The Institute for Leadership and Management has found that allowing employees to work flexibly can significantly reduce stress levels. Its recent survey found that 65% of managers think flexible working helps to keep workers motivated and committed. To find out more, Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Kate Cooper, head of research, policy and standards at the Institute of Leadership & Management.
Could nerves and anxiety be preventing you getting your next job? According to research, 65% of jobseekers felt being nervous in interviews prevented them showing their true ability. So what can you do to overcome the worry and what is it about the interview process that's so daunting? To find out, Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to celebrity psychologist Dr Linda Papadopolous.
Today on the agenda, Sue Dougan and personal finance expert Martyn James discussed how Facebook is hiring 3,000 more staff to police its content. Plus they look at how it's finally the end for the old paper five pound note. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Starting with the French elections this morning. Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have clashed in a TV debate ahead of Sunday's vote. Moving away from the elections, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says it was wrong to suggest Brexit would be a fast and painless process with no impact on people’s lives. He's highlighted the rights of EU citizens, the final divorce settlement, and the Irish border question as the key issues that must be addressed.
Joining Sue Dougan to go through the latest market headlines was Nigel Cassidy and it's been a busy morning of company announcements. We've heard from a number of major companies. Starting with Morrisons and Next.
Stephen Frost founded Frost Included following the London 2012 Olympic Games, where he was in charge of diversity and inclusivity. His background is in advertising, but he has specialised in diversity training over the last decade. His musical choices include Procul Harum, A-ha and D:ream
Stephen is an accountant by training but has worked in tech startups since the early 1980s. The Start Up Funding Club looks after about 80 new companies and has been going strong for the last five years. He joins Sue to talk about his career and the music that's inspired him along the way.
London has recently been crowned joint fintech capital of the world alongside Singapore maintaining its lead in the sector. The news comes as London hosts a treasury backed international conference this week aiming to showcase what it has to offer and attract investors. Speaking to share Radio's Tom Hill founder of London Fintech Week and Blockchain Conference, Luis Carranza, explains why the city is so important.
Barclaycard has published its consumer spend data for March today showing spending up 4.6 per cent year-on-year last month. The first quarter saw record rises in supermarket spending in January - 2.9 percent - and in the amount spent on petrol - 19.2 percent in February. To find out more about the figures Sue Dougan was joined by Paul Lockstone, Managing Director at Barclaycard.
Financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Andy Webb join Sue in the studio and look at the rise of leasehold properties, and tell you everything you need to be aware of when buying one. Plus, they discuss how you can use gifts to cut down your inheritance tax bill. And which bank gets the Sucker Punch this week?