Georgie Frost is joined by consumer writer Megan French for our weekly check in with Money Saving Expert. On the agenda this week the building society customers facing account closures and mobile phone contract hikes. Plus as ever a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week.
Champagne drinkers in Britain face higher prices in the next year as the impact of the Brexit vote on the pound takes its toll.
That's according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
A triple whammy of Brexit, inflation and possible rising alcohol duty is forecast to push up the prices of champagne and prosecco in the UK by £1 and 59p per bottle respectively.
Share Radio's James Brydges has been speaking to Miles Beale, chief executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.
More than a billion people around the world are living every day without access to power. Founder and CEO of Brighter World, Cheryl Latham, created a buy-to-give company that's on a mission to give us a great deal on our energy, but also to give solar-powered energy to families in villages in Africa for the very first time. Cheryl joined Georgie in the studio explain.
What does it take to be a good leader? In the world of politics, authenticity is proving to be a crucial issue, with the Brexit vote and the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Trump in the US and the rise of Marine Le Pen in France. New research from the Institute of Leadership & Management points to how crucial authenticity is in business too, but shows how many managers and leaders in UK firms are struggling to demonstrate it in the workplace. To talk more about this, Georgie was joined by Kate Cooper, head of research, policy and standards at the ILM.
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall's apologised for false claims on his website that he lost close friends in the Hillsborough disaster. His press officer Lynda Roughley has offered her resignation - saying she's "entirely responsible" for the comments. To discuss this and more of this morning political headlines, Share Radio's Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict.co.uk
Yesterday brought the latest UK inflation figures, which came in at 1.8% - the highest for two and half years. Right on cue a report has been released by GfK, a market research institute, looked into consumer attitudes to prices. They asked about views of how prices have developed over the last 12 months, and expectations for the next 12 months. Joining Nigel in the studio is Joe Staton, Head of Market Dynamics at GfK to give his analysis.
Inflation has reached its highest rate for two-and-a-half years, largely due to the rising price of oil and the Brexit-fuelled fall in sterling.
According to the Office for National Statistics, annual inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index reached 1.8% last month, up from a rate of 1.6% in December.
It's the fourth consecutive month that the rate has risen and takes inflation to its highest since June 2014. Simon speaks to Pete Comley, inflation expert and author of Inflation Matters.
UK inflation rose to a 31-month high of 1.8 percent in January, up from 1.6 percent in December. But is wage growth keeping up with inflation? Samuel Tombs, Chief Economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
The Greek economy suffered an unexpected contraction at the end of last year, shrinking 0.4% in the last quarter. It means that if the EU and the IMF can't agree on a new debt plan next week, there's a danger that Greece won't be able to pay its next debt repayment in July.
So what does it mean for the troubled Mediterranean country? Ed Bowsher was joined by European affairs analyst Yannis Koutsomitis for more.
The Trump administration's alleged ties to Russia are in the spotlight again: a top national security advisor to the President has resigned after misleading the White House about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington. At least Trump has a British holiday to look forward to - today Downing Street rejected the petition to ban the President's state visit.
For all this and the rest of the day's political headlines, Simon speaks to Rishi Patel of FTI Consulting.