It’s a month since the UK voted to leave the EU, and data from the Markit PMI shows that the UK business economy has sunk to its lowest level since April 2009. But what should we make of this? Joe Aldridge has been hearing from Scott Bowman, UK Economist at Capital Economics.
A string of possible business projects, including the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, will need to be decided on by new Government Ministers, as Brexit opens up new policy options, including a possible industrial strategy. But what will it look like? James Frayne, a former senior civil servant in government, discussed on Share Radio.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Financial Broadcaster of the Year Georgie Frost. Joining us today is Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk. And the big story of the day - former BHS owner, Sir Philip Green has been branded as the "unacceptable face of capitalism". Georgie and Hannah will also mull over how the failure of BHS could help the government protect workplace pensions. Plus, Living near a supermarket can help to boost the value of your home by £22,000. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
Once again, it's time for the This is Money podcast. Every week, in partnership with NS&I, Financial Broadcaster of the Year Georgie Frost and Financial Website of the Year This is Money team up to go through all the finance stories you need to know this week. First up: the ARM takeover by Softbank - does this prove that Britain is open for business, or did we just write ourselves out of the Internet of Things? Then, we take a look at the new cabinet, what would you do if you were in charge of the country? Or pensions? Then, banks are 'named and shamed' for offering loyal savers record low interest rates. All this and more, on This is Money.
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Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor, Sara Benwel. And today, they look at the MPs committee who condemned Sports Direct, for making their employees work in condition like a 'Victorian Workhouse'. And, Sainsbury's have the go ahead to purchase Argos. Plus, the Government is under pressure to sort out the Southern Rail debacle. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
As part of our regular slot looking at the highs and lows of setting up a small business Georgie talks to Jessica Kruger, founder of Ethos, one of London’s premier vegan destinations, along with business coach Robert Ferguson and an owner of an SME to learn from their experiences.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by personal financial expert Terri Harman. And today, they look at the Supreme Court's decision that it is OK to tell a "collateral" lie on an insurance claim. And, BT's broadband service suffered a major outage. Plus, we take a look at the mortgage price war. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
Investment Perspectives turned to the UK's future trading relationship with the EU. You often hear people talking about a 'Switzerland-style' relationship or a 'Canada-style' relationship between the UK and the EU, but some are not entirely sure what those terms mean? So to find out more, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Springford, senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform.
This is must listen, new look edition to our regular show, with added features, bringing their magazine to your ears. On this week's episode, Moira O'Neill and Tom Wilson join Georgie Frost in the studio. On the agenda, we talk all things gap years, how common they are, costs, what to consider and more. Plus we settle the argument, about which is the best way to invest, actively or passively. We also see the new, fun and quirky features like stats of the week, and their regular polls from the magazine. All this plus much more so do not miss.