A new paper released by the Adam Smith Institute has called on the government to take back control of UK waters. The report lays out a comprehensive ten-point plan for how Britain can replenish its waters following Brexit, and reveals the full extent of the damage caused by the European Common Fisheries Policy. Dr Madsen Pirie, President of the Adam Smith Institute, joined to discuss this further.
In a new report published today on the BBC White Paper the Culture, Media and Sport Committee welcomes the decision to abolish the BBC Trust and establish a unitary Board, to consolidate regulation of the BBC in Ofcom and to enhance the role of the National Audit Office in overseeing the BBC accounts.
Maurice Smith, Share Radio's correspondent in Scotland and contributor to the book "The BBC Today: Future Uncertain" discusses the challenges facing the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation.
The European Union has hit five truck makers with its highest-ever cartel fine of £2.46bn, for colluding on the factory prices of medium and heavy trucks, and coordinating on when to implement new emissions technologies.
Daimler, DAF, Iveco, MAN and Volvo/Renault were said to have conspired over 14 years to fix prices, but VW-owned MAN escaped a penalty after it blew the whistle on the cartel.
Joe Aldridge has been speaking to Paul Henty, Partner at law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, to find out more.
British Telecom is significantly under investing in its Openreach division by hundreds of millions of pounds - according to a new report by MPs.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee says the quality of its broadband service "remains poor". Their report warns if there's no improvement, they support separating Openreach from BT.
Share Radio spoke to Dave Millett, Managing Director of telecoms broker Equinox to find out more.
Radix, "the think tank of the radical centre", launches with a report and an event on Quantitative Easing, featuring Sir Vince Cable. Dr Joe Zammit-Lucia is Co-Author of the paper: 'Quantitative Easing - The Debate That Never Happened'. He joined Share Radio to offer his views on why the UK voted to leave the EU, and what this means for quantitative easing.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is holding its next ministerial meeting on Thursday in Vienna. Some analysts expect OPEC members to constrain supplies and raise the world price of oil, but others aren't expecting much to change at all. So what can we expect? Matt Cox has been speaking to Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, to find out.
John Edmonds, Chair of the Trade Union Forum Management Committee, looked ahead to History & Policy's Trade Union Forum on 'Trade Unions and the European Union'. Ahead of the EU referendum, the Trade Union Forum explores the roles that trade unions have had in previous EU public debates.
Brazil is due to present its budget, but with GDP forecasts due to shrink by 4% for the second consecutive year, and the unemployment rate rising sharply, the country is struggling to deal with the end of the commodity boom. The biggest party in congress has now also voted to abandon President Dilma Rousseff’s ruling coalition. Robert Van Egghen looked into the country's struggles.
Warm Up, who produce market-leading underfloor heating products, makes an annual turnover of £20 million and employs 170 people. Its fast growth has mirrored the advent of the single European market, but life after a Brexit could spell a very different future for the company. CEO, Andrew Stimpson, spoke to Share Radio’s Nigel Cassidy about his fears if the UK was to leave the European Union.
Oil prices fell on Tuesday despite Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing to freeze oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit. A potential stumbling block is Iran, after petroleum minister, Bijan Zangeneh, said that the country would "not forego its oil market share". Kevin Baxter, Global Commodities Spot News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, gives his opinion on the matter.
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