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Georgie Frost

LISTEN: Kevin Charles on Jonas Gutierrez and Disability Discrimination

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

LISTEN: Kevin Charles on Jonas Gutierrez and Disability Discrimination
Jonas Gutierrez has been given his due by a tribunal for being illegally dismissed on the basis of a cancer diagnosis. Compensation will be coming later, but in the meantime, what does this mean for disability discrimination in the future? Kevin Charles of Crossland Solicitors joins Georgie Frost to unpack what effect this might have.
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Kevin Charles


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Leadership and Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: Leadership and Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst
This week Nick Peters visited Sandhurst where Shop Floor partners, the Inspirational Development Group, bring clients to the Academy to delve into their exclusive relationship with the Military Academy. Major General Paul Nanson explains how trainees are carefully selected and bring out their leadership potential; while Lieutenant Colonel Lucy Giles talks about the changes of the role of women cadets. In the second half of the show, IDG Founder and Chairman Stephen Bennett, explains analyses the role of leadership in the world of business; and Patrick Thomson, Senior Programme Manager at The Centre for Ageing Better, questions whether older workers being pushed out of the workforce.
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Lucy Giles, Paul Nanson, Stephen Bennett, Patrick Thomson


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In partnership with

IDG
Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Snact

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: Snact
Linda Lewis heads over to Snact this week, a company that makes fruit jerky from surplus fruit. She meets founders Ilana Taub and Michael Minch Dixon, asking them how they set up the company. The pair convey their passion for cutting food waste, their aim to collect unwanted fruit from markets and suppliers, and turn it into something that people would want to buy.
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Ilana Taub, Michael Minch Dixon


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Women And Money: State Pension

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Women & Money

Women And Money: State Pension
With the state pension age changing, it can be tricky to find out how much you can get. Is it giving women a better deal? Malcolm McLean, a consultant with the actuary firm Barnett Waddingham, Harry Rose, the editor of WhichMoney, and John Shearer, from The Pensions Advisory Service, discuss whether the new state pension will affect carers. Sarah will also look at what are the changes for women who take time out of the workplace to bring up their children. She also speaks Lin Phillips from WASPI who are campaigning for the government to offer concessions to women caught out by these rises who didn't get enough notice.
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Malcolm Mclean, John Shearer, Harry Rose, Lin Phillips


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Abigail Austen

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Abigail Austen
Sue Dougan is joined by former journalist Abigail Austen who looks back at her fantastic career and musical favourites, including Aretha Franklin and Sammy Davis Jr. Abi discusses her new book, Lord Robert's Valet, based on her unique experiences as a senior advisor to the US army; her wedding next year and how she's been a catalyst for change in the media.
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Abigail Austen


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Ask Sarah: Commuting

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Ask Sarah

Ask Sarah: Commuting
Sarah Pennells is joined by Irina Iovita, Chief Operating Officer at Commuter Club, and Megan French, Consumer Writer from Moneysavingexpert, where they talk about how one can cut the costs of one's commute. Is it worth starting work later to save money on transport fairs? Do employers offer their staff season ticket loans? Sarah also discusses other alternative and efficient ways to get to travel to work.
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Megan French, Irina Iovita


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Tax Planning

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money, Your Future: Tax Planning
Sarah Pennells looks at tax planning after it emerged that David Cameron's mother had given him £200,000, following the Panama Papers information leak. So when does tax planning go wrong? Emily Deane, from the The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, and Mike Hodges, from Saffrey Champness, look at how you can reduce your inheritance tax, the role of trusts and keeping money offshore.
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Mike Hodges, Emily Deane


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Cheese power!

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Cheese power!
We can produce electricity from the wind and from burning wood or waste, but how about a new bio-energy power plant in the UK generating energy from cheese? Clearfleau is a company that provides the technology to produce bio-energy from cheese. Clearfleau’s Market Director Richard Gueterbock joined Share Radio Morning Money to explain all.
Guests:

Sara Sjölin, Richard Gueterbock


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: The environmental impact of a potential Brexit

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: The environmental impact of a potential Brexit
Arguments have been made for and against leaving the EU on a political and economic basis, but what about an ecological one? An EU Referendum debate due to take place will look at the environmental impact of a Brexit. Matt Cox spoke to Martin Harper, the Director of Conservation at UK charity the RSPB, who explained natures relationship with politics and how the system currently works.
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Matt Cox, Martin Harper


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor

Nick Peters
Original Broadcast:

Shop Floor

Shop Floor
In this week's programme, in association with IDG, Nick Peters looks at HR strategies that reward their staff with Ailsa Suttie, Operations Director at CSMA Club, who managed to bring a new and fresh approach to help its workers. Nick Howard, Executive Director at Edelman ENGAGE, explains the lack of trust between staff and their leaders and how the latter can build trust with their workers. Nick also speaks to Scott Stirrett, Executive Director and founder of Venture for Canada, a company that recruits and trains young graduates in start-up businesses. In contrast Andrew MacKensie, Policy and Research Manager at Reed in Partnership discusses their recent report, "Too Poor to Work", which looks at the cost of finding and sustaining work for the long-term unemployed in the UK.
Guests:

Ailsa Suttie, Nick Howard, Scott Stirrett, Andrew MacKensie


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IDG