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Georgie Frost

Should messaging services such as Whatsapp open up their platforms?

Georgie Frost
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Should messaging services such as Whatsapp open up their platforms?
Social media firms will be summoned before the Home Secretary on Thursday after it emerged the Khalid Masood sent an encrypted message via Whatsapp minutes before the Westminster attack. Amber Rudd claims efforts by firms to curb extremist content online have been inadequate. But what issues would be raised if tech firms were to open up their platforms? To find out Georgie Frost was joined by Ed Johnson-Williams, a campaigner for The Open Rights Group - which campaigns for internet privacy.
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Ed Johnson-Williams


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Georgie Frost

Will an advertising boycott force Google to crackdown on extreme content?

Georgie Frost
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Will an advertising boycott force Google to crackdown on extreme content?
Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content". The comments come after it emerged adverts including those funded by the UK Government were appearing next to extremist videos. So who is Google really answerable to and what can it do to regulate its content? Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to editor of Marketing Week Sarah Vizard and media lawyers Mark Smith from Fieldfisher and Natalie Elsborg from Charles Russell Speechlys.
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Tom Hill, Sarah Vizard, Mark Smith, Natalie Elsborg


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Are gig economy workers missing out on employment rights?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Are gig economy workers missing out on employment rights?
From Deliveroo to Uber more and more people are getting involved in the gig economy. Whilst for many it can provide a useful income boost, thousands could be missing out on employment rights. Indeed nearly two-thirds of gig economy workers think the Government should do more to regulate according to research from The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. To find out more from the people behind the research Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to CIPD chief economist Ian Brinkley.
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Tom Hill, Ian Brinkley


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Georgie Frost

Chief Executive of the Fairtrade Foundation Mike Gidney launches Fairtrade Fortnight

Georgie Frost
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Chief Executive of the Fairtrade Foundation Mike Gidney launches Fairtrade Fortnight
It seems people are getting increasingly concerned over the ethical credentials of their food as sales of Fair Trade produce rose for the first time since 2013. This week is the first of Fair Trade Fortnight which aims to raise awareness of the situation for farmers globally and what consumers can do to help them. Joining Georgie Frost for the launch of the week was CEO of the Fairtrade Foundation Mike Gidney.
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Mike Gidney


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Georgie Frost

Where does the law stand on the gig economy?

Georgie Frost
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Where does the law stand on the gig economy?
Increasingly people are becoming employed in the so-called gig economy with firms such as Deliveroo and Uber however it leaves a lot of questions over their employment rights. Recently Uber and Deliveroo have appealed for an overhaul of employment laws which they claim prevent them from providing benefits such as insurance and pensions to self-employed staff. This follows last month's legal battle by a plumber- who wanted to reduce his days at Pimlico Plumbers following a heart attack. To give some insight into the law in workers rights Georgie Frost was joined by employment expert Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Employment solicitors.
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Beverley Sunderland


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Georgie Frost

Disability charity Scope finds worrying levels of workplace discrimination.

Georgie Frost
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Disability charity Scope finds worrying levels of workplace discrimination.
New figures from disability charity Scope suggest worrying levels of workplace discrimination for Britain's disabled workers. Over half fear they're at risk of losing their job and many are even trying to hide their disability from their employers. To find out more about the scale of the problem and what employers and employees can do Georgie Frost was joined by James Taylor, head of policy and public affairs at Scope.
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James Taylor


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Sue Dougan

Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 29/12/16

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 29/12/16
Sue Dougan is joined in the studio by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. Today they discuss the recent bounce in the FTSE 100 as well as the increasing growth in bank deposits. Also on the agenda they look at gym membership deals following recent action by the Competition and Markets Authority. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Ed Bowsher


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Sue Dougan

Ed Stacey, Head of Employment at PricewaterhouseCoopers, on discrimination

Sue Dougan
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Ed Stacey, Head of Employment at PricewaterhouseCoopers, on discrimination
The number of workers taking claims of unfair dismissal or discrimination to employment tribunals has slumped since charges came into force. That's according to trade body, TUC. The group says the number of workers filing such cases had fallen from 16,000 a month to 7,000 since the fees were introduced in 2013. This included a large reduction in cases on sexism, racism and disability. To find out more, Sue Dougan spoke to Ed Stacey, Head of Employment at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Ed Stacey


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