We all know weddings can cost a packet for the couple tying the knot, but did you know that on average it costs the guests even more? That's according to research by Hitched.co.uk. The average amount of money spent on a wedding -from sending out the invitations to jetting off on the honeymoon- is a staggering £36,000. Caroline Hendry, editor of Hitched.co.uk, joins Georgie Frost
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Deborah Hargreaves, founder of the High Pay Centre. Top on the agenda, BHS crisis, state pension, US interest rates and Facebook. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
Retail sales fell at the fastest pace over the last year since January 2012, thats according to the CBI's latest monthly Distributive Trends Survey. Analysts had hoped to see a pick up in growth in the sector and the figures come in the same week as high street retailers BHS and Austin Reed entered administration. Joining Juliette Foster to shed more light on this research is Anna Leach, Head of Economic Analysis at the CBI.
Britain’s high streets has suffered some major blows and so have the employees - the collapse of Austin Reed puts a further 1,000 retail jobs at risk, on top of the 11,000 under threat at BHS. So, where does this leave workers? Georgie speaks to our regular expert on employment law - Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Employment Solicitors
With the ever-rising cost of house prices, more of us are renting and for longer. So, what’s the best advice for renters? Plus, holidays and travel insurance…What are the best deals out there? Georgie speaks to Sam McFaul from Money Saving Expert
Last year the Competition and Markets Authority found that stores were misleading customers with promotions, like multi-buy deals, and found some examples that "could be in breach of consumer law". The investigation came after a super-complaint by the consumer group Which?. But what is a supercomplaint? The team from MoneyWise join Georgie in the studio to talk this and all stories making the news…
Today we’ve been discussing…easy ways to earn an extra £1,000 a year…and Charities, how can you make sure that pound in your pocket goes where you want it to? Buy-to-let…The chancellor's tax changes mean profits and income from Buy-to-Let properties are now lower…and the latest scam doing the round…
On May 5th, Londoners will go to the polls to choose a new Mayor of London. It's the fifth such vote, and it matters to business just who is elected. But will business issues loom large in the last days of what's been a rather lacklustre campaign? To find out, Share Radio Morning Money's Nigel Cassidy spoke to Chris Curtis, from YouGov.
Today the founders of Money Fight Club -Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn- talk about home improvements…as we are increasingly eschewing DIY in favour of DIFM (Do It For Me) - what are the traps we should be looking out for? Plus, they answer the question… what are the benefits of going cashless? Also, they take a look at the new EU ruling on copyright and what it means for the UK replica market
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Joanna Faith Editor at YourMoney.com. Top on the agenda, British High Street crisis -with BHS and Austin Reed the latest victims. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio