Today the founders of Money Fight Club -Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn- talk about bill switching - will the new Better Markets Bill make it easier for people to switch energy suppliers and banks accounts. And, Ryanair are to set a price war after planning to cut fares by up to 12% in the next year. Plus, pop legend Prince apparently failed to leave a will...what can we learn from this?
Do perks help you decide which job to take? Recruitment website Glassdoor, say that over a third of employees say perks and benefits are among their top consideration before accepting a new job. As most of us spend a majority of our waking hours at work, we want to enjoy our time in the office as much as we possibly can and so perks and benefits are an invaluable tool to help attract employees through the door. Joe Wiggins, Glassdoor's head of communications for Europe, spoke with Georgie.
Today's workforce is more fragmented than previous generations. The traditional '9-5' job is not as favoured as it once was with other types of work arrangements quickly gaining in popularity. More and more people are choosing self-employment and temporary work for a better work-life balance. Temporary workers now make up a third of the average company’s work force. Dan Collier, chief executive of Elevate, spoke with Georgie.
A growing number of us are travelling abroad without travel insurance. New figures show its as many as a quarter of us, with young people less likely to pay for the safety net when they go abroad. There's a small chance that a natural disaster or medical emergency is not going to ruin on your trip but is it really worth paying for? Daisy Parker from Abta spoke with Georgie.
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, David Cameron and George Osborne warn a Brexit vote will cause a recession, shopping bills to rise by 200 pounds per year if we leave the EU, Ryanair to cut fares down to big profits and is cash being overtaken by debit card as the most popular method of payment. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
What's the secret that keeps the Beauty industry glowing when other sectors wrinkle?
The Beauty UK Trade Fair was in Birmingham over the weekend, experts and industry professional gathered to see the latest products and developments inside the sector.
Matt Cox has been looking at the Beauty industry's market defying growth at times, and asking how robust it really is underneath the face-mask.
He spoke to retail analyst and expert Rodney Hobson to find out more...
Marc Shoffman focuses on the ongoing issue of tax avoidance after it was revealed that the Church of England is investing in Google. The 2015 annual report from the Church Commissioners, which is the investment arm of the Church of England, revealed Alphabet Inc, parent company of the search engine, was among its top 20 holdings. Edward Mason, Head of Responsible Investment for the Church Commissioners, Toby Quantrill, Principal Adviser for Economic Justice at Christian Aid, and Mark Harper, Adviser for Trinity Wealth Management, join Marc to discuss this issue.
On this week's Shop Floor, in partnership with the Inspirational Development Group, Ken Cowen, founder of the charity The School of Hard Knocks, explains how young men and women who have been neglected by society are given a chance to regain esteem and drive, to help them get a job. Nick Peters discusses the importance of Inclusive Leadership, a new Inspirational Development Group workshop, with Senior IDG Consultant, Johanne Malin. Paul Harris, Co-Founder of Bright HR, explains why many HR policies are not beneficial to employees; and Katie Jacobs, Editor of HR Magazine, looks back at the evolution of HR and the publication in the last 25 years.
Ken Cowen, Johanne Malin, Paul Harris, Katie Jacobs
How well are marketing and advertising companies responding to calls for them to become more engaged with consumers? Nick Peters discusses the 'age of the consumer' with Chris Daly, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He also looks at the merging of Marketing Magazine and Campaign under the one brand, 'Campaign', with Maisie McCabe and Gemma Charles, Joint Deputy Editors at Campaign.
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