UK high streets are expected to be busy this Easter weekend, with forecasters predicting an increase in the number of people going out to spend money on food and drink. Figures from retail analyst Springboard predict an 8.8% increase in footfall, a reversal of last year's decline.
To find out what's driving consumer spending Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Diane Wehrle, marketing and insights director at Springboard.
Will your car become worthless after the budget announcement? There are fears that the Chancellor will punish drivers in today's Budget. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has issued a warning over what it calls the government's "anti-diesel agenda" whilst new changes to road tax laws coming into force in April will also see buyers of smaller, lower emission vehicles paying more. To find out all the potential impacts Juliette Foster spoke to former racing driver and motoring editor at Confused.com Amanda Stretton.