Ratings agency S&P has cut South Africa's credit rating to 'junk' status following President Zuma's move to fire finance minister Pravin Gordhan. For the latest developments, Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Bishop, managing editor of Forbes Africa.
The House of Commons Brexit committee says that Theresa May's claim that 'no deal is better than a bad deal' is 'unsubstantiated'.
However, the committee's verdict wasn't unanimous, only 11 of the 17 committee members supported the report.
For this and more on the latest political news, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at The Independent.
Catch up with the latest Twitter chat from the UK Money Blogger community with founder of Be Clever with Your Cash Andy Webb. This week they look at what the changes coming this financial year will mean for the pound in our pockets.
This week sees the introduction of the apprentice levy for many UK employers of 0.5% on their annual pay bill. It's aimed at funding training for apprentices but we're hearing a worrying number of firms have little or no knowledge of how the system will affect them. So what will it mean for businesses? To find out Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Chris Gray managing director at management consultancy ManpowerGroup.
Donald Trump has said if China won't 'solve' the North Korean problem, the US will step in. But little detail has been given on how this might happen. For more, US foreign policy expert Thomas Mills from Lancaster University, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Donald Tusk said the EU has agreed to start pre-Brexit trade talks, but the new arrangements will be finalised only once the UK has officially left the bloc. Plus, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon signed a letter that requests a Second Independence Referendum. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Asa Bennett from the Telegraph, all of today's major political stories.
Mike Flynn, Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the FBI he's ready to be interviewed on the alleged links between Trump and Russia, in exchange for immunity. To find out more, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Thomas Mills, US Foreign Policy expert at Lancaster University.
Welcome to the This is Money Show on Share Radio, brought to you in partnership with NS&I. The starting gun was finally pulled on Brexit negotiations this week with the triggering of Article 50. What will the two years bring for markets and how will it hit UK consumers? So far the previous gloomy forecasts of the Bank of England have been replaced by warnings of high consumer spending and growing household debt. Making sense of what all this means for the pound in our pockets Georgie Frost is joined by Editor Simon Lambert and Reporter Rebecca Rutt. Plus this week find out just what the price sweet spot is for the perfect bottle of wine.
The Government has unveiled the white paper on the 'Great Repeal Bill', which will transpose 40 years of EU law back into the UK. To find out more, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Adam Bienkov, UK Political Editor of Business Insider.
With Article 50 triggered and the Brexit process underway what next for the UK's tech industry? There's been a 10% reduction of skilled tech workers from within the EU relocating to the UK over the last year and even homegrown talent has been moving elsewhere. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to James Parsons, CEO and founder of resourcing solutions company, the Arrows Group, about the impact of Brexit.