Car scrappage schemes are back. After waiting in vain for the government to launch an official scrappage scheme to get dirty diesels off the road, car makers have taken matters into their own hands. But is this an altruistic move to help replace more polluting cars with greener ones, or are they just trying to flog more cars? And there’s another important question to tackle, are these scrappage schemes a good deal? Simon, Rob and host Georgie Frost take a deep dive into them – and the murky world of cars sales and finance.
Helal Miah of the Share Centre looks back at recent results in the housebuilding sector, as well as Sports Direct, Halfords and Go-Ahead and looks forward to figures due from Morrisons, Next and AB Foods.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has been drafted in as a last-ditch attempt to get the millions of us who still haven't claimed compensation for mis-sold PPI to do so. In this episode of the podcast, top financial broadcaster Georgie Frost joins Lee Boyce and Rachel Rickard Straus of the This is Money team to talk about Arnie's new PPI advertisement campaign and more.
They have a good old chat about the big money stories from the past week and what it all means for you. We've all heard about PPI a million times, but with half of those eligible still yet to claim, could you still be owed a little windfall?
Businesses deal with Hurricane Harvey's impact. Wells Fargo reports more fake accounts. Lululemon reports surprising earnings. Gilead Sciences makes a big buy. And Match hits a new high as Tinder heats up.
In this week’s Money Makers author Jonathan Davis talks to Keith Ashworth-Lord, manager of the Sanford DeLand UK Buffetology fund, about his investment philosophy and current portfolio. A former City analyst, Mr Ashworth-Lord has put in a strong performance since moving into fund management with his specialist small and mid-cap fund. Many professional investors name check Warren Buffett as an inspiration, but what exactly are the key principles that other professional investors can usefully incorporate into their methods - and how well do they translate to the UK market?
Tim Jarvis is the founder, creative director and CEO at Fabrik - one of the UK and Europe’s premier creative portfolio builders, making it easy for those in the industry to generate professional portfolios to showcase incredible work. So far, Tim and his team have worked on over 60,000 portfolios and projects. Tim is a former web and graphic designer