Companies have switched to filling jobs with temporary staff as they await the outcome of the European Union referendum, according to a monthly jobs report from the REC and Markit. Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to talk about the report.
Ahead of an international corruption summit being hosted by David Cameron in London this week, the Head of Campaigns at ActionAid UK, Murray Worthy, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. ActionAid has been campaigning for the reform of global tax rules to tackle tax dodging in the world's poorest countries.
Richard Perks, Retail Analyst at Mintel, discussed Sainsbury's full year results with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. The company reported a drop in profits, but did that meet market expectations? Richard offers his view as well as giving his opinion on whether the results indicate if the company should take over Argos.
With just days to go before Scotland goes to the polls to elect a new devolved parliament, taxation has emerged as a significant issue. The Scottish Parliament is about to take on greater tax-raising powers and Share Radio’s Scottish Correspondent, Maurice Smith, spoke with the leaders of two parties north of the border who want to increase income taxes.
Ed Molyneux, CEO and co-founder of FreeAgent, discussed the research conducted by the online accounting system provider, which found that UK micro-businesses write off £9 billion every year due to unpaid invoices. So how can companies avoid this and is the treasury missing out? Ed also has some useful advice for freelancers.
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.
Donald Trump has taken another step towards the Republican nomination, with a clean sweep of victories in Tuesday’s primary elections. Share Radio’s Sarah Lowther spoke to Politico reporter, Ben Schreckinger, about whether Trump is right to declare himself the presumptive Republican nominee.
The EU referendum is rapidly approaching. So what happens to our telecoms if the UK population votes to leave the European Union? Dave Millett, of independent telecoms brokerage Equinox, discussed the impact it will have for businesses and individuals.
As the pensions regulator launches an investigation into the collapse of BHS, which has a £571 million hole in its pension fund, The Huffington Post’s Jack Sommers talks about whether this will become a political issue. Jack also discusses the Junior Doctors strike and the MP vote against the attempt to force the government to allow 3000 unaccompanied child refugees into the UK from Europe.
The Baltic Dry Index continues to move in a positive direction. The Index, often used as an indicator for the general health of the shipping sector, had its lowest point in February, but has been climbing back ever since. Matt Cox spoke to Robert Merrylees, Policy Analyst at The UK Chamber of Shipping, about the situation.