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Ed Bowsher

Providing microfinance for the developing world: Co - CEO of FINCA, Rupert Scofield speaks to Share Radio's Alexi Phillips

Ed Bowsher
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Juliette's Macro-Economic View

Providing microfinance for the developing world: Co - CEO of FINCA, Rupert Scofield speaks to Share Radio's Alexi Phillips
Providing access to finance and loans is a key tool for helping the world's poorest people and a critical part of helping developing nations build more robust economies. FINCA, the international Microfinance Institution, works to provide micro loans for entrepreneurs and small to medium sized enterprises around the globe. To learn more Share Radio's Alexi Phillips sat down with its president and co-CEO Rupert Schofield. Alexi began by asking him about FINCA's mission and approach.

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Georgie Frost

The News Review with Victoria Leyton - 04/05/2016

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

The News Review with Victoria Leyton - 04/05/2016
Victoria Leyton from Quidco joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, banks capping monthly unarranged overdraft charges, the Post Office plans to cut 600 jobs, gluten free diets high in fat and more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
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Victoria Leyton


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: The team from Money Fight Club joins Georgie Frost in the studio to talk about charities

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Consuming Issues: The team from Money Fight Club joins Georgie Frost in the studio to talk about charities
Today the founders of Money Fight Club -Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn- talk all things charities - about the money we give to charities, where it ends up, and the financial side of the organisations.

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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Trade unions and the European Union

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Trade unions and the European Union
John Edmonds, Chair of the Trade Union Forum Management Committee, looked ahead to History & Policy's Trade Union Forum on 'Trade Unions and the European Union'. Ahead of the EU referendum, the Trade Union Forum explores the roles that trade unions have had in previous EU public debates.
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Chris Bailey, John Edmonds


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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: The WEF on Africa, Rwanda's return to grace, & a Forbes Africa exclusive!

Juliette Foster
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Conversations From Africa

Conversations From Africa: The WEF on Africa, Rwanda's return to grace, & a Forbes Africa exclusive!
This is Conversations From Africa, Share Radio's weekly view across the continent & it's major news, with Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine & Share Radio's Patrick Jones. This week they discuss the World Economic Forum on Africa in Rwanda & the host nation's rise from the ashes, plus a Forbes Africa exclusive, updates from an infamous South Africa's mine collapse several months ago, news out of the Central African Republic after the withdrawal of French forces & more!

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Georgie Frost

The News Review w/ Ed Bowsher

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

The News Review w/ Ed Bowsher
There is much uncertainty ahead of the EU referendu, and it is beginning to affect investment in the UK, according to leading business groups. The Confederation of British Industry says it now expects growth of 2 per cent both this year and next. That's down from previous estimates of 2.3 and 2.1 per cent respectively. Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost to talk this and all other stories making the headlines today.
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Ed Bowsher


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: UK plc profits plunge to 9 year lows

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: UK plc profits plunge to 9 year lows
There's been more pain for UK plc's, with profits from investments in quoted companies at their lowest for nine years. We know this from the latest quarterly Profit Watch survey from The Share Centre, and its Chairman, Gavin Oldham, explained the findings to Nigel Cassidy.
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Gavin Oldham


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, Unnecessary Admin and Working Environments

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, Unnecessary Admin and Working Environments
Shop Floor, in association with the Inspirational Development Group, opens with an insight into the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. Lord John Browne, QE Prize Trustees and former Chief Executive of BP, explains what the award represents for the profession and why there needs to be a social change to encourage children to become engineers. Neil Pickering, Industry and Customer Insight Manager at Kronos, analyses how British businesses can avoid wasting over £60 billion a year on unnecessary admin, while Leeson Medhurst, Head of Workplace Consultancy at 360 Workplace, explains why office space can affect a company's productivity.
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Lord John Browne, Neil Pickering, Paul Jackson, Leeson Medhurst


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Inspirational Development Group
Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Pavegen

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Pavegen
Pavegen are a company who have come up with revolutionary technology that transforms the power of people's footsteps into energy. Linda Lewis meets the CEO Laurence Kemball Cook, who reveals how the company has teamed up with Tribal Planet in Silicon Valley to turn the data from footsteps into a 'digital currency' which people can spend using their mobile phone.
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Laurence Kemball Cook


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Nick Peters

Marketing Watch: Artisan Craft Based Advertising, Iconic Ads and the New Blood Shift

Nick Peters
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Marketing Watch

Marketing Watch: Artisan Craft Based Advertising, Iconic Ads and the New Blood Shift
Copywriting Expert, Nick Parker, joins Nick Peters explaining the new phenomenon of artisan craft based advertising, questioning why it has become so popular in today's corporate and technology-led society. John Donovan, GumGum's UK Vice President, looks back at some iconic ads of the 70s and 80s and debates how they would perform in today's media environment, while Paul Drake, Director of D&AD, discusses his new scheme, New Blood Shift, which aims to recruit more young people from more diverse backgrounds into the creative industries.
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Nick Parker, John Donovan, Paul Drake


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