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Sarah Lowther

How will UK environmental industries deal with the potential fallout from Brexit?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

How will UK environmental industries deal with the potential fallout from Brexit?
The Environmental Industries Commission Annual Conference is being held in London. Its remit explores how environmental industries in the UK will deal with the potential fallout from Brexit. How will so called green companies cope if current environmental regulation is loosened once we come out of the EU? James Brydges spoke to James Murray, Editor in Chief of Business Green, who'll be speaking at the event. He asked how things would pan out for green businesses over the next few years.
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James Brydges, James Murray


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Sarah Lowther

What can we expect from the OPEC meeting in Vienna?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

What can we expect from the OPEC meeting in Vienna?
There is high drama in Vienna, where oil ministers from OPEC are meeting. A deal to curtail oil production and prop up the price of crude has suffered a setback, with Iran and Iraq resisting pressure from Saudi Arabia to participate fully in any action. Iran’s oil minister has declared that his country will not cut oil production. To look ahead to the meeting, Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, joined Share Radio Breakfast.
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Chris Bailey, Kevin Baxter


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Sarah Lowther

How did LondonMetric Property perform in its half year results?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

How did LondonMetric Property perform in its half year results?
LondonMetric Property is a FTSE 250 Real Estate Investment Trust specialising in property investment and development. It delivers attractive returns for shareholders through a strategy of increasing income and improving capital values. On the day of its half year results, Andrew Jones, the company’s CEO, joined Share Radio to discuss the numbers.
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Chris Bailey, Andrew Jones


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Sarah Lowther

Bank of England Stress Tests – Mike van Dulken offers immediate reaction to the results

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

Bank of England Stress Tests – Mike van Dulken offers immediate reaction to the results
Mike van Dulken, Head of Research at Accendo Markets, joined Share Radio Breakfast to offer an immediate reaction to the release of the Bank of England Stress Test results. Were there any major surprises?
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Chris Bailey, Mike van Dulken


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Sarah Lowther

How does the global outlook for oil affect the industry in the UK?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

How does the global outlook for oil affect the industry in the UK?
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is meeting in Vienna, where it's hoped a plan to cut output could help curb global oversupply. But how does the global outlook affect the oil industry in the UK? A new survey finds that the market might have bottomed out, and there could even be signs of recovery. To find out more, James Brydges spoke to Uisdean Vass, oil expert from law firm Bond Dickinson.
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James Brydges, Uisdean Vass


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Sarah Lowther

Is Abe's rush to ratify the TPP pointless given the pact's slim chances of obtaining US ratification?

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Breakfast

Is Abe's rush to ratify the TPP pointless given the pact's slim chances of obtaining US ratification?
The ruling coalition party of Japan has extended the end of the current extraordinary Diet session by two weeks, giving itself a window to enact bills on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and pension reform. But is Abe's rush to ratify the TPP pointless given the 12-party trade pact's slim chances of obtaining US ratification? To discuss this and more, Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at the University of Shizuoka, joined Share Radio Breakfast from Japan.
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Chris Bailey, Seijiro Takeshita


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Georgie Frost

Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors on losing jobs before Christmas

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors on losing jobs before Christmas
How would you feel if you were given the push from your job just before Christmas? How would you feel if the new came via tannoy? With just weeks before Christmas, one insurance company allegedly left their staff weeping as it was announced over the tannoy that hundreds of them would be losing their jobs. Kevin Charles is in the studio to explain all to Georgie.
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Kevin Charles


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Georgie Frost

Jordan Poulton from Makers Academy explains why coding is vital to learn at school

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Jordan Poulton from Makers Academy explains why coding is vital to learn at school
Coding was introduced to the national curriculum for both primary and secondary school students in two years ago. Should the language of technology be considered as important if not more so than learning French, German or Spanish? To find out, Georgie was joined in the studio by Jordan Poulton from Makers Academy.
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Jordan Poulton


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Georgie Frost

Share Radio technology editor, Steve Caplin talks about the latest Google app

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Share Radio technology editor, Steve Caplin talks about the latest Google app
How many times have you turned up to your local bar or restaurant, only to be turned away because it is too packed or been forced to stand waiting for a seat. We've got used to relying on the internet to find out location opening hours of shops and venues but what about how busy it is. Well now Google has a new feature which tells users just that. Our reporter Mary Newman spoke to Share Radio technology editor, Steve Caplin.
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Steve Caplin


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Georgie Frost

Andrew Cameron-Webb, founder of Welikeit explains his product

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Andrew Cameron-Webb, founder of Welikeit explains his product
Social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook are crucial nowadays in getting your business out there and seen by customers. But how to you do it, especially if your grasp of modern technology and networking sites is somewhat limited. Well what better than get Artificial Intelligence to do your advertising. That's exactly what marketing platform Welikeit has set out to do. Our reporter Tom Hill spoke to Andrew Cameron-Webb, founder of Welikeit.
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Andrew Cameron-Webb


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