How can we help young people who may have a pot of cash they don’t know about?
In this episode of the Share Interview, Chairman and Founder of The Share Foundation, Gavin Oldham, and Child Trust Fund ambassador Fiona Ross discuss the importance of young people gaining access to their Child Trust Funds. Anybody born between 1st September 2002 and 2nd January 2011 will have one of these trust funds, but as many as one in three are unaccounted for. Gavin shares the importance of rediscovering these lost funds, and how to gain access to them.
Are you “financially fit”? According to a recent study, the cost of monthly bills is leaving some people forced to cut back on essentials like food, daily travel, and even medication.
In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers speaks to Mary Johnson – spokesperson for free home management site, Hoppy – to find out how we can improve our financial wellbeing.
We’re living in a world fascinated with the future and what it might bring. But with technology and AI improving all the time, could a “Terminator situation” be on the horizon?
Vicky Sayers speaks to Futurologist, Dr Ian Pearson, who says the only way to make sure artificial intelligence doesn’t eventually overtake our own, is for humans to become more like the machines we’re creating. But how realistic is a bionic future for Britain, and the world at large?
Whether you’re always up to date with the latest fashion trends, or you prefer to stick to old favourites, the need for clothing will always be in style. But what does it take to launch a successful fashion brand? And in a time in which many of us are increasingly concerned with the state of the environment, is the clothing industry doing enough to steer away from “fast fashion” towards a more sustainable future? In this episode of the Share interview, Vicky Sayers is joined by Clare Hall-Taylor: Marketing Director Edmund Hillary Brands, a durable clothing range made using natural materials.
Are you a self-confessed procrastinator? Do you thrive on the adrenaline of leaving things to the last minute, or does just thinking about that make you anxious? New research has found that over 60% of us in Britain admit to putting things off - but could procrastinating actually be costing you money? In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers is joined by Gemma Pauley, head of Nationwide’s “PayDay SaveDay” campaign.
We’re in the midst of a food revolution, becoming more aware every day of the impact our food choices have not only on our own health, but on the health of the planet.
Joining Vicky Sayers in this episode of the Share Interview is co-founder of Green and Blacks chocolate and Whole Earth Foods, Craig Sams.
With a lifetime’s worth of experience in the organic and whole foods market, Craig shares his thoughts on the future of organic produce, and his brushes with The Beatles along the way. He also reveals his latest product, Gusto Organic: one of the first natural energy drinks to hit the world market; and made using only premium, organic, Fairtrade ingredients.
“A dog is a man’s best friend” – or so the saying goes. But in the past year alone, there have been just under 2,500 dog attacks on postmen and women – that’s around 47 attacks every week – with some causing permanent, and even disabling, injuries. In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers talks to Dr Shaun Davis – Global Director of Safety, Health and Wellbeing at Royal Mail – to find out more.
Have you ever had a boss who just doesn’t seem to know what they’re doing? Or maybe it’s you who’s been promoted into a leadership role, without being given the relevant training to handle the job. In today’s episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers talks to Sam Warner, from Toastmasters International, about the importance of delegation – and her top tips for how to become an effective leader and team player.
Is “the kindness of strangers” becoming an old-fashioned concept?
Research by the British Red Cross has revealed 3 out of 4 of us in the UK feel we could be doing more to be kinder to others, and that preventing another person from feeling lonely is widely considered the most important act of kindness. Vicky Sayers is joined by Clinical Psychologist, Dr Sarah Davidson, to find out how one small act of kindness a day really can make all the difference.
It’s a time of change for one of Britain’s beloved high street staples: the post box. In the first major repurposing in 160 years, Royal Mail are introducing “parcel postboxes” – a way for those short on time to post parcels without those pesky post office queues. But could this be another nail in the coffin for the existence of the high street post office? In this episode of the Share Interview, Vicky Sayers is joined by Mark Street, Head of Campaigns at Royal Mail.