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Morning Money: Is the latest CMA report a game changer for the retail banking industry?

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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is the latest CMA report a game changer for the retail banking industry?
The Competition and Markets Authority has unveiled a package of measures to "shake up retail banking for years to come". To discuss the measures, James Sherwin-Smith, CEO of Growth Street, which started the APR4SMEs campaign earlier this year, joined Morning Money’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
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Chris Bailey, James Sherwin-Smith


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Morning Money: What do festivals bring to Edinburgh’s economy?

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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What do festivals bring to Edinburgh’s economy?
The world's largest arts festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, has begun. Yet, the Fringe Festival isn't the only event to have kicked off this weekend in the city. The Edinburgh International Festival and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are among many to have begun. So what do these festivals bring to the city's economy? Joe Aldridge spoke with James McVeigh, Head of Marketing and Innovation at Festivals Edinburgh, to find out.
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Joe Aldridge, James McVeigh


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Morning Money: A week of chaos begins for Southern Rail passengers

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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: A week of chaos begins for Southern Rail passengers
Southern Rail is in turmoil and the network is to endure another week of chaos as conductors begin a five-day strike over driver-only trains. So what is going on at the British railway company? Joe Aldridge has been looking into Southern's struggles.
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Joe Aldridge, James Abbott, Mark Smith


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Morning Money: Will the new transatlantic "Privacy Shield" be effective at defending your data?

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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Will the new transatlantic "Privacy Shield" be effective at defending your data?
Discussions surrounding 'Privacy Shield' are ongoing - it's a new transatlantic agreement that will allow data to flow freely between the EU and US, whilst also ensuring that data is properly protected. Companies have waited months for the deal, after its predecessor, the US Safe Harbor Agreement, was struck down by European courts in October 2015. But so far only Microsoft, CA Technologies and Workday have signed up. Joe Aldridge looks into the new agreement by speaking with Peter Church, a Counsel and data privacy expert at law firm Linklaters.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, peter Church


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Morning Money: What does Prime Minister May's industrial strategy mean for Britain?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: What does Prime Minister May's industrial strategy mean for Britain?
Prime Minister Theresa May has met with senior ministers to discuss a new economic and industrial strategy. Post-meeting, we learned Britain will continue to seek investment from around the world, In a statement, a spokesperson said the discussion "...underlined that Britain is open for business, we continue to seek investment from around the world and we will continue to be a strong advocate for free trade." Share Radio was joined by James Frayne, director of policy issue consultancy Public First to discuss further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, James Frayne


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Morning Money: Did Brexit create the perfect ecosystem for fraud in the UK?

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Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Did Brexit create the perfect ecosystem for fraud in the UK?
Commercial businesses in the South East and London came under attack from fraudsters in the first half of 2016 to the tune of £84.1m, according to new research. KPMG's Fraud Barometer shows a 585% increase in the value of prosecuted fraud against commercial businesses in the region, as prosecuted fraud against financial institutions and investors fell. Hitesh Patel, head of forensic at KPMG explained further.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Hitesh Patel


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Morning Money: What's next for the BBC? Maurice Smith on the BBC White Paper.

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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What's next for the BBC? Maurice Smith on the BBC White Paper.
In a new report published today on the BBC White Paper the Culture, Media and Sport Committee welcomes the decision to abolish the BBC Trust and establish a unitary Board, to consolidate regulation of the BBC in Ofcom and to enhance the role of the National Audit Office in overseeing the BBC accounts. Maurice Smith, Share Radio's correspondent in Scotland and contributor to the book "The BBC Today: Future Uncertain" discusses the challenges facing the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Maurice Smith


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Morning Money: Hillary Clinton nominated & terrorism in France – Dan Hodges talks politics

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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Hillary Clinton nominated & terrorism in France – Dan Hodges talks politics
Dan Hodges, Political Commentator at the Mail on Sunday, discussed the latest in the world of politics. History has been made in America, after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated as a presidential candidate. And it's emerged one of the terrorists who attacked a French church was under surveillance by intelligence agents.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Dan Hodges


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Morning Money: Are drones the future when it comes to deliveries?

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Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Are drones the future when it comes to deliveries?
Amazon is going to start testing its drone delivery service, with the UK government’s help. Its flying robots will revolutionise how deliveries are made, but some experts have raised concerns around privacy and security. Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant and journalist Chris Green, to find out more.
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Matt Cox, Chris Bailey


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Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?

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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?
The FTSE 250 lender, Virgin Money, saw 35% wiped off its share value after Britain voted to leave the EU, that in spite of a record first quarter. On the day of the company's half-year results, Dr Ronan Lynch, Director of the Global Knowledge Centre at the banking consultancy Lafferty Group, was on hand to discuss the numbers and the performance of challenger banks in general.
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Chris Bailey, Ronan Lynch


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