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Sarah Lowther

£250m Aberdeen City Region deal signed, but will that save the city?

Sarah Lowther
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£250m Aberdeen City Region deal signed, but will that save the city?
Aberdeen has received a deal worth £250 million, in what local government has hailed as a "catalyst for economic growth". But will this be enough to save the city which was been blighted by the oil price crash? Matt Cox put that to Professor Alexander Kemp, Director of the Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance at the University of Aberdeen.
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Matt Cox, Professor Alexander Kemp


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Georgie Frost

Esther Canonico from the London School of Economics explains why working from home is bad for your career

Georgie Frost
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Esther Canonico from the London School of Economics explains why working from home is bad for your career
Working from home can be great. There are good pros like sending emails from the comfort of your couch and avoid commuting. And away from the stress of the office, you might get more done while also enjoying better work-life balance. But new study has found that working from home can harm your career. To find out why, Georgie spoke to Esther Canonico from the London School of Economics.
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Esther Canonico


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Georgie Frost

Ulf Ekelund, of the University of Cambridge, discusses health in the workplace

Georgie Frost
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Ulf Ekelund, of the University of Cambridge, discusses health in the workplace
Do you spend long hours chained to your desk at work? This lifestyle seems to been widely accepted nowadays, but studies have has shown it poses a threat to our overall health. So how can we boost our health at work? Well, to find out, Georgie spoke to Professor Ulf Ekelund of the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences and the University of Cambridge.

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Georgie Frost

Dominic Webber from the Office of National Statistics talks all things housework

Georgie Frost
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Dominic Webber from the Office of National Statistics talks all things housework
Chores are worth £1trillion a year. That's according to the country's top statisticians says our unpaid work is equivalent to approximately 56% of the UK’s GDP. So how much are you worth house-working wise? To find out, our reporter, Tom Hill spoke to Dominic Webber from the Office of National Statistics.
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Domininc Webber


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Georgie Frost

Marcus Mason, Head of Business, Education and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce, on childcare

Georgie Frost
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Marcus Mason, Head of Business, Education and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce, on childcare
One in four UK businesses say their employees have cut their hours owing to the high cost of childcare. The report from the British Chambers of Commerce also showed that 10% of employers had had staff quit their jobs entirely for the same reason. Its report is calling on the Government to allow policy to revolve around working parents. Measures could include additional childcare subsidies, possibly by extending existing support to the working parents of one and two year olds. Georgie was joined on the line by Marcus Mason, Head of Business, Education and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce.
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Marcus Mason


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Georgie Frost

Sara Mahmoud, chief economist from Shelter, discusses the lack of affordable housing

Georgie Frost
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Sara Mahmoud, chief economist from Shelter, discusses the lack of affordable housing
Only 32,000 new homes were built in the year to March 2016, compared with 66,600 in the previous 12 months. Critics are calling on the government to do more to encourage house-building and affordable housing. They are waiting with baited breath for the Autumn Statement where the Chancellor will announce his new housing strategy. Our reporter Dan Goldsmith spoke to Sara Mahmoud, chief economist from Shelter, to find out more.
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Sara Mahmoud


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Georgie Frost

Hannah Maundrell editor in chief of money.co.uk on The News Review 21/11/16

Georgie Frost
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Hannah Maundrell editor in chief of money.co.uk on The News Review 21/11/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Hannah Maundrell editor in chief of money.co.uk. On the agenda today, they discuss the big political story of the week, the Chancellor Philip Hammond is to deliver his first Autumn Statement and the first since Brexit. Georgie and hannah discuss and deliberate what the Chancellor will say. Elsewhere, the high street is under attack from pensioners, with four in five saying the high street doesn't cater for their needs. Plus they look ahead to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Nigel Cassidy

Tom Floyd of Foenix Partners on the Autumn Statement, US Federal Reserve's rate rise, the Italian Constitutional referendum, and Europe's elections

Nigel Cassidy
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Tom Floyd of Foenix Partners on the Autumn Statement, US Federal Reserve's rate rise, the Italian Constitutional referendum, and Europe's elections
Tom Floyd, Senior Sales Trader at corporate forex broker Foenix Partners, joined Share Radio to look ahead to the Autumn Statement. He talks US Federal Reserve's Chair Janet Yellen indication that interest rates could rise "relatively soon", whilst also looking ahead to the Italian Constitutional referendum and Europe's elections.
Guests:

Emma Wall, Tom Floyd


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Nigel Cassidy

Does the UK need to focus more on local infrastructure?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Does the UK need to focus more on local infrastructure?
As projects like Crossrail and HS2 are going ahead, some analysts are expecting an array of further building projects to be announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond, setting bigger budgets for local infrastructure in this week's Autumn Statement. Share Radio's Matt Cox spoke to Richard Threlfall, Partner and UK Sector Head for Infrastructure, Building and Construction at KPMG, who started by explaining why people are eyeing local infrastructure so closely.
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Emma Wall, Richard Threlfall


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Investing in a post-truth environment

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Investing in a post-truth environment
In the wake of Brexit and Donald Trump being elected, what should you take account of and what should you ignore when it comes to investing? Sarah Pennells is joined by Louise Oliver, a Chartered Financial Planner at Piercefield Oliver, Lisa Stanley-Mann from Good with Money, and Share Radio's own Senior Analyst, Ed Bowsher, to guide you through investments and what to look out for in a post-truth environment.
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Louise Oliver, Lisa Stanley-Mann, Ed Bowsher


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