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Simon Rose

Share Radio Travel Guide: Sun, sea & cells

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Share Radio Travel Guide:  Sun, sea & cells
This is Share Radio's weekly travel show - The Share Radio Travel Guide. Simon Rose is joined by travel journalist and author Sarah Tucker. Today they'll be discussing whether Bath will become the first UK city with a tourist tax, how Australia Day is being celebrated across the globe and they'll be revealing the riskiest laws that travellers can come across on their ventures. There'll also be an insider's guide to Buenos Aires with Fabian Ali, a guide from Tours By Locals and a live interview with Gill Edwards from ABTA - the UK's largest travel association on the impact of Brexit on the travel industry.
Guests:

Sarah Tucker, Gill Edwards


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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: UK's GDP beats forecast, FTSE 100 flat, RBS sets aside $3.8 bln to cover fines, Sky's 9% fall in operating profits

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: UK's GDP beats forecast, FTSE 100 flat, RBS sets aside $3.8 bln to cover fines, Sky's 9% fall in operating profits
Share Radio's Simon Rose brings you Market Wrap, a roundup of what's been happening in the bourses and businesses of Britain and the world. To help contextualise the day's events, Simon was joined by Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher. They talked about UK's economy growing faster than expected, the pound dropping below $1.26 while the FTSE 100 turned flat, The Royal Bank of Scotland setting aside a further $3.8bn to cover fines in the US, and the 9% fall in operating profits for Sky due to the rising cost of the Premiere League's broadcast rights.
Guest:

Ed Bowsher


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Simon Rose

Number of pension freedom withdrawals reaches a record high

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Number of pension freedom withdrawals reaches a record high
The number of over-55s taking advantage of new freedom to cash in their retirement funds has reached a record high since pension rules were relaxed two years ago. New figures released by the Treasury showed that 162,000 individuals took cash from their pension pots in the last quarter of 2016, up from 158,000 in the previous quarter. Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Steve Webb, Director of Policy at Royal London
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James Brydges


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Simon Rose

The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's Apprentices

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Apprentice Investor: An update on the portfolios of Share Radio's Apprentices
Regular listeners to the show will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build their own share portfolios. They have a minimum of eight stocks, which they've been buying and selling through The Share Centre. Apprentices Olivia Demetriades and Alexi Phillips joined Simon Rose in the studio and standing by with advice and useful observations is Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
Guests:

Ed Bowsher, Olivia Demetriades, Alexi Phillips


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Simon Rose

The Investment Trust Show: a look into F&C Managed Portfolio Trust

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

The Investment Trust Show:  a look into F&C Managed Portfolio Trust
Our regular weekly programme "The Investment Trust Show" brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors. Each week we explore the main features, factors and developments affecting investment trusts. This week we'll be taking a look at another rather unusual fund, the F&C Managed Portfolio Trust. Share Radio's Simon Rose was joined in the studio by its manager Peter Hewitt and Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher.
Guests:

Peter Hewitt, Ed Bowsher


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Georgie Frost

Jo Causon, chief executive of the Institute of Customer Service told us customers are finding it harder to complain

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Jo Causon, chief executive of the Institute of Customer Service told us customers are finding it harder to complain
Last week we heard Amazon topped a customer service poll. Jo Causon, chief executive of the Institute of Customer Service talked to Georgie about how the overall level of customer satisfaction has increased, BUT customers say they’re having to work harder to complain and companies are being urged to ensure staff have the right skills and attitude to deal with complaints.
Guest:

Jo Causon


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Ed Bowsher

UK's economy up but will it continue?

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

UK's economy up but will it continue?
Britain's economy grew by 2 % in 2016 but will the growth continue into 2017? While in Europe, Spain backs early trade talks in Brexit negotiations. And the Royal Bank of Scotland has earmarked a further $3.8bn (£3.1 billion) to cover US fines for mis-selling subprime mortgage securities, taking the total figure to £6.7bn. Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets, spoke to Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on these and all the day's big economic news.
Guest:

Michael Hewson


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Georgie Frost

Author John Lees: Do's and Dont's in a job interview

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Author John Lees: Do's and Dont's in a job interview
John Lees is a careers expert & author who has written the book on the dreaded job interview. To find out more about how to rapidly improve your interview performance, whether you're a first-time job seeker, career-changer, or returning after a break , Georgie was joined by John Lees, author of Knockout Interview.
Guest:

John Lees


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Georgie Frost

Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors gives us the lowdown on gross misconduct

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Kevin Charles from Crossland Employment Solicitors gives us the lowdown on gross misconduct
Georgie Frost was joined by Kevin Charles, Director at Crossland Employment Solicitors. Today they were focusing on the issue of gross misconduct and in particular, a rather interesting case of ‘guilt by association’.
Guest:

Kevin Charles


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Georgie Frost

Track Record Part 2: Samantha Dyer, founder of Mumma Love Organics

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Track Record Part 2: Samantha Dyer, founder of Mumma Love Organics
And now it's time for Part 2 of Track Record- this week Sue Dougan sits down with Samantha Dyer - founder of Mumma Love Organics, an award-winning business providing specially formulated organic products for babies.
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Samantha Dyer


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