Transport for London has approved a new plan to "modernise and improve" London's private hire industry, but it's seen to some as a crackdown on Uber's growth. So are regulators taking aim at disruptive companies to protect the "old guard", or is this another step in integrating innovation into the UK? Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant and analyst, Chris Green, to find out how he sees the situation.
Sarah Pennells discusses the 2016 budget announced by George Osborne earlier this week with guests Jane Moore, from ICAEW, Richard Blanco, a spokesperson of the National Landlord Association and Independent Landlord, Caroline Le Jeune, of London tax accountants Blick Rothenberg and Clair Walsh, an Independent Financial Adviser at Aspect8. Together they go over the recent announcements in this week's budget, looking at the main announcements, and how they could they could affect long-term investments.
Jane Moore, Richard Blanco, Caroline Le Jeune, Claire Walsh
After Budget week, the award winning team looks at the George Osborne's budget in more detail and the new taxes that have been announced. Sugar tax, £1000 interest-free tax and the Northern Powerhouse are just a few topics the team will be discussing...
Uday Dholakia, Chairman of the National Asian Business Association, joins Nigel Cassidy and Sara Sjölin to talk on the back of the Asian Business Awards. Uday discusses the awards and looks at who’s been recognised from Asian business in the UK. He also talks about the budget and gives his take on Brexit.
There’s been no change in the cost of borrowing in the UK. Yet when the Monetary Policy Committee meets to decide on interest rates, we tend to see that the decision's based upon London. So should the bank be charged with paying more attention to industry and commerce outside the capital? One body of business people scrutinising the MPC every month are the North East Shadow Monetary Policy Committee, and Christopher White, Chair of the NE Shadow MPC and Finance Director at Darlington Building Society, joined Share Radio to discuss.
Investment Perspectives: We catch up with our man in Hong Kong, Asia Editor of the Global Trade Review, Finbarr Bermingham.
Share Radio's Michael Considine spoke to Finbarr, this week in Hong Kong and began by asking about the cyber security theft at the Bangledesh Central Bank
AIM business Safestyle UK, who specialise in replacement windows and doors, has released its full year results. The company recorded record results in 2015, and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Birmingham, joined Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper to discuss the performance.
George Osbourne stated in his budget speech on Wednesday, that Britain is "Open for business". Matt Cox spoke to Justin Urquhart Stewart, Co-Founder of Seven Investment Management, about the announcement and what it means for UK businesses.
Share Radio Senior Anlayst, Ed Bowsher and Justin Urquhart Stewart of Seven Investment Management join Investment Perspectives host Ed Mitchell for a review and analysis of the Chancellors 2016 budget immediately after it was heard in the Commons.