This week Georgie Frost is joined by product researcher Adam Williams and web manager Gary Adams to look through the top financial stories from the Moneywise magazine. This week they look at the new addition to the Isa family, the Lisa. What are the pros and cons and will your bank even be able to offer you one? Plus find out if there're any savings accounts left capable to beating inflation and why Waitrose is leaving many customers disappointed.
Three of Britain's biggest consumer groups Money Saving Expert, Which? and Citizens Advice wrote an open letter to the Prime Minister after she was was accused of "forgetting" about consumers in her Brexit negotiations. They want her to set up a cross-Government high-level working group focused solely on securing the best deal for customers.
So what will the triggering of Article 50 mean for us? And how will our exit from the EU impact the pound in our pockets? To find out more Georgie Frost was joined by Jasmine Birtles - financial and business commentator from Money Magpie .
Georgie Frost was joined by Andy Webb of Be Clever With Your Cash this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed, of course, the Article 50 letter being delivered to Brussels. Plus they look into why drivers will pay 25 times more road tax from this week . All these stories and more on The News Review.
The letter which will formally begin the UK's exit from the EU has been signed by the prime minister. It will be hand-delivered to Brussels this lunchtime - triggering Article 50. Negotiations for the exit deal will then be able to start. To discuss what will happen over the next 48 hours, Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict.co.uk.
Nigel Cassidy joined Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with the news of today, which is all about Article 50 being triggered. Ryanair has had its say on this. They've said aviation should be prioritised in the Brexit talks. We've also heard full-year figures from Saga, the over 50s insurance specialist. Plus we've also had trading updates from Tui and StageCoach.
Georgie Frost was joined by Sara Benwell, Consumer Editor at Good Housekeeping this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how uSwitch has been defending its service after reports it wasn't showing customers the best available deals. Plus they look into the new 12-sided one pound coin entering circulation today. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Georgie Frost was joined by Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post to look at some of the biggest political stories of the day. Theresa May has held talks with Scotland's First Minister as she prepares to formally trigger the Brexit process. The Prime Minister and Nicola Sturgeon met at a hotel in Glasgow for around an hour, where they also discussed the prospect of a second independence referendum. What came out of the meeting? The Scottish Parliament is expected to pass a vote in favour of seeking another independence referendum later.
Nigel Cassidy joined Georgie Frost to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with Tesco being hit with a 129 million pound fine for overstating its profits in 2014. The supermarket giant said its subsidiary - Tesco Stores - had reached a deal with the Serious Fraud Office following a two-year investigation. It means the chain will avoid prosecution as long as it pays the fine and fulfils other requirements. We've also hard from Ladbrokes Coral and Thomas Cook. What have they announced?
Welcome to the This is Money Show on Share Radio, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. Retirement just got more complicated this week with proposals put forward to raise the state pension age to 70 whilst further question marks hang over the triple lock. Pensions seem to be the subject of wider controversy though as we hear nearly a fifth of women are retiring without any personal or company pension. Saving up anything for retirement also got more challenging this week though with the latest inflation statistics. A temporary peak or will the Bank of England finally move on interest rates? Answering all this and more Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also this week we find out how banks and cheques are getting a 21st Century upgrade.
Georgie Frost was joined by Andy Webb from Be Clever with Your Cash this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how hundreds of jobs will be lost following a decision to close almost 160 RBS and NatWest branches. Plus they look into why the UK is almost bottom of a European league table for maternity leave, ranking 22 out of 24. All these stories and more on The News Review.