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Ed Bowsher

Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges
Fears of another Scottish independence referendum hit the pound. But will Nicola Sturgeon look to try again as Article 50 is enacted? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to our Scottish correspondent Maurice Smith to get his take.
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Maurice Smith


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Ed Bowsher

Could Tory rebellion give MPs get a 'real' vote on Brexit Bill?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Could Tory rebellion give MPs get a 'real' vote on Brexit Bill?
Tories, including Lord Heseltine, are likely to back an amendment to the Brexit Bill giving MPs a 'meaningful' vote on the final terms of the deal. But will it be accepted? Robert Colvile, Editor of CapX, discussed the top UK political stories with Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's senior analyst.
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Robert Colvile


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Ed Bowsher

Primark sales jump helps parent company AB Foods cash in

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Primark sales jump helps parent company AB Foods cash in
Sales at Primark rose 21% last year - but what did this mean for Primark's owner, Associated British Foods? For this and the day's biggest company moves including house builder Persimmon, Trinity Mirror and Direct Line, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index.
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Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

LSE cools on Deutsche Boerse merger and pound falls on Scottish referendum talk
The London Stock Exchange's big merger with its German counterpart, Deutsche Boerse, appears to be over - but what's finally pushed it over the edge? And the pound has dropped on fears of another Scottish independence referendum. For more on the day's key economic stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Alastair McCaig from Fern Wealth.
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Alastair McCaig


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Sarah Pennells (1)

How prepared are you against cyber crime?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

How prepared are you against cyber crime?
When it comes to security we're used to measures such as window locks and burglar alarms but worrying numbers of us are falling short when it comes cyber safety. Despite the high levels of cyber crime we're seeing many don't even take basic measures like changing passwords regularly or using up to date anti-vrius software. Currently the Government is trying to tackle this with new campaigns from Cyber Aware, as well as setting up the new National Cyber Security Centre. To find out more Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Detective Inspector Danny Lawrence and email hacking victim Alison Marriott.
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Danny Lawrence, Alison Marriott, Tom Hill


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Are you paying enough into your pension for a comfortable retirement? Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb discusses the latest research.

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Are you paying enough into your pension for a comfortable retirement? Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb discusses the latest research.
If you have hopes for an early retirement you might want to check how much you're contributing to your pension each month. New research suggests the minimum contributions may not be enough however there is some good news as even small extra contributions can make a big difference overtime. To talk through the figures Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to Former Pensions Minister and Director of Policy at Royal London, Steve Webb.
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Tom Hill, Steve Webb


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Two thirds of Brits cannot spot an unsafe website

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Two thirds of Brits cannot spot an unsafe website
According to a research, two thirds of Brits can't tell when a website is safe or not, and more than a quarter worry about it - and so stick to reputable websites when shopping. Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to Fabrizio Fantini, Co-Founder of online shopping expert Expressly.
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Sara Macham, Fabrizio Fantini


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money Your Future: Top Tips for buying a car

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Your Money, Your Future

Your Money Your Future: Top Tips for buying a car
We're just a few days away from March 1st and that means the new '17' registration plate. If you're thinking of buying a new car, what kind of car should you buy and how should you pay for it? That's what we're discussing in today's programme. Joining Sarah Pennells are Faith Archer who's a freelance personal finance journalist, Amanda Stretton who's from comparison website Confused.com and Stuart Milne who's editor of carbuyer.co.uk.
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Faith Archer, Amanda Stretton, Stuart Milne


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Women and Money: ISAs galore

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Women & Money

Women and Money: ISAs galore
Do you have a cash ISA? Government figures show that cash ISAs are one financial product that's more popular among women than men. These savings accounts pay interest without tax taken off - and, although a bit of the gloss has been taken off them in the last year or so because of tax changes to savings and low interest rates, many women still have them. And from April there will be a new ISA - a LISA or lifetime ISA. Sarah Pennells was joined by Helen Saxon, chief product analyst at Money Saving Expert, Harry Rose, editor of Which? Money and by Claire Walsh, who's head of advice at Unbiased.
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Helen Saxon, Harry Rose, Claire Walsh


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Sarah Pennells (1)

O2 unveil plans to launch robots in call centres. Would you prefer to speak to a person or robot? All this and more on the News Review

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

O2 unveil plans to launch robots in call centres. Would you prefer to speak to a person or robot?  All this and more on the News Review
Sarah Pennells was joined by Deborah Hargreaves, Founding Director of High Pay centre and former Business Editor of the Guardian. Today on the agenda, they discussed the relaunch of the Nokia 3310, after 17 years. Plus they look into why O2 unveiling their plans for a new voice recognition technology, to encourage people to speak to a new artificially intelligent robot rather than contact its call centres.. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Deborah Hargreaves


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