In March, rising food and fuel prices pushed UK consumer inflation to 2.3 percent. But, inflation for small businesses rose to 3.2 percent - the highest rate for 8 years. That's according to Barclays' Small Business Cost Index. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Ian Rand, CEO of Barclays Business Banking, to find out more.
Today we're talking about getting on the property ladder with the team from Equifax. But according to research by YouGov and Equifax the prospects for younger generations to get their own home aren't looking good. Nearly half of 16-24 year olds think they can't get onto the property ladder without financial support from their parents and grandparents.
Three quarters of young people feel locked-out of jobs in the UK. But despite the challenges in employment, nurturing homegrown talent could prove key in the post-Brexit economy. To find out more about the scale of the problem, Sophie Livingstone, Chief Executive at youth and social action charity, City Year UK, joined Share Radio Morning.
Donald Trump has removed his former campaign manager Steve Bannon from the White House National Security Council, following criticism from foreign policy experts and Capitol Hill. To discuss this, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Professor Robert Singh, Department of Politics at Birkbeck, University of London.
Theresa May has launched the Tory local election campaign today, saying that there are no 'no go areas' where Tories can't win. She is set to meet EU Council Chief Donald Tusk for Brexit talks later today. Rachel Cunliffe, Writer & Deputy Editor of Reaction, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for all the latest political news.
It seems everyday we encounter difficulties that can affect our work. But what about when a difficulty - either in life or at the office - becomes a full-blown crisis? How can we overcome and survive it? Georgie was joined in the studio by Andrew Kinder, co-author of The Crisis Book.
Brexit and Article 50 has left households worried about the pound in their pocket. Research shows almost half of households are concerned that exiting the EU will harm their disposable income. Scottish Friendly’s savings expert Calum Bennie explained.
The Co-op Group has reported a £132 million loss in 2016, its first since 2013, after writing down the value of its stake in the bank. Plus, 3,000 could be at risk after Tesco announced changes in its opening hours. For all the major companies stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Richard Hunter, Head of Research at Wilson King Investment Management.
Unilever has unveiled measures to boost investor support after the failed Kraft Heinz bid. Plus, the US Federal Reserve wants to start reducing the number of bonds on its balance sheet this year. For these and today's other economic news Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Jasper Lawler.