Theresa May's Brexit Brainstorm at Chequers did make one thing clear: limits on migration from Europe will be prioritised over preserving access to the single market for goods and services. Andrew Stimpson, Founder of underfloor heating specialists, WarmUp, has been a big beneficiary of the European single market. How has his business been affected?
The 45th English Wine Festival is taking place this weekend. The event being held in Purleigh, Essex is the longest running wine festival in England, and it comes after figures earlier this month revealed that sparkling wine sales in the UK have nearly doubled in the last five years. Lucy Winward, a wine expert at New Hall Vineyard, who are hosting the event, explained how the English wine industry is doing.
Jobseekers are over £1,000 worse off in real-terms as rising inflation hits earnings, according to a new report from jobs website Adzuna. Advertised salaries fell to £32,688 in July, down 2.4% annually from £33,505 a year ago. Becky Harkins, spokesperson for Adzuna, joined Share Radio to offer an insight.
Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion, more than twice the size of the UK figure, and at 9.5% of GDP its higher than that of Greece at 7.2%. North Sea oil revenues also plunged from £1.8 billion in 2014/15 to just £60 million last year. Our commentator in Scotland, Maurice Smith, discussed.
How will this two-week festival of sport impact the UK economy? City AM predicted prior to the summer that 3 billion pounds would be pumped back into the UK over the course of Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympics.
Yet, when the world's eyes turn to Usain Bolt and the 100 metre final, it will be 2:30 on a Monday morning here in the UK - will the vastly different time zones make a difference?
To find out more about the impact, Joe Aldridge asked Joe Hall, a sports business journalist at City AM, what sort of boost we are expecting.
For weeks, we kept hearing that the dearth of mergers and deals would end once the Brexit vote uncertainty was behind us. So how does the deal making world feel now, and what happens next? Kirsty Wilson, Global Research Editor at Mergermarket, joined Share Radio Morning Money to offer an insight into the world of M&A.
The Women’s Engineering Society is celebrating National Women in Engineering Day. The UK has less than 10% of female engineering professionals, the lowest percentage in Europe. James Brydges has been hearing from Anusha Shah, Technical Director at the US based technical professional services firm, Jacobs, to find out why young women have not been keen to go for a career in the industry.
It’s World Productivity Day and Leesman, the largest measure of workplace effectiveness, can reveal the biggest workplace and productivity inhibitors, including noise, natural light, temperature, air quality, not having enough space, and even the provision of tea and coffee! Chris Moriarty, Director of Leesman, joined to discuss the findings.
Steve Darragh, Director of affordable housing developer Uprise, launched their report on affordable housing in London. Uprise is an affordable housing developer using a commercial model to build additionality into London's housing stock. The report is compiled with the input and consensus of over one million Londoners. So what's wrong with the structure? What can be done? And how will it be spread to other cities?
Kully Samra, Managing Director at Charles Schwab, discussed the US economy ahead of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, after the recent non-farm data release. Janet Yellen, the Chair of the US Fed, said that the tone was “fundamentally solid, but laced with uncertainty”, in a speech in Philadelphia indicating that the next rate cut has been kicked further down the road.