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Wellbeing programmes in the workplace have been introduced to de-stress employees

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Wellbeing programmes in the workplace have been introduced to de-stress employees
Apparently more than 1 in 4 adults feel too stressed which is taking a toll on productivity with more days being lost due to sickness. In an effort to tackle the problem some firms such as Cisco have begun introducing wellbeing programmes for their employees. To find out more about the benefits this can offer a business Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to health expert Jessie Pavelka who has recently partnered with Cisco. Jessie began by explaining the problems for many employees.
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Jessie Pavelka


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Ahead of the Budget, the Chancellor expects to increase social care funding and taxes on the self-employed. All this and more on the News Review

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Ahead of the Budget, the Chancellor expects to increase social care funding and taxes on the self-employed. All this and more on the News Review
Sarah Pennells was joined by Financial planner David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed french firm PSA buying the European arm of General Motors for 1.9 billion pounds. Plus they look into why the chancellor is expected to increase funding for social care and provide some relief for those falling victim to business rate changes. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Jeremy Corbyn has published his tax returns, yet the Chancellor has not. Should it be an obligation?

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Jeremy Corbyn has published his tax returns, yet the Chancellor has not. Should it be an obligation?
The Chancellor Philip Hammond has been speaking ahead of Wednesday's Budget. And he's warned there will be no "spending sprees" in the Budget. Mr Hammond also said that any surplus cash would be used to ensure the UK had enough "gas in the tank" for the coming years. In Labour news, they've had to defend party leader Jeremy Corbyn over the amount of tax he's paid. Labour say they're "confident" Corbyn did pay the correct amount. Yet more damaging stories for the party and for Mr Corbyn? To discuss this, Sarah Pennells was joined by political journalist Natasha Clarke.
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Natasha Clarke


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Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest market reaction to the Vauxhall-Opel sale by GM to Peugeot-Citroen

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Nigel Cassidy reveals the latest market reaction to the Vauxhall-Opel sale by GM to Peugeot-Citroen
Joining Sarah Pennells to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with none more important than the agreed merger between PSA Group - who own Peugeot and Citroen - and General Motors' European unit - which includes Vauxhall. There are now fears of UK job losses in this sector. And another big merger announcement this morning is from Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.
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Nigel Cassidy


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O2 unveil plans to launch robots in call centres. Would you prefer to speak to a person or robot? All this and more on the News Review

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O2 unveil plans to launch robots in call centres. Would you prefer to speak to a person or robot?  All this and more on the News Review
Sarah Pennells was joined by Deborah Hargreaves, Founding Director of High Pay centre and former Business Editor of the Guardian. Today on the agenda, they discussed the relaunch of the Nokia 3310, after 17 years. Plus they look into why O2 unveiling their plans for a new voice recognition technology, to encourage people to speak to a new artificially intelligent robot rather than contact its call centres.. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Deborah Hargreaves


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Fake holiday websites are out to scam unsuspecting holidaymakers

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Fake holiday websites are out to scam unsuspecting holidaymakers
For all those planning ahead to their summer holidays think carefully when booking online. Fake holiday websites are on the rise with millions being scammed from unsuspecting tourists. Often the sites are so convincing holidaymakers don't realise anything's up until arriving at their destination to find the villa they've booked doesn't really exist. To find out more about how the scam works and how to protect yourself Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Hannah Maundrell, editor-in-chief of money.co.uk.
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Hannah Maundrell


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Companies are now more likely to be a victim of cyber crime than of any other type of crime

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Companies are now more likely to be a victim of cyber crime than of any other type of crime
Last week saw the opening of the National Cyber Security Centre in London. According to the National Crime Agency, companies are now more likely to be a victim of cyber crime than of any other type of crime in the UK. Cyber crime was also included in the national crime survey in England and Wales for the first time last year, showing just how prevalent this type of crime has become. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Sam Hutton from security technology firm Glasswall about the ongoing rise of cybercrime in the UK.
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Sam Hutton


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Would you accept a day off from work...if you're tired?

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Would you accept a day off from work...if you're tired?
It's safe to say that many of us would love the luxury of a day off work every now and then. But how would you feel if your employer offered you a wellbeing day, effectively allowing you to call in sick...with tiredness? This is a measure being proposed by think tank, the Institute of Public Policy Research, or IPPR, who believe employers should be looking more into their employee's wellbeing. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Joe Dromey, one of the authors of the report, about how this would reduce the number of people receiving long-term sickness benefit.
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Joe Dromey


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Would you take your work home or leave it at the office? All this and more on The News Review

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Would you take your work home or leave it at the office? All this and more on The News Review
Sarah Pennells was joined by senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today on the agenda, they discussed how more than half of City workers feel more stressed at home than at work. Plus they look into why senior ministers have written to Tory MPs to try to stave off a rebellion over business rates. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Ed Bowsher


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Political correspondent Colin Bloom explains Trump's confusing remarks on Sweden

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Political correspondent Colin Bloom explains Trump's confusing remarks on Sweden
Donald Trump has made some remarks about Sweden on Friday at a rally in Florida, which seem to have caused some confusion. And Trump has continued his attack on what he calls the 'dishonest' media. There have been two petitions in the UK, for and against his state visit to the UK. MP's will debate the state visit today. Sarah Pennells was joined by Share Radio's Political Correspondent, Colin Bloom to discuss the political headlines from earlier this morning.
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Colin Bloom


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