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Ed Bowsher

Morning Money: Why aren't people considering careers in construction?

Ed Bowsher
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Morning Money: Why aren't people considering careers in construction?
New research shows that the vast majority of people would never consider a career in the construction industry, and this could lead to a future shortfall of workers, especially post-Brexit. Naomi Chatterley from leading European specialist supplier to construction SIG Distribution discussed what this research means for the UK.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Naomi Chatterley


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: What's business been like for WarmUp in the three months since the Brexit vote?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: What's business been like for WarmUp in the three months since the Brexit vote?
Theresa May's Brexit Brainstorm at Chequers did make one thing clear: limits on migration from Europe will be prioritised over preserving access to the single market for goods and services. Andrew Stimpson, Founder of underfloor heating specialists, WarmUp, has been a big beneficiary of the European single market. How has his business been affected?
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Andrew Stimpson


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: A booming English wine industry

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: A booming English wine industry
The 45th English Wine Festival is taking place this weekend. The event being held in Purleigh, Essex is the longest running wine festival in England, and it comes after figures earlier this month revealed that sparkling wine sales in the UK have nearly doubled in the last five years. Lucy Winward, a wine expert at New Hall Vineyard, who are hosting the event, explained how the English wine industry is doing.
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Lucy Winward


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: £1,000 worse off in real-terms – why are jobseekers facing a tougher time?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: £1,000 worse off in real-terms – why are jobseekers facing a tougher time?
Jobseekers are over £1,000 worse off in real-terms as rising inflation hits earnings, according to a new report from jobs website Adzuna. Advertised salaries fell to £32,688 in July, down 2.4% annually from £33,505 a year ago. Becky Harkins, spokesperson for Adzuna, joined Share Radio to offer an insight.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Becky Harkins


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion
Scotland’s public spending deficit has reached almost £15 billion, more than twice the size of the UK figure, and at 9.5% of GDP its higher than that of Greece at 7.2%. North Sea oil revenues also plunged from £1.8 billion in 2014/15 to just £60 million last year. Our commentator in Scotland, Maurice Smith, discussed.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Maurice Smith


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Why won’t Daniel Godfrey pay staff bonuses?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Why won’t Daniel Godfrey pay staff bonuses?
Daniel Godfrey has joined Neil Woodford in saying his new fund will not pay staff bonuses. The former Chief Executive of the Investment Association plans to launch a new investment trust in early 2017. Both asset managers agreed there was no evidence that they result in better outcomes for investors. Daniel told Share Radio's James Brydges why he wanted to take a different approach.
Guests:

James Brydges, Daniel Godfrey


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: What will the Olympic parade bring to Manchester?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: What will the Olympic parade bring to Manchester?
The Prime Minister says it’s going to be "a celebration fit for heroes". The UK's triumphant Olympians will be parading before the crowds in the UK's second city, Manchester. But why Manchester and what might the Olympians bring to the region? Sports journalist Anil Senghera explained from Manchester.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Anil Sanghera


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Will the Olympics in Brazil help the UK economy?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money: Will the Olympics in Brazil help the UK economy?
How will this two-week festival of sport impact the UK economy? City AM predicted prior to the summer that 3 billion pounds would be pumped back into the UK over the course of Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympics. Yet, when the world's eyes turn to Usain Bolt and the 100 metre final, it will be 2:30 on a Monday morning here in the UK - will the vastly different time zones make a difference? To find out more about the impact, Joe Aldridge asked Joe Hall, a sports business journalist at City AM, what sort of boost we are expecting.
Guests:

Steve Clarke, Joe Aldridge, Joe Hall


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Can the Government help solve the housing crisis by giving local authorities more power over planning fees?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Can the Government help solve the housing crisis by giving local authorities more power over planning fees?
The House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs has concluded in a report that the Government should allow local authorities to set and vary planning fees in accordance with the needs of their local area to incentivise private sector housebuilders. John Wriglesworth, Consultant Researcher for Jackson-Stops & Staff joined the Morning Money team to discuss further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, John Wriglesworth


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Southern Rail – How long can the disruption continue?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money: Southern Rail – How long can the disruption continue?
Southern Rail cut a further 314 services a day on Monday, bringing the anger of many customers, as trains continued to arrive late despite the introduction of a drastically reduced timetable. After months of delays, cancellations and union action, passengers of the services are questioning how long this can go on for. Matt Cox has been investigating the situation.
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Matt Cox


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