Today's question on Share Radio Morning: Do you prefer using cash or card? This comes as it's claimed more than 8000 free-to-use cash machines in the UK could be removed, or people might be charged to withdraw money.
Georgie Frost was joined on the line by Financial journalist Ruth Jackson. Today on the agenda, they discussed HRMC helping out the super-rich. Plus they look into free-withdrawal ATMs charging for each cash withdrawal transaction. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Share Radio Morning's Georgie Frost was joined by Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent and Associate Editor at Politico Europe, live from Brussels. They began with latest news from European Parliament and what the reaction is there to President Trump.
A busy morning of company announcements, starting with Tesco, who've announced a big merger. And It's been a difficult week for BT Group. After the accounting scandal in its Italian division, they've announced their 3rd quarter results.
A third of the UK's richest taxpayers are under investigation by HM Revenue and Customs, which could total almost £2 billion in underpaid tax. It's figures like these that have spurred MPs to call for a stronger stance on taxing the wealthy. Public Accounts Committee chair Meg Hillier says HMRC's claims about the success of its high net worth strategy "just don't stack up." Richard Murphy, Professor of Practice in International Political Economy at City University of London and Director of Tax Research, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
The fourth quarter US GDP figures have been released, which tell us how the US economy is performing. Figures came out at 1.9% annualised rate in the final three months of 2016, weaker than the rate that economists forecasted. Wall Street had expected the world’s biggest developed market to expand at a 2.2% pace, compared with 3.5% in the third quarter. Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for his immediate reaction.
Two Labour whips have said they will refuse to vote in favour of the Article 50 bill, this after Labour Frontbencher Tulip Siddiq resigned over the vote. Can Jeremy Corbyn unify his party through this divisive vote? Asa Bennett, Assistant Comment Editor at the Telegraph, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss.
Analysis has looked into the state of the UK economy, six months after the Brexit referendum. Financial research centre, Capital Economics, has released new data. Gavin Oldham, the founder of Share Radio and the Share Centre, sat down with Ed Bowsher to run through the highlights.
Jack Sommers, News Editor at the Huffington Post, joined Nigel Cassidy to look forward to Theresa May's visit to the US today. She’ll be the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump, a week into his Presidency.
The Government has published its Article 50 bill, placing the UK on the road to departure from the European Union. The so-called 'Brexit trigger' clocks in at a mere 133 words. It must now get the approval of MPs following the Supreme Court's judgement earlier in the week. But as the Bill weaves its way through Westminster's debating floors and committee rooms, it won't just be MPs bustling away. Over in Whitehall, civil servants are preparing for the negotiations ahead, oiling the Government machinery's for the mammoth task of separating the UK from decades of EU rules and regulation.
To help decipher the government's bill, and to find out if Britain's bureaucracy is ready for what comes after, Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined in the studio by Hugh Bennett, Deputy Editor at Brexit Central, and on the line by David Golten, Partner and Head of Commercial Litigation at Wedlake Bell LLP, and Gavin Freeguard, Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government and author of the 2017 Whitehall Monitor - an annual health check of the UK's civil service