We all know that there aren't enough women taking up careers in science and technology, often referred to as STEM. But what's being done to improve this and what kind of jobs are available, if it's an area you're interested in? Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Benita Mehra, President of Women in Engineering Society, who explains why so few women go into engineering. Anne-Marie Imafidon, Co-founder of Stemette, and Stella Tournier, WISE member STEM Role Model, discuss whether girls are not encouraged enough to take engineering or science subjects at school (or are they not interested?). Meanwhile Sophie Graham, National Careers Service Adviser, looks at the academic route into engineering or science if you decide you want to come to it later in life.
Benita Mehra, Stella Tournier, Sophie Graham, Anne-Marie Imafidon
Thinking of hiring a car abroad this summer? Sarah Pennells looks at the problems that young people can face, from extra costs and charges being slapped onto the price at the last minute, to being charged an excess of hundreds of pounds if you get a tiny scrape or scratch. Amelia Murray, this week's Young Money Champion, discusses what the extra charges are and how much they can add up to. Amanda Stretton, Motoring Editor of Confused.com, looks at collision damage insurance and what other options are available. Ian Crowder, from the AA, shares some tips for someone hiring a car.
And we're back for round two of This is Money's Brexit Special, presented in partnership with NS&I. This week, we're going to be taking a closer look at how the referendum will be affecting your own personal finances. We'll also be looking at migration, travel costs, and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's attempts at reassurance. But it's not all Brexit! Life does, after all, go on. We'll be taking a look at the ins and outs of buying a 2nd-hand car, wonder if the millennials will be able to survive the coming economy, and there'll also be a quiz for keen-eared listeners.
This is Money, presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I
It's a week since the British people voted to leave the European Union - a decision that sent shudders through global markets. Economic shocks have come thick and fast, and it’s not over yet. Robert Van Egghen has been taking stock of what has happened so far.
Harrison Kelly, Media Relations Manager at the TSB, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Brexit in the High Street, the markets, borrowing and My Local convenience. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Mercia Technologies is one of the leading investment companies in UK technology, with a model to provide, where needed, early stage businesses with capital, infrastructure and management support. On the day of the release of their full year results, company CEO, Mark Payton, joined Share Radio Morning Money’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, to assess the numbers.
Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, the suicide attack at Istanbul's airport, the latest development on Brexit, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Joanna Faith Editor of Your Money.com on joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, the UK's credit rating downgrade, supermarkets and “sharing economy"… plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
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.
Aerospace and defence companies may have to press the restart button on their strategies, as Brexit may cause nations to scale back arms buys and reduce collaboration. For more, independent defence and aerospace specialist, Howard Wheeldon, joined Nigel Cassidy and Chris Bailey.