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Nigel Cassidy

3 in 4 of UK consumers think prices have risen and expect more rapid rises to come

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

3 in 4 of UK consumers think prices have risen and expect more rapid rises to come
Yesterday brought the latest UK inflation figures, which came in at 1.8% - the highest for two and half years. Right on cue a report has been released by GfK, a market research institute, looked into consumer attitudes to prices. They asked about views of how prices have developed over the last 12 months, and expectations for the next 12 months. Joining Nigel in the studio is Joe Staton, Head of Market Dynamics at GfK to give his analysis.
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Joe Staton


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Ed Bowsher

Can wage growth keep up with inflation?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Can wage growth keep up with inflation?
UK inflation rose to a 31-month high of 1.8 percent in January, up from 1.6 percent in December. But is wage growth keeping up with inflation? Samuel Tombs, Chief Economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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Samuel Tombs


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Ed Bowsher

As its economy shrinks, Greece's debt worries grow.

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

As its economy shrinks, Greece's debt worries grow.
The Greek economy suffered an unexpected contraction at the end of last year, shrinking 0.4% in the last quarter. It means that if the EU and the IMF can't agree on a new debt plan next week, there's a danger that Greece won't be able to pay its next debt repayment in July. So what does it mean for the troubled Mediterranean country? Ed Bowsher was joined by European affairs analyst Yannis Koutsomitis for more.
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Yannis Koutsimitis


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Ed Bowsher

Weak pound driving UK inflation rise

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Weak pound driving UK inflation rise
UK inflation for January is up to 1.8%, the highest rate since June 2014, as the pound remains weak. For more on this, John Barrass, Deputy Chief Executive of the Wealth Management Association, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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John Barrass


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Georgie Frost

How much is Tinder worth to the economy? Reporter Sara Macham investigates.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How much is Tinder worth to the economy?  Reporter Sara Macham investigates.
With the array of websites and apps on offer more and more people are turning to technology to find love. As a result the dating economy is booming with one survey from TSB suggesting it contributes 14.5 billion pounds to the UK economy every year. To find out more Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Nicola Forsyth from TSB and serial dater Louise Yearnshire about the research.
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Sara Macham, Nicola Forsyth, Louise Yearnshire


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Head of communications at Scottish Friendly, Calum Bennie talks embarking on his financial career

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Head of communications at Scottish Friendly, Calum Bennie talks embarking on his financial career
On Track Record with Sue Dougan today: Savings expert and head of communications at Scottish Friendly, Calum Bennie. Sue talks to Calum about his father’s work ethic, about working in marketing for a tour company to get his career underway, before embarking on a financial career with Britannia Life and onward to Scottish Friendly. His musical choices include The Smiths, Kate Bush and Crowded House - and you can hear an extended version this Saturday from midday, download it from the Share Radio website or iTunes.
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Calum Bennie


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: What do you do if divorce is on the cards this Valentine's Day?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Money Fight Club: What do you do if divorce is on the cards this Valentine's Day?
Financial heavyweights, Lindsay Cook and James Walker from Resolver join Georgie in the studio. It's February 14th and whilst many will be celebrating Valentine's Day today - we decided to look at what happens when things turn out less than rosy, divorce. Rates in Britain are still the highest in Europe - so how can you protect yourself and your finances? On a more positive note we'll also be finding out which bank is winning the Golden Gloves this week plus how to get the best hotel room for your money.
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Lindsay Cook, James Walker


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Nigel Cassidy

Recorded £4.6bn loss for Rolls-Royce from past bribery, corruption and weak pound

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Recorded £4.6bn loss for Rolls-Royce from past bribery, corruption and weak pound
Rolls-Royce has recorded a £4.6bn loss as the aero-engine firm absorbs the effect of its £671m settlement with regulators for past bribery and corruption. It is also battling a weaker pound. Alongside this Rolls-Royce reported plans to launch its first fleet of crewless ships by 2020. The move has been criticised by workers' unions and analysts, who have voiced concerns over the impact on jobs and the reduction in protection from privacy. Joining Nigel Cassidy to discuss the trials and tribulations of Rolls-Royce is Gaurav Sharma, Business Editor with the International Business Times.
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Gaurav Sharma


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Ed Bowsher

Pay shake-up afoot for FTSE companies

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Pay shake-up afoot for FTSE companies
Long-term incentive programs for FTSE bosses could be on the way out - reports from the FT say one-tenth of top companies will ditch such incentives. David Buik market commentator at Panmure Gordon joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher to explain the story.
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David Buik


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Ed Bowsher

Co-op Group puts banking arm up for sale

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Co-op Group puts banking arm up for sale
Co-op Bank is up for sale - why has the bank moved now and how can its ethical culture be retained? For more on this and the day's big market stories Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City index.
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Ken Odeluga


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