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Nigel Cassidy

Bank of England warns financial firms to prepare for no Brexit deal

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Bank of England warns financial firms to prepare for no Brexit deal
The Governor of the Bank of England's warning of major economic harm if Brexit negotiations between Britain and the EU falter. Mark Carney's asking financial firms to submit contingency plans and prepare for all scenarios, including a "no deal" outcome. Joining to discuss is Mike Ingram, Market Strategist BGC Partners.
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Mike Ingram


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Organic wine contributes to a booming UK organic market

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Organic wine contributes to a booming UK organic market
They say organic wine gives you less of a headache the next morning. Sales of organic wine are booming in the UK. According to the organic food group the Soil Association, sales of organic beers, wines and spirits rose by 14.3% last year to reach nearly £6m. That's double the rate of the UK's organic market as a whole.
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Zoe Willox-Dunant


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UK job market shows promise for growing demand of permanent staff positions

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UK job market shows promise for growing demand of permanent staff positions
The Markit/REC Report on jobs reveals a stronger growth of permanent staff placements. In contrast, temp billings increased at the softest pace in four months. Plus job vacancies continued to increase in February. Overall, demand for staff rose at the quickest rate in one-and-a-half years, with both permanent and temporary workers.
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Kevin Green


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Tariffs on Chinese steel will level the playing field for British steel

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Tariffs on Chinese steel will level the playing field for British steel
The head of UK Steel has told Share Radio that tariffs on Chinese steel will level the playing field. The European Commission has introduced levies on hot-rolled coils of between 18 and 36 per cent. British steel companies have been hit by cheap Chinese imports in recent years, with plants such as the one in Port Talbot facing an uncertain future.
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Gareth Stace


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Oil prices rise in response to the US air strikes in Syria

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Oil prices rise in response to the US air strikes in Syria
Nigel Cassidy crossed over to Chris Bailey of Financial Orbit to discuss to top business and finance stories, starting with the geopolitics and market reaction to the overnight missile strikes in Syria ordered by President Trump.
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Chris Bailey


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The do's and don'ts of investing

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The do's and don'ts of investing
IG, the online trading platform, has teamed up with Blackrock to launch IG Smart Portfolios, a range of model investment portfolios. So, joining Nigel Cassidy to talk through the new 'Smart Portfolios', the do's and don'ts and the risks and opportunities when it comes to investing is Ian Peacock, Head of UK and Ireland at IG Group.
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Ian Peacock


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John Timpson: The key to business success

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John Timpson: The key to business success
John Timpson, the chairman of key cutter and shoe repair business Timpson, claims hiring good people is the key to a successful business. Timpson told delegates at Retail Week Live: “What’s absolutely essential is great people. I don’t want people who can fix shoes or cut keys; I want personality. You can’t put a spark into a grumpy cobbler,” he said. He joined Nigel Cassidy to discuss more.
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John Timpson


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Financial services stand to lose 40% of revenue to FinTech firms

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Financial services stand to lose 40% of revenue to FinTech firms
According to a new PwC report, 61% of the UK financial services industry believe they could lose as much as 40% of their revenue to standalone FinTech firms. So, what can the financial services industry do to keep up with the ever-evolving fin-tech scene?
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Steve Davies


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What can we expect from the Trump-Xi meeting today?

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What can we expect from the Trump-Xi meeting today?
Today, President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping will be meeting at Trump's Mar-a-lago resort in Florida to perhaps set the tone or one of the world’s most important bilateral relationships. So, what can we expect from the meeting and what does it mean for trade between the US and China?
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David Kuo


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Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'

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Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'
According to a new report released by the Forum of Private Business and Clifton Asset Management small business owners are facing a retirement 'time bomb'. The report shows a bleak outlook for small business owners - particularly those aged 50+ - and their financial security. So what should small business owners and entrepreneurs be doing to secure their funds for later life?
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Adam Tavener


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