Most of us would admit it's much harder to get ourselves of bed and out the house when it's cold, dark and damp outside. But do you belong to the 54% of Brits who say they get less work done during the winter months? That's a statistic published today by industry body British Summer Fruits from a survey it carried out into how the seasons affect productivity. Georgie Frost was joined on the line by Dr Christy Fergusson, the UK's leading food psychologist behind Channel 4's Secret Eaters.
Nandini Ramkrishnan, Global Market Strategist at JP Morgan, joined Share Radio Afternoon to discuss the markets reaction to Trump's Press conference, his first as President-elect. She talked on the FTSE being down after a 12 days of gains, the longest ever winning streak for the index, Carney's view that Brexit is no longer the main risk to UK’s stability, and German GDP growth accelerating to a five-year high of 1.9 percent.
As many as a quarter of people say they're not able to do their job properly because of money worries. That's according to a survey released today by the CIPD and Close Brothers Asset Management. That number rises to almost a third among 18-24 year olds. Joining Georgie Frost was Jeanette Makings, head of financial education at Close Brothers Asset Management.
It's the start of a new year and if you are thinking about setting up your own businesses or indeed you are running one, you may be wondering what on earth is in store this year. Especially after last year! 2016 certainly proved a volatile year so what are some of the opportunities and challenges SME's can expect in coming months? To give us a bit of a preview Georgie was joined by Graham Bird, Head of Investments at Gresham House Strategic.
It's time to check-in with our friends over at Money Saving Expert. This week Georgie was joined by personal finance writer Sam Mc Faul. We look at claiming energy credit back from your supplier and avoiding Ukash travel card fees. Plus we'll have a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week.
Deputy editor Helen Knapman and writer Gary Adams are here with over 26 years of financial journalism under their belt. On the agenda today we look at the top financial resolutions for this year as well as everything you need to know about buying bonds. Sticking with the financial resolutions we'll also get the latest poll results on what Moneywise readers are aiming to do in 2017 plus a few tips from Gary in funny money. And as ever we'll have details on the latest deals and stats.
What's in a name? Or a label? Half of women entrepreneurs have been branded with stereotypical labels such as "opinionated" or "feisty" according to a survey by NatWest. To find out more about this Georgie Frost was joined by Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise for Business Banking at NatWest.
FTSE's strength continues while the pound falls on the back of new UK trade figures, Sainsbury's reports Christmas growth and what will the market expect following Trump's first press conference since his election?
That and more as Share Radio's Ed Bowsher speaks with Ben Kumar, Investment Manager at Seven Investment Management.
If you're too busy or simply bored of trudging round your local supermarket like many of us you might have turned to delivery services. Recipe boxes have become a major trend in recent years for those looking for a convenient and easy way to try out new meals. One company, Mindful Chef, has combined this with the growing popularity of free-from foods to create gluten and dairy free boxes attracting interest clients including Andy Murray and the England Rugby team. Share Radio's Tom Hill was joined by founders Myles Hooper and Giles Humphries to get the story behind the company from the very beginning.
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today on the agenda, they discuss Mr.Kipling increasing their prices. Plus they analyse why financial problems are affecting people's ability to do their job. All these stories and more on The News Review.