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Ed Mitchell

Naomi Smith, Europe Director at London First speaks on the UK steel industry in the context of Brexit

Ed Mitchell
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Ed's Macro-Economic View

Naomi Smith, Europe Director at London First speaks on the UK steel industry in the context of Brexit
Investment Perspectives: Naomi Smith is London First's Europe Director. She leads their campaigning work to stay in the EU and joins Ed Mitchell on the line. The Tata steel story comes at a time of intensifying debate about the future of the UK in Europe. The questions were bound to be raised.. would Brexit help Britain's steel industry and does membership of the EU cause the problems in the first place? Naomi offers her analysis.

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Ed Mitchell

Dominic King, Head of Policy at UK steel talks about the ongoing Tata steel situation

Ed Mitchell
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Global News Perspectives with Ed Mitchell

Dominic King, Head of Policy at UK steel talks about the ongoing Tata steel situation
Investment Perspectives: There are many aspects and huge ramifications associated with the Tata steel saga but at the heart of the matter is selling the right quality steel, at the right price, to the right customer in the right place. Given that the UK, or indeed other European producers, will never be able to compete with the giant producers of China. The Focus may have to be on niche, high end production. For his views, Ed Mitchell of Investment Perspectives is joined on the line by Dominic King, Head of Policy at UK steel, the trade association for the British steel industry.

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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: David Buik offers an explanation for Panmure Gordon's 'huge' 2015 losses

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: David Buik offers an explanation for Panmure Gordon's 'huge' 2015 losses
David Buik, Panmure Gordon's renowned business commentator, explained the main reason for the company's 'huge loss'. In a frank interview, David told Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper how regulation on goodwill was the major factor.
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Louise Cooper, David Buik


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Is the aerospace sector in trouble?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Is the aerospace sector in trouble?
Boeing, the world's largest plane manufacturer, plans to cut thousands of jobs. So is this a sign that Boeing, and even the wider aerospace sector, is in trouble? Matt Cox spoke to aviation expert Julian Bray who offered his thoughts on the situation.
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Matt Cox, Julian Bray


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Georgie Frost

This is Money - Easter Special

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

This is Money - Easter Special
Once again, it's time for This Is Money. Editor Simon Lambert and Product Editor Laura Whitcombe from the award-winning site join Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest financial stories of the week. And of course, it's almost tax-time, and are you ready? Then, how to make sure your nest egg is secure and thriving. And finally, it's time for our Easter sweets taste-test, which of the supermarkets will come out on top?
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Simon Lambert, Laura Whitcombe


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: A renaissance on the high street

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: A renaissance on the high street
Clare Rayner, The Retail Champion and Founder of The Future High Street Summit, discusses the event, which embraces the belief that the high street is evolving. It’s returning for a third year, and Clare talks about the agenda and if the high street can compete with the likes of Amazon.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Clare Rayner


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: The threat to Britain's chocolate

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The threat to Britain's chocolate
Is Britain’s favourite treat under threat? Chocolate makers and cocoa traders are having a tough year, thanks to a perfect storm of bad weather and foreign exchange fluctuations. It has led to a rapid price increase for those Easter eggs we all adore. Robert Van Egghen spoke to Jonathan Parkman, co-head of agricultural commodities at Marex Spectron, about the concerns within the cocoa market.
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Robert Van Egghen, Jonathan Parkman


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: MBNA Director Mark Elliott on the launch of Android Pay

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: MBNA Director Mark Elliott on the launch of Android Pay
It seems Apple Pay will soon have a competitor, as a contactless mobile pay system is due to be released for Android phone users. Credit card provider, MBNA, has announced it will be on board and its Director, Mark Elliott, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to explain what Android Pay will allow people to do, the rise of contactless mobile systems and why MBNA is on board.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Mark Elliott


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Lambeth College Principal Mark Silverman discusses its Carillion venture

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Lambeth College Principal Mark Silverman discusses its Carillion venture
On the day of a Westminster conference on the future of apprenticeships. Lambeth College Principal, Mark Silverman, explains the partnership between construction group, Carillion, and his college. It has been argued that colleges and industry should be working closer together and this new venture is an example of how that theory is trying to be changed.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Mark Silverman


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Why are people having to work longer?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Why are people having to work longer?
A third of people aged over 50, who are employed in the private sector, are now planning to retire later than they previously hoped. Aviva's latest Working Lives report reveals that they'll work eight years longer than hoped. Alistair McQueen, Pension Policy Manager at Aviva, joins Share Radio to discuss the findings.
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Chris Bailey, Alistair McQueen


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