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How the North is leading the way in the UK's independent restaurant boom.

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How the North is leading the way in the UK's independent restaurant boom.
This week the Northern Restaurant and Bar Show will be coming to Manchester providing the North's biggest hospitality show to industry professionals. According to latest stats the North of the country has lead the way for Britain's food and drink industry with cities such as Leeds, Newcastle and Nottingham topping the growth tables for independent restaurants. Overall growth has proved strong though with a widespread boom in the independent sector. To discuss some of the current trends Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to organiser of the Northern Restaurant and Bar Show, Thom Hetherington.
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Thom Hetherington


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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
Original Broadcast:

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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Sarah Lowther

Can we achieve gender equality in management roles in the next decade?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Can we achieve gender equality in management roles in the next decade?
The UK economy is going to need two million new managers by 2024. But if we are to see gender balance at work then, 1.5 million of those new managers will need to be women. The figures come from the Chartered Management Institute, which is launching a new initiative to redress that imbalance in the workplace. Men outnumber women in management roles three to one, and the Institute says it’s time to campaign for what it calls "gender parity". Patrick Woodman, Head of External Affairs at the Chartered Management Institute, joined Share Radio Breakfast to give more details on the issue.
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Chris Bailey, Patrick Woodman


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: The measurement of fund performance

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money

Morning Money: The measurement of fund performance
A new fund spun out from leading firm Odey Asset Management will not charge investors performance fees. The decision follows the move by renowned fund manager Neil Woodford not to award performance bonuses to staff earlier this year. As sentiment in the industry seems to turn against fees and bonuses, digital technology is enabling investors to demand greater transparency around how the fund is actually performing. Robert Van Egghen reports.
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Robert Van Egghen


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: James Barder, CEO of Futura Medica on interim results

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money

Morning Money: James Barder, CEO of Futura Medica on interim results
Futura Medical is a pharmaceutical group that develops products for consumer healthcare. At the heart of the business is the Company's gel for the treatment of erectile dysfunction ("ED"). The ED market has been valued at $5 billion.
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James Barder


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport on her company's latest results

Sarah Lowther
Morning Money: Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport on her company's latest results
Juliet Davenport, CEO of Good Energy speaks to Share Radio about her interim results. Founded in 1999, they want to help homes and businesses to be part of a sustainable solution to climate change. Clients buy 100% renewable electricity and green gas, can generate renewable power in their own homes and invest in renewable power as shareholders.
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Juliet Davenport


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: William Hill reject Rank Group and 888 takeover bid

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: William Hill reject Rank Group and 888 takeover bid
Bookmaker William Hill has rejected a £3.16bn takeover offer from online operator 888 and casino giant Rank. The bid, in shares and cash, was called "highly opportunistic" by Gareth Davis, chairman of William Hill, who said it did not reflect its true value. Gambling industry strategist and consultant, Steve Donoughue, discussed the deal.
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Chris Bailey, Steve Donoughue


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: How important is etiquette for the business traveller?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: How important is etiquette for the business traveller?
Marie-Hélène Ferguson, Principal at the London School of Etiquette, talked etiquette for the business traveller. New research has revealed just how confident we are at meeting new people and our biggest faux pas when abroad. So what mistakes do we make, what are our biggest fears and is etiquette important today both at home and abroad?
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Chris Bailey, Marie-Hélène Ferguson


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Is the UK financial sector failing to take cyber-crime seriously?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Is the UK financial sector failing to take cyber-crime seriously?
The financial services industry is the perfect target for a cyber-attack, a report from lobby group, TheCityUK, has warned. Marcus Scott, Chief Operating Officer at TheCityUK, told Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey why the banking and financial sector need to be more resilient to cyber-attacks.
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Chris Bailey, Marcus Scott


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: British companies divided over the effects of a Brexit, according to East & Partners

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: British companies divided over the effects of a Brexit, according to East & Partners
According to research by business banking market research and analysis firm, East & Partners, four-fifths of Britain's major companies have taken steps to hedge against the risk that a vote to leave the European Union will knock more than 10% off the value of sterling. In contrast, 83% of small and medium-sized firms think sterling will be unharmed by a vote for Brexit. Simon Kleine is the Head of Client Services at East & Partners, and he discussed the findings.
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Chris Bailey, Simon Kleine


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