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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Pension blues

Georgie Frost
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This is Money: Pension blues
Welcome to the This is Money Show on Share Radio, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. Retirement just got more complicated this week with proposals put forward to raise the state pension age to 70 whilst further question marks hang over the triple lock. Pensions seem to be the subject of wider controversy though as we hear nearly a fifth of women are retiring without any personal or company pension. Saving up anything for retirement also got more challenging this week though with the latest inflation statistics. A temporary peak or will the Bank of England finally move on interest rates? Answering all this and more Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also this week we find out how banks and cheques are getting a 21st Century upgrade.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Georgie Frost

Will greater investment see an improvement in UK rail?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Will greater investment see an improvement in UK rail?
Investment in the UK rail network means that 6,400 more train services will be running each week by 2021. Thats according to The Rail Delivery Group. The RDG say around £50bn is being spent on the network, which would result in an 11% rise in the number of weekday services. James Brydges spoke to Sim Harris, managing director of railenews.co.uk
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James Brydges, Sim Harris


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Georgie Frost

How far away are driverless cars from appearing on British roads?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How far away are driverless cars from appearing on British roads?
This is Future Tech where we look at the latest innovations and gadgets, and discuss all things technology related. This week we talk driverless vehicles. Companies such as Uber and Google are never far from the headlines in the race to market the technology. Recently California approved the road testing of self-driving cars but according to the House of Lord's Science and Technology Committee, who this week published their report into autonomous vehicles, it’s still a long road before they appear on British roads. Share Radio’s Tom Hill brings this report.
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Tom Hill, Lord Selborne, Professor Neville Stanton


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Georgie Frost

Moira O'Neill and Adam Williams give their top investing tips.

Georgie Frost
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Moira O'Neill and Adam Williams give their top investing tips.
This week Georgie Frost is joined by editor Moira O'Neil and product researcher Adam Williams. With low interest rates forcing more and more people to turn to stocks and shares over cash savings we get Moneywise's top tips whether you've got £50 to invest or £50,000. Plus we'll be getting the Moneywise take on last week's budget and asking whether the NS&I bond lives up to expectation.
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Moira O'Neill, Adam Williams


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Sarah Pennells (1)

What are the new T-level qualifications?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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What are the new T-level qualifications?
Last week the Chancellor announced £500m worth of investment into technical education as part of the budget. Amongst the changes we'll see the introduction of new T-level qualifications aimed at teaching vocational subjects. To find out more about the investments being made Sarah Pennells spoke to Petra Wilton, Director of Strategy and External Affairs at the CMI.
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Petra Wilton


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Georgie Frost

How will the 2017 Budget affect science and technology?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How will the 2017 Budget affect science and technology?
Amongst the spending pledges made by the Chancellor in this year's Budget we've heard millions will be set aside for research into futuristic technologies such as biotech, driverless cars and robotics. Money will also be put into a 5G network and supporting education in the STEM industries- science, technology, engineering and mathematics- with funding for 1,000 new PhD and fellowship positions. To discuss the investment Georgie Frost was joined by Dr Cian O'Donovan, research fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit.
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Cian O'Donovan


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Is the FTSE run all bull?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

This is Money: Is the FTSE run all bull?
Welcome to the This is Money and Share Radio podcast, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. With world stock markets continuing to surge despite global uncertainty this week we’re asking if the FTSE could really break the 10,000 barrier by the end of the year. Examining the views of some of the world’s biggest investors from Warren Buffett to Neil Woodford Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce. Also on this weeks show we look at a few backfires for the Government lately as many banks prove reluctant to roll out its Lifetime Isa whilst it continues to steam ahead with record hikes in probate fees despite only 2% support. This is Money is presented by Georgie Frost in partnership with NS&I.
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Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce


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Georgie Frost

Should you build a granny flat? Helen Knapman and Adam Williams offer some advice.

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Should you build a granny flat? Helen Knapman and Adam Williams offer some advice.
Georgie Frost is joined by the team from Moneywise for their weekly catch-up. In this weeks editions they look at the pros and cons of living with older relatives as well as how parents can best save for their children's future. Plus we look at all the latest stats and poll results from the team have come across this week.
Guests:

Helen Knapman, Adam Williams


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Is Theresa May planning to announce end of EU free movement next month?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Is Theresa May planning to announce end of EU free movement next month?
Billy Bambrough, Editor of Economics and Business website Verdict.co.uk, joined Share Radio's Sarah Pennells to discuss the latest political news. They talked about the death of Labour MP for Manchester Gorton and Father of the House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman, who has died at the age of 86 sparking a by-election in his constituency. The Telegraph is reporting Theresa May's plan to announce the end of free movement for new EU migrants the day she formally triggers Article 50. Finally, Billy gives his take on Nigel Farage meeting President Donald Trump for dinner.
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Billy Bambrough


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Sue Dougan

Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 30/12/16

Sue Dougan
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Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher on The News Review 30/12/16
Sue Dougan is joined in the studio by Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher. On today's show they discuss the latest offers in the credit card price war as well as the harmful effects of overwork. Plus the latest predictions for food price inflation in 2017. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Ed Bowsher


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