Coming up on Company Casebook this week we’re meeting the team behind University Cribs, the student housing search engine matching students with letting agents, developers and halls of residence with over 120,000 rooms now listed on their site. They’re already operating in 26 university towns in England and Wales and have just added London. Find out how they’ve built their business on Company Casebook this week
Ed Bowsher is joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times to discuss the latest company news, including Weetabix being sold to a US firm, and the effect the early General Election announcement has had on the markets.
Did anyone see Theresa May's shocking General Election announcement coming? Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, Chief Political Commentator at the Independent, to hear if he was surprised or if it was inevitable.
The pound was firmly up after the surprise election news, wiping out earlier losses. To better understand the announcement's effect on the markets, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Barrass, deputy chief executive of the Wealth Management Association.
Stephen is an accountant by training but has worked in tech startups since the early 1980s. The Start Up Funding Club looks after about 80 new companies and has been going strong for the last five years. He joins Sue to talk about his career and the music that's inspired him along the way.
Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early General Election on June 8th. The Prime Minster has implored MPs to pass an election motion tomorrow in Parliament allowing the process to begin. The bill would need the backing of two-thirds of MPs.
To get his reaction to the news and what it means for Britain, Ed Bowsher was joined by Mike Indian, senior political analyst at DeHaviland.
Georgie is joined by Lindsay Cook and Vix Leyton to look at the rise of doorstep sellers, an end to roaming charges for NEW Vodafone customers and shopping in charity shops. This week they award the Golden Gloves AND the Sucker Punch to the same company - tune in to find out why...
Companies can risk permanently losing almost 2% of their value if they're hit by a cyber attack. That's according to a study carried out by IT services company CGI. Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to Andrew Rogoyski, VP of cyber security at CGI.
Georgie Frost checked in with the UK Money blogger community fresh from their Monday Twitter chat. Last night they looked at the different stages of bringing up a child, after research revealed raising a child to 21-years-of-age will cost £200,000. Laura Light joins to talk more. Her site is : savings4savvymums.co.uk