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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Is British farming safe post-Brexit?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is British farming safe post-Brexit?
The future of British farming is in question post-Brexit. Farmers received £2.1 billion from direct subsidies from the EU in 2015, making up 55% of farmers' total incomes last year. So what's next for British Farming, and what needs to be done to secure its future? Matt Cox spoke to Guy Smith, Vice President of the National Farmer's Union.
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Matt Cox, Guy Smith


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Georgie Frost

Harrison Kelly from TSB on The News Review 10/08/16

Georgie Frost
Harrison Kelly from TSB on The News Review 10/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by Harrison Kelly from TSB. Today they look at the ongoing strike by Southern Rail workers and the potential for a return to work. With more than a third of people under 35 saying they regret going to university because of their debts they also discuss whether university is worth the cost. Elsewhere they find out what happens to the drinks bottles confiscated by airport security. All this and other stories on the News Review.

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Juliette Foster

Is Portugal facing a banking crisis? Patrick Jones investigates with Daniel Gros of the CEPS

Juliette Foster
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Ed's Macro-Economic View

Is Portugal facing a banking crisis? Patrick Jones investigates with Daniel Gros of the CEPS
Though Italy and it's banking crisis (specifically Monte Dei Paschi) has been the central focus of concerns over the stability of Eurozone financial institutions recently, Portugal is also facing serious issues, as what some are calling an ongoing banking 'crisis' — not quite equal to the one in Italy, but significant nonetheless, dominate people's thinking in the Iberian state. Share Radio's Patrick Jones investigates.

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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: William Hill reject Rank Group and 888 takeover bid

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: William Hill reject Rank Group and 888 takeover bid
Bookmaker William Hill has rejected a £3.16bn takeover offer from online operator 888 and casino giant Rank. The bid, in shares and cash, was called "highly opportunistic" by Gareth Davis, chairman of William Hill, who said it did not reflect its true value. Gambling industry strategist and consultant, Steve Donoughue, discussed the deal.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Steve Donoughue


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Juliette Foster

An overview of the UK markets with Andrew Parry of Hermes Investment Management

Juliette Foster
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The Investment Hour with Juliette Foster

An overview of the UK markets with Andrew Parry of Hermes Investment Management
We stood back to get an overview of UK markets with Andrew Parry, Head of Equities, Hermes Investment Management, covering NIESR’s figures on the slowdown in the UK economy from July, the UK’s trade deficit, UK industrial output, the 10 year gilt fall today, Sterling falling to a one month low against the dollar & much more.

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Juliette Foster

The Weeks Update: A 'best of' edition Ann Pettifor, Michael Zweig and Jan Toporowski

Juliette Foster
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The Weeks Update

The Weeks Update: A 'best of' edition Ann Pettifor, Michael Zweig and Jan Toporowski
This week on the Weeks Update we take a pause at the end of what's been a very busy news period for the UK markets and look at some of the most topical highlights from our regular commentator Professor John Week's recent shows, starting with discussion on Theresa May's article 50 comments with Professor Jan Toporofski of SOAS, then the merits of the new Chancellor Phillip Hammond and the performance of his predecessor with the economist Ann Pettifor & finally a closer look at the appeal of Donald Trump to white working class American voters with Professor Michael Zweig of New York State University.

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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Revenues up 8% to $73.3m for The Quarto Group in H1 2016

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Revenues up 8% to $73.3m for The Quarto Group in H1 2016
The Quarto Group is a leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. On the day of its 2016 half year report, company CEO Marcus Leaver joined Share Radio Morning Money to assess his company’s performance and set out their future aims.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Marcus Leaver


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Georgie Frost

Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by independent money expert Martyn James. Today they look at the Competition and Markets Authority's calls for a technological revolution from high street banks. Staying with banking there are also fears of a further cut in interest rates which dropped to 0.25% last week. Meanwhile housing chairty Shelter have suggested working families in England are so stretched financially that one in three couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage.
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Martyn James


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Is the latest CMA report a game changer for the retail banking industry?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is the latest CMA report a game changer for the retail banking industry?
The Competition and Markets Authority has unveiled a package of measures to "shake up retail banking for years to come". To discuss the measures, James Sherwin-Smith, CEO of Growth Street, which started the APR4SMEs campaign earlier this year, joined Morning Money’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, James Sherwin-Smith


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: Battling hard against car insurers

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Money Fight Club: Battling hard against car insurers
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn battle it out against car insurers, and find out how to get the best deals on motor insurance. Plus, will they hand out the Golden Glove or Sucker Punch award and to who?
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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