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Georgie Frost

Martyn James, an independent money expert, on the News Review 29/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Martyn James, an independent money expert, on the News Review 29/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Martyn James, an independent money expert. And today, they look at the days top story - the decision by EDF to go ahead with the £18bn Hinkley Point project in Somerset, in what would have been the UK's first new nuclear power station for a generation, although it received mixed reviews from Parliament. Elsewhere, Ofgem has launched an investigation into SSE, while consumer confidence is continuing to dip. Plus, more bad news for Southern Rail, as The RMT union says the workers will walk out on the 8th August. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Sara Benwell Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor on the News Review 28/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Sara Benwell Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor on the News Review 28/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor, Sara Benwel. And today, they look at the days top story - Lloyds have said they are going to is cut 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches to cut costs. Elsewhere, EDF is due to make its final investment decision on nuclear power station at Hinkley Point. And, British Gas profits took a big tumble as they lost nearly half a million customers. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Sara Benwell


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Georgie Frost

Kevin Pratt from Moneysupermarket.com on the News Review 27/07/16

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Kevin Pratt from Moneysupermarket.com on the News Review 27/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Kevin Pratt from Moneysupermarket.com. And today, they look at the big story of the day - where the GDP for the second quarter of the year picked up by 0.6% - but why was this? Also on the show, southern rail could be hit by more striker. And, Apple's iPhone sales have dropped for a second quarter in a row. 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

Money Fight Club: How to beat insurers

Georgie Frost
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Money Fight Club: How to beat insurers
This week Financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn enter the ring with Georgie about insurance and flooding … and also who will get their sucker punch award this week?
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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Georgie Frost

Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com, on the News Review 26/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com, on the News Review 26/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com. And today, they look at the big story of the day - where Ofcom has said BT Openreach, should be run by its own board, but still owned by BT. Elsewhere, Amazon are set to test using drone to deliver packages, while millions of train users are being overcharged by operators who are hiding the cheapest fares. 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

Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk, on the News Review 25/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk, on the News Review 25/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Financial Broadcaster of the Year Georgie Frost. Joining us today is Hannah Maundrell, editor of money.co.uk. And the big story of the day - former BHS owner, Sir Philip Green has been branded as the "unacceptable face of capitalism". Georgie and Hannah will also mull over how the failure of BHS could help the government protect workplace pensions. Plus, Living near a supermarket can help to boost the value of your home by £22,000. 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

Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor Sara Benwell on the News Review 22/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor Sara Benwell on the News Review 22/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor, Sara Benwel. And today, they look at the MPs committee who condemned Sports Direct, for making their employees work in condition like a 'Victorian Workhouse'. And, Sainsbury's have the go ahead to purchase Argos. Plus, the Government is under pressure to sort out the Southern Rail debacle. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Sara Benwell


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Georgie Frost

SME: Some businesses survive, but many don't. So how can we make sure that doesn't happen to you? Listen here to business woman Jessica Kruger and business coach Robert Ferguson

Georgie Frost
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SME: Some businesses survive, but many don't. So how can we make sure that doesn't happen to you? Listen here to business woman  Jessica Kruger and business coach  Robert Ferguson
As part of our regular slot looking at the highs and lows of setting up a small business Georgie talks to Jessica Kruger, founder of Ethos, one of London’s premier vegan destinations, along with business coach Robert Ferguson and an owner of an SME to learn from their experiences.
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Jessica Kruger, Robert Ferguson


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Moneywise - What is best: active or passive?

Georgie Frost
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Moneywise - What is best: active or passive?
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, Moira O'Neill and Tom Wilson join Georgie Frost in the studio. On the agenda, we talk all things gap years, how common they are, costs, what to consider and more. Plus we settle the argument, about which is the best way to invest, actively or passively. We also see the new, fun and quirky features like stats of the week, and their regular polls from the magazine. All this plus much more so do not miss.
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Tom Wilson, Moira O'Neill


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Georgie Frost

Senior analyst Ed Bowsher on the News Review 20/07/16

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Senior analyst Ed Bowsher on the News Review 20/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher. And today, they look at how Brexit has caused the growth forecast to be lowered. And why fuel and air fares have pushed consumer inflation up. Plus, a charity claims the cost of summer holiday childcare is unaffordable. 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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