Georgie Frost was joined in the studio by Web Editor at MoneySuperMarket Kevin Pratt. Today on the agenda, they discussed the latest rise on apps in the Apple Store. Plus they look into EE's hefty fine. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict. Together, they took a look into some of the biggest political stories of the day, including what's on everybody's lips - Teresa May's Brexit speech.
Sterling continues to suffer, HSBC will move staff to Paris following Brexit, Mr Kipling's parent company and publisher Pearson warns on profits while Wetherspoons results improve.
These and more as Chris Justham from Seven Investment Management joined Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst to cover the day's top stories.
New research has shown that men are now paying - on average - one hundred pounds MORE than women for their car insurance. That's according to a survey by confused.com, which is compiled and published every quarter and gives a snapshot of what the insurance industry is doing. The index has also shown that premiums across the board have increased as insurance companies become more and more expert at gathering data about our driving habits. Earlier on, Share Radio reporter spoke to Amanda Stretton, former racing driver and now motoring editor about the survey's results in more detail.
Stress- we all suffer from it- but is workplace stress considered a disability, and therefore protected under the Equality Act? The recent case of Herry against Dudley Metropolitan Council reinforces the principle that stress alone is unlikely to constitute a disability, without something more. To unpick it all Georgie Frost was joined by Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors.
Financial heavyweights, Lindsay Cook and Vix Leyton join Georgie Frost in the studio. We'll be looking at rising insurance premiums following last year's Autumn Statement's tax hike. What will this mean for motorists and how can you avoid falling victim to extortionate quotes. Plus why pound shops will be receiving the sucker punch award this week and what to do with your unwanted Christmas gifts.
This is Future Tech where we look at the latest innovations and gadgets and discuss all things technology related. With the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month- let's talk about mobile phones. Where is the mobile market moving in 2017? To find out Georgie Frost joined by Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com.
Higher food and air fares helped to increase December's Consumer Prices Index (CPI), the Office for National Statistics said. Inflation as measured by the Retail Prices Index (RPI) rose to 2.5% in December from 2.2% the previous month. To explain more about what all this means for the pound in your pocket Georgie was joined by our reporter Tom Hill.
One site, Vouchercloud, has even created a Freddo index which show's just how much the price has increased ahead of inflation. The answer according to inflation expert Pete Comley lies in commodity prices.