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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six in ten British workers have had a relationship with a co-worker. A research conducted by employment law experts Slater and Gordon has found that 70% of those who've been romantically involved with a colleague have suffered professionally as a result, with women and junior staff members suffering the most. Share Radio's Sara Macham spoke to employment lawyer Harriet Bowtell to find out more.
Glassdoor, a website which allows employees to review companies and their management, has compiled a list of some of the strangest questions job seekers might face in job interviews. Our reporter Anviksha Patel spoke to career trends analyst Joe Wiggins from Glassdoor to find out more.
Billy Bambrough, Editor of Economics and Business website Verdict.co.uk, joined Share Radio's Sarah Pennells to discuss the latest political news. They talked about the death of Labour MP for Manchester Gorton and Father of the House of Commons Sir Gerald Kaufman, who has died at the age of 86 sparking a by-election in his constituency. The Telegraph is reporting Theresa May's plan to announce the end of free movement for new EU migrants the day she formally triggers Article 50. Finally, Billy gives his take on Nigel Farage meeting President Donald Trump for dinner.
Internet security firm Cloudflare has suffered a bug that saw hundreds of thousands of webpages leaking personal data such as passwords and personal messages. The leak leaves millions at risk of being hacked or having their private conversations, including chats on dating websites, leaked across the web. Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by Cybersecurity expert Prof Alan Woodward from the University of Surrey.
US firm Boeing has announced plans to open its first European commercial factory in South Yorkshire, creating at least 30 jobs. If approved, the £20m plant will be built next to an existing research centre founded in 2001 by Boeing and the University of Sheffield. The company said the factory, at Catcliffe in Rotherham, could also lead to new jobs in the supply industry.The plant will manufacture hi-tech aircraft components. Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by aerospace expert Howard Wheeldon of Wheeldon Strategic.