When you are just starting out in business, flexible co-working spaces can be the best environment to keep costs down and to help businesses to flourish. Fewer desks is one way to cut overheads - or for some of them to become hot desks - to be shared in different parts of the day buy different staff working opposite ends of the day. But that means increasingly many workers have no official home - which can be disconcerting.
Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Sterling fell to a 31-year low against the US dollar, Amazon is going on a hiring spree, M&S is dropping in sales, Sports Direct has warned it will be "impacted significantly" by the collapse in sterling, 55 per cent of people in the UK now use a mobile phone to do their banking, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
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, Helen Knapmann and Tom Wilson join Georgie Frost in the studio. On the agenda, are loyalty cards a waste of time, we look at pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, no-interest credit cards, Y2K software protection, a warning as ID theft among young people has gone up almost 60% and the experts think the likes of Facebook and Twitter have a part to play. We also see the new, fun and quirky features like stats of the week, and their regular polls from the magazine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.