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Georgie Frost

The News Review: Rising fuel and food prices has pushed inflation to 2.3%

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

The News Review: Rising fuel and food prices has pushed inflation to 2.3%
Georgie Frost was joined by consumer rights expert Martyn James this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the recently released inflation figures from this morning - rocketing fuel and food prices pushed it to 2.3%. Plus they look into why coffee shops are opening at a rate of more than three a day, but 29 pubs are closing every week. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

What legacy will former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness leave?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

What legacy will former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness leave?
The former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness, has died at the age of 66. He was Sinn Fein's lead negotiator during the peace process in which a power-sharing agreement was reached between Republicans and Unionists. The former IRA chief made one of his last public appearances in January when he resigned over the DUP leader's handling of a botched green energy scheme. And we now know when Theresa May will officially start the formal process to take the UK out of the EU. To discuss all these stories and more, Georgie Frost was joined by Tim Evans Professor of Business and Political Economy at Middlesex University London.
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Professor Tim Evans


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Georgie Frost

How damaging has Google's ad controversy been to their share price?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How damaging has Google's ad controversy been to their share price?
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning is Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy, starting with Fevertree, the world's leading supplier of premium carbonated mixers. We've also heard from national housebuilder Bellway. Plus, Google have been in the news over the last day or so, after several firms withdrew their ads when some appeared next to extremist content on YouTube. How damaging has this been for the company?
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

A rollercoaster of a ride for Accesso Technology Group as it reveals revenue is up 10%

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

A rollercoaster of a ride for Accesso Technology Group as it reveals revenue is up 10%
Accesso Technology Group, the company that provides queuing and ticketing technology solutions to attractions around the world, from theme parks, water parks and ski resorts to cultural attractions and sporting events has released it's latest preliminary results today. Tom Burnett, Executive Chairman of Accesso Technology Group joined Nigel Cassidy to tell us more.
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Tom Burnett


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Nigel Cassidy

Are Mears Group, a housing and social care provider, seeing chaos and crisis in the sector?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Morning

Are Mears Group, a housing and social care provider, seeing chaos and crisis in the sector?
Mears Group, the UK housing and social care provider which delivers repairs and maintenance services directly into communities and people's homes, has released preliminary results today. The company has reported 9% gains but how is the industry doing? Many are saying it is on the 'brink of collapse' what with is being hit with cuts to local authority budgets, the fees they pay, rises in the minimum wage, a shortage of trained nurses and tougher immigration rules. Alongside this, the elderly are living for longer than ever before. So has Mears Group felt the strain amongst this vulnerable sector? Joining Nigel Cassidy to discuss further is David Miles, CEO of Mears Group.
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David Miles


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Ed Bowsher

Are bonuses lining up with shareholder expectations?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Are bonuses lining up with shareholder expectations?
Executive pay remains in the headlines, with German banking giant Deutsche Bank cutting bonuses by more than 75% last year, while four bosses at Melrose Industries were set to split a £200 million share payout. Oliver Parry, Head of Corporate Governance Policy for the Institute of Directors, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Oliver Parry


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Ed Bowsher

Google must stem 'brand damage' concerns as major companies pull ads

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Google must stem 'brand damage' concerns as major companies pull ads
Marks and Spencer has followed several other high-profile brands, including Tesco and HSBC, pulling its advertising from Google. It follows concerns about placement of ads next to inappropriate content on YouTube. But is this a serious threat to companies like Google? Ian Whittaker, media analyst at Liberum, spoke to Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Ian Whittaker


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Ed Bowsher

Innovation spend must rise to cushion UK's post-Brexit economy

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Innovation spend must rise to cushion UK's post-Brexit economy
The UK must up its research and development spend to 3% by 2025 in a bid to Brexit-proof the economy, according to business lobby group CBI. Tom Thackray, Innovation Director at the CBI, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher to explain.
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Tom Thackray


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Fake HSBC emails are being spread, asking users to install a malicious version of security software Rapport

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Fake HSBC emails are being spread, asking users to install a malicious version of security software Rapport
Fake HSBC emails are being sent out to users to install a malicious version of Rapport, a legitimate security program designed to protect online bank accounts from fraud. The emails appear to come from HSBC and display an @hsbc.com email address. The fake Rapport software, if installed, does the opposite of what is claimed and steals information from the compromised computer. Worryingly, the spam run may be part of a larger campaign. To find out how to combat this, Tony Neate, the CEO of the organisation Get Safe Online, joined Sarah to discuss.
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Tony Neate


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Ed Bowsher

Sterling still vulnerable for future losses

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

 Sterling still vulnerable for future losses
As the Prime Minister confirmed Article 50 would be triggered on March 29, how have markets responded? For analysis of this key move, Jane Foley, head of FX Strategy at Rabobank, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Jane Foley


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