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Georgie Frost

How will Brexit affect consumers?

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How will Brexit affect consumers?
Three of Britain's biggest consumer groups Money Saving Expert, Which? and Citizens Advice wrote an open letter to the Prime Minister after she was was accused of "forgetting" about consumers in her Brexit negotiations. They want her to set up a cross-Government high-level working group focused solely on securing the best deal for customers. So what will the triggering of Article 50 mean for us? And how will our exit from the EU impact the pound in our pockets? To find out more Georgie Frost was joined by Jasmine Birtles - financial and business commentator from Money Magpie .
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Jasmine Birtles


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Georgie Frost

What next for the UK's Brexit negotiations?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

What next for the UK's Brexit negotiations?
Our journey to exit the European Union starts today beginning a two-year process that will see the UK sever a political relationship that's lasted 44 years. But how will the process work? And what should be at the forefront of our negotiation as we exit the union. To find out more Georgie Frost was joined by Dr Stuart Thomson - Head of Public Affairs at Bircham Dyson Bell.
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Stuart Thomson


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Ed Bowsher

Will time fix Northern Ireland's political stalemate?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Will time fix Northern Ireland's political stalemate?
Personal campaigns have made a power-sharing government in Northern Ireland increasingly difficult. So what's next for the devolved administration at Stormont? Mick Fealty, editor of Slugger O'Toole, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
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Mick Fealty


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Ed Bowsher

May’s political tricks bought valuable time for UK – politics with John Rentoul

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

 May’s political tricks bought valuable time for UK – politics with John Rentoul
Ahead of Article 50's trigger, is the UK prepared for a 'no deal' scenario on Brexit? Plus Holyrood votes on another independence referendum for Scotland. John Rentoul, chief political commentator at the Independent, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher for more on the day's politics.
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John Rentoul


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Ed Bowsher

Republican factional conflict could hurt Trump’s tax reforms

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Republican factional conflict could hurt Trump’s tax reforms
Donald Trump's failure to muster Republican support for his new healthcare plan has left the White House reeling and markets jittery. Could the infighting lead to problems for key economic reforms, including Trump's planned tax cuts? Sanford Henry, US political commentator, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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Sanford Henry


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Ed Bowsher

Nations cause headache for May ahead of Article 50 trigger

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Nations cause headache for May ahead of Article 50 trigger
Ahead of Article 50's official trigger on Wednesday, Theresa May heads to Scotland to meet Nicola Sturgeon while the deadline for a new power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland looks set to pass without an agreement. For more on the day's top political stories, Robert Colvile, editor at CapX, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Robert Colvile


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Ed Bowsher

No deal is a bad deal on Brexit say manufacturers

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

No deal is a bad deal on Brexit say manufacturers
UK manufacturers have warned Prime Minister Theresa May to drop her threat of 'no deal' with Brussels, saying it would be risky and expensive for Britain's industry, according to manufacturers' organisation the EEF. For more Namali Mackay, a trade adviser at the EEF, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Namali Mackay


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Are businesses 'sleepwalking' into disaster over Brexit?

Sarah Pennells (1)
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

Are businesses 'sleepwalking' into disaster over Brexit?
According to new data from the Cranfield School of Management and the British Standards Institution businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches. They also found less than one-third of CEOs were confident of leading their firms to long term success. The report argues companies aren't taking enough risks because of 'rigid' ways of thinking. To discuss the findings James Brydges spoke to Howard Kerr, CEO of the British Standards Institution.
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Howard Kerr


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Sarah Pennells (1)

30% of UK jobs could be at risk from automation.

Sarah Pennells (1)
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

30% of UK jobs could be at risk from automation.
According to research from Price Waterhouse Coopers up to 30% of existing UK jobs are susceptible to automation with transport, manufacturing or retail amongst the most at risk. Whilst this might boost overall productivity it does present problems for those in some of the industries at threat. To find out more about the future of the job market with automation Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC.
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Tom Hill, John Hawksworth


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: Pension blues

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

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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NS&I