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Nigel Cassidy

Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'

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Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'
According to a new report released by the Forum of Private Business and Clifton Asset Management small business owners are facing a retirement 'time bomb'. The report shows a bleak outlook for small business owners - particularly those aged 50+ - and their financial security. So what should small business owners and entrepreneurs be doing to secure their funds for later life?
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Adam Tavener


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Nigel Cassidy

Apprenticeship levy - Yet another tax for businesses?

Nigel Cassidy
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Apprenticeship levy - Yet another tax for businesses?
From tomorrow, many employers will be affected by the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. For some, this is a major opportunity to up-skill the UK workforce, for others it just might be another tax on business alongside business rates bills, auto-enrolment pensions and rising minimum wage rates.
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Mike Thompson


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Nigel Cassidy

Global food commodity prices rise, leaving food retailers in fierce competition

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Global food commodity prices rise, leaving food retailers in fierce competition
According to the latest British Retail Consortium and Nielsen shop price index, global food commodity costs have risen, however intense competition between retailers is keeping the increase low at one per cent. So, what's contributing to this fierce competition between food retailers and what do the figures mean for consumers?
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Mike Watkins


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Nigel Cassidy

Senior managers fail to set right tone on business ethics

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Senior managers fail to set right tone on business ethics
According to EY's latest Fraud Survey, senior managers are failing to set the right tone on business ethics. 51 per cent of respondents to the survey still perceive that bribery and corruption is still a major issue within business. So why are senior managers failing to set the right tone?
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Jim McCurry


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Nigel Cassidy

Tesla overtakes Ford with a market value of $48bn

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Tesla overtakes Ford with a market value of $48bn
Tesla's market value has overtaken Ford's after shares in the soared more than 7%. The electric car maker has a market value of $49bn, compared with Ford's value of $46bn. James Brydges asked David Bailey, professor of industry at Aston Business School, whether the news was significant.
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David Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

"We haven't been able to regain that lost ground." Chris Beauchamp on the day's macro news.

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"We haven't been able to regain that lost ground." Chris Beauchamp on the day's macro news.
US futures are down, 10-year Treasury yields are at five week low, and oil prices are sliding. What's going on? Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Beauchamp, Chief Market Analyst at IG to discuss this and more of the day's big macro news.
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Chris Beauchamp


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Georgie Frost

The New Review: Cadbury's and the National Trust have some eggsplaining to do

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The New Review: Cadbury's and the National Trust have some eggsplaining to do
Today on the agenda, Georgie and consumer rights expert Martyn James discussed how millions of customers unable to pay their credit card bills are being exploited by banks. Plus they look into why a row's broken out between the Church of England, Cadbury and the National Trust over the removal of the word "Easter" from an annual egg hunt. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

'It looks like we're not all going to be enlisting, and going to war,' says Jack Sommers on Gibraltar

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'It looks like we're not all going to be enlisting, and going to war,' says Jack Sommers on Gibraltar
The Prime Minister's promising an extra 160 million pounds to help countries look after refugees fleeing Syria. Later, she'll head to Saudi Arabia - and is having to defend the UK's links with a country accused of human rights violations. But to start off, Georgie Frost was joined by Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post to talk more on the Gibraltar Brexit deal.
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Jack Sommers


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Georgie Frost

Topps Tiles says the tougher housing market has made shares fall 6%

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Topps Tiles says the tougher housing market has made shares fall 6%
Nigel Cassidy joined Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with ASOS. Plus we've also heard from Energy consultancy firm Utilitywise. Nigel spoke with the company's CEO this morning, what has it reported? And the housing market is causing problems for Topps Tiles.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Why is global IPO activity looking so promising?

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Why is global IPO activity looking so promising?
Now to IPOs, which according to the latest E-Y Global IPO Trends report, are looking 'robust after promising Q1 results' despite global economic uncertainty, i.e. Brexit. So, what is the reason behind such a positive start to global IPO activity? Martin Steinbach, EY's Global IPO Leader answers.
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Martin Steinbach


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