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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Are companies ready to handle the growing "consumer class"?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Are companies ready to handle the growing "consumer class"?
With economic growth set to propel more than 90% of the world's population into the so-called "consumer class" by 2020, a new report from HSBC Commercial Banking suggests companies should start preparing today to meet the wants and needs of tomorrow's customer. The co-author of that report Paul Flatters, from futures consultancy Trajectory, joined the Morning Money team to talk about the research.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Paul Flatters


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club- Taking on credit.

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Money Fight Club- Taking on credit.
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on credit. We find out which bank has earned the Golden Gloves this week. Plus how to negotiate pub rounds and splitting restaurant bills.
Guests:

Lindsay Cook, Anne Caborn


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Georgie Frost

Lisa Hardstaff from Equifax and Share's senior analyst Ed Bowsher discuss financial confidence.

Georgie Frost
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Your Money Your Rights

Lisa Hardstaff from Equifax and Share's senior analyst Ed Bowsher discuss financial confidence.
Despite the fears around Brexit the latest stats suggest the referendum decision has had little impact on our shopping habits. In fact consumer confidence bounced back in August as we abandoned our plans to save. So just how confident are the public in their finances and should we be more cautious?
Guests:

Lisa Hardstaff, Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com on The News Review 06/09/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com on The News Review 06/09/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com. Today they discuss Sports Direct's decision to guarantee hours to workers on zero-hours contracts as well as the gender disparity in pay increases. Plus why complaints about payday loans have more than tripled in the first six months of the year. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

Vix Leyton


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: “The numbers suggest, it’s business as usual for day-to-day spending”

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: “The numbers suggest, it’s business as usual for day-to-day spending”
Figures from Barclaycard reveal consumer spending in August reached a 13-month high of 4.2%, as warmer weather prompted shoppers to splash out on clothes and entertainment. It conflicts with BRC data however, which showed that consumers cut back on spending. So which to believe? Paul Lockstone, Managing Director at Barclaycard, offered his views.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Paul Lockstone


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Georgie Frost

Hannah Maundrell, editor of Money.co.uk on The News Review 05/09/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Hannah Maundrell, editor of Money.co.uk on The News Review 05/09/16
Georgie Frost is joined by Hannah Maundrell, editor of Money.co.uk. Today they discuss protests over Calais' jungle camp as well as the price cuts to products in many of Britain's supermarkets. Plus how to set up a bank account using a selfie. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

Hannah Maundrell


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: £32bn in UK business corporation tax – Is there scope for a reduction for SMEs?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: £32bn in UK business corporation tax – Is there scope for a reduction for SMEs?
Conrad Ford, Chief Executive of online business finance supermarket, Funding Options, discussed the record £32.4 billion that was paid in corporation tax by 'real economy' UK businesses last year. So is there now scope for the government to reduce the corporation tax rate for SMEs?
Guests:

Rachel Winter, Conrad Ford


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: The Best Of Edition

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: The Best Of Edition
On the show this week, we're taking a look back at the very best of our weekly financial analysis and commentary, in partnership with NS&I, over the past few months. And what a few months it has been! From Brexit to the Bank of England rate cuts, and don’t forget the BHS and Sports Direct scandals. We’re going to take you back, and get some perspective on it all. Maybe it will start to make sense... We'll also be looking at the major takeover of Britain’s own ARM holdings, a much-loved current account getting its rates slashed, and the best and worst of Great British Auto Manufacturing. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost, in partnership with NS&I
Guests:

Rachel Rickard-Straus, Lee Boyce, Richard Browning, Simon Lambert


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: What's business been like for WarmUp in the three months since the Brexit vote?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: What's business been like for WarmUp in the three months since the Brexit vote?
Theresa May's Brexit Brainstorm at Chequers did make one thing clear: limits on migration from Europe will be prioritised over preserving access to the single market for goods and services. Andrew Stimpson, Founder of underfloor heating specialists, WarmUp, has been a big beneficiary of the European single market. How has his business been affected?
Guest:

Andrew Stimpson


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: A booming English wine industry

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: A booming English wine industry
The 45th English Wine Festival is taking place this weekend. The event being held in Purleigh, Essex is the longest running wine festival in England, and it comes after figures earlier this month revealed that sparkling wine sales in the UK have nearly doubled in the last five years. Lucy Winward, a wine expert at New Hall Vineyard, who are hosting the event, explained how the English wine industry is doing.
Guest:

Lucy Winward


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