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Nigel Cassidy

Will Twitter's paid membership option for businesses grow their user base and advertising revenue?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Will Twitter's paid membership option for businesses grow their user base and advertising revenue?
Twitter's thinking of adding a paid membership option for businesses and power users. The micro-blogging service is canvassing opinion about charging people for access to enhanced version of Tweetdeck. The social network has struggled to grow its user base in recent years, while advertising revenues have declined. James Brydges spoke to tech journalist Chris Green.
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Chris Green


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Nigel Cassidy

Optimism remains resilient in the financial sector despite Wednesday's Article 50 trigger

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Optimism remains resilient in the financial sector despite Wednesday's Article 50 trigger
According to the latest CBI and PWC Financial Services Survey, sentiment in the financial services sector stabilised in the three months to March, due to a broadly resilient UK economy. So even in the wake of Theresa May announcing she will trigger Article 50 on March 29th, optimism amongst firms seems unchanged. Although things seem rosy now, what is the future looking like for businesses involved in financial services? To discuss further, Nigel Cassidy was joined by Andrew Kail, Head of Financial Services at PwC.
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Andrew Kail


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Steve Clarke

Market Wrap: Crest Nicholson hit with shareholders rebellion over exec pay

Steve Clarke
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Crest Nicholson hit with shareholders rebellion over exec pay
On the latest Market Wrap, the US healthcare debate is dominating the agenda as markets await the results of a vote on Trumpcare this evening. Plus, British housebuilding company Crest Nicholson has been hit with a shareholder rebellion over its latest pay package for directors. Finally, the Co-operative Bank says a number of "credible" bidders are eyeing a takeover.
Guest:

Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Pension blues

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

This is Money: Pension blues
Welcome to the This is Money Show on Share Radio, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. Retirement just got more complicated this week with proposals put forward to raise the state pension age to 70 whilst further question marks hang over the triple lock. Pensions seem to be the subject of wider controversy though as we hear nearly a fifth of women are retiring without any personal or company pension. Saving up anything for retirement also got more challenging this week though with the latest inflation statistics. A temporary peak or will the Bank of England finally move on interest rates? Answering all this and more Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also this week we find out how banks and cheques are getting a 21st Century upgrade.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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NS&I
Ed Bowsher

Executive pay packets heading 'out of control'

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Executive pay packets heading 'out of control'
Shareholders in housebuilder Crest Nicholson voted against changes to a pay package for senior executives - do laws need to be changed to give investors more power? And as Donald Trump tries to push through his healthcare bill, why are recent market gains at risk? And have US markets got ahead of themselves? Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk through these and more of the day's biggest economic news.
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Garry White


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Nigel Cassidy

Why is inflation important and what does it mean?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Why is inflation important and what does it mean?
Global Economist Jeremy Batstone-Carr gave an in-depth explanation of inflation to Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast. Is it what the media and even Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, make it out to be?
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Jeremy Batstone-Carr


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Georgie Frost

The News Review: RBS and Natwest are to close almost 160 branches due to 400% increase in online and mobile banking

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The News Review: RBS and Natwest are to close almost 160 branches due to 400% increase in online and mobile banking
Georgie Frost was joined by Andy Webb from Be Clever with Your Cash this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how hundreds of jobs will be lost following a decision to close almost 160 RBS and NatWest branches. Plus they look into why the UK is almost bottom of a European league table for maternity leave, ranking 22 out of 24. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Andy Webb


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Georgie Frost

Should all police personnel be allowed to carry guns, following the Westminster terror attack?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Should all police personnel be allowed to carry guns, following the Westminster terror attack?
Georgie Frost was joined by Ryan Heath Senior correspondent at POLITICO Europe to look at some of the biggest political stories of the day. More details are emerging about the Westminster attack. What are the latest developments? The attack in London came a year after the Brussels terror attack. How did Brussels bounce back from this and what can London learn from Brussels? Questions have been raised about security after it emerged a ministerial bodyguard shot Khalid Masood dead outside parliament. Firstly, there's the argument as to whether all police personnel should carry guns. Secondly, was there an intelligence failing here?
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Ryan Heath


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Georgie Frost

What's the market reaction to Trump failing to repeal and replace Obamacare?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

What's the market reaction to Trump failing to repeal and replace Obamacare?
Nigel Cassidy joined Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with Donald Trump failing to convince enough of his own party representatives to back him in his attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare - his predecessor's legislation to expand healthcare provision. Plus despite Friday being a quiet day for company announcements, we've heard from Smiths Group.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Will the London Stock Exchange look sparse of European companies post-Brexit?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Will the London Stock Exchange look sparse of European companies post-Brexit?
What is the future looking like for European firms listed on the London Stock Exchange post-Brexit? Will it be sparse of European companies? Nigel Cassidy was joined by Gianpiero Lotito, CEO & Co-Founder of FacilityLive, and Founding Member of the European Tech Alliance to discuss further.
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Gianpiero Lotito


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