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Georgie Frost

Christian Wolmar discusses our flagging rail network and the rail strikes

Georgie Frost
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Christian Wolmar discusses our flagging rail network and the rail strikes
Christian Wolmar is a writer and broadcaster specialising in transport and is the author of a series of books on railway history. He joined Georgie on the phone to talk about our rail services and rail networks around the world that outdo British networks.
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Christian Wolmar


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Georgie Frost

Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors discusses workplace legal issues

Georgie Frost
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Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors discusses workplace legal issues
Now we all remember the case of Jeremy Clarkson being sacked from Top Gear, as a result of punching his producer over a lack of a hot meal. But what about if you are punched by your boss at a party? As farfetched as it sounds it really happened, Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors joined Georgie Frost to explain what happened and the legal issues involved in the resulting court case.
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Kevin Charles


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Georgie Frost

Former TV Apprentice star Nick Hewer and Simon Healy, MD of Savings for Aldermore, discuss the rise of the 'Olderprenuer'

Georgie Frost
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Former TV Apprentice star Nick Hewer and Simon Healy, MD of Savings for Aldermore, discuss the rise of the 'Olderprenuer'
It's nearly the final of the latest series of the Apprentice - which concentrates mainly on the young entrepreneur... but what about the rise of the 'Olderprenuer'? New research shows the over 55's are finding it increasingly difficult to make ends meet. Over a fifth say they need to generate extra income due to high living costs. Former TV Apprentice star Nick Hewer joined Georgie Frost on the line to discuss why there is now a rise of the 'olderpreneur' - also with him is Simon Healy, MD of Savings for Aldermore.
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Nick Hewer, Simon Healy


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: Taking on the rail strikes

Georgie Frost
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Money Fight Club: Taking on the rail strikes
This week financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and James Walker from Resolver enter the ring to fight for your rights in the financial world. We take a look at how to avoid fraud and how banks could help more, How honest should we be with our partners about our money stash? And why should London’s Victoria station brace itself for this weeks’ Sucker punch?
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Lindsay Cook, James Walker


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Georgie Frost

Mutaz Qubbaj, founder of the budgeting app Squirrel talks personal budgeting

Georgie Frost
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Mutaz Qubbaj, founder of the budgeting app Squirrel talks personal budgeting
Another day, another new tool that claims to help us manage our money. A new online budgeting app, Squirrel, is helping thousands of Brits take control of their personal finances. Mutaz Qubbaj, founder of the budgeting app Squirrel joined Georgie Frost in the studio with Guy Smith to explain how it works.
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Mutaz Qubbaj


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Georgie Frost

Lesley Negus from Thrifty Lesley examines Christmas dinner on a budget

Georgie Frost
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Lesley Negus from Thrifty Lesley examines Christmas dinner on a budget
There's a warning this year is your last cheap Christmas dinner - because of the EU exit. Inflation reached a two-year high last month, according to official statistics. The slump in Sterling since the referendum has bumped up the price of imports and the cost of key ingredients like butter, sugar and even Turkey. Georgie Frost checked in with Lesley Negus from Thrifty Lesley from the Moneyblogger community to find out about how to provide the festive food of your choice without breaking the bank.
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Lesley Negus


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Georgie Frost

Tom Church, Co-Founder of LatestDeals.co.uk on The News Review 13/12/16

Georgie Frost
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Tom Church, Co-Founder of LatestDeals.co.uk on The News Review 13/12/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Tom Church, Co-Founder of www.latestdeals.co.uk. Today on the agenda, they discuss boosting your pension pot, the Southern Rail train strikes and dealing with the Post Office despite yet more strikes so close to Christmas. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Tom Church


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Sarah Lowther

Why is the UK building 15% fewer homes than it was prior to 2008?

Sarah Lowther
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Why is the UK building 15% fewer homes than it was prior to 2008?
The UK is building 15% fewer homes than it was in the five years before the downturn in 2008, according to a new report by Carter Jonas that has laid bare the disjointed residential construction industry. For more on this, Lee Layton, a Research Analyst at Carter Jonas, joined Share Radio Breakfast to offer an insight into the research.
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Paul Sedgwick, Paul Layton


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Sue Dougan

Nick Smith, Head of Personal Loans at TSB explains overspending at Christmas

Sue Dougan
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Nick Smith, Head of Personal Loans at TSB explains overspending at Christmas
Half of us overspend in pursuit of creating the perfect Christmas for family and friends, according to new research from TSB. In fact many Brits would sooner get into debt than consider reducing their festive spending. Nick Smith - TSB, Head of Personal Loans told Share Radio Morning’s Melanie Wray what they had found.
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Nick Smith


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Sue Dougan

Textile artist Kate Jackson gives advice on homemade Christmas gifts

Sue Dougan
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Textile artist Kate Jackson gives advice on homemade Christmas gifts
Christmas is just over a few weeks away. For many of us...it means spending money we may not have on gifts. But what if you want to reject the pressure to splash the cash and make presents instead? Share Radio Morning's Georgie Frost spoke to Kate Jackson, who is a textile artist who teaches and also makes commissions for books and other crafts.
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Kate Jackson


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