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The Week That Was And The Week Ahead; Just Eat, Reckitt, AstraZeneca & RBS

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead; Just Eat, Reckitt, AstraZeneca & RBS
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent company news involving Just Eat, Reckitt Benckiser, AstraZeneca and Royal Bank of Scotland. And he looks ahead to what we might expect from HSBC, Lloyds Bank, Standard Chartered, BP, Next and Glaxo.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Maleficent, Mistress of Evil

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Maleficent, Mistress of Evil
James Cameron-Wilson on the UK box office, where Joker reigns supreme for a third week. Maleficent 2 clocks in at #2, Shaun the Sheep:Farmageddon at #3, Zombieland: Double Tap at #4 and Official Secrets at #7. At #20, highly recommended by James, is The Peanut Butter Falcon, only in only 65 cinemas. For home release, James's pick is Support The Girls.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Why cows might soon be painted with stripes

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Why cows might soon be painted with stripes
Steve Caplin explains why Giphy is now the world's #2 search engine. He looks at a revolutionary new process for creating smartphone lenses, being identified by our ears, Piaggio's courier robot (with problems the Daleks are all too familiar with), the UK's first moon rover, luggage that you can ride, plants taking selfies and why farmers wanting to protect their cattle might soon be painting them with black stripes.
Guest:

Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: The Brexit deal, a General Election and the Queen's Speech

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: The Brexit deal, a General Election and the Queen's Speech
Political commentator Mike Indian assesses the deal struck between Boris Johnson and the EU. But with the DUP claiming they will not vote for the deal, is there a chance of getting it through the House of Commons? Mike expects a General Election next month and feels the Queen will be having to make another speech very soon.
Guest:

Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Fortnite's world destroyed by an asteroid

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Fortnite's world destroyed by an asteroid
Steve Caplin on the asteroid that destroyed Fortnite's entire map. Playstation have a new controller, Google has a new phone, James Dyson gives up on electric cars, SeatyGo have a removable bike seat, Lego considers renting out bricks and the Eden Project plans to drill miles into the earth to heat local homes.
Guest:

Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

The Business of Film: Abominable

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Business Of Film

The Business of Film: Abominable
James Cameron-Wilson examines the UK box office where Joker steams ahead to £30m after 2 weeks, while the rest succumb to the wet weather. Animated Abominable opens at #2 with Will Smith's Gemini Man at #3. Chris Morris's The Day Shall Come limps in at #8. For home viewing, James recommends the Elle Fanning Isle of Wight-set drama Teen Spirit.
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James Cameron-Wilson


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Brexit, Sophos, Marston and ASOS

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Brexit, Sophos, Marston and ASOS
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at stock market reaction to talks of a breakthrough on a Brexit deal. He also looks at recent news from Sophos, Marston and ASOS and look what we might expect of figure from Whitbread, Royal Bank of Scotland and Astrazeneca.
Guest:

Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

How did we get here? A history of the UK’s political parties: The Labour Party

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How did we get here? A history of the UK’s political parties.

How did we get here? A history of the UK’s political parties: The Labour Party
Simon Rose is joined by political commentator and author of The Groucho Tendency blog, Mike Indian, to discuss how UK politics has got to where it is today. In this episode, Simon and Mike discuss the history of the Labour Party.
Guest:

Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: SIG, Mondi, Dunelm and recruiters

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: SIG, Mondi, Dunelm and recruiters
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent company news from SIG, Mondi, Dunelm and recruiters Robert Walters and Page Group. He also looks ahead to Hays, in the same field, as well as Unilever, Rio Tinto, BHP, ASOS and W H Smith.
Guest:

Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Institutional decline and reputation and obituaries to die for

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Institutional decline and reputation and obituaries to die for
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University considers the issue of institutional decline and asks if modern organisations – whether private of public – have lost track of how to assess their reputation in the eyes of their customers, instead using statistics to prove that everything is wonderful. And admitting his obsession with obituaries, Tim looks at the death of a former editor of The Morning Star.
Guest:

Professor Tim Evans


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