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BT hit with 'unprecedented' fine

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

BT hit with 'unprecedented' fine
BT has been fined £42m by Ofcom for failing to compensate rivals after delays to broadband installation - a record figure. They'll also have to pay around £300m in compensation to rivals. Plus Stagecoach loses South Western franchise to FirstGroup and Hong Kong firm MTR and YouGov reveals its results. Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for the day's company stories.
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Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

No deal is a bad deal on Brexit say manufacturers

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

No deal is a bad deal on Brexit say manufacturers
UK manufacturers have warned Prime Minister Theresa May to drop her threat of 'no deal' with Brussels, saying it would be risky and expensive for Britain's industry, according to manufacturers' organisation the EEF. For more Namali Mackay, a trade adviser at the EEF, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Namali Mackay


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Ed Bowsher

Optimism returns to UK financial sector

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Optimism returns to UK financial sector
Positive sentiment has returned to financial firms for the first time in a year, despite Brexit uncertainty. For more on why the sector is now bucking the trend, Ben Jones, principal economist at the Confederation of British Industry, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Ben Jones


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Ed Bowsher

Trump's healthcare fail puts markets on edge

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Trump's healthcare fail puts markets on edge
Donald Trump's failure to muster Republican support for his new healthcare plan has left the White House reeling and markets jittery. Plus what to expect as Article 50 is triggered and more strong economic data from Germany. Alastair McCaig, director of investment management at Fern Wealth, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Alastair McCaig


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Sarah Pennells (1)

The News Review: Male CEO's earn almost twice than their female counterparts

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

The News Review: Male CEO's earn almost twice than their female counterparts
Sarah Pennells was joined by David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the news that BT's been hit with a record 42 million pound fine from the telecoms regulator for a serious breach of its rules. Plus they look into why men running the biggest public companies in the UK earn almost twice what their female counterparts are paid. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants government access to encrypted messaging services to combat terrorist attacks

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants government access to encrypted messaging services to combat terrorist attacks
Sarah Pennells was joined by Share Radio's Political Correspondent, Colin Bloom to look at some of the biggest political stories of the day. Theresa May will meet Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland later. The pair will meet for the first time since the SNP announced their proposals for a second independence referendum. What can we expect from this meeting? Meanwhile, The Home Secretary wants messaging services to open up their platforms to intelligence agencies to combat terrorist attacks. It's understood Khalid Masood sent an encrypted message via Whatsapp minutes before carrying out his Westminster rampage.
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Colin Bloom


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Sarah Pennells (1)

BT slapped with a £42m fine for not paying enough to firms for installation delays

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

BT slapped with a £42m fine for not paying enough to firms for installation delays
Nigel Cassidy joined Sarah Pennells to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with BT - they've received a rather hefty fine. We've also heard from SouthWest trains this morning, who've made a rather surprising announcement. And it's been a shaky start for the FTSE this morning. Earlier, Nigel was speaking with Rachel Winter - of Kilik and Co - and Paul Sedgwick . What did they put this down to?
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches
Businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches. That's according to new data from the Cranfield School of Management and the British Standards Institution - that safeguards standards in business. They also found less than one-third of CEOs were confident of leading their firms to long term success. The report argues companies aren't taking enough risks because of 'rigid' ways of thinking. James Brydges spoke to Howard Kerr, CEO of the British Standards Institution.
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Howard Kerr


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Nigel Cassidy

Roxi Petroleum (now named Caspian Sunrise) announces new merger and name change to "accelerate growth onto a new level"

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Roxi Petroleum (now named Caspian Sunrise) announces new merger and name change to "accelerate growth onto a new level"
Last Friday, Caspian Sunrise, formerly known as Roxi Petroleum, doubled their size by merging with Eragon Petroleum Ltd - hence the name change. By changing the company name, the company intends to 'send a clear signal of its intent to reintroduce itself as a larger and transformed entity poised to accelerate growth onto a new level'. Joining Nigel Cassidy is Clive Carver, Chairman of Caspian Sunrise to discuss the newly-named company's plans.
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Clive Carver


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Nigel Cassidy

'Banking is not as profitable as it used to be,' says Mike Ingram on potential buyers of the Co-op bank

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

'Banking is not as profitable as it used to be,' says Mike Ingram on potential buyers of the Co-op bank
Now, who'd like to own the Co-Op bank? The financial institution says potential buyers have expressed an interest but as yet there was "no certainty that an offer will be made". The Co-OP put itself up for sale last month. James Brydges spoke to Mike Ingram, Market strategist at BGC Partners about what the problems were, and who might finally take the plunge.
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Mike Ingram


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