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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Southern Rail – How long can the disruption continue?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Southern Rail – How long can the disruption continue?
Southern Rail cut a further 314 services a day on Monday, bringing the anger of many customers, as trains continued to arrive late despite the introduction of a drastically reduced timetable. After months of delays, cancellations and union action, passengers of the services are questioning how long this can go on for. Matt Cox has been investigating the situation.
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Matt Cox


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Is the millennial generation in the UK struggling when it comes to tech skills?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Is the millennial generation in the UK struggling when it comes to tech skills?
Youngsters in emerging markets are more confident they have the skills to forge a career than those in the developed world, according to a study. One of the reasons for this relates to a greater focus on technological skills. So is the millennial generation in the UK struggling when it comes to tech skills? Dr Simon Moores gave his view.
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Joe Aldridge, Dr Simon Moores


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Nigel Cassidy

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.
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Matt Cox, Caroline Reilly


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Short-termism, employee ownership and Public trust in businesses post-Brexit

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: Short-termism, employee ownership and Public trust in businesses post-Brexit
This week, we’ve heard all about short-termism among companies; but what about employees? Nick Peters finds out with Kate Cooper from the Institute of Leadership and Management. Nick learns about why employee ownership is a great way for owners of a successful business to realise some of their investment but stay involved, and produce a massive boost to workforce morale. with Simon Mounsey from Agilisys. Nick and Alan Leaman, CEO at Management Consultancies Association, discuss public trust in business and politics post-Brexit. And have you ever wondered about the job of comments moderator on a web site? Nick finds out how it’s done from Arax Poshtvar is a member of the comments moderation team at the Guardian.

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Inspirational Development Group
Sue Dougan

Track Record: Paolo Hewitt

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Paolo Hewitt
Paolo Hewitt, music writer, biographer and football fanatic joins Sue in the studio to talk about the music that has helped influence his life.
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Paolo Hewitt


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Georgie Frost

This Is Money: Pounds, Property and Pensions

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This Is Money: Pounds, Property and Pensions
On this edition of This Is Money, Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard-Strauss are in to talk more Brexit fall-out, of course; will Mark Carney’s reassuring tones be enough to steady the ship, as Sterling falls further than we've seen since Walter Mondale was a relevant cultural reference? We’ll also be looking at property fund lockouts, and why you should NEVER trust them with your pension. And stay tuned to the end as we have a rare win for the little guy, to the tune of £19 Billion! This is Money is presented in partnership with NS&I, and hosted by Georgie Frost.
Guests:

Simon Lambert, Rachel Rickard-Straus


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: How will Brexit pressure the North Sea Oil industry?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: How will Brexit pressure the North Sea Oil industry?
The low oil price has already pressured the industry, but now what impact will Brexit have? Neil Passmore, CEO of Hannam and Partners, joined to discuss issues related to interconnectors with Europe, the threat on jobs and the issues it could create with support networks in Scotland.
Guests:

Sara Sjölin, Neil Passmore


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: The Effect of Brexit on HR and Microbusinesses, the Importance of Business Communities and Men's Mental Health

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: The Effect of Brexit on HR and Microbusinesses, the Importance of Business Communities and Men's Mental Health
On Shop Floor, in association with the Inspirational Development Group, Nick Peters analyses the effect of Brexit on Microbusinesses with Tony Robinson OBE in this time of uncertainty. Kate Jacobs, Editor of HR Magazine, explains how HR departments can provide a vital role in leadership for businesses in the post-Brexit climate. Despite these unsteady times Charlotte Cassedanne, Communications Manager at Power to Change, says Business Communities can unite others and have a positive impact on local people. Charlotte Hollins, who runs the community business Fordhall Farm, explains the story behind the farm and the financial obstacles she had to face to make the it a success. Finally, Kirsten Samuel, Managing Director of Kamwell, highlights the impact of men's mental health problems, particularly suicide, on businesses.
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Tony Robinson OBE, Charlotte Cassedanne, Charlotte Hollins, Kirsten Samuel


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Inspirational Development Group
Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Bio-Bean

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Bio-Bean
Bio-Bean have opened a factory in Cambridgeshire to process waste coffee grounds and are busy turning tonnes of it into sustainable fuels. Their latest product is Logs, made from compressed coffee. Founder and chief executive Arthur Kay, who guides Linda Lewis through the process of converting coffee beans into fuel. He also explains how the company has already won a string of awards, including the first prize in Sir Richard Branson's annual VOOM competition.
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Arthur Kay


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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: BillHub

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: BillHub
BillHub is a fin tech company that provides a platform for sending, spending and managing household bills between housemates. Bill payers can also take photos of their bills using a mobile phone and upload them to the hub. Founder James Harrison meets Linda Lewis and explains how the company aims to provide a product for the ‘generation rent’. BillHub, he says, aim to be transparent, safe and secure product for all.
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James Harrison


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