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Ed Bowsher

Premier Oil shares rise but still suffering after making the 'wrong deals at the wrong time'

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Premier Oil shares rise but still suffering after making the 'wrong deals at the wrong time'
Premier Oil shares were up more than 14% today - but it's only some relief for investors as the pain of previous deals are still reflected in the price. Plus FTSE 100 drugmaker Hikma sees shares rise on good results and Unilever boss Paul Polman calls for changes to takeover rules following Kraft's approach earlier this year. For these and all the day's need-to-know company news Chris Bailey, founder of Financial Orbit, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
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Chris Bailey


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Georgie Frost

Moira O'Neill and Adam Williams give their top investing tips.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Moira O'Neill and Adam Williams give their top investing tips.
This week Georgie Frost is joined by editor Moira O'Neil and product researcher Adam Williams. With low interest rates forcing more and more people to turn to stocks and shares over cash savings we get Moneywise's top tips whether you've got £50 to invest or £50,000. Plus we'll be getting the Moneywise take on last week's budget and asking whether the NS&I bond lives up to expectation.
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Moira O'Neill, Adam Williams


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Georgie Frost

Do you need "add-ons" when buying a car?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Do you need "add-ons" when buying a car?
Car salesmen are one of the least trusted professions according to new research from the Institute of the Motor Industry. Nearly half of all motorists say they feel under pressure to buy insurance and other financial add-ons when they buy from a dealership or garage. But do buyers even understand what they're being sold, and are these products worth it? To find out our reporter Sara Macham spoke to Steve Nash, chief executive of the Institute of the Motor Industry
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Steve Nash


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Georgie Frost

Money Saving Expert: Planning for the Easter holidays

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Money Saving Expert: Planning for the Easter holidays
It's time to check-in with our friends over at Money Saving Expert. This week Georgie was joined by personal finance writer Sam Mc Faul. With the Easter holidays coming up they look at how to make sure booking your holiday runs smoothly as well as what to do if you've been affected by Virgin Money's recent glitch. Plus all the latest deals the team have come across this week.
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Sam McFaul


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Ed Bowsher

UK should plan for 'worst case scenario' from Brexit negotiations

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK should plan for 'worst case scenario' from Brexit negotiations
Brexit Secretary David Davis says the UK hasn't assessed the economic effect of leaving the EU without a deal. But the government's attitude isn't surprising. Dr Ben Margulies, from Warwick University's Department of Politics and International Studies, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher to explain.
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Ben Margulies


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Georgie Frost

How healthy is your work lunch?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

How healthy is your work lunch?
Nourish'd is a health company that's committed to ensuring hard-working office workers are incentivized to order health-conscious meals. Their ordering platform makes it easy for businesses to contribute to the bill when their employees order a healthy meal from one of the local suppliers of the day. To find out more, Georgie was joined by co-founder of Nourish'd George Adolphus
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George Adolphus


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Georgie Frost

Meet the man making drinks from wonky fruit

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Meet the man making drinks from wonky fruit
Every year, a third of the world's food is wasted - that's about 1.3 billion tonnes. In the UK alone, we chuck away over 10 million tonnes a year. And some of it is perfectly good - irregular shaped fruit is rejected by food and drink providers because it doesn't look nice. One company's putting those rejects to good use: Georgie was joined by Maciej Kacprzyk, co-founder of Wonky Drinks.
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Maciej Kacprzyk


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Ed Bowsher

Hammond 'looks weak' after U-turn on NI tax changes

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Hammond 'looks weak' after U-turn on NI tax changes
Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down on his budget commitment to increase National Insurance contributions for the self-employed. But Labour has fared no better - Jeremy Corbyn failed to land a blow on this backflip during Prime Minister's Questions. Rachel Cunliffe, Deputy Editor of Reaction, gave Share Radio's Ed Bowsher her take on this policy U-turn.
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Rachel Cunliffe


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Georgie Frost

The entrepreneur taking start-ups outside the City

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The entrepreneur taking start-ups outside the City
When we think of startups, perhaps the East London tech hub springs to mind. But why should entrepreneurship be all about the city? Doug Stidolph has a vision - to inspire more people to take charge of their lives and embrace adventure, and has recently started Action Academy. He joined Georgie in the studio.
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Doug Stidolph


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Nigel Cassidy

New figures show that ebook sales are falling while paperback sales are on the rise

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

New figures show that ebook sales are falling while paperback sales are on the rise
New figures show that ebook sales are falling while paperback sales are on the rise. The shift is particularly being driven by younger generations, who seem to be losing interest in reading on screens. More than 360m books in all formats were sold in 2016, but ebooks are down 4%. Steve Bohme, from Nielsen Book Research UK, did the research, and spoke to Share Radio's James Brydges

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