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Georgie Frost

How two uni friends set up The Baobab Network, a company helping fledgling businesses in Africa

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How two uni friends set up The Baobab Network, a company helping fledgling businesses in Africa
Georgie was joined by two young entrepreneurs who's aim is to help corporations make a social impact by helping fledgling businesses in Africa. University friends Tom Fairburn, and Toby Hanington, decided to give up their well-paid city jobs to do this and in March 2016 they launched The Baobab Network.
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Tom Fairburn, Toby Hanington


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Georgie Frost

You could face a £200 fine, 6 points and possibly lose your licence if you're caught driving whilst using a mobile. All this and more on the News Review

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

You could face a £200 fine, 6 points and possibly lose your licence if you're caught driving whilst using a mobile. All this and more on the News Review
Georgie Frost was joined by journalist Rosie Taylor this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the news that from today, drivers face losing their licence if they're caught using their phone at the wheel within two years of passing their test - so anyone caught doing so will now get a 200 pound fine and six penalty points. Plus they look into why a woman has ended up with a criminal record after she found £20 on the floor and put it in her pocket. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Rosie Taylor


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Georgie Frost

Donald Trump lays out a series of promises in his first speech to Congress. But will he stay true to his word?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Donald Trump lays out a series of promises in his first speech to Congress. But will he stay true to his word?
The House of Lords is set to give the Government its first defeat on the Article 50 Brexit bill, and it's over the issue of protecting the rights of EU nationals. Keir Starmer has warned Labour has no prospect of election victory unless it changes direction. So is this sounding like more opposition against Jeremy Corbyn? Moving to the US, Donald Trump has laid out a series of promises in his first speech to Congress. Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict.co.uk to discuss all this and more political headlines of the morning.
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Billy Bambrough


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Georgie Frost

Sir Phillip Green says he'll pay out up to £363 million to fix the BHS pension blackhole

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Sir Phillip Green says he'll pay out up to £363 million to fix the BHS pension blackhole
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with this morning's company announcements - we've heard from ITV and Man Group this morning. Also the main news, Sir Phillip Green, the former BHS owner says he'll pay up to £363 million to sort out the retailer's pension scheme. The chain went bust last April leaving 11,000 staff out of work - and a £571 million pension black hole.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech
Donald Trump's given his first address to a joint session of Congress, where he set out in greater detail his plans to cut spending and boost the economy. So what is Trump's plan of action? Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss this and more.
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Chris Bailey


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Simon Rose

Will reform in India raise investment prospects?

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Will reform in India raise investment prospects?
India's seen recent economic turbulence with the government removing 80 percent of currency in circulation last November. But is now potentially a good time to invest? Share Radio reporter Matt Cox spoke to Jonathan Schiessl chief investment officer at Ashburton Investments and lead manager of the Ashburton India Equity Opportunities Fund. Jonathan started by explaining some of the reforms seen recently.
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Jonathan Schiessl


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Ed Bowsher

Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise
Select Committee research has found the state pension age might have to rise to 70 if the current pension triple lock is to be maintained. MPs have warned that's higher than the average life expectancy for many, particularly men. Helen Morrissey, editor of Professional Pensions, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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Helen Morrissey


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Ed Bowsher

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson called on MPs to take a positive line in Brexit as he addressed the British Chambers of Commerce. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox was there and spoke to senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger
A long-awaited merger between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse appears ready to collapse - but who's responsible? Plus part-owner of Southern Rail operator Go-Ahead issue profit warning, and results from Boohoo, Greggs and Taylor Wimpey. For these and more, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher was joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress
All eyes will be on Donald Trump as he delivers his key speech before congress tonight, around 2am London time. So what are analysts looking out for? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, for more on the day's big economic stories.
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Richard Perry


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