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Nigel Cassidy

More than 100 UK companies are exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Nigel Cassidy
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Best of Breakfast

More than 100 UK companies are exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
More than 100 UK companies are exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Its the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry and features the latest technology that will become available in the next few years. Salford based MyManu will be showcasing Clik - the world's first wireless earphones with live voice translation into 37 languages. Share radio's James Brydges spoke to Mark Birchall, MD of Tradefair that organises the UK delegation.

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Georgie Frost

Pro-Brexit supporters are "over optimistic" about the future, says Sir John Major

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

Pro-Brexit supporters are "over optimistic" about the future, says Sir John Major
Sir John Major wants Theresa May to inject "a little more charm and a lot less cheap rhetoric" into negotiations to leave the EU. The former prime minister says pro-Brexit supporters have left voters expecting an "over optimistic" future. Plus Theresa May faces a row with Brussels over plans to curb migrant numbers from the European Union next month. Georgie Frost was joined by Jack Sommers of the Huffington Post to discuss all this and more political headlines of the morning.
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Jack Sommers


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Nigel Cassidy

How to make the perfect TV ad

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Best of Breakfast

How to make the perfect TV ad
Researchers at Rotterdam School of Management, have discovered what in a TV advert triggers people to find the product online. This group was shown the adverts of 11 different adverts, all created for the same brand of pain-relieving muscle and joint gel. Brain scans then revealed that an advert works best when it highlights both a product’s functional benefits and triggers the viewer’s imagination. James Brydges spoke to Linda Couwenberg, who led the research.

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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC

Linda Lewis (1)
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Share Radio Afternoon

Company Casebook: Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC
We'll be looking at the business of cyber security - always topical, and particularly so this week when news of another huge potential data loss has emerged, with over 700,000 pieces of NHS patient correspondence "not being delivered correctly" according to the Health Secretary though the Guardian described them as just plain lost. We'll be meeting the Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC to find out about the risks of data loss to businesses, and how ECSC is currently engaged in a huge expansion to take advantage of new data breach reporting rules which come into effect next year. How can businesses prepare? Find out on Company Casebook, with Linda Lewis.

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Georgie Frost

British Chambers of Commerce are demanding more Brexit certainty from the government, ahead of its annual conference

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

British Chambers of Commerce are demanding more Brexit certainty from the government, ahead of its annual conference
Joining Georgie Frost to discuss the latest market headlines was Share Radio's very own Nigel Cassidy starting with picking up on the story we were covering throughout yesterday. It's to do with more doubtful developments on the merger between the LSE and Deutsche. Moving to the representative body of British businesses - the British Chambers of Commerce. They are demanding more Brexit certainty from the government, ahead of its annual conference today. And we have had some company announcements this morning from Greggs.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

What to expect from Trump's speech to Congress

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

What to expect from Trump's speech to Congress
Donald Trump is speaking to Congress tonight. Shares in American Construction-materials companies rose in anticipation that he might finally make good on promises about a massive infrastructure-spending programme in the US. Trump also says he'd boost defense spending by $54bn in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase. Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by Jeremy Cook, Chief Economist at Worldfirst.
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Jeremy Cook


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Nigel Cassidy

Sir John Major attacks Theresa May over Brexit strategy

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Sir John Major attacks Theresa May over Brexit strategy
Sir John Major is urging Theresa May to use "a lot less cheap rhetoric" into Brexit negotiations. The former Conservative Prime Minister, who campaigned for Remain ahead of the referendum, says he's worried the exit deal will fall "well below the hopes and expectations" that have been raised. Here's a excerpt from the speech he gave to International Affairs thinktank Chatham House.

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Nigel Cassidy

Car insurance premiums to rise by £75 a year after government ruling

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Car insurance premiums to rise by £75 a year after government ruling
Average car insurance premiums could increase by up to £75 a year as a result of a government ruling. It's because a new formula for calculating compensation payments for those who suffer long-term injuries has been announced by the Ministry of Justice. Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by Malcolm Tarling, from the Association of British Insurers to discuss.
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Malcolm Tarling


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Nigel Cassidy

London Stock Exchange merger with Deutsche Boerse in danger over EU demand

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

London Stock Exchange merger with Deutsche Boerse in danger over EU demand
The €29bn euro merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse could collapse after the LSE said the deal was unlikely to be approved by the European Commission. The commission had ordered the LSE to sell its 60% stake in MTS, a fixed-income trading platform, which the stock exchange described as "disproportionate". A spokesperson for Theresa May said the merger was a "commercial matter." Share Radio's Nigel Cassidy was joined by Mike van Dulken, Head of Research of Accendo Markets.
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Mike van Dulken


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Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos: Retro renaissance

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Gadgets and Gizmos: Retro renaissance
Technology is changing almost every aspect of daily life and business and finance is no exception. Share Radio's Simon Rose and Steve Caplin, Share Radio's technology editor, look at the big technological changes that impact on the world of business, finance and money as well as some of the gadgets that help make everyday life a bit easier. On today's programme, they head back to the 80s, a time of big hair and small RAM, for a Sinclair Spectrum comeback.

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