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Lianna Etkind, executive director of the Campaign for Better Transport discusses rising rail fares

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Lianna Etkind, executive director of the Campaign for Better Transport discusses rising rail fares
Our rail fares are one of the highest in Europe. A recent study found we spend as much as six times more of our salaries on rail fares than our European counterparts do. We are often overcharged as rail firms do not show the cheapest price on two-thirds of cross-country routes. Well, change might be on the way. Rail firms may now be forced to display its lowest priced ticket on self-service ticket machines. Sarah Pennells spoke to Lianna Etkind about the constant rise of rail fares.
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Lianna Etkind


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Cary Cooper, an expert psychologist at Manchester University explains the worst office gripes

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Cary Cooper, an expert psychologist at Manchester University explains the worst office gripes
No matter where you work there are office gripes. We all try to ignore them and remain chirpy, but some habits are bound to grate more than others. So what are the top annoying office gripes? Noisy or messy eaters, alongside moaning, were among the top complaints in a new poll. Sarah Pennells talked to Professor Sir Cary Cooper about the worst office gripes.
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Professor Sir Cary Cooper


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Seona Myerscough, Partner and head of the Family team at Gardner Leader solicitors discusses divorce

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Seona Myerscough, Partner and head of the Family team at Gardner Leader solicitors discusses divorce
Official figures released today show that the number of divorces is down. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show there were 111,169 divorces in 2014, a decrease of 3.1% compared with 2013 and a decline of 27% from a recent peak in 2003. The number of divorces in 2014 was highest among men aged 45 to 49 and women aged 40 to 44. So, why are divorce rates falling? For more information Sarah Pennells spoke to Seona Myerscough, Partner and head of the Family team at Gardner Leader solicitors.
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Seona Myerscough


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Hannah Maundrell from Money.co.uk on The News Review 05/12/16

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Hannah Maundrell from Money.co.uk on The News Review 05/12/16
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Hannah Maundrell from Money.co.uk . On the agenda they discuss the big story of the day that British consumers will struggle to pay off their credit card bill each month. Elsewhere, Debt advice organisations are advising people to 'act now' to tackle debt, rather than to wait until the problem gets any worse. Plus, Britain's agency workers are underpaid and exploited. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Nigel Cassidy

The market view on the Italian Referendum, non-farm payroll and the week ahead with Alex Lydall

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

The market view on the Italian Referendum, non-farm payroll and the week ahead with Alex Lydall
Alex Lydall, Senior 360 FX dealer at corporate forex broker Foenix Partners, joined Share Radio to give his market view on the Italian Referendum, Non-Farm payrolls and discuss what we should expect in the week ahead.
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Paul Sedgwick, Alex Lydall


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Nigel Cassidy

What will be the impact of Brexit on foreign investments in the UK?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What will be the impact of Brexit on foreign investments in the UK?
New data reveals Foreign Investment into the UK boomed in 2015 - but what does this mean in the context of Post-Brexit Britain? The figures published by the Office for National Statistics last week, shows that net flows of Investment to the UK from foreign sources rose to over 21 billion dollars in 2015, compared to just 15 billion in 2014. But will the UK be able to maintain this level of foreign investment, or will the EU Referendum scare the offshore cash away? To find out more, Share Radio's Matt Cox spoke to Adrian Lowcock, Investment Director of Architas.
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Paul Sedgwick, Matt Cox, Adrian Lowcock


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Nigel Cassidy

Are there alternatives to passporting rights for UK firms?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Are there alternatives to passporting rights for UK firms?
UK financial firms are reportedly looking to relocate to Dublin following the Brexit vote with the Irish central bank reporting a sharp increase in the number of inquiries from UK-based firms. Other European cities including Frankfurt and Paris are also trying to grab UK firms which are worried about losing passporting rights which grants them the right to operate across the continent. Earlier Share Radio's Robert Van Egghen spoke to Barnabas Reynolds, head of the global financial institutions advisory & financial regulatory group at law firm Shearman & Sterling. In a new report Reynolds argues that there are other models for UK firms to follow, which offer advantages that passporting does not have.
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Paul Sedgwick, Barnabas Reynolds, Robert Van Egghen


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Marc Shoffman

Questions Of Faith: Housing

Marc Shoffman
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Questions Of Faith

Questions Of Faith: Housing
One of the big focuses of the Autumn Statement was housing, with pledges to build more affordable homes. But where does the statement stand on a spiritual level. Marc Spoke to Jacob Quagliozzi, deputy Director of Housing Justice and Paul Morrison from the Methodist Church, to go over the chancellors statement.
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Jacob Quagliozzi, Paul Morrison


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: 04/12/16

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: 04/12/16
This week on the Shop Floor, the world we live in is about to become super-connected to the Internet of Things, Nick explores some of the issues this raises with Nigel Upton. Do you fancy a career in wine? Nick visits the one place in the UK where you can actually get a wine qualification, Plumpton College on the Sussex Downs to meet Paul Harley. We discuss corporate governance with Laurie Fitzjohn Sykes, director of research at Tomorrow's Company and finally Nick finds out about the leadership lag the UK is facing with John Yates from the ILM
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John Yates, Laurie Fitzjohn Sykes, Nigel Upton, Paul Harley


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Matthew Cook

Share Politics: Campaign Against Arms Trade

Matthew Cook
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Share Politics

Share Politics: Campaign Against Arms Trade
The sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia to use against Yemen, by the UK has long been a controversial one, as the UK also sends aid to Yemen. The Campaign Against Arms Trade has recently launched legal action against the UK government, to try and stop the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Matthew Cook spoke to Andrew Smith, from CAAT to discuss the legal case and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen
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Andrew Smith


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