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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: What are your rights when you pay by card?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Fight Club: What are your rights when you pay by card?
This week on Money Fight Club Georgie is joined by Lindsay Cook and Andy Webb. They look at your rights when you buy with plastic - just what is Section 75 and when can and can't you use it? Plus who is in line for the Golden Gloves this week, and what support is there for Britain's growing army of grandparent child carers.
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Lindsay Cook, Andy Webb


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Nigel Cassidy

Foreign Investors sell off Eurozone bonds

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Foreign Investors sell off Eurozone bonds
It seems the world doesn't want to hold Europe's debt so much Foreign investors sold Eurozone bonds for the first time since 1999 in 2016, according to the European Central Bank. Overseas bond holders reduced their net holdings of eurozone debt by €192bn last year. The banks Quantitive Easing Program, as well as global political shocks has cooled overseas demand for the continent’s debt. The main candidates in the French elections took part in a TV debate last night.... If far right candidate Marine le Pen wins the presidency, it could trigger a so called "Frexit." Guntram Wolff, director of Bruegel spoke to James Brydges

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Ed Bowsher

Fever-Tree shares fall despite profits doubling, housebuilder Bellway raises dividend and more

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Fever-Tree shares fall despite profits doubling, housebuilder Bellway raises dividend and more
Upmarket tonic water brand Fever-Tree has seen its shares fall despite its profits more than doubling. Plus betting company 888 posts strong full-year results while housebuilder Bellway raises its dividend. For analysis on the day's top company stories, Paul Sedgwick, Head of Investments at Frank Investments, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Paul Sedgwick


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Ed Bowsher

Inflation rise to 2.3% 'reasonable' following weaker pound

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Inflation rise to 2.3% 'reasonable' following weaker pound
The UK's inflation rate jumped in February to 2.3%, according to the Office for National Statistics, placing it above the Bank of England's 2% target rate for CPI inflation. Will inflation peak higher than the 2.8% predicted in 2018? Plus the Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane says mediocrity in UK business is to blame for the productivity crisis - is he right? John Barrass, Deputy Chief Executive of the Wealth Management Association, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to analyse these stories and more.
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John Barrass


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Ed Bowsher

Stagnating wages against rising inflation 'eating away' at funds

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Stagnating wages against rising inflation 'eating away' at funds
Inflation is up more than expected - the consumer price index rose to 2.3%, up from 1.8% in January, and is now higher than the Bank of England's target of 2%. But what does this mean for consumers and savers? And where might there be profits in the current climate? Calum Bennie at Scottish Friendly joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to explain.
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Calum Bennie


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Georgie Frost

How tech CEOs came to dominate the Forbes' Billionaires List.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How tech CEOs came to dominate the Forbes' Billionaires List.
If you want to earn a lot of money...you may want to think about a career in tech! Forbes' billionaire list is out for 2017.183 of the list are from the industry - up 23 on the previous year - with 3 of the top 5 being CEOs of tech companies. They have a combined $1 trillion net worth. To go through the list Georgie Frost was joined by Mary-Ann Russon, Senior Technology Reporter with the International Business Times UK.
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Mary-Ann Russon


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Ed Bowsher

London plummets in cost-of-living rankings

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

London plummets in cost-of-living rankings
Is London 'cheap' now? The capital no longer ranks among the world's most expensive cities in a key survey, dropping from 6th to 24th, its lowest position in 20 years. For more on the Worldwide Cost of Living report from The Economist Intelligence Unit, survey editor Jon Copestake spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Jon Copestake


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Georgie Frost

Will greater investment see an improvement in UK rail?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Will greater investment see an improvement in UK rail?
Investment in the UK rail network means that 6,400 more train services will be running each week by 2021. Thats according to The Rail Delivery Group. The RDG say around £50bn is being spent on the network, which would result in an 11% rise in the number of weekday services. James Brydges spoke to Sim Harris, managing director of railenews.co.uk
Guests:

James Brydges, Sim Harris


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Georgie Frost

Will an advertising boycott force Google to crackdown on extreme content?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Will an advertising boycott force Google to crackdown on extreme content?
Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content". The comments come after it emerged adverts including those funded by the UK Government were appearing next to extremist videos. So who is Google really answerable to and what can it do to regulate its content? Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to editor of Marketing Week Sarah Vizard and media lawyers Mark Smith from Fieldfisher and Natalie Elsborg from Charles Russell Speechlys.
Guests:

Tom Hill, Sarah Vizard, Mark Smith, Natalie Elsborg


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Georgie Frost

Francesca Mason explains the story behind the blog From Pennies to Pounds.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Francesca Mason explains the story behind the blog From Pennies to Pounds.
Every week we look at the people behind the Twitter handles in the UK money blogger community. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to Francesca Mason, who runs the blog From Pennies to Pounds. In the blog Francesca shares her tips for saving and making money, and for getting rid of debt.
Guests:

Sara Macham, Francesca Mason


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