The UK's creative industries are punching above their weight according to a report by Nesta. But a lack of government support means that crown could soon be lost. Only one country whose government does support its creative industries is South Korea, where government schemes have turned a small country into a pop culture titan. Robert Van Egghen looked into Korean culture's economic success.
Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, is expected to charge Google over its Android mobile operating system. Matt Cox spoke to Taj Dhunay, CEO and Founder of The App Developers, an android and IOS app creation and consultancy firm, who explained how Google dominates the market.
Kicking off the news of the week, Share Senior Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss Osborne's impending Brexit warning, to wonder where all the shoppers going from the high street have gone, and why so many Britons are living at home.
Linda Lewis heads over to Snact this week, a company that makes fruit jerky from surplus fruit. She meets founders Ilana Taub and Michael Minch Dixon, asking them how they set up the company. The pair convey their passion for cutting food waste, their aim to collect unwanted fruit from markets and suppliers, and turn it into something that people would want to buy.
This week Nick Peters focuses on advertising and marketing. He speaks to Matt Winton, Head of Marketing at Smiley & Co, on the smiley and how it has developed into a world-famous brand and a cultural icon in the world of technology, fashion and music. Ahead of the fourth annual Advertising Week Europe event this week, Rebecca Eaves, Director at Advertising Week Europe, talks about the current state of advertising and how it’s contributes to the UK and EU economy.
It's time once again for This is Money. Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs editor Lee Boyce join Georgie in the studio to discuss the biggest stories they've been looking at this week. On our show today; more Doom and Gloom over Brexit, this time it's the IMF piling on. Are you sure your bank account is secure? Well there's a number of very sophisticated scams going around, so stay alert. And then, we look at the most (and least) valuable subject choices at University. All this and more on This is Money, presented in partnership with NS&I.
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Vix Leyton, retail expert at Quidco. Top on the agenda, The makers of Dolmio are warning consumers that some of their sauces have so much salt, fat and sugar they should only be eaten once a week, how will this affect their sales?
Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Some employers claim entry level bankers are switching jobs and hurting the industry in the process, in the hope of earning top money as soon as possible. So why is this a problem for the finance industry? Matt Cox spoke to Doctor John Nicholson, founder of one of the UK's leading business psychology consultancies Nicholson McBride, who explained the business mind of the Millennial.
We can produce electricity from the wind and from burning wood or waste, but how about a new bio-energy power plant in the UK generating energy from cheese? Clearfleau is a company that provides the technology to produce bio-energy from cheese. Clearfleau’s Market Director Richard Gueterbock joined Share Radio Morning Money to explain all.