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Morning Money: Fishing - the ten-point plan to replenish British waters

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Fishing - the ten-point plan to replenish British waters
A new paper released by the Adam Smith Institute has called on the government to take back control of UK waters. The report lays out a comprehensive ten-point plan for how Britain can replenish its waters following Brexit, and reveals the full extent of the damage caused by the European Common Fisheries Policy. Dr Madsen Pirie, President of the Adam Smith Institute, joined to discuss this further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Daniel Godfrey


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Sarah Lowther

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

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

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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Morning Money: Free Movement and Farming - will Brexit hurt UK agriculture?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Free Movement and Farming - will Brexit hurt UK agriculture?
The National Farmers' Union is launching a post-Brexit options paper for its members on what trade deal they would like with the European Union and the rest of the world. Over 34,000 non-UK born workers were employed on UK farms in 2014, and a key area now being discussed is the importance of free movement of labour for the farming industry. So just how vital an issue is this? Joe Aldridge has been speaking to the NFU's Vice President Guy Smith to find out.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Joe Aldridge, Guy Smith


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Morning Money: William Hill reject Rank Group and 888 takeover bid

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: William Hill reject Rank Group and 888 takeover bid
Bookmaker William Hill has rejected a £3.16bn takeover offer from online operator 888 and casino giant Rank. The bid, in shares and cash, was called "highly opportunistic" by Gareth Davis, chairman of William Hill, who said it did not reflect its true value. Gambling industry strategist and consultant, Steve Donoughue, discussed the deal.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Steve Donoughue


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Morning Money: Revenues up 8% to $73.3m for The Quarto Group in H1 2016

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Revenues up 8% to $73.3m for The Quarto Group in H1 2016
The Quarto Group is a leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. On the day of its 2016 half year report, company CEO Marcus Leaver joined Share Radio Morning Money to assess his company’s performance and set out their future aims.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Marcus Leaver


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Morning Money: Is the latest CMA report a game changer for the retail banking industry?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is the latest CMA report a game changer for the retail banking industry?
The Competition and Markets Authority has unveiled a package of measures to "shake up retail banking for years to come". To discuss the measures, James Sherwin-Smith, CEO of Growth Street, which started the APR4SMEs campaign earlier this year, joined Morning Money’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, James Sherwin-Smith


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Morning Money: What do festivals bring to Edinburgh’s economy?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What do festivals bring to Edinburgh’s economy?
The world's largest arts festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, has begun. Yet, the Fringe Festival isn't the only event to have kicked off this weekend in the city. The Edinburgh International Festival and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are among many to have begun. So what do these festivals bring to the city's economy? Joe Aldridge spoke with James McVeigh, Head of Marketing and Innovation at Festivals Edinburgh, to find out.
Guests:

Joe Aldridge, James McVeigh


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Morning Money: What does Prime Minister May's industrial strategy mean for Britain?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: What does Prime Minister May's industrial strategy mean for Britain?
Prime Minister Theresa May has met with senior ministers to discuss a new economic and industrial strategy. Post-meeting, we learned Britain will continue to seek investment from around the world, In a statement, a spokesperson said the discussion "...underlined that Britain is open for business, we continue to seek investment from around the world and we will continue to be a strong advocate for free trade." Share Radio was joined by James Frayne, director of policy issue consultancy Public First to discuss further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, James Frayne


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Morning Money: Did Brexit create the perfect ecosystem for fraud in the UK?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Did Brexit create the perfect ecosystem for fraud in the UK?
Commercial businesses in the South East and London came under attack from fraudsters in the first half of 2016 to the tune of £84.1m, according to new research. KPMG's Fraud Barometer shows a 585% increase in the value of prosecuted fraud against commercial businesses in the region, as prosecuted fraud against financial institutions and investors fell. Hitesh Patel, head of forensic at KPMG explained further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Hitesh Patel


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Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?
The FTSE 250 lender, Virgin Money, saw 35% wiped off its share value after Britain voted to leave the EU, that in spite of a record first quarter. On the day of the company's half-year results, Dr Ronan Lynch, Director of the Global Knowledge Centre at the banking consultancy Lafferty Group, was on hand to discuss the numbers and the performance of challenger banks in general.
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Chris Bailey, Ronan Lynch


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