Morning Money: Billy Bambrough investigates the growing demand for rare Scotch Whisky
Morning Money at 6:00
The value of rare Scotch whisky has grown by 34% in the first half of 2015. This despite overseas sales falling in 2014. So what is behind the revival? Share Radio's Billy Bambrough finds out by speaking with Oliver Chilton, of the Whisky Exchange, and David Frost, CEO of the Scotch Whisky Association.
Morning Money: How do major disasters affect industries?
Morning Money at 8:00
Last month saw an explosion in the Chinese port town of Tianjin. Besides the tragic loss of life, how are businesses and industries impacted? Joe Aldridge has been finding out by speaking with Chris Moss, Director of Risk Consulting at Charles Taylor, and Lili Yang, Leader in Emergency Management at Loughborough University.
The High Pay Centre is about to release a collection of essays on the economics and metrics of pay ratios. Paul Marsland, a research consultant and leader of the High Pay Centre's work, joins Mark Johnson and Chris Bailey to discuss.
The ONS release their quarterly statistics for business investment in the UK. In light of this, James Sproule, Chief Economist at The Institute of Directors, joins Sandra Kilhof and Chris Bailey to discuss the topic of business investment and why it's important to the UK's economy.
A busy week in the world of mergers and acquisition's saw Paddy Power and Betfair's potential combination, Zurich's bid for RSA and a failed Monsanto bid for Syngenta. John West, ECM Editor at Dealreporter/ Mergermarket, joins Sandra Kilhof and Chris Bailey to discuss all of this and more.
As the government prepares to release its latest immigration figures, Mark Hilton, Director of Immigration Policy at London First, reveals to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson what this will mean for London's business world.
Anglo Pacific Group, the global natural resources royalty company, released their interim results this morning and their CEO Julian Treger joins Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson to discuss this and sum up the group's expectations for the rest of the year.