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Sarah Pennells (1)

Wellbeing programmes in the workplace have been introduced to de-stress employees

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Wellbeing programmes in the workplace have been introduced to de-stress employees
Apparently more than 1 in 4 adults feel too stressed which is taking a toll on productivity with more days being lost due to sickness. In an effort to tackle the problem some firms such as Cisco have begun introducing wellbeing programmes for their employees. To find out more about the benefits this can offer a business Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to health expert Jessie Pavelka who has recently partnered with Cisco. Jessie began by explaining the problems for many employees.
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Jessie Pavelka


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Ahead of the Budget, the Chancellor expects to increase social care funding and taxes on the self-employed. All this and more on the News Review

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Ahead of the Budget, the Chancellor expects to increase social care funding and taxes on the self-employed. All this and more on the News Review
Sarah Pennells was joined by Financial planner David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed french firm PSA buying the European arm of General Motors for 1.9 billion pounds. Plus they look into why the chancellor is expected to increase funding for social care and provide some relief for those falling victim to business rate changes. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Jeremy Corbyn has published his tax returns, yet the Chancellor has not. Should it be an obligation?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Jeremy Corbyn has published his tax returns, yet the Chancellor has not. Should it be an obligation?
The Chancellor Philip Hammond has been speaking ahead of Wednesday's Budget. And he's warned there will be no "spending sprees" in the Budget. Mr Hammond also said that any surplus cash would be used to ensure the UK had enough "gas in the tank" for the coming years. In Labour news, they've had to defend party leader Jeremy Corbyn over the amount of tax he's paid. Labour say they're "confident" Corbyn did pay the correct amount. Yet more damaging stories for the party and for Mr Corbyn? To discuss this, Sarah Pennells was joined by political journalist Natasha Clarke.
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Natasha Clarke


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest market reaction to the Vauxhall-Opel sale by GM to Peugeot-Citroen

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest market reaction to the Vauxhall-Opel sale by GM to Peugeot-Citroen
Joining Sarah Pennells to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with none more important than the agreed merger between PSA Group - who own Peugeot and Citroen - and General Motors' European unit - which includes Vauxhall. There are now fears of UK job losses in this sector. And another big merger announcement this morning is from Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

How can National Apprenticeship week mend the construction sector skills gap?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

How can National Apprenticeship week mend the construction sector skills gap?
Today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week, encouraging more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a career. Seemingly apprenticeships are a great alternative to heading to university. However according to research out today from Redrow, the British house-builders, poor careers advice and misconceptions are exacerbating the construction sector skills-gap and discouraging apprentices. Joining Nigel to discuss further was Karen Jones, HR Director at Redrow.
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Karen Jones


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Nigel Cassidy

General Motors sale of Vauxhall may hit workers in Ellesmere Port and Luton, says David Miller, investment director of QuilterCheviot

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

General Motors sale of Vauxhall may hit workers in Ellesmere Port and Luton, says David Miller, investment director of QuilterCheviot
The next few days look pretty eventful for investors, with a string of events likely to set the pace and direction of markets. 4,500 car workers at Ellesmere Port and Luton are braced for future job cuts as General Motors readies the sale of Vauxhall and Opel to France's PSA. Joining Nigel Cassidy was investment director of QuilterCheviot, David Miller, beginning with the likely GM deal, discussing is this is another example of UK industrial car jobs facing a new Brexit risk.
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David Miller


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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Culture Secretary Karen Bradley "minded" to refer Fox's Sky bid to Ofcom

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Culture Secretary Karen Bradley "minded" to refer Fox's Sky bid to Ofcom
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the businesses of Britain and the world. To help rattle through the day's events, Simon was joined by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. They discussed: Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said she's likely to order an Ofcom investigation into the planned £18.5bn takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox; advertising giant WPP warned that sluggish economic growth could hit revenues; UK service sector growth eased on a five-month low in February.
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Ed Bowsher


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Simon Rose

The Share Centre: ITV sees fall in profits, GKN full-year profit up 12%,

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Share Centre: ITV sees fall in profits, GKN full-year profit up 12%,
We looked back on the corporate week and look-ahead to what we can expect in the next 7 days on the business calendar. Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined by the Share Centre's Investment Research Analyst Ian Forrest.
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Ian Forrest


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Is the FTSE run all bull?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

This is Money: Is the FTSE run all bull?
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. With world stock markets continuing to surge despite global uncertainty this week we’re asking if the FTSE could really break the 10,000 barrier by the end of the year. Examining the views of some of the world’s biggest investors from Warren Buffett to Neil Woodford Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also on this weeks show we look at a few backfires for the Government lately as many banks prove reluctant to roll out its Lifetime Isa whilst it continues to steam ahead with record hikes in probate fees despite only 2% support. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Ed Bowsher

Services index slows: blip or long-term problem?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Services index slows: blip or long-term problem?
Figures for the UK service sector showed their second consecutive monthly decline - they're still positive but for how long? And what does it tell us about GDP? And the US is likely to raise rates soon - what impact is this having on markets? Jamie McGeever chief markets correspondent at Reuters joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's big economic stories.

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