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Georgie Frost

The News Review: Diesel distress

Georgie Frost
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The News Review: Diesel distress
Today on the agenda, Georgie and David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial discussed how drivers of up to 10 million older diesels facing fees of up to £20 per day to drive into urban areas. Plus they look into the UK's most popular takeaway: Chinese, followed by Indian and then fish and chips. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Georgie Frost

Labour branded "too lenient" over extended Ken Livingstone's suspension, after MPs call to expel him

Georgie Frost
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Labour branded "too lenient" over extended Ken Livingstone's suspension, after MPs call to expel him
In a lookthrough of the latest political headlines, Billy Bambrough, Editor of Verdict.co.uk discussed Boris Johnson saying evidence suggests the Syrian government was responsible for a deadly gas attack on its own people. Plus US President Donald Trump is to meet China's President Xi Jinping this week in a "crunch" trade summit. And the Labour party has been accused of being "too lenient" over a decision to extend the suspension of Ken Livingstone.
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Billy


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Georgie Frost

Bovis Homes appoints ex-boss from rivals Galliford Try

Georgie Frost
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Bovis Homes appoints ex-boss from rivals Galliford Try
Nigel Cassidy joined Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, and it's all about the housebuilders: We've heard from Bovis, Galliford Try, McCarthy & Stone and Telford. What have they said?
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'

Nigel Cassidy
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Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'
According to a new report released by the Forum of Private Business and Clifton Asset Management small business owners are facing a retirement 'time bomb'. The report shows a bleak outlook for small business owners - particularly those aged 50+ - and their financial security. So what should small business owners and entrepreneurs be doing to secure their funds for later life?
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Adam Tavener


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Nigel Cassidy

Apprenticeship levy - Yet another tax for businesses?

Nigel Cassidy
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Apprenticeship levy - Yet another tax for businesses?
From tomorrow, many employers will be affected by the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. For some, this is a major opportunity to up-skill the UK workforce, for others it just might be another tax on business alongside business rates bills, auto-enrolment pensions and rising minimum wage rates.
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Mike Thompson


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Nigel Cassidy

Global food commodity prices rise, leaving food retailers in fierce competition

Nigel Cassidy
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Global food commodity prices rise, leaving food retailers in fierce competition
According to the latest British Retail Consortium and Nielsen shop price index, global food commodity costs have risen, however intense competition between retailers is keeping the increase low at one per cent. So, what's contributing to this fierce competition between food retailers and what do the figures mean for consumers?
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Mike Watkins


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Nigel Cassidy

Senior managers fail to set right tone on business ethics

Nigel Cassidy
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Senior managers fail to set right tone on business ethics
According to EY's latest Fraud Survey, senior managers are failing to set the right tone on business ethics. 51 per cent of respondents to the survey still perceive that bribery and corruption is still a major issue within business. So why are senior managers failing to set the right tone?
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Jim McCurry


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Nigel Cassidy

Tesla overtakes Ford with a market value of $48bn

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Tesla overtakes Ford with a market value of $48bn
Tesla's market value has overtaken Ford's after shares in the soared more than 7%. The electric car maker has a market value of $49bn, compared with Ford's value of $46bn. James Brydges asked David Bailey, professor of industry at Aston Business School, whether the news was significant.
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David Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

"We haven't been able to regain that lost ground." Chris Beauchamp on the day's macro news.

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"We haven't been able to regain that lost ground." Chris Beauchamp on the day's macro news.
US futures are down, 10-year Treasury yields are at five week low, and oil prices are sliding. What's going on? Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Beauchamp, Chief Market Analyst at IG to discuss this and more of the day's big macro news.
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Chris Beauchamp


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Georgie Frost

The New Review: Cadbury's and the National Trust have some eggsplaining to do

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The New Review: Cadbury's and the National Trust have some eggsplaining to do
Today on the agenda, Georgie and consumer rights expert Martyn James discussed how millions of customers unable to pay their credit card bills are being exploited by banks. Plus they look into why a row's broken out between the Church of England, Cadbury and the National Trust over the removal of the word "Easter" from an annual egg hunt. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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