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Nigel Cassidy

Trump Presidency leaves Brits choosing elsewhere for their holidays

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Trump Presidency leaves Brits choosing elsewhere for their holidays
According to various research, Donald Trump's election as the US President has caused almost a third of Brits to steer clear of the country as a holiday destination. Alongside this the pound to US dollar exchange rate has not helped matters.
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Sean Tipton


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Nigel Cassidy

Latest election polls show Tory lead over Labour

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Latest election polls show Tory lead over Labour
And they're off. Latest polls carried out in last two days gives Tories 24 point lead over Labour. the Labour leader will make his first big speech of the campaign later - insisting the result's not a "foregone conclusion". Jeremy Corbyn is promising 'not to play by the rules' of the establishment - if he's elected prime minister in June.
Guest:

Jack Sommers


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Nigel Cassidy

How inflationary pressures are threatening UK firms' finances

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

How inflationary pressures are threatening UK firms' finances
Rising food and fuel prices are putting pressure on firms operating in the UK supply chain, according to research from an insolvency firm. Begbies Traynor says almost 22,000 firms were facing "significant financial distress" in sectors such as logistics and wholesale - up by a quarter in the past 12 months.
Guest:

Julie Palmer


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Nigel Cassidy

George Osborne stands down as MP for Tatton

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

George Osborne stands down as MP for Tatton
Former Chancellor George Osborne is to stand down as an MP. How will he be remembered? James Brydges reports.
Guest:

David Buik


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Nigel Cassidy

Debenhams expects to suffer at the hands of of a slow down in UK demand

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Debenhams expects to suffer at the hands of of a slow down in UK demand
To get the latest company results, Nigel Cassidy was joined by Mike Ingram, Market Strategist at BGC Partners. Department store chain Debenhams plc, like the rest of the retail sector, faces challenges of rising inflation, fierce competition and a switch in consumer spending habits.
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Mike Ingram


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Georgie Frost

Moneywise: Making money from your old motor

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Moneywise: Making money from your old motor
The Moneywise team with over a quarter of a century of financial journalism under their belt joins us in the studio for their weekly catch up. This week Georgie was joined by the product researcher Adam Williams and Editor Moira O'Neill. We'll be looking at how to make money out of your old motor, and getting a guide to indemnity insurance.
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Moira O'Neill, Adam Williams


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Georgie Frost

Money Saving Expert: Legally buying stolen goods

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert: Legally buying stolen goods
Time to check-in with our friends over at Money Saving Expert. This week Georgie was joined by consumer writer, Megan French. We're looking at buying stolen goods (legally of course); your rights when it comes to sale shopping, and of course we'll have a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week.
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Megan French


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Georgie Frost

Time to spring-clean your finances

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Time to spring-clean your finances
Next month is Financial Planning Week, a week in which we're all urged to book a session with a financial planner for a check-up on our finances. It's organised by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, or CISI, which is offering the FREE one-hour consultations. To hear more, Share Radio reporter Sara Macham was joined by Jacqueline Lockie, deputy head of financial planning at the CISI.
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Jacqueline Lockie


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Georgie Frost

We're wasting more and more food every year, and it's grown 4% in recent years

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

We're wasting more and more food every year, and it's grown 4% in recent years
Despite targets to reduce household waste by 5% by 2016, the latest figures from food waste charity WRAP show that waste in the UK has in fact grown by 4% in recent years. But it's not just households which need to tackle the issue. Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to Rich Watts from the Soil Association, who explained the scale of the problem across the food and catering industry as a whole.
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Rich Watts


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Georgie Frost

The News Review: Bilingual Britain?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

The News Review: Bilingual Britain?
Today on the agenda, Georgie Frost and Rachel Springall, personal finance expert at moneyfacts.co.uk discussed workers who can speak a second language earn around £35 a week more. Plus they look into why Aviva wants to shake up the ­sector and start giving discounts of up to 20 per cent. All these stories and more on The News Review. .
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Rachel Springall


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