Last year the Competition and Markets Authority found that stores were misleading customers with promotions, like multi-buy deals, and found some examples that "could be in breach of consumer law". The investigation came after a super-complaint by the consumer group Which?. But what is a supercomplaint? The team from MoneyWise join Georgie in the studio to talk this and all stories making the news…
Today we’ve been discussing…easy ways to earn an extra £1,000 a year…and Charities, how can you make sure that pound in your pocket goes where you want it to? Buy-to-let…The chancellor's tax changes mean profits and income from Buy-to-Let properties are now lower…and the latest scam doing the round…
On May 5th, Londoners will go to the polls to choose a new Mayor of London. It's the fifth such vote, and it matters to business just who is elected. But will business issues loom large in the last days of what's been a rather lacklustre campaign? To find out, Share Radio Morning Money's Nigel Cassidy spoke to Chris Curtis, from YouGov.
Donald Trump has taken another step towards the Republican nomination, with a clean sweep of victories in Tuesday’s primary elections. Share Radio’s Sarah Lowther spoke to Politico reporter, Ben Schreckinger, about whether Trump is right to declare himself the presumptive Republican nominee.
Today the founders of Money Fight Club -Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn- talk about home improvements…as we are increasingly eschewing DIY in favour of DIFM (Do It For Me) - what are the traps we should be looking out for? Plus, they answer the question… what are the benefits of going cashless? Also, they take a look at the new EU ruling on copyright and what it means for the UK replica market
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Joanna Faith Editor at YourMoney.com. Top on the agenda, British High Street crisis -with BHS and Austin Reed the latest victims. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
This week experts from Greenwich University's Political Economy Research Centre will publish a report which include proposals to strengthen trade unions and increase the statutory minimum wage in Britain and Europe. Similar themes will be addressed in May when a conference hosted by the University, will argue the case for raising public and private investment to stop Europe lagging behind the US and Japanese economies. The reports are published as the debate over the UK's position in Europe gathers more heat in the run up to June's referrendum, and as questions are raised about the future of think tanks like the "Political Economy Research Centre", which get some or all of their funding from Europe. What future do they have if Britain leaves the EU and what could happen to their research? In the studio are Professor Ozlem Onaran and Doctor Giovanni Cozzi, from the Political Economy Research Centre, and Professor John Weeks, Share Radio's regular economics commentator.
The EU referendum is rapidly approaching. So what happens to our telecoms if the UK population votes to leave the European Union? Dave Millett, of independent telecoms brokerage Equinox, discussed the impact it will have for businesses and individuals.
As the pensions regulator launches an investigation into the collapse of BHS, which has a £571 million hole in its pension fund, The Huffington Post’s Jack Sommers talks about whether this will become a political issue. Jack also discusses the Junior Doctors strike and the MP vote against the attempt to force the government to allow 3000 unaccompanied child refugees into the UK from Europe.