How would you feel if you were given the push from your job just before Christmas? How would you feel if the new came via tannoy? With just weeks before Christmas, one insurance company allegedly left their staff weeping as it was announced over the tannoy that hundreds of them would be losing their jobs. Kevin Charles is in the studio to explain all to Georgie.
Coding was introduced to the national curriculum for both primary and secondary school students in two years ago. Should the language of technology be considered as important if not more so than learning French, German or Spanish? To find out, Georgie was joined in the studio by Jordan Poulton from Makers Academy.
How many times have you turned up to your local bar or restaurant, only to be turned away because it is too packed or been forced to stand waiting for a seat. We've got used to relying on the internet to find out location opening hours of shops and venues but what about how busy it is. Well now Google has a new feature which tells users just that. Our reporter Mary Newman spoke to Share Radio technology editor, Steve Caplin.
Social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook are crucial nowadays in getting your business out there and seen by customers. But how to you do it, especially if your grasp of modern technology and networking sites is somewhat limited. Well what better than get Artificial Intelligence to do your advertising. That's exactly what marketing platform Welikeit has set out to do. Our reporter Tom Hill spoke to Andrew Cameron-Webb, founder of Welikeit.
Coming directly after the big shopping days of Cyber Monday and Black Friday - Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving calls on people to 'do good stuff' for charity by giving their time, money or voice to a good cause. To find out more on this, Georgie was joined on the line by Charities Aid Foundation's Senior Campaigns Officer Kim Roberts.
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday you may be suffering a spending hangover. Feeling guilty? Well why not get involved in Giving Tuesday. What is it? Well, it's global day calling on people to 'do good stuff' for charity by giving their time, voice or cash, to a good cause. To get more of an insight, Georgie was joined in the studio part of the Money Blogger Community - Andy Webb of the Be Clever With Your Cash blog.
Georgie Frost is joined in the ring by financial journalists Lindsay Cook and James Walker. This week, they take a look at the recurring issue of PPI claims and should families consider Secret Santa’s to cut spending on gifts this Christmas? Plus, who will win the sucker punch awards?
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Russell Quirk, CEO of eMoov estate agents. On the agenda today, they discuss the big story of the day, Ofcom has told BT it must be partially broken up as it's not doing enough to meet competition rules. Elsewhere, Black Friday has helped the boom for shops and online retailers as Visa says Brits spent more than £2billion pounds on its cards dduring the American phenomenon. All these stories and more on The News Review.
The number of jobseekers been conned in recruitment scams are on the rise. Scams reported in the last year have risen by 300 percent. Vulnerable jobseekers are being tricked into losing money in fake job applications or scammed into paying for fake police checks, visas, travel and training, which are not required. James Innes, founder of the CV centre is in the studio to explain to Georgie why this is a massive issue.
Do you have enough saved for retirement? In many cases especially for those who ought to be closest to the milestone, the answer is no. A new study found over a million people are set to retire on less than £9,500 a year. For more information, Nigel People from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association joined Georgie on the line.