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Morning Money: What’s behind the growth in temporary job placements?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What’s behind the growth in temporary job placements?
Companies have switched to filling jobs with temporary staff as they await the outcome of the European Union referendum, according to a monthly jobs report from the REC and Markit. Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to talk about the report.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Tom Hadley


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Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Tightening the screws further on tax havens & offshore finance
Ahead of an international corruption summit being hosted by David Cameron in London this week, the Head of Campaigns at ActionAid UK, Murray Worthy, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. ActionAid has been campaigning for the reform of global tax rules to tackle tax dodging in the world's poorest countries.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Murray Worthy


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Morning Money: Underlying Profit before tax down to £587m for Sainsbury’s

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Underlying Profit before tax down to £587m for Sainsbury’s
Richard Perks, Retail Analyst at Mintel, discussed Sainsbury's full year results with Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. The company reported a drop in profits, but did that meet market expectations? Richard offers his view as well as giving his opinion on whether the results indicate if the company should take over Argos.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Richard Perks


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Morning Money: How has taxation become a significant issue north of the border?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: How has taxation become a significant issue north of the border?
With just days to go before Scotland goes to the polls to elect a new devolved parliament, taxation has emerged as a significant issue. The Scottish Parliament is about to take on greater tax-raising powers and Share Radio’s Scottish Correspondent, Maurice Smith, spoke with the leaders of two parties north of the border who want to increase income taxes.
Guest:

Maurice Smith


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Morning Money: UK micro businesses write off £9bn every year due to unpaid invoices!

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: UK micro businesses write off £9bn every year due to unpaid invoices!
Ed Molyneux, CEO and co-founder of FreeAgent, discussed the research conducted by the online accounting system provider, which found that UK micro-businesses write off £9 billion every year due to unpaid invoices. So how can companies avoid this and is the treasury missing out? Ed also has some useful advice for freelancers.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Ed Molyneux


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Morning Money: Will business issues loom large ahead of the upcoming Mayor of London election?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Will business issues loom large ahead of the upcoming Mayor of London election?
On May 5th, Londoners will go to the polls to choose a new Mayor of London. It's the fifth such vote, and it matters to business just who is elected. But will business issues loom large in the last days of what's been a rather lacklustre campaign? To find out, Share Radio Morning Money's Nigel Cassidy spoke to Chris Curtis, from YouGov.
Guests:

Nigel Cassidy, Chris Curtis


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Morning Money: Trump takes giant stride towards Republican nomination

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Trump takes giant stride towards Republican nomination
Donald Trump has taken another step towards the Republican nomination, with a clean sweep of victories in Tuesday’s primary elections. Share Radio’s Sarah Lowther spoke to Politico reporter, Ben Schreckinger, about whether Trump is right to declare himself the presumptive Republican nominee.
Guest:

Ben Schreckinger


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Morning Money: How will telecoms be affected by Brexit?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: How will telecoms be affected by Brexit?
The EU referendum is rapidly approaching. So what happens to our telecoms if the UK population votes to leave the European Union? Dave Millett, of independent telecoms brokerage Equinox, discussed the impact it will have for businesses and individuals.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dave Millett


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Morning Money: BHS, Junior Doctors and children migrants discussed by the Huffington Post's Jack Sommers

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: BHS, Junior Doctors and children migrants discussed by the Huffington Post's Jack Sommers
As the pensions regulator launches an investigation into the collapse of BHS, which has a £571 million hole in its pension fund, The Huffington Post’s Jack Sommers talks about whether this will become a political issue. Jack also discusses the Junior Doctors strike and the MP vote against the attempt to force the government to allow 3000 unaccompanied child refugees into the UK from Europe.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Jack Sommers


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Morning Money: The Baltic Dry Index makes more positive moves

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The Baltic Dry Index makes more positive moves
The Baltic Dry Index continues to move in a positive direction. The Index, often used as an indicator for the general health of the shipping sector, had its lowest point in February, but has been climbing back ever since. Matt Cox spoke to Robert Merrylees, Policy Analyst at The UK Chamber of Shipping, about the situation.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Robert Merrylees


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