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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Is “Open Source” the future of technology?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Is “Open Source” the future of technology?
Govnet is set to host its Open Source 2016 conference later, where issues in this area of software development will be discussed. So what exactly is open source, and why do some people think that this is where the future of tech development lies? Matt Cox spoke to Oliver Smith, Senior Tech Reporter at The Memo, to find out.
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Matt Cox, Oliver Smith


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: “The strategy of Japan is that we don’t have opposition” – Seijiro Takeshita

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: “The strategy of Japan is that we don’t have opposition” – Seijiro Takeshita
On Sunday, Japanese voters will go to the polls in the triennial upper house election. The contest is for only half the seats, and voters are expected to vote for the political status quo or not vote at all. To discuss this and more, Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Share Radio.
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Chris Bailey, Dr Seijiro Takeshita


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Georgie Frost

How important is it to change your password? Listen to Joel Davis and John Marsden from Equifax

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

How important is it to change your password? Listen to Joel Davis and John Marsden from Equifax
With everything going online, from e-mails, to shopping, to even banking now, it is vital to have a secure and safe password to prevent being hacked. research by the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax has found that a quarter change their passwords less than once a year, and almost the same figure never change at all, which could lead to high numbers of cyber crime and identity theft. This is a must listen as Joel Davis and John Marsden from Equifax join Georgie in the studio.
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Joel Davis, John Marsden


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Tech is top – David Brear speaks about the world’s most valuable industry

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Tech is top – David Brear speaks about the world’s most valuable industry
Research by PwC revealed that the biggest tech businesses in the world are now worth $2.9 trillion, overtaking the world's biggest financial companies with just $2.7 trillion of value. Matt Cox has been finding out what this means for tech companies by speaking with David Brear, Co-Founder and CEO at fintech expertise group, 11FS.
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Matt Cox, David Brear


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Georgie Frost

Hannah Maundrell on the News Review - 05/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Hannah Maundrell  on the News Review - 05/07/16
Hannah Maundrell Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, we look ahead to Mark Carney's speech as small businesses look to be losing confidence, Investors in Standard Life’s property funds have been told they can't withdraw their money, Britain is set for a huge banking war with up to 20 newcomers taking on the high street dinosaurs and the RAC says prices of diesel and petrol rose by 1.5 percent in June. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club - Battling for your wage

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Money Fight Club - Battling for your wage
It's time for another session with Money Fight Club! This week, Georgie Frost enters the ring with financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn on how to understanding your pay slip, how ‘Generation Rent’ is being exploited by letting agents and why some supermarkets are under investigation again.
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: The legal matters of Brexit – Michael Bowsher QC of Monckton Chambers discussed

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The legal matters of Brexit – Michael Bowsher QC of Monckton Chambers discussed
There have been reports that a London law firm is preparing to launch legal action over the triggering of Article 50. Michael Bowsher QC of Monckton Chambers joined Morning Money’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise to discuss.
Guests:

Paul Sedgwick, Michael Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Ed Bowsher on the News Review - 04/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Ed Bowsher on the News Review - 04/07/16
Harrison Kelly, Media Relations Manager at the TSB, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Nigel Farage steps down as the leader of UKip, we take a look at the latest Brexit news, Southern Rail is to axe 350 services a day under an amended timetable, plus Majestic Wine, TSB and Brecon Carreg are the latest companies to pay workers the voluntary Living Wage, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
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Ed Bowsher


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: “The message is: Britain remains open for business” – Tom Floyd on the planned corporation tax cuts

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: “The message is: Britain remains open for business” – Tom Floyd on the planned corporation tax cuts
Tom Floyd, Senior Sales Trader at corporate forex broker Foenix Partners, joined Share Radio’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, to talk about the UK's political uncertainty and how it's impacting the markets, whilst also looking ahead to the Bank of England’s financial stability report.
Guests:

Paul Sedgwick, Tom Floyd


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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: Major unrest in Zimbabwe, post-Brexit trading between S.A & UK, plus South African job losses

Juliette Foster
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Conversations From Africa

Conversations From Africa: Major unrest in Zimbabwe, post-Brexit trading between S.A & UK, plus South African job losses
This is Conversations From Africa featuring the Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, Chris Bishop, in conversation with Share Radio's Patrick Jones. First up for discussion this week is news concerning civil unrest in Zimbabwe, will the violence make a dent in the political structures of a country which has already seen it's fair share of crises? In other economic news, the South African economy has lost 15,000 jobs according to the countries leading statistics provider. Plus, the South African Trade Minister Rob Davies doesn't think Brexit will harm the trading relationship between the UK and South Africa... but is he right?

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