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Georgie Frost

Entrepreneur Deepak Ohri tells the story behind Hotel lebua

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Entrepreneur Deepak Ohri tells the story behind Hotel lebua
Share Radio's Sara Macham meets Deepak Ohri who's won eight entrepreneur and innovation awards since setting up his hotel group, lebua, in 2003. The company has grown from one restaurant in Bangkok to seven hotels and lodges in India, New Zealand and Thailand and is now expanding into Europe.
Guests:

Tom Hill, Deepak Ohri


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Georgie Frost

Blogger Hannah Brice explains the story behind Feast Style Thrive.

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Blogger Hannah Brice explains the story behind Feast Style Thrive.
Every week we meet the people behind the Twitter handles from the UK Money Blogger community. This time Georgie Frost was joined by Hannah Brice, founder of Feast Style Thrive.
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Hannah Brice


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Georgie Frost

Women and Money: What are the challenges for female entrepreneurs?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Women and Money: What are the challenges for female entrepreneurs?
This week look at the lack of female entrepreneurs. The number has fallen for the third year in a row and according to Natwest, it's costing the UK economy £1 billion a year. But, plenty of women do start and run their own business. So what is going on? Georgie Frost was joined by Lindsay Loxley, the MD of the Women in Business Network, Helene Martin Gee, president of the Pink Shoe Club, Julie Baker, NatWest's head of enterprise for business banking and Melanie Lawson, an entrepreneur and founder of Bare Biology.
Guests:

Lindsay Loxley, Helene Martin Gee, Julie Baker, Melanie Lawson


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Ed Bowsher

'Next is struggling to find its position in the market', says Neil Wilson

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

'Next is struggling to find its position in the market', says Neil Wilson
Next has reported its first fall in profits in eight years, although the shares are up 5% this lunchtime. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Neil Wilson, Senior Market Analyst at ETX Capital to find out more.
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Neil Wilson


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Sarah Lowther

How much is the Muslim pound worth? Founder of of The Halal Dining Club Siddika Jaffer explains.

Sarah Lowther
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Share Radio Morning

How much is the Muslim pound worth? Founder of of The Halal Dining Club Siddika Jaffer explains.
We've heard of the purple pound, we've heard of the pink pound, and we've heard of the silver pound. But have we heard of the Muslim pound? The Halal economy is big business in the UK however many still struggle to find restaurants that cater for it. That's why Siddika Jaffer founded The Halal Dining Club in May 2015 - an app which aims to transform the Halal dining experience for millions of Muslim diners around the world. She joined Sarah Lowther to tell the story behind the app.
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Siddika Jaffer


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Georgie Frost

How tech CEOs came to dominate the Forbes' Billionaires List.

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How tech CEOs came to dominate the Forbes' Billionaires List.
If you want to earn a lot of money...you may want to think about a career in tech! Forbes' billionaire list is out for 2017.183 of the list are from the industry - up 23 on the previous year - with 3 of the top 5 being CEOs of tech companies. They have a combined $1 trillion net worth. To go through the list Georgie Frost was joined by Mary-Ann Russon, Senior Technology Reporter with the International Business Times UK.
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Mary-Ann Russon


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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: From banking to British dairy champion

Linda Lewis (1)
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Share Radio Afternoon

Company Casebook: From banking to British dairy champion
The food sector might look like an attractive place to start and grow a business - it certainly did to Joe Chakra of Sloane Brothers. On this week's edition of Company Casebook, Linda Lewis goes behind the scenes to find out more about his frozen yoghurt shops, his search for sites to expand to, and why he wants to become a global ambassador of "British quality, taste, and creamy dairy".
Guest:

Joe Chakra


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Sue Dougan

The women who shape our world with writer and entrepreneur Edwina Dunn

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio Morning

The women who shape our world with writer and entrepreneur Edwina Dunn
Each week we're joined by an author to talk us through the ideas and background to their book. This time Sue Dougan was joined by entrepreneur Edwina Dunn to discuss her book "The Female Lead" which showcases 60 of the world's most accomplished women.
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Edwina Dunn


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Ed Bowsher

Prudential PLC to bid for state's Bradford & Bingley mortgages

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Prudential PLC to bid for state's Bradford & Bingley mortgages
Life insurer Prudential PLC is bidding for a slice of the £12.5bn of Bradford & Bingley mortgages being sold by the government, Nex has just released its Q3 statement announcing that Trump effect boosted revenues by 11%, and Qinetiq's revenues are ‘steady’ as it looks to end a 5 years of decline. Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to look at these and other important company news.
Guest:

Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

Company news: Just Eat's share drops after CEO steps down, Greene Kings's growth lower than expected, Nationwide's profit drop 16%, and more - with Oanda's Craig Erlam

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Company news: Just Eat's share drops after CEO steps down, Greene Kings's growth lower than expected, Nationwide's profit drop 16%, and more - with Oanda's Craig Erlam
Just Eat Chief Executive David Buttress announced that he will step down due to "urgent family matters", this sent the company's shares down 6% in the first hour of trading today. UK's largest pub retailer and brewer Greene King released its 40th week trading statement update which saw the group having a slow sales growth between January and November despite a record-breaking Christmas Day. Plus, British lender Nationwide's profit dropped 16 percent as low rates bite. To discuss this and other corporate stories Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA.
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Craig Erlam


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