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This is Money: Business as usual

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

This is Money: Business as usual
Welcome to the This is Money show on Share Radio. From major supermarkets to micro-entrepreneurs we’ll be focusing on businesses big and small. Growing competition, inflation and a weak pound are all spelling problems for the retail sector whilst plans to scrap tax breaks threaten small businesses with bigger bills. Running through the various other issues from 4G to the strength of the high street Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Plus how the new, forgery proof pound coin might not prove as secure as hoped.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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How is inflation impacting small businesses?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How is inflation impacting small businesses?
In March, rising food and fuel prices pushed UK consumer inflation to 2.3 percent. But, inflation for small businesses rose to 3.2 percent - the highest rate for 8 years. That's according to Barclays' Small Business Cost Index. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Ian Rand, CEO of Barclays Business Banking, to find out more.
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Sara Macham, Ian Rand


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Food entrepreneurs Natasha Cooke and Lucy Pedder discuss their latest venture.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Food entrepreneurs Natasha Cooke and Lucy Pedder discuss their latest venture.
Georgie Frost is joined by food entrepreneurs Natasha Cooke and Lucy Pedder to discuss their latest venture- a restaurant that's bringing back traditional British cuisine- named Lupins.
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Lucy Pedder, Natasha Cooke


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

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

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


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What are the problems facing Britain's small businesses?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

What are the problems facing Britain's small businesses?
Worrying numbers of small businesses are feeling increasingly stretched by financial pressures. So much so, that 1 in 5 small business owners with cashflow problems aren't able to pay their staff, and are instead having to dip into their savings. To find out how this has come about, Share Radio reporter Anviksha Patel spoke to former Apprentice winner and Small Business Champion, Tim Campbell MBE.
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Anviksha Patel, Tim Campbell


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Ludovic Huraux, CEO of Shapr explains his new Tinder-like app for businesses

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Ludovic Huraux, CEO of Shapr explains his new Tinder-like app for businesses
Shapr allows its users to make new business connections and network by offering up relevant potential contacts in a Tinder-like format. Georgie Frost spoke on the line to Shapr's CEO Ludovic Huraux to discuss his app.
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Ludovic Huraux


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Cheryl Spain, a Yoga and Pilates teacher discusses starting her own business

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Cheryl Spain, a Yoga and Pilates teacher discusses starting her own business
What does it take to start up your own business? Guts determination and lots of energy. In the business world, some of the stories are truly inspirational. And in Cheryl Spain's case, it's no different. Back in 2013 Cheryl was a single parent with one dream - to create and run her own fitness studios. No money; very little and now she runs Fitness Fusions in a large building in Clapham. She joined Georgie in the studio to tell her story.
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Cheryl Spain


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Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 19/08/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 19/08/16
Today Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today they discuss the rebound in retail sales since their June slump as well as the amount of money retired households are losing in income tax. Plus with the Night Tube starting tonight we take a look at London's newest transport service. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Ed Bowsher


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What is the future of young entrepreneurship post-Brexit?

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

What is the future of young entrepreneurship post-Brexit?
Tuition fees are increasing for students, low-income families are losing grants, more competition for jobs, high house prices - what does all this mean for kids out there with big dreams? And what do they think of their chances in a post Brexit Britain? Joining Georgie Frost today are three young men who are helping shape the next generation of business. Adam Bradford is an award winning social activist, Louis Howell is a Youth and Community Trainer, and Jacob Sarkil is former young mayor of Lewisham and a youth leader and social entrepreneur.

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Consuming Issues: SME - how to start your own business

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Consuming Issues: SME - how to start your own business
Each year in the UK, more than half a million people take the plunge and start a business of their own. Some businesses survive, but we know that many don't. The rewards can be great but success requires careful planning. But even then, the best laid plans can't prevent all bumps along the road - be they staffing, taxes, money, or personal problems. So where do you turn if you do hit problems in the early years? Frank O'Keeffe, Mike Jupp and Robert Ferguson join Georgie to share with us their highs and the lows
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Mike Jupp, Frank O'Keeffe aka "Mister Taco", Robert Ferguson


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