There is much uncertainty ahead of the EU referendu, and it is beginning to affect investment in the UK, according to leading business groups. The Confederation of British Industry says it now expects growth of 2 per cent both this year and next. That's down from previous estimates of 2.3 and 2.1 per cent respectively. Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost to talk this and all other stories making the headlines today.
Share Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher is in the studio once again to go through the days top stories. On the agenda today - Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns that a vote for Brexit could cost jobs, raise prices, see the pound fall sharply and even lead to recession; MPs are warning of another PPI scandal lurking around the corner; More than 600 bank branches have closed across the UK in the last year, with rural areas worst affected; and finally, High Court judges are expected to rule later on the case of a dad who refused to pay a fine for taking his child out of school during term-time.
Share’s Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie to discuss the news of the day…Top on the agenda, housing demand, record low rates, O2, Android, Google payday lenders, energy.
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Are you looking to get a mortgage, a loan, even a new mobile contract? How much does a credit report matter? And what are the things that could impact it? Your credit rating can affect your ability to borrow money using products such as credit cards, loans and mortgages. If your credit rating isn’t in the best shape there are things you can do to build it up again and fix any problems. Popular myths include that the credit behaviour of anyone living at the same address could affect your credit score rating and that old debts don't count. Georgie Speaks to Lisa Hardstaff and Joel Davis from EQUIFAX
As housing prices continue to skyrocket, more and more people are still renting well into their 40s. So how can they ever get their own place, if the situation is like this? Moira O'Neill and Tom Wilson from Moneywise have been looking at this exact issue this week. Plus, how did successful couples deal with money matters? And hiring help…the do’s and don’ts of getting builders in
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Harrison Kelly, Media Relations Manager at the TSB. Top on the agenda, nursing home expenses, challenger banks, contactless cards payments and holiday costs. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Simon McCulloch Director of Insurance, comparethemarket.com. Top on the agenda, business and the EU, workers and Brexit, pensions, retail sales and construction workers. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
Is the frothy housing market finally starting to come off? Well, that's what Lender Halifax is saying in a new report showing UK house prices fell by a greater than expected 0.8 per cent last month. Georgie speaks to James Lockett from the online estate agent eMoov.co.uk
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Simon Healy Managing director of savings Aldermore Bank. Top on the agenda, BT rise in profits, New Day closure, the stamp-duty rise for buy-to-let landlords. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
Share Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Sue Dougan in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today: Liberty House plans to submit a formal bid to buy Tata Steel's UK assets; There's a warning the so-called "bank of mum and dad" is being stretched to the brink; The charity Age UK is calling for banks to create age-friendly branches for less digitally aware older people; and finally, pregnant women and new mothers are said to be suffering increasing levels of unfair treatment at work.
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