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Morning Money: What will the G20 Summit do for trade between Britain and Beijing?

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Morning Money: What will the G20 Summit do for trade between Britain and Beijing?
The G20 summit is drawing to a close in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, and for many the worry is this could herald an end to the so called gold age of mutual trade relations cultivated between Bejing and Britain. Dr Kegang Wu, Executive Director at BCC LinkToChina, discussed whether wider trade relations could be impacted.
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Rachel Winter, Dr Kegang Wu


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Morning Money: Is the TTIP deal dead? Professor Anand Menon discusses

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Morning Money: Is the TTIP deal dead? Professor Anand Menon discusses
Has the Apple tax debacle further poisoned an already difficult environment for talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership? The planned free-trade agreement between the US and the EU, also known as TTIP, has been surrounded by controversy, and some European leaders have now called the talks dead. Professor Anand Menon, a director of a research body based at Kings College, shared his thoughts.
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Chris Bailey, Professor Anand Menon


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Morning Money: Curing Europe’s digital skills gap

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Morning Money: Curing Europe’s digital skills gap
What would it take to retrain people to use computers and the internet more effectively? The UK is currently in the grip of an IT skills crisis with an estimated 12.6 million lacking even the most basic digital skills. Byron Nicolaides, President of the Council of European Professionals Informatics Societies (CEPIS), discussed.
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Chris Bailey, Byron Nicolaides


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Morning Money: Why have Scottish wind farms been paid to shut down?

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Morning Money: Why have Scottish wind farms been paid to shut down?
This month, Scottish wind farms have received a record £5.5 million to shut down. It’s after hurricane-force gusts produced more electricity than could be consumed. August 7th saw winds blowing as high as 115 miles an hour, while demand for power fell to record lows. But Renewable UK’s Deputy Chief Executive, Maf Smith, told Share Radio's James Brydges that wind farms turning off was actually the least expensive solution.
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James Brydges, Maf Smith


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Morning Money: Could satellites offer investors an edge over the competition?

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Morning Money: Could satellites offer investors an edge over the competition?
It seems a number of Hedge Funds are investing in "tiny satellites", which have the ability to take high frequency images of "economically sensitive" spots. To find out more, Joe Aldridge has been speaking with Stuart Martin, CEO of independent innovation and technology company, Satellite Applications Catapult.
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Joe Aldridge, Stuart Martin


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Morning Money; Izzy Pugh talks on the major sponsors and brands at this years Olympics

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Morning Money; Izzy Pugh talks on the major sponsors and brands at this years Olympics
Now the cynic might say, who would want to sponsor the Olympic Games, what with doping scandals, corruption, venue deficiencies and the Zika virus. Whatever the true ideals of the movement, the Olympic brand and its many parts aren’t seen as trustworthy. So will any of that rub off on the prominent brands that are paying untold millions to be there? Izzy Pugh, Director of Culture at Added Value, a strategic brand consultancy, talks to Share Radio to discuss the games and the brands involved.
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Izzy Pugh


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Morning Money: More gloom for the economy as retail sales plunge

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Morning Money: More gloom for the economy as retail sales plunge
Retail sales volumes have declined more rapidly in July than at any time in the last four years, according to a survey by the CBI. The British Retail Consortium said jobs were being shed in the months leading up to the referendum. To analyse the findings of the survey, Richard Perks, Retail Analyst at Mintel, joined Nigel Cassidy and Paul Sedgwick.
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Paul Sedgwick, Richard Perks


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Morning Money: The state of the UK economy, one month on from the Brexit vote

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Morning Money: The state of the UK economy, one month on from the Brexit vote
It’s a month since the UK voted to leave the EU, and data from the Markit PMI shows that the UK business economy has sunk to its lowest level since April 2009. But what should we make of this? Joe Aldridge has been hearing from Scott Bowman, UK Economist at Capital Economics.
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Joe Aldridge, Scott Bowman


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Morning Money: Public First's James Frayne discusses a new industrial strategy post-Brexit

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Morning Money: Public First's James Frayne discusses a new industrial strategy post-Brexit
A string of possible business projects, including the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, will need to be decided on by new Government Ministers, as Brexit opens up new policy options, including a possible industrial strategy. But what will it look like? James Frayne, a former senior civil servant in government, discussed on Share Radio.
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Paul Sedgwick, James Frayne


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Morning Money: What are the implications of Brexit on trade? Peter Bishop of the London Chamber of Commerce discusses.

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Morning Money: What are the implications of Brexit on trade? Peter Bishop of the London Chamber of Commerce discusses.
In the wake of the referendum there is a huge amount of uncertainty in many areas, not least regarding exports, trade agreements and the single market. As deputy Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce, Peter Bishop oversees 5000 trade enquiries, 12 trade missions and 140,000 export and import documents a year. Peter gives Share Radio his view on the potential implications on trade in light of the EU Referendum.
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Peter Bishop


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