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Nigel Cassidy

What do firms want to see from the election?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What do firms want to see from the election?
A general election period brings uncertainty but can also be good for businesses. While there are naturally concerns that things can slow down in the run up to a vote, it is also a chance for entrepreneurs and business leaders to have their voices heard.
Guest:

Daniel Landen


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Ed Bowsher

Jimmy Choo sale: Could investors walk away with a good deal?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Jimmy Choo sale: Could investors walk away with a good deal?
Luxury goods maker Jimmy Choo has offered the company up for sale after a slowdown in sales in recent years. The company, which is valued at about £700m, could attract the attention of rival luxury brands. For more on this and other company announcements, Michael Considine was joined by Ken Odeluga, Market Analyst at City Index.
Guests:

Michael Considine, Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

European markets cheer Emmanuel Macron's election win

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

European markets cheer Emmanuel Macron's election win
European markets have been dominated by the fallout from Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election. Macron came out on top with 23.7% of the votes against Le Pen's 21.5%. Macron is now expected to win the run-off between the two of them. To look at the economic climate in France in more detail, and for more of the day's big macro news, Michael Considine was joined by Jamie McGeever, Chief Markets Correspondent at Reuters.
Guests:

Michael Considine, Jamie Mcgeever


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Sarah Pennells (1)

The News Review: Penny pinching

Sarah Pennells (1)
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

The News Review: Penny pinching
Today on the agenda, Sarah Pennells and David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial Management discussed the cap on household energy bills set to be included in the Conservative manifesto. Plus they look into the new 12-sided pound coin only came into circulation last month, but it has already been forged. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

David Braithwaite


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Nigel Cassidy

How far away is controlling computers with our brains?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

How far away is controlling computers with our brains?
Facebook says it is working on technology to allow us to control computers directly with our brains. It is developing “silent speech” software to allow people to type at a rate of 100 words per minute, it says. The project, in its early stages, will require new technology to detect brainwaves without needing invasive surgery.
Guest:

Dr Simon Moores


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Nigel Cassidy

UK consumer confidence falls 1%

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

UK consumer confidence falls 1%
UK consumer confidence fell by one percentage point in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest Consumer Tracker report from Deloitte. So, what's contributing to the negative movements in consumer confidence? Joining Nigel Cassidy was Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte to discuss further...
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Ian Stewart


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Nigel Cassidy

Le Pen vs Macron

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Le Pen vs Macron
So, France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen and newcomer Emmanuel Macron will fight it out to become the new president. They've both made it to the second round of voting - a week on Sunday. Mr Macron is 39-and only decided to form his own party last year. So what happens after the first vote?
Guest:

Josh Lowe


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Simon Rose

A look ahead at the corporate week including news from banks and businesses

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

A look ahead at the corporate week including news from banks and businesses
Simon Rose is joined by the Share Centre's Investment Research Analyst Helal Miah to take a look at the corporate week ahead, including news from Lloyds, GSK, and RBS.
Guest:

Helal Miah


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Ed Bowsher

The longest finance bill in history could come to an anticlimactic end

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The longest finance bill in history could come to an anticlimactic end
The latest finance bill, which follows last month's budget, has ambitious plans to digitise the UK tax system, and it may be dropped altogether because of the General election. Alternatively, it could be rushed through the Commons on Tuesday. The government is set to hold emergency negotiations with Labour over the final bill, attempting to push through and change complex clauses with minimal debate so it can be passed by the deadline on the 25th. For more on this, Ed Bowsher was joined by Anita Monteith, Tax manager at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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Anita Monteith


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Ed Bowsher

Sports Direct buys American businesses, but markets aren't happy

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Sports Direct buys American businesses, but markets aren't happy
Sports Direct has bought into some US businesses, buying 50 sports stores in the US including Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports. The previous owner of the stores, who sold them to Sports Direct for $100m, had filed for bankruptcy. For more on this and other company news, Ed Bowsher spoke to Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at Oanda.
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Craig Erlam


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