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What do employers need to do to reign in the gender pay gap?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

What do employers need to do to reign in the gender pay gap?
New analysis published by the TUC on Friday reveals that the average woman has to wait nearly a fifth of a year (66 days) before she starts to get paid, compared to the average man. The analysis shows that inequality within the workplace is still a major issue. So what do employers need to do to reign in the gap? Scarlet Harris, Policy Officer at the TUC, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss.
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Scarlet Harris


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Nigel Cassidy

Uber CEO apologises after video emerges of argument with company driver

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Uber CEO apologises after video emerges of argument with company driver
The chief executive of Uber has apologised after a video came out of him getting into an argument with one of the company's drivers. The dashcam footage shows Travis Kalanick dismissing the man's concerns about falling pay rates. Phil Lowe, people development and business leadership consultant, offered us his thoughts on the incident.
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Phil Lowe


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Nigel Cassidy

Are employers prepared to meet the needs of a maturing workforce?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Are employers prepared to meet the needs of a maturing workforce?
New research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) suggests that older workers in the UK are 'bracing themselves' to continue working until they are 70-years-old. So are employers prepared to meet the needs of a maturing workforce? Charles Cotton, pay and reward adviser at the CIPD, discussed further on Share Radio Breakfast.
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Charles Cotton


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Businesses lose £420m a week by not creating services for the disabled

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money

Morning Money: Businesses lose £420m a week by not creating services for the disabled
New research has found that businesses are losing out on billions of pounds every year by not creating products and services for disabled people. The report by the Extra Costs Commission claims that the oversight is costing businesses up to £420 million a week in lost sales. To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to the chair of the commission, Robin Hindle Fisher.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Robin Hindle Fisher


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: £1,000 worse off in real-terms – why are jobseekers facing a tougher time?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: £1,000 worse off in real-terms – why are jobseekers facing a tougher time?
Jobseekers are over £1,000 worse off in real-terms as rising inflation hits earnings, according to a new report from jobs website Adzuna. Advertised salaries fell to £32,688 in July, down 2.4% annually from £33,505 a year ago. Becky Harkins, spokesperson for Adzuna, joined Share Radio to offer an insight.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Becky Harkins


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Executive pay - Why does it keep rising?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Executive pay - Why does it keep rising?
David Pitt-Watson is the former head of the Hermes shareholder activist funds in Europe, and an executive fellow of finance at the London Business School. He's one of the authors of “What They Do With Your Money: How the Financial System Fails Us and How to Fix it”. He spoke to Share Radio about executive pay.
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David Pitt-Watson


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Morning Money: The Living Wage three months on

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: The Living Wage three months on
It's been three months since the national living wage was introduced in the UK. The idea was always that the rate would be regularly revised, but Brexit and the power shifts in the major political parties could put the next steps at risk. Matt Cox spoke to Caroline Reilly, Senior Programme Manager at the Living Wage Foundation, to get her thoughts.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Caroline Reilly


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Are banks trading out suits for chinos and polo shirts?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Are banks trading out suits for chinos and polo shirts?
JP Morgan Chase has announced a new dress code for staff, which allows staff to wear more casual approved items like dresses, casual trousers or dress sandals. But what are the reasons behind this? Matt Cox has been hearing from Kim Stephenson, an Occupational Psychologist specialising in business psychology.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Kim Stephenson


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: How can organisations improve knowledge worker productivity?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: How can organisations improve knowledge worker productivity?
In line with Local Business Week, a new research study has revealed how organisations can go about improving knowledge based worker productivity. Karen Plum, Director of Research at management consultancy, Advanced Workplace Associates, discussed the results of the study on Share Radio Morning Money.
Guests:

Emma Wall, Karen Plum


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: A spring of discontent

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: A spring of discontent
Shareholders have been turning on the bosses of some of the FTSE’s biggest names in anger over fat cat pay. In one of the most significant results of the shareholder spring revolt so far, engineering firm Weir Group lost a plan to bring in a lucrative share deal for its top executives. Financial journalist Cherry Reynard discusses the recent revolts.
Guests:

Sara Sjölin, Cherry Reynard


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