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Georgie Frost

Universal basic income would guarantee a basic salary for everyone

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Universal basic income would guarantee a basic salary for everyone
From trials in Finland to the subject of a Labour Party working group, universal basic income is making headlines. The idea would see everyone get a guaranteed basic salary. It's is hoped this could address growing social problems as well as encouraging more entrepreneurial behaviour. To find out more about how it could work in Britain our reporter Tom Hill spoke to founder member of the Basic Income Earth Network, Guy Standing.
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Guy Standing


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Ed Bowsher

US intelligence to investigate links between Russia and Trump's former campaign boss

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

US intelligence to investigate links between Russia and Trump's former campaign boss
Robert Singh, Professor of Politics at Birkbeck University of London, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to talk on the latest political news from the US. Following Trump's National Security Adviser resignation, US intelligence agencies are now investigating the links between Russia and Trump's former campaign boss, Paul Manafort.
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Robert Singh


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Ed Bowsher

Prudential PLC to bid for state's Bradford & Bingley mortgages

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Prudential PLC to bid for state's Bradford & Bingley mortgages
Life insurer Prudential PLC is bidding for a slice of the £12.5bn of Bradford & Bingley mortgages being sold by the government, Nex has just released its Q3 statement announcing that Trump effect boosted revenues by 11%, and Qinetiq's revenues are ‘steady’ as it looks to end a 5 years of decline. Chris Bailey, Founder of Financial Orbit, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to look at these and other important company news.
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Chris Bailey


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Ed Bowsher

'Liquid lunch' banned for Lloyd's workers

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

'Liquid lunch' banned for Lloyd's workers
City-based insurance marketplace Lloyd's of London has told its employees they can't drink from 9 to 5. But will a booze ban work? And when alcohol is common while doing business, how can workers say no? For more Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Laura Willoughby, co-founder of Club Soda, a group helping people cut back on alcohol.
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Laura Willoughby


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Georgie Frost

Eat the same thing for lunch every day? You're not alone...

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Eat the same thing for lunch every day? You're not alone...
Most office workers eat the same thing for lunch every day, either out of laziness or because of a lack of inspiration. Share Radio's Anviksha Patel spoke to food psychologist dr Becky Spelman about the effect this is having on the workplace.
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Dr Becky Spelman


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Georgie Frost

How whisky's become Britain's next big investment

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How whisky's become Britain's next big investment
A world of increasingly unpredictable markets and diabolic savings rates might be enough to drive you to drink, but that is in fact what's happening for many investors. Rare whisky has become one of the UK's favourite alternative investments with the Rare Whisky Apex 1000 Index closing 2016 up 38%. To find out more about the alcoholic commodity currently outperforming the FTSE, Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to co-founder of analyst and broker Rare Whisky 101, David Robertson.
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David Robertson


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Georgie Frost

The latest inflation figures are at 1.8% - the highest in 2 and a half years

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The latest inflation figures are at 1.8% - the highest in 2 and a half years
Georgie Frost was joined by independent financial expert Martyn James. Today on the agenda, they discussed how millions of families are "just about managing" and are on the tipping point of falling into poverty. Plus they look into the latest UK inflation figures, which came in at 1.8% - the highest in two and a half years. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Martyn James


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Georgie Frost

Disability charity Scope finds worrying levels of workplace discrimination.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Disability charity Scope finds worrying levels of workplace discrimination.
New figures from disability charity Scope suggest worrying levels of workplace discrimination for Britain's disabled workers. Over half fear they're at risk of losing their job and many are even trying to hide their disability from their employers. To find out more about the scale of the problem and what employers and employees can do Georgie Frost was joined by James Taylor, head of policy and public affairs at Scope.
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James Taylor


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Georgie Frost

Currency headwinds haven't stirred Heineken's continued rise in revenue

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Currency headwinds haven't stirred Heineken's continued rise in revenue
Joining Georgie to discuss what the main market headlines of the morning are is Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy. How did the markets react overnight to Yellen's comment that it may be "appropriate" for the central bank to raise interest rates at one of its upcoming meetings. Heineken has reported a rise in full-year earnings and revenue, despite continued currency headwinds. Qinetiq, the defence technology specialist - trading in the third-quarter was “as expected” and expectations for the current financial year remain unchanged.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Georgie Frost

Could investing in whisky could give better returns than the FTSE 100?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Could investing in whisky could give better returns than the FTSE 100?
In a world of volatile market conditions and poor savings returns it's perhaps no surprise many are turning to alternative investments. Whisky has currently emerged top of Britain's favourite passion investments with the Rare Whisky Apex 1000 Index closing 2016 up 38%. To find out more about the alcoholic commodity currently outperforming the FTSE Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to co-founder of analyst and broker Rare Whisky 101, David Robertson.
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David Robertson, Tom Hill


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