As many as a quarter of people say they're not able to do their job properly because of money worries. That's according to a survey released today by the CIPD and Close Brothers Asset Management. That number rises to almost a third among 18-24 year olds. Joining Georgie Frost was Jeanette Makings, head of financial education at Close Brothers Asset Management.
It's the start of a new year and if you are thinking about setting up your own businesses or indeed you are running one, you may be wondering what on earth is in store this year. Especially after last year! 2016 certainly proved a volatile year so what are some of the opportunities and challenges SME's can expect in coming months? To give us a bit of a preview Georgie was joined by Graham Bird, Head of Investments at Gresham House Strategic.
It's time to check-in with our friends over at Money Saving Expert. This week Georgie was joined by personal finance writer Sam Mc Faul. We look at claiming energy credit back from your supplier and avoiding Ukash travel card fees. Plus we'll have a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week.
Deputy editor Helen Knapman and writer Gary Adams are here with over 26 years of financial journalism under their belt. On the agenda today we look at the top financial resolutions for this year as well as everything you need to know about buying bonds. Sticking with the financial resolutions we'll also get the latest poll results on what Moneywise readers are aiming to do in 2017 plus a few tips from Gary in funny money. And as ever we'll have details on the latest deals and stats.
What's in a name? Or a label? Half of women entrepreneurs have been branded with stereotypical labels such as "opinionated" or "feisty" according to a survey by NatWest. To find out more about this Georgie Frost was joined by Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise for Business Banking at NatWest.
If you're too busy or simply bored of trudging round your local supermarket like many of us you might have turned to delivery services. Recipe boxes have become a major trend in recent years for those looking for a convenient and easy way to try out new meals. One company, Mindful Chef, has combined this with the growing popularity of free-from foods to create gluten and dairy free boxes attracting interest clients including Andy Murray and the England Rugby team. Share Radio's Tom Hill was joined by founders Myles Hooper and Giles Humphries to get the story behind the company from the very beginning.
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today on the agenda, they discuss Mr.Kipling increasing their prices. Plus they analyse why financial problems are affecting people's ability to do their job. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Political upheaval, job worries and financial pressures are leaving young people anxious and daunted, according to The Prince's Trust. The charity found we're now seeing the lowest levels of confidence and happiness among 16 to 25 year olds in eight years of research. Money problems play a major role with over two fifths concerned goals like homeownership and a steady job are unrealistic. Georgie was joined by Paul Brown, from the Prince's Trust to discuss more.
If you totted it all up, how much do you reckon you spend at work - you have travel, lunches, coffees, but have you included colleagues. Apparently we spend more than £1000 a year at work. Nationwide found we're forking out for colleagues' birthdays, charity runs and Christmas presents and will spend up to 40,000 thousand pounds over their working life. To discuss the findings, Georgie was joined by Alan Oliver, head of external affairs at Nationwide.
This week financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Vix Leyton enter the ring to fight for your rights in the financial world. We take on property, particularly the mortgage market and exorbitant fees and deliver the Sucker punch to the Stamp Duty pass.