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Budget won't address 'deep-seated' problems in UK economy

Ed Bowsher
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Budget won't address 'deep-seated' problems in UK economy
Despite some moves in the "right direction", the UK's economic problems, from social care to productivity, weren't addressed in this budget - that's according to Jack Dromey, Labour MP and Shadow Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Minister. For more on Labour's view on the budget, he joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Jack Dromey


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Lib Dems on Budget: "Brexit was the 600lb gorilla in the room"

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Lib Dems on Budget: "Brexit was the 600lb gorilla in the room"
What did the Liberal Democrats make of Hammond's first Budget? Ed was joined by Baroness Susan Kramer, Liberal Democrat's spokesperson for the Treasury

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Self-employed taxes put ‘at risk’ their economic contribution

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

 Self-employed taxes put ‘at risk’ their economic contribution
As national insurance contributions from the self-employed are set to rise following today's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Andy Chamberlain, deputy director of policy at The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed for more on its impact.
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Andy Chamberlain


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'Steady hand' for Hammond's first Spring Budget

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

'Steady hand' for Hammond's first Spring Budget
For a wrap up on the biggest items in today's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Justham, relationship manager at 7 Investment Management; Gerard Lyons, chief economic strategist at NetWealth and chief economic adviser at Policy Exchange; and Jake Sumner, senior associate for Industrial Strategy at ResPublica.
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Chris Justham, Gerard Lyons, Jake Sumner


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Social care a ‘ticking demographic time-bomb’ - what can government do at budget time?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Social care a ‘ticking demographic time-bomb’ - what can government do at budget time?
From ISAs for social care to support for small business, how can the government get more creative with its funds? For a preview of tomorrow's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by chief economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs, Julian Jessop, for his take.
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Julian Jessop


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Recovery for North Sea oil as it enters 'managed decline'

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Recovery for North Sea oil as it enters 'managed decline'
The North Sea oil sector will make more than it spends this year - the first time in four years. But how will this portion of the industry manage its long-term decline? Sean Cronin, Editor at Argus Global Markets, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher for more.
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Sean Cronin


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Brexit amendments and budget leaks - with John Rentoul

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Brexit amendments and budget leaks - with John Rentoul
As the Lords vote on the Brexit Bill's final amendments, leaks and briefings continue ahead of tomorrow's budget. Are there any surprises left? And what will the government do to fix the NHS funding crisis? John Rentoul, chief political commentator at the Independent, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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John Rentoul


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Can Just Eat keep ahead of the competition?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Can Just Eat keep ahead of the competition?
Online food delivery company Just Eat has beat profit expectations but in a competitive market, can it stay ahead? Plus results from Paddy Power Betfair, insurer Direct Line and a profit warning from temporary power provider Aggreko. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Garry White, Chief Investment Commentator at Charles Stanley, for more on the day's need-to-know company news.
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Garry White


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Hard Brexit talk chips away at Sterling

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Hard Brexit talk chips away at Sterling
Despite better-than-expected economic data, a 'tonne' of hard Brexit rhetoric is on the way and looks likely to wear down the pound. Could it fall below $1.20 again? Dr David Stubbs, Global Market Strategist from JP Morgan, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's big economic stories including the latest consumer data and house price figures.
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David Stubbs


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Go big or go home: will more mergers follow the £11bn Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management deal?

Ed Bowsher
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Go big or go home: will more mergers follow the £11bn Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management deal?
In an £11 billion pound deal, Standard Life will acquire Aberdeen Asset Management to create the UK's largest fund management group. Together the firm would oversee investments worth £660 billion. But is this the start of more mergers to come? Senior market analyst at London Capital Group, Jasper Lawler, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to dissect the deal.
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Jasper Lawler


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