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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: What's to blame for the weakest Scottish store performance since 2012?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What's to blame for the weakest Scottish store performance since 2012?
David McCorquodale, Head of Retail at KPMG, comments on the SRC-KPMG Scottish retail sales monitor for the month of January, which show that total Scottish sales decreased by 3.8% compared with January 2015, when they had declined by 2.3%. So what's to blame and what do these figures reveal about consumer confidence in Scotland?
Guests:

Chris Bailey, David McCorquodale


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze oil output at January levels

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Saudi Arabia and Russia agree to freeze oil output at January levels
Oil prices fell on Tuesday despite Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing to freeze oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit. A potential stumbling block is Iran, after petroleum minister, Bijan Zangeneh, said that the country would "not forego its oil market share". Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, gives his opinion on the matter.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Kevin Baxter


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Juliette Foster

The Weeks Update: John Weeks & Geoff Tilley, Senior Economist at TUC

Juliette Foster
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The Weeks Update

The Weeks Update: John Weeks & Geoff Tilley, Senior Economist at TUC
Its time again for a look at the intersection of politics and economics, with our regular economic commentator John Weeks. Joining him, is Geoff Tilley, Senior Economist at TUC, and they unpack the CBI’s criticism of Osborne’s performance since the Autumn Statement.

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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: EU reform deal goes down to the wire ahead of this week’s crucial summit

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: EU reform deal goes down to the wire ahead of this week’s crucial summit
Negotiators are working hard to allow the European Council to agree on a final deal based on the demands presented by David Cameron. The French government, supported by Germany, has raised objections to the draft agreement put forward by European Council President Donald Tusk. Francesco Guerrera, Chief Financial Correspondent at Politico Europe, gives more on this.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Francesco Guerrera


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: “The shortage of energy is setting the tone for the continent” - Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: “The shortage of energy is setting the tone for the continent” - Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa
Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa, joins Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey from Johannesburg to discuss the start of the two-day African Energy Indaba. It's a regional event, but how much of these two days will be dominated by the global agenda?
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Chris Bishop


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Fenella Fudge

Share Daily - Tuesday

Fenella Fudge
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Share Daily

Share Daily - Tuesday
his is Share Daily, a look back at some highlights from Share Radio over the last 24 hours. It's your opportunity to catch up with the best of Share Radio , where we bring you news and views on stocks and shares, talk to successful entrepreneurs and offer advice which could make and saves you money.

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Fenella Fudge

Share Daily - Monday

Fenella Fudge
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Share Daily

Share Daily - Monday
This is Share Daily, a look back at some highlights from Share Radio over the last 24 hours. It's your opportunity to catch up with the best of Share Radio , where we bring you news and views on stocks and shares, talk to successful entrepreneurs and offer advice which could make and saves you money.

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Nick Peters

Shop Floor 14 Feb 2016

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor 14 Feb 2016
Nick Peters hits the shop floor for another packed edition on workplace issues. This week, social mobility, the goal of productive work and enterprise, comes under attack. Nick Peters talks to Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA, about the idea that social mobility could be cruel or even evil. Digital skill levels among young people mean employers are finding it harder to get qualified staff and many young people risk missing out on good jobs - Nick Peters finds out more from Nigel Walsh at CapGemini. The Prime Minister says he wants ex-offenders to have much more support moving from jail into jobs and productive lives. It’s already happening - Nick Peters discovers how from Jane Gould, a trustee of Christian charity CleanSheet. And we head east to Vietnam to meet the "Digital Nomads", young people who are taking the idea of remote working to extraordinary lengths.
Guests:

Matthew Taylor, Nigel Walsh, Jane Gould


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Understanding Company Figures

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Understanding Company Figures
Your Money, Your Future with Sarah Pennells, talking to Rodney Hobson, author of Shares Made Simple, Michelle McGrade, Chief Investment Officer at TD Direct, and Helal Miah, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, about company figures, what they mean and how they can help your investment prospects.
Guests:

Helal Miah, Michelle McGrade, Rodney Hobson


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Ask Sarah: Buy-To-Let

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Ask Sarah

Ask Sarah: Buy-To-Let
Ask Sarah with Sarah Pennells, talking to Richard Blanco, Landlord Developer and London representative for the National Landlords Association, Merryn Somerset Webb, Editor in chief of Moneyweek Magazine, and David Lawrenson, founder of lettingfocus.com, about changes to buy-to-let property and whether it's a good idea to invest now. First Broadcast 13/02/16
Guests:

Richard Blanco, Merryn Somerset Webb, David Lawrenson


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