It’s National Maintenance Week. And the theme is damp. The build-up of mould is something that all property owners should be thinking about. Left untreated it can cause a range of problems from serious structural damage to health concerns. It can also cost an arm and a leg to sort out, especially if neglected. So, to find out more, Sue Dougan spoke to Kate Griffin, from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
What did the Chancellor have in store for the housing market in the Autumn statement? Yesterday we heard from Russell Quirk, CEO of eMoov.co.uk, on what he wanted to hear from the Chancellor. But were those expectations met? We also hear from Jeremy Raj from Wedlake Bell's Residential Property Team, for his reaction on Philip Hammond's policies towards the housing market.
Sue Dougan is joined in the studio by Kevin Pratt Web editor MoneySuperMarket.com. On the agenda today, they discuss the big story - The Autumn Statement. Sue and Kevin speak about how all aspects of the policies the Chancellor delivered will impact the consumer. Elsewhere, over ten million people across Britain could struggle in retirement if minimum contributions to workplace pensions aren't increased. Air traffic bosses have issued a new code of conduct for drones. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Andy Scott, Economist at HiFX, joined the programme to share his view on the Autumn Statement. We started by asking a comment on Hammond's pledge that Britain will have to borrow £122 billion more over the next five years than it planned before June's Brexit vote.
Chris Justham, Relationship Manager for Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio to discuss the City of London's reaction to the Autumn Statement. We started by asking him about Hammond's growth predictions being cut as a result of the Brexit vote.
In his Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond has revealed a plan to unlock a billion pounds worth of new finance to help firms grow and resist overseas takeovers because of the weak pound. Share Radio's Matt Cox heard from tech consultant Chris Green to find out more.
How often do you get your car serviced? Around half of us are delaying taking our vehicle to the garage because of the cost. Also, half of us don't make a pit stop before making a long journey. But could this be adding more money to your yearly car bill. To find out how, Share Radio's Dan Goldsmith spoke to former Top Gear presenter Tiff Needell.
Consumer writer Megan French talks us through Black Friday. Whilst you may be able to grab some bargains beware of marketing ploys which aren't as good as they seem, Megan runs us through what is genuine and what is not as good as it all seems. We also find out our rights when returning products. And as ever we'll have a roundup of the latest and best deals the team have come across this week.
Apprenticeships can be an alternative to university but for women, there is apparently still a struggle to break into certain sectors. New research shows that in sectors such as engineering and electronics, women make up a lower proportion of apprentices than a decade ago. So, what can be done to change this? To find out, Georgie spoke to an electronic apprentice, Amy Lambden.
Georgie is joined by editor Moira O Neill and their web manager Gary Adams, from the Moneywise team, for their sideways look at the weeks top money stories including the winners of the Moneywise home finance awards and what your readers want to see in this year's autumn statement. Also, the grandparents saving their children billions by looking after the grandkids. Plus and all the regular features including poll of the week, the one minute challenge and not forgetting funny money.