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Ed Bowsher

"SNP will keep flipping the coin until it turns up heads" says Telegraph's Asa Bennett

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

"SNP will keep flipping the coin until it turns up heads" says Telegraph's Asa Bennett
Asa Bennett, Assistant Comment Editor at the Telegraph joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss Theresa May's latest speech to the Scottish Tory Party in which she made a strong defence of the union and accused the SNP to sacrifice it for an independence "tunnel vision".
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Asa Bennett


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Nigel Cassidy

How would a Minimum Excise Tax for cigarettes affect independent retailers?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

How would a Minimum Excise Tax for cigarettes affect independent retailers?
With the Spring Budget just around the corner, certain industries might be feeling a little worried with tax hikes on the horizon. One of the suggested tax hikes is cigarette tax, with the Chancellor expected to set a Minimum Excise Tax for cigarettes. There are concerns amongst retailers that this tax could have a major impact on their sales, as well as potentially costing UK taxpayers an estimated £1.2 billion in lost revenue. Will Hill, Director of British American Tobacco UK, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss this further.
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Will Hill


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Ed Bowsher

"There's a one in ten chance that Britain will remain in the EU" says In-Facts' Hugo Dixon

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

"There's a one in ten chance that Britain will remain in the EU" says In-Facts' Hugo Dixon
The Government suffered an important defeat last night after the Lords backed an amendment to the Brexit bill to guarantee the rights of EU nationals in the UK. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Hugo Dixon, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of in-facts for his take on this.
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Hugo Dixon


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Nigel Cassidy

Company information platform Duedil receives EU grant to expand its activities – Co-Founder Justin Fitzpatrick discusses

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Company information platform Duedil receives EU grant to expand its activities – Co-Founder Justin Fitzpatrick discusses
DueDil, the company information platform, has today announced it’s expanding the coverage of its company data, which is set to enable new trade opportunities for millions of companies across the UK and Europe. Justin Fitzpatrick, Co-Founder of DueDil, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss the expansion and how the company can reboost trade in a post-Brexit world.
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Justin Fitzpatrick


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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.
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Helen Knapman, Adam Williams


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Ed Bowsher

Fillon won't quit despite formal investigation

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Fillon won't quit despite formal investigation
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has refused to give up his bid in a surprising move today - the conservative candidate is under fire for allegedly giving a 'fake job' to his wife and will now face a judge on March 15. But is his run over? And who will benefit most from the ongoing scandal? Aarti Shankar, policy analyst at Open Europe, spoke to Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for the latest.
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Aarti Shankar


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Ed Bowsher

Trump 'presidential' but low bar set for speech

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Trump 'presidential' but low bar set for speech
Donald Trump gave his first speech to congress last night, widely said to be more presidential, but did it deliver the detail markets were craving? And how has it rated in the polls? Chris Gilson runs the LSE US Centre's daily blog on US politics and joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to dissect the speech.
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Chris Gilson


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Ed Bowsher

Farage calls for UKIP's only MP to go - but is there an upside?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Farage calls for UKIP's only MP to go - but is there an upside?
The ongoing war of words between Nigel Farage and UKIP's only MP, Douglas Carswell, is heating up. But there's an unexpected upside for UKIP. For the latest on this, Theresa May's bad accents in Question Time and today's other big UK political stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with John Ashmore from Politics Home.
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John Ashmore


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Nigel Cassidy

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech
Donald Trump's given his first address to a joint session of Congress, where he set out in greater detail his plans to cut spending and boost the economy. So what is Trump's plan of action? Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss this and more.
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Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson called on MPs to take a positive line in Brexit as he addressed the British Chambers of Commerce. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox was there and spoke to senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Matt Cox


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