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Georgie Frost

Martyn James, independent financial analyst, on The News Review 17/08/16

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Martyn James, independent financial analyst, on The News Review 17/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by independent financial analyst Martyn James. Today they discuss the latest employment figures and new legislation aimed at cracking down on corporate tax avoidance. Plus the latest survey into student spending. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16

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Martyn James, independent money expert, on The News Review 09/08/16
Georgie Frost is joined by independent money expert Martyn James. Today they look at the Competition and Markets Authority's calls for a technological revolution from high street banks. Staying with banking there are also fears of a further cut in interest rates which dropped to 0.25% last week. Meanwhile housing chairty Shelter have suggested working families in England are so stretched financially that one in three couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: Battling hard against car insurers

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Money Fight Club: Battling hard against car insurers
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn battle it out against car insurers, and find out how to get the best deals on motor insurance. Plus, will they hand out the Golden Glove or Sucker Punch award and to who?
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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Georgie Frost

Hannah Maundrell Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk on the News Review 08/08/16

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Hannah Maundrell Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk on the News Review 08/08/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Hannah Maundrell Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk. And today, they look at the days top story - FTSE 100 chief executives rose by a massive ten percent last year alone. Elsewhere, today marks the beginning of a five day strike by Southern Rail after they failed to reach an agreement with the TUC. And, the cost of motor insurance has gone up 10 per cent in the last year. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Georgie Frost

Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on the News Review 05/08/16

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Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on the News Review 05/08/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined our very own senior analyst Ed Bowsher. And today, they look at the days top story - the base rate of interest has been cut to its lowest level in the Bank of England's 322-year history. Elsewhere, saving rates have also crumbled, while the RBS has recorded a £2billion loss in the first six months of the year. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

What is the future of young entrepreneurship post-Brexit?

Georgie Frost
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What is the future of young entrepreneurship post-Brexit?
Tuition fees are increasing for students, low-income families are losing grants, more competition for jobs, high house prices - what does all this mean for kids out there with big dreams? And what do they think of their chances in a post Brexit Britain? Joining Georgie Frost today are three young men who are helping shape the next generation of business. Adam Bradford is an award winning social activist, Louis Howell is a Youth and Community Trainer, and Jacob Sarkil is former young mayor of Lewisham and a youth leader and social entrepreneur.

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Georgie Frost

Kevin Pratt, web editor MoneySuperMarket.com, on the News Review 04/08/16

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Kevin Pratt, web editor MoneySuperMarket.com, on the News Review 04/08/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined byKevin Pratt, web editor MoneySuperMarket.com. And today, they look at the days top story - the Bank of England, who are set to cut the interest rates. Elsewhere, jobseekers and more worried about finding work since Brexit, while two thirds of us are addicted to the internet. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Kevin Pratt


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Georgie Frost

Moneywise: Is self-employment good or bad?

Georgie Frost
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Moneywise: Is self-employment good or bad?
This is must listen, new look edition to our regular show, with added features, bringing their magazine to your ears. On this week's episode, Helen Knapmanm and Tom Wilson join Georgie Frost in the studio. On the agenda, we talk all things about self-employment. We look at the many positives - but also the biggest negative - the fact you will get no retirement income. Also, is it good news for buy-to-let landlords after a rather turbulent time when it comes to holiday homes. Plus, we look at what a Mondo Bank is and look through the latest scam to hit the world, Olympic ticketing.
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Tom Wilson, Helen Knapman


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Georgie Frost

Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com, on the News Review 02/08/16

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Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com, on the News Review 02/08/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com. And today, they look at the days top story - the levels of home ownership in England has fallen to its lowest levels since 1986. Elsewhere, banks are already ditching the best bank savings accounts ahead of Thursday's excpected cut to the base rate. Plus, the date to apply for mis-sold PPI has been set to June next year. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Vix Leyton


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Georgie Frost

Deborah Hargreaves, founder of the High Pay Centre, on the News Review 01/08/16

Georgie Frost
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Deborah Hargreaves, founder of the High Pay Centre, on the News Review 01/08/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Deborah Hargreaves, founder of the High Pay Centre. And today, they look at the days top story - that poverty is costing UK taxpayers 78 billion pounds a year. Elsewhere, they look at Sir Philip Green who has made the news after accusing the MP Frank Field of turning a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of BHS into a "kangaroo court". Plus, former pensions minister Ros Altmann says the triple lock for state pensions should be scrapped. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Deborah Hargreaves


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