The votes are in, and Britain is to leave the European Union. Don't Panic, though, because if you want to understand what this means for you and your finances, this is the only podcast for you. What is a technical recession? Will this mean less migration to the UK? How much will French strawberries cost next week? The answers start here. The team from Financial Website of the Year This Is Money, Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce have been preparing for months the definitive guide to a pre- and post-Brexit economy, and along with Financial Broadcaster of the Year Georgie Frost, they're on the case unpacking the fallout of this, the most historic day in the UK for decades.
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David Helliwell, Group Editorial Director at Cumbrian Newspapers Group, that launched the new daily newspaper '24’ to cover the north of England and south west Scotland, joined Share Radio Morning Money to offer a perspective from the north on the EU referendum result.
Martyn James, a financial ombudsman joins Georgie Frost in the studio today to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Tesco has reported a second successive quarter of underlying sales growth for the first time in more than five years, Unilever, the owner of brands like Dove and Lynx, says it'll drop all alleged sexist stereotypes from its advertising, housewives not entitled to a single penny of the new 'flat rate' state pension, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
The Women’s Engineering Society is celebrating National Women in Engineering Day. The UK has less than 10% of female engineering professionals, the lowest percentage in Europe. James Brydges has been hearing from Anusha Shah, Technical Director at the US based technical professional services firm, Jacobs, to find out why young women have not been keen to go for a career in the industry.
Homebase is about to be renamed Bunnings, but will the struggling DIY retailer, now under Wesfarmers ownership, see its fortunes change? Branding expert Jennifer Janson joined Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper to discuss the rebranding.
It's time for our weekly slot with Money Saving Expert. This week, Sam McFaul tells us about new tricks to find those hidden gems while making the most of your savings, what to do if you forget to book travel insurance and gives us a round-up of the best deals and discounts Money Saving Expert have found this week.
On this week's episode, Moira O'Neill and Tom Wilson join Georgie Frost in the studio. On the agenda, HSBC Has launched the UK's first Sub-1% fixed-rate mortgage. Then, most Brits who've bought their first home are not saving enough to get a second property. And, Insurance providers evaluate your driving history and status, and assign a risk value reflected in the premiums you pay. Plus, people in their 40s are working later into their life than ever before leaving a strain on pension.
Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher, joins Georgie Frost in the studio today to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, The My Local convenience store chain is being put into administration, UK retail workers are so stressed about their personal finances, Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting another 900 jobs, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
With the results of the forthcoming EU referendum seemingly on a knife-edge, the Institute of Economic Affairs has published a report outlining the best way to maximise economic freedom whatever the outcome. Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy at the Institute of Economic Affairs, spoke about this further.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has begun an upper house election campaign, with a pledge to rev-up the economy, as surveys show his ruling bloc is ahead. Seijiro Takeshita, Professor of Management and Information at University of Shizuoka in Japan, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to discuss.