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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: An unhappy ending for Disney COO

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: An unhappy ending for Disney COO
Well it wasn't quite the fairytale succession everyone expected, as the man being groomed to become the next boss of Disney says he'll be stepping down next month. Tom Staggs had been seen as the heir apparent to replace Bob Iger, who retires in 2018, but has reportedly quit his post because he was not guaranteed the chief executive role. To discuss this, film industry expert Terry Ilott joined Nigel Cassidy and Sara Sjölin.
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Sara Sjölin, Terry Ilott


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: The Piggy Banks hiding in the cupboard – tax haven story time with Fenella Fudge

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The Piggy Banks hiding in the cupboard – tax haven story time with Fenella Fudge
The leak of millions of documents from a Panamanian law firm has drawn further attention to the use and abuse of tax havens. But how would you explain tax havens to a five-year-old? Share Radio’s Fenella Fudge, with the help of a Reddit post from Dan Gliesack, tells you all about those Piggy Banks that were hidden in the cupboard.
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Fenella Fudge


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: What makes London the best place in the world for finance?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: What makes London the best place in the world for finance?
London has again been announced as the world's top financial centre. In the Global Financial Centres Index ratings, London just pipped New York to the number one spot. So what makes the City the best place for finance? Matt Cox spoke to Adrian Lowcock, Head of Investment at Axa Wealth.
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Matt Cox, Adrian Lowcock


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Tax haven top trumps

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Tax haven top trumps
How well do nations, islands and cities compare when it comes to its ability to conceal transactions, or the real ownership of assets? As the Panama Papers affair plays out, Nigel Cassidy spoke to Berlin-based Nicholas Shaxson who’s the author of Treasure Islands, a book about the use and abuse of tax havens, about those who are most secretive.
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Nicholas Saxson


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Georgie Frost

Ed Bowsher on the News Review - Are we saying "tata" to steel, and "whatsapp" to encryption?

Georgie Frost
Ed Bowsher on the News Review - Are we saying "tata" to steel, and "whatsapp" to encryption?
Share Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the big money stories of the day. In the spotlight is the steel crisis rumbling on, of course. Other than that, are you comfortable with contactless payments? And good news for millennials, (and 1 billion other users), as instant messaging service WhatsApp unveils plans to encrypt all communication.
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Ed Bowsher


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: The issues facing women in business

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: The issues facing women in business
The annual Women in the World Summit is due to meet in New York, in the hope of celebrating female icons and leaders from sectors ranging from artists to activists. But is enough being done? Matt Cox spoke to Fiona Reynolds from Investment firm PRI, who explained the issues facing women in business, and what can be done to remove hurdles facing them.
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Matt Cox, Fiona Reynolds


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: What impact have pension freedoms had one year on?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: What impact have pension freedoms had one year on?
An overhauled state pension, being paid to new rather than existing pensioners, has begun. Meanwhile it's been a year since pension freedoms came into force. Matt Cox spoke to former pensions minister Steve Webb, Director of Policy at pension provider Royal London, about how the pension freedom act has affected the UK, pensioners and providers one year on.
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Matt Cox, Steve Webb


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Juliette Foster

Chief Economist at Deloitte Ian Stewart discusses CFO support for the EU following a new survey

Juliette Foster
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The Investment Hour with Juliette Foster

Chief Economist at Deloitte Ian Stewart discusses CFO support for the EU following a new survey
A survey by the professional services group Deloitte, reveals that support for Britain to stay in the European Union, has risen among the Chief Financial Officers of the UK's biggest companies. It also found that the possibility of a British exit, is now the top issue on the corporate worry list. Ian Stewart, is the Chief Economist at Deloitte, and he joined Investment Perspectives host Juliette Foster in the studio for more analysis of the new survey.

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Juliette Foster

The Weeks Update: Silkie Cragg of the TUC & Professor John Weeks discuss the trade union bill

Juliette Foster
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The Weeks Update

The Weeks Update: Silkie Cragg of the TUC & Professor John Weeks discuss the  trade union bill
On the day that Chancellor George Osborne made his budget speech to the House of Commons, the government's controversial Trade Union Bill was dealt a major blow by peers in the House of Lords. By a majority of 320 votes to 172, they defeated a proposal to change the way that union members pay their dues. It was a strong show of support to a recommendation from a cross-party committee which had said that any changes to party funding should be restricted to new members only. The Lords then ended what had been a bruising session for the government, by giving its overwhelming support to two other bill ammendments. So what happens now? Is the Trade Union Bill dead in the water? Will the government now have to rip it up and start again? Silkie Cragg is the "Policy & Campaigns Support Officer" for the TUC, and Professor John Weeks is Share Radio's regular economics commentator.
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John Weeks


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Scandal for Industrivarden - A look at the Swedish holding company

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Scandal for Industrivarden - A look at the Swedish holding company
The financial results of Swedish holding company, Industrivarden, are due for release. The group controls more than half of the Swedish stock exchange and is just emerging from the country’s biggest corporate scandal in decades, which led to the replacement of the group’s former Chief and Chairman. Ahead of Industrivarden's earnings, Share Radio’s Nigel Cassidy heard from Albin Ranner, Head of Market Surveillance at the Swedish Shareholders Association, who can be credited with bringing the scandal to light.
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Albin Ranner


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