Georgie Frost was joined by Finance expert Kevin Pratt from Money Supermarket. Today on the agenda, they discussed rising consumer confidence. Plus they look into why today is the day most people are likely to quit their job. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Now it's time to review some of the biggest political stories. Georgie Frost was joined by Jack Sommers, News Editor at the Huffington Post to discuss last night’s protests all around the globe against Donald Trump's controversial travel ban. They began with the latest news that Trump has fired his Acting Attorney General, for going against the ban.
Joining us to discuss what the main market headlines of the morning are was Share Radio's very own Juliette Foster. There are a few company's reporting this morning - Starting with a big fine for Deutsche Bank and online Supermarket Ocado has announced its final results.
A new jobs report shows salaries are beginning to show signs of improvement after a recent lull. But the research from Adzuna also shows that the number of advertised vacancies is beginning to drop. Becky Barr of Adzuna joined Juliette Foster on Share Radio Breakfast to chat through the statistics.
Reports that former BHS boss Sir Philip Green has made a deal with the pensions regulator to rescue the retailer's pension scheme, according to Sky News. How much could cost the billionaire? For more Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Helen Morrissey, editor of Professional Pensions magazine.
Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries caused a public outcry and left markets jittery. Can court action make a difference? And what concessions have been made so far?
For more on exactly what was in the legislation, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Gilson, editor of a US politics blog at the London School of Economics.
Vodafone's confirmation that it's in talks to merge its Indian subsidiary with a rival have triggered a 2% rise in the share price. Meanwhile shares in engineering firm, WS Atkins are up 5% after an American firm made a takeover approach. And German inflation data is out - is this good news for the key European economy?
Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, joined Ed Bowsher to discuss the big economic and company stories of the day.
Now, have you made a will? If not, you're not alone as over a third of adults don't have one. But new research from National Savings & Investments shows that 38 million people haven't thought about making a will or drawing up a legal document so a family member can manage their finances if they become ill. Sarah Pennells was joined by Chris Dowsett from NS&I, Amish Patel of legal firm Stone King and Toby Scott from Dying Matters.
Elderly & vulnerable people are particularly susceptible to scams which come through the postal system and criminals who contact them by telephone. To find out what can be done to protect them, Share Radio's Sara Macham was joined by Marilyn Baldwin OBE - founder of Think Jessica, a charity she set up in 2007.
The number of people falling victim to romance scams has reached a record high. In 2016 there were over 3 thousand victims of romance fraud; they lost a combined total of over £39 million. To find out more about this Georgie Frost spoke to Tony Neate is CEO of Get Safe Online.