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Georgie Frost

How two uni friends set up The Baobab Network, a company helping fledgling businesses in Africa

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

How two uni friends set up The Baobab Network, a company helping fledgling businesses in Africa
Georgie was joined by two young entrepreneurs who's aim is to help corporations make a social impact by helping fledgling businesses in Africa. University friends Tom Fairburn, and Toby Hanington, decided to give up their well-paid city jobs to do this and in March 2016 they launched The Baobab Network.
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Tom Fairburn, Toby Hanington


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Georgie Frost

You could face a £200 fine, 6 points and possibly lose your licence if you're caught driving whilst using a mobile. All this and more on the News Review

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

You could face a £200 fine, 6 points and possibly lose your licence if you're caught driving whilst using a mobile. All this and more on the News Review
Georgie Frost was joined by journalist Rosie Taylor this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the news that from today, drivers face losing their licence if they're caught using their phone at the wheel within two years of passing their test - so anyone caught doing so will now get a 200 pound fine and six penalty points. Plus they look into why a woman has ended up with a criminal record after she found £20 on the floor and put it in her pocket. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Rosie Taylor


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Nigel Cassidy

Pancake day has been and gone, but the British freerange egg industry has narrowly avoided being splattered

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Pancake day has been and gone, but the British freerange egg industry has narrowly avoided being splattered
Pancake day has been and gone, but the British freerange egg industry has narrowly avoided being splattered. Millions of UK eggs will temporarily lose their free-range status after hens were forced to spend weeks inside barns as part of emergency bird flu measures. Consumers will see a special sticker on egg boxes, telling them whats happened, but if the situation happens again, free range egg producers could go out of business. Share radio's james Brydges has been speaking to Andrew Joret chairman of the British Egg Industry.

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Nigel Cassidy

Argos v Argos: Elizabeth Ward of Virtuoso Legal on the legal battle which could change domain name regulation

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

Argos v Argos: Elizabeth Ward of Virtuoso Legal on the legal battle which could change domain name regulation
In a landmark legal battle surrounding intellectual property, retail giants Argos have lost a case against an American company, Argos Systems, over their website domain name. So, could the outcome change the regulations relating to domain names? Elizabeth Ward, Owner and Managing Director of Virtuoso Legal, the firm that represented Argos Systems and won the case for them, joined Share Radio Breakfast to talk more about the case.
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Elizabeth Ward


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Nigel Cassidy

Are employers prepared to meet the needs of a maturing workforce?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

Are employers prepared to meet the needs of a maturing workforce?
New research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) suggests that older workers in the UK are 'bracing themselves' to continue working until they are 70-years-old. So are employers prepared to meet the needs of a maturing workforce? Charles Cotton, pay and reward adviser at the CIPD, discussed further on Share Radio Breakfast.
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Charles Cotton


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Georgie Frost

Donald Trump lays out a series of promises in his first speech to Congress. But will he stay true to his word?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Donald Trump lays out a series of promises in his first speech to Congress. But will he stay true to his word?
The House of Lords is set to give the Government its first defeat on the Article 50 Brexit bill, and it's over the issue of protecting the rights of EU nationals. Keir Starmer has warned Labour has no prospect of election victory unless it changes direction. So is this sounding like more opposition against Jeremy Corbyn? Moving to the US, Donald Trump has laid out a series of promises in his first speech to Congress. Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict.co.uk to discuss all this and more political headlines of the morning.
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Billy Bambrough


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Georgie Frost

Sir Phillip Green says he'll pay out up to £363 million to fix the BHS pension blackhole

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Sir Phillip Green says he'll pay out up to £363 million to fix the BHS pension blackhole
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with this morning's company announcements - we've heard from ITV and Man Group this morning. Also the main news, Sir Phillip Green, the former BHS owner says he'll pay up to £363 million to sort out the retailer's pension scheme. The chain went bust last April leaving 11,000 staff out of work - and a £571 million pension black hole.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

What is Trump’s plan of action? Chris Bailey looks back at the President’s first Congress speech
Donald Trump's given his first address to a joint session of Congress, where he set out in greater detail his plans to cut spending and boost the economy. So what is Trump's plan of action? Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit, joined Nigel Cassidy on Share Radio Breakfast to discuss this and more.
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Chris Bailey


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Simon Rose

My Portfolio with Lord Lee: How to handle small cap takeovers

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

My Portfolio with Lord Lee: How to handle small cap takeovers
The failed Kraft Heinz’s takeover of Uniliver has dominated headlines across the financial world, but the prospect of this merger raised many questions for shareholders. Lord Lee of Trafford, author of How to Make a Million Slowly: My Guiding Principles, has witnessed many takeovers during his time as an investor, and he joined Share Radio's Simon Rose to talk about his experience.
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Lord Lee


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Simon Rose

The Book Review: Why Wall Street matters

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Book Review: Why Wall Street matters
On today's Book Review: Wall Street has been the latest punching bag of choice for the pugnacious populist – but could we actually live without the financial powerhouse? Simon is joined by William Cohan, author of 'Why Wall Street Matters'

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