indicate if the company should take over Argos.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Richard Perks


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Morning Money: How has taxation become a significant issue north of the border?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: How has taxation become a significant issue north of the border?
With just days to go before Scotland goes to the polls to elect a new devolved parliament, taxation has emerged as a significant issue. The Scottish Parliament is about to take on greater tax-raising powers and Share Radio’s Scottish Correspondent, Maurice Smith, spoke with the leaders of two parties north of the border who want to increase income taxes.
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Maurice Smith


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