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Ed Bowsher

The Problem with PACE - Part 2

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

The Problem with PACE - Part 2
Could an eco-friendly loan from California have global implications? In the second part of Share Radio's Special Report into so-called PACE loans, Matt Cox investigates why some of those familiar with the product believe it's set to trigger a new subprime lending crisis.
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Matt Cox


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Georgie Frost

Money Saving Expert: round is out, dodecagon is in – Consumer Writer Megan French discusses the new £1 coin

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert: round is out, dodecagon is in – Consumer Writer Megan French discusses the new £1 coin
For this week’s edition of Money Saving Expert Georgie Frost was joined by Consumer Writer Megan French. The duo looked at what to do with all your pound coins, how to beat shrinkflation on your groceries, whilst also rounding up the best deals from this week. Don't forget, you can stay up to date and get the newsletter by heading to moneysavingexpert.com.
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Megan French


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Ed Bowsher

UK GDP growth softens in 2016

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK GDP growth softens in 2016
The latest UK GDP figures shown a slight improvement in the fourth quarter but overall growth has softened to 1.8 percent. But will growth slow as Brexit negotiations kick off this year? And Lloyds Bank posts strong results. Chris Justham, Relationship Manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for analysis of the day's key economic news.
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Chris Justham


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Georgie Frost

Supreme court rules for an income threshold for British citizens to bring non-European spouses into Britain. All this and more on the News Review

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Supreme court rules for an income threshold for British citizens to bring non-European spouses into Britain. All this and more on the News Review
Georgie Frost was joined by Rachel Springall personal finance expert from moneyfacts.co.uk . Today on the agenda, they discussed Supreme court ruling for an income threshold for British citizens to bring non-European spouses into Britain. Plus they look into why there is a major mismatch in what men and women get in employer pension contributions meaning women face a shortfall of up to £47,000 by the end of their working lives. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Rachel Springall


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Georgie Frost

The UK faces a 'very hefty' Brexit bill says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. All this and more political stories.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The UK faces a 'very hefty' Brexit bill says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. All this and more political stories.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the UK it faces a "very hefty" bill for Brexit. He promised two years of "tough negotiation", when discussions on leaving terms get under way between the government and the European Union. And French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has said he would like UK banks and workers to relocate to his country, following discussions with Theresa May. To discuss these stories and more of the political headlines of the day, Georgie Frost was joined by editor of Verdict.co.uk Billy Bambrough.
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Billy Bambrough


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Georgie Frost

Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest banking results from Lloyds and Metro bank

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest banking results from Lloyds and Metro bank
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy. A busy morning of Company Announcements, especially in the banking sector. It's banking season, and we've already heard from HSBC this week. Today it's the turn of Lloyds and challenger bank Metro Bank.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Earnings rise but profit falls for Unite Group – CFO Joe Lister talks through the numbers

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Earnings rise but profit falls for Unite Group – CFO Joe Lister talks through the numbers
Unite Group, a leading provider of student accommodation in the UK, has released its full year results. So, what are the numbers showing and what is the company up to at the moment? Joe Lister, Chief Financial Officer at Unite Group, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to give us the low-down.
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Joe Lister


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Nigel Cassidy

How is the banking industry looking? Paul Sedgwick looks at banking results season

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

How is the banking industry looking? Paul Sedgwick looks at banking results season
The banking results season is underway. HSBC reported on Tuesday, Lloyds and Metro Bank on Wednesday, and RBS will be reporting on Friday. So how is the industry looking? Paul Sedgwick, Head of Investments at Frank Investments, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss.
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Paul Sedgwick


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Simon Rose

Emerging Opportunities: How to get a credit score with no financial history.

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Emerging Opportunities: How to get a credit score with no financial history.
This is Emerging Opportunities, the only show on radio dedicated to global emerging markets. Hosting today's show are Share Radio's Simon Rose and Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy, Gavin Serkin. Joining them in the studio today was Shivani Siroya, CEO of Tala Mobile. They discussed how the Tala app was disrupting the financial catch-22 of credit scores in developing countries, where many people have never taken out a loan or similar product.
Guests:

Gavin Serkin, Shivani Siroya


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Simon Rose

Will Article 50 derail the recovery of UK banks?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Will Article 50 derail the recovery of UK banks?
Will all the controversy around triggering Article 50 derail UK banks recovery? With HSBC shares sliding today after it announced a fall in profits of 62% from last year, there is concern that the recovery seen by some banks could be hurt by the process of the UK leaving the EU. To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK.
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Matt Cox, Michael Hewson


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