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Simon Rose

Two law firms are applying for a group litigation order, which could see VW owners being awarded several thousands pounds if judges decide their cars "weren't fit for sale"

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Two law firms are applying for a group litigation order, which could see VW owners being awarded several thousands pounds if judges decide their cars "weren't fit for sale"
VW executives knew about emissions cheating two months before the scandal broke, but chose not to tell US regulators, according to court papers. The bosses involved include Oliver Schmidt, who was in charge of VW's US environmental regulatory compliance office from 2012 until March 2015, and will appear in court on Monday. Meanwhile here in the UK, thousands of people owning VWs have expressed an interest in suing the car maker. Two law firms, are applying for a group litigation order, which could see owners being awarded several thousands pounds if judges decide their cars "weren't fit for sale." Share Radio's James Brydges has been speaking to David Bailey, Professor of Industry at Aston Business school.
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Professor David Bailey


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Simon Rose

What does the year hold for the relationship between President and Federal Reserve in the US?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

What does the year hold for the relationship between President and Federal Reserve in the US?
What does the year hold for the relationship between President and Federal Reserve in the US? They're arguably two of the biggest names that can influence the US -- and indeed global -- economy. Matt Cox has been looking into North America, and discussing the Fed and Trump with Professor Peter Rupert of Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Former Senior Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank.
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Professor Peter Rupert


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Simon Rose

Share Radio Politics: Corbyn on Brexit - UK can be better off out of the EU

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Share Radio Politics: Corbyn on Brexit - UK can be better off out of the EU
David Talbot of FTI Consulting joins Simon to talk about the biggest political headlines of the day. This week, they discussed: Corbyn's Brexit comments, the NHS crisis and Boris Johnson's comments on trade and the US.
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David Talbot


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Simon Rose

Emerging Opportunities: Big players for 2017

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Emerging Opportunities: Big players for 2017
Welcome to Emerging Opportunities, our chance to spend half an hour in some of the farther flung investment markets. Joining Simon Rose in the studio was Gavin Serkin managing editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy, and the author of 'Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow'. Their guest on the show today was Aberdeen Asset Management's emerging markets fixed income money manager Kevin Daly, for a insight into the latest news and moves in emerging markets.

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Ed Bowsher

Companies news: Morrisons' Christmas results, JustEat, Boohoo, Snapchat and more - with the FT's Daniel Thomas

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio News Hour

Companies news: Morrisons' Christmas results, JustEat, Boohoo, Snapchat and more - with the FT's Daniel Thomas
Morrisons' positive Christmas results came from more than just last minute trips for cranberry sauce, according to the Financial Times assistant companies editor Daniel Thomas. He joins Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher to talk through the retailer’s latest numbers, plus food delivery service JustEat, web retailer Boohoo and Snapchat’s latest move.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Are Britons changing their spending habits? - With Paul Martin

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio News Hour

Are Britons changing their spending habits? - With Paul Martin
We've had some new retail figures out today from KPMG and the Britsh Retail Consortium. Amongst other things, they say that total retail sales rose 1.7% in December. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Paul Martin, head of retail at KPMG, to find out more.

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Georgie Frost

Paul Brown from the Prince's Trust explains young people’s unhappiness.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Paul Brown from the Prince's Trust explains young people’s unhappiness.
Political upheaval, job worries and financial pressures are leaving young people anxious and daunted, according to The Prince's Trust. The charity found we're now seeing the lowest levels of confidence and happiness among 16 to 25 year olds in eight years of research. Money problems play a major role with over two fifths concerned goals like homeownership and a steady job are unrealistic. Georgie was joined by Paul Brown, from the Prince's Trust to discuss more.
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Paul Brown


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Ed Bowsher

UK 'first in line' for US trade deal, says Boris

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio News Hour

UK 'first in line' for US trade deal, says Boris
Boris Johnson has been visiting Washington DC where he's met Republican congressional leaders as well as some of Donald Trump's top advisers. After one meeting, Johnson said that the UK was 'first in line' for a post-Brexit trade deal with the US. For more on this story, Ed Bowsher spoke to Richard Whitman, Visiting Senior Fellow to the Europe Programme at Chatham House.

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Ed Bowsher

Brexit and the falling pound, FTSE, Boris Johnson & more - with Chris Beauchamp from IG Index

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio News Hour

Brexit and the falling pound, FTSE, Boris Johnson & more - with Chris Beauchamp from IG Index
From Brexit’s impact on the pound to what’s keeping the FTSE up at record levels and some surprising figures from China - Chris Beauchamp from IG Index went through the day’s key economic stories with Share Radio’s senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Chris Beauchamp


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Georgie Frost

Alan Oliver, head of external affairs at Nationwide discusses how much we spend at work.

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Alan Oliver, head of external affairs at Nationwide discusses how much we spend at work.
If you totted it all up, how much do you reckon you spend at work - you have travel, lunches, coffees, but have you included colleagues. Apparently we spend more than £1000 a year at work. Nationwide found we're forking out for colleagues' birthdays, charity runs and Christmas presents and will spend up to 40,000 thousand pounds over their working life. To discuss the findings, Georgie was joined by Alan Oliver, head of external affairs at Nationwide.
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Alan Oliver


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