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Would leaving the single market be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy?

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The Share Radio Evening Show

Would leaving the single market be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy?
Leaving the single market would be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy, from manufacturing and energy to retail and financial services. This is according to research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research and campaign group, Open Britain. It found that aiming to strike sector-by-sector trade deals with the EU after Brexit could take almost 25 years. To discuss the importance of the UK economy and its dependence, both direct and indirect, on trading with the Single Market, Simon spoke to Joe Carberry, co-executive director at Open Britain.

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Philanthropy is on the rise, with the number of charitable donations of £1m or more in the UK reaching a new high-The Coutts Million Pound Donors Report

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The Share Radio Evening Show

 Philanthropy is on the rise, with the number of charitable donations of £1m or more in the UK reaching a new high-The Coutts Million Pound Donors Report
Philanthropy is on the rise, with the number of charitable donations of £1m or more in the UK reaching a new high. The Coutts Million Pound Donors Report found that 355 donations of £1m or more were made in 2015, totalling £1.8bn, compared with 298 donations worth £1.6bn the previous year. Over its nine-year lifespan, the report, produced in association with the University of Kent, has revealed a boom time for UK philanthropy. To discuss this in more detail, Rachel Harrington, philanthropy adviser at Coutts, joins Simon live in the studio.

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The Business of Film with James Cameron Wilson

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The Share Radio Evening Show

The Business of Film with James Cameron Wilson
The Business of Film with film critic, James Cameron Wilson looking at the biggest winners and losers at the box office this week.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Has Black Friday become an important day for UK shoppers?

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Has Black Friday become an important day for UK shoppers?
Today is Black Friday. Last year sales exceeded the £1 billion mark, but this year experts expect the figure to be much higher. To find out more about this Jinan Rahma spoke to Gordon McKinnon, Operations Director at Intu Group and started by asking him if Black Friday has become an important day for UK shoppers.

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The average person is spending half their monthly salary this festive season, but is it really worth it?

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

 The average person is spending half their monthly salary this festive season, but is it really worth it?
UK Christmas spending is to hit a record £77.6bn in 2016 according to the Centre for Retail Research Food, booze, presents and relatives --- it's easy to see how the cost of Christmas soon starts to add up. New research from Nationwide reveals that the average person is spending half their monthly salary this season. However, despite the festivities, it's not the happiest time of the year, with a noticeable rise in arguments. To find out more, Olivia Demetriades was joined by financial expert Jasmine Birtles and began by asking whether we're spending too much over the festive period.

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The Amazon Growing Business Awards

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The Share Radio Evening Show

The Amazon Growing Business Awards
It's the 18th annual Amazon Growing Business Awards on Wednesday. Triumph over adversity, exporting triumph and rural success will be just some of the themes celebrated. To find out more about this Jinan Rahma spoke to Hunter Ruthven, part of the team that hosts the Growing Business Awards and started by asking him about the awards. She also spoke to Katy Moss, Managing Director of Trent Refractories Limited who are shortlisted for the 'Triumph Over Adversity Award' at the Amazon Growing Business Awards.

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The Autumn Statement and how it can help young people become more entrepreneurial

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The Share Radio Evening Show

The Autumn Statement and how it can help young people become more entrepreneurial
In his Autumn Statement earlier this week, the chancellor Philip Hammond highlighted the government's plans to develop the economy's existing strengths, despite anticipating tougher times ahead. With an emphasis on increasing productivity, the chancellor announced a £23bn investment fund, plans to fund the boosting of management skills and the injection £400m into venture capital funds, allowing for £1bn worth of new investment for small businesses. To discuss the Autumn Statement in more detail and how it can help young people become more entrepreneurial, Simon spoke to Michael Mercieca, the CEO of Young Enterprise.

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Is the eight hour workday outdated and irrelevant today?

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The Share Radio Evening Show

Is the eight hour workday outdated and irrelevant today?
Is the eight hour workday outdated and irrelevant today? Stephan Aarstol is CEO of Tower Paddle Boards, named the fastest growing company in San Diego and author of a book called The Five-Hour Workday. Not only has he written the book on five hour workdays- but in 2015 he put his employees on a 8am to 1pm workday for three months and says that the switch had an enormous, positive, and lasting impact on all of them.

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How has Black Friday impacted our traditional Christmas shopping habits?

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

How has Black Friday impacted our traditional Christmas shopping habits?
Today is Black Friday with shoppers around the country rushing to get a bargain online and in store. But how has Black Friday impacted our traditional Christmas shopping habits? Simon spoke to joined by Don Williams, Retail Partner at KPMG UK.

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John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC on the latest GDP figures

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The Share Radio Evening Show

John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC on the latest GDP figures
The economy grew by 0.5% in the three month since our vote to leave the EU. That's according to the latest GDP figures from the Office for National Statistics. The ONS reported that June's vote to leave the European Union has had a 'limited effect' on the economy so far. To find out more about this Simon Rose was joined by John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC
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John Hawksworth


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