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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club- Taking on retirement.

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Money Fight Club- Taking on retirement.
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on retirement and pensions. Why has HMRC earned the Sucker Punch award this week? Plus how to maintain a professional relationship with domestic workers.
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Lindsay Cook, Anne Caborn


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Nick Peters

Hannah Maundrell, editor in chief at Money.co.uk, on The News Review 30/08/16

Nick Peters
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Consuming Issues

Hannah Maundrell, editor in chief at Money.co.uk, on The News Review 30/08/16
Nick Peters is joined by Hannah Maundrell, editor in chief at Money.co.uk. Today they discuss the strength of Britain's bars and restaurants as consumer spending rises as well as the growing issue of debt amongst young people. Plus we find out why Croydon has been dubbed the "Silicon Valley of south London". All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

Hannah Maundrell


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: £1,000 worse off in real-terms – why are jobseekers facing a tougher time?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: £1,000 worse off in real-terms – why are jobseekers facing a tougher time?
Jobseekers are over £1,000 worse off in real-terms as rising inflation hits earnings, according to a new report from jobs website Adzuna. Advertised salaries fell to £32,688 in July, down 2.4% annually from £33,505 a year ago. Becky Harkins, spokesperson for Adzuna, joined Share Radio to offer an insight.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Becky Harkins


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Curing Europe’s digital skills gap

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Curing Europe’s digital skills gap
What would it take to retrain people to use computers and the internet more effectively? The UK is currently in the grip of an IT skills crisis with an estimated 12.6 million lacking even the most basic digital skills. Byron Nicolaides, President of the Council of European Professionals Informatics Societies (CEPIS), discussed.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Byron Nicolaides


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Saving that Pound in your pocket (twice)

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: Saving that Pound in your pocket (twice)
Welcome to the This is Money show and podcast, in partnership with NS&I. This week, Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard Straus, and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce from the Financial Website of the Year team up with Georgie Frost, Financial Broadcaster of the Year, to give you the very best in the week's money journalism. On the agenda: Your pound is being assailed from all angles, from scammers to through-the-floor rates. So what's to be done about it? Well, there is one White Knight on the horizon, and the team from This is Money have some strategies of their own. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost, in partnership with NS&I
Guests:

Rachel Rickard-Straus, Lee Boyce


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Why have Scottish wind farms been paid to shut down?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Why have Scottish wind farms been paid to shut down?
This month, Scottish wind farms have received a record £5.5 million to shut down. It’s after hurricane-force gusts produced more electricity than could be consumed. August 7th saw winds blowing as high as 115 miles an hour, while demand for power fell to record lows. But Renewable UK’s Deputy Chief Executive, Maf Smith, told Share Radio's James Brydges that wind farms turning off was actually the least expensive solution.
Guests:

James Brydges, Maf Smith


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Georgie Frost

Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today they discuss the difficulties faced by young people trying to save as well as the growing popularity of staycations. Plus the state of the UK energy market as the big six companies start to claw back customers. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

Ed Bowsher


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Executive pay - Why does it keep rising?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Executive pay - Why does it keep rising?
David Pitt-Watson is the former head of the Hermes shareholder activist funds in Europe, and an executive fellow of finance at the London Business School. He's one of the authors of “What They Do With Your Money: How the Financial System Fails Us and How to Fix it”. He spoke to Share Radio about executive pay.
Guest:

David Pitt-Watson


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Georgie Frost

Independent financial analyst Martin James on The News Review 25/08/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Independent financial analyst Martin James on The News Review 25/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by independent financial analyst Martin James. Today they discuss the lack of growth in wages as well as Brixit- Britain's shortage of bricks which is worsening the housing crisis. Plus has Scotland's North Sea oil bubble burst? All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

Martyn James


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion
Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion, more than twice the size of the UK figure, and at 9.5% of GDP its higher than that of Greece at 7.2%. North Sea oil revenues also plunged from £1.8 billion in 2014/15 to just £60 million last year. Our commentator in Scotland, Maurice Smith, discussed.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Maurice Smith


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