The House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs has concluded in a report that the Government should allow local authorities to set and vary planning fees in accordance with the needs of their local area to incentivise private sector housebuilders.
John Wriglesworth, Consultant Researcher for Jackson-Stops & Staff joined the Morning Money team to discuss further.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher. And today, they look at how leaving the EU will affect the housing market, plus how the Brexit vote footfall. Also on the show, they discuss about the bad news for millennials, and the pressure Ofcom is putting on BT. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
This week, Linda Lewis speaks to the founder of Jardine of London, Mary Jardine. Mary is a former model agency boss who is on a quest to produce her own luxury handbag company, creating and designing products in Britain that she aims to rival other luxury handbags on the market.
It is reported that two million people currently own shares in their employer due to employee share ownership schemes, but what does this actually mean? To find out Sarah is joined by Malcolm Hurlston, chairman of the Employee Share Ownership Center and by Debbie Lovewell-Tuck from the Employee Benefits magazine.
Sarah investigates why the financial sector has few women in top positions and looks into the companies that have signed up for the women in Financial Services Charter. To go through this issue, Sarah is joined by Jane Platt from NS&I, Melanie Seymour from Women in Banking and Finance and employment lawyer, Gillian Howard.
In the wake of the referendum there is a huge amount of uncertainty in many areas, not least regarding exports, trade agreements and the single market. As deputy Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce, Peter Bishop oversees 5000 trade enquiries, 12 trade missions and 140,000 export and import documents a year. Peter gives Share Radio his view on the potential implications on trade in light of the EU Referendum.
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.
We're going to be talking about Base Rates remaining steady, despite indications to the contrary - is the Bank of England our unreliable boyfriend? And dreams of owning a home are disappearing for lower-income families, as small-deposit mortgages are drying up amid post-Brexit nerves.
And that's not the only bad news for would-be buyers this week, sneaky estate agents are re-posting listings to make them look much fresher than they are. And finally, we'll be running through Parking Rage, the best cities to live and work, and certain coins that could make you a mint.
This is Money is presented by George Frost, in partnership with NS&I.
Was it a surprise that Mark Carney decided to stick with the 0.5% interest rate? Dr Howard Archer, Chief European & U.K. Economist at IHS Markit gives us his insights to the BoE interest rate decision.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher. And today, they look at the latest from the tragic events in Nice. And then, they analyse the the Bank of England's decision not to cut the interest rates. Plus, the government's being accused of being too slow to consider whether Volkswagen can be prosecuted over the emissions scandal. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.