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Ed Bowsher

Why I rejected May's Brexit timetable - Ben Bradshaw MP

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Why I rejected May's Brexit timetable - Ben Bradshaw MP
In a crucial Westminster vote yesterday, MPs backed the Government's Brexit timetable - with the caveat that Theresa May should publish her negotiating strategy before triggering Article 50. But not all MPs were onside: 89 voted against the government including 23 Labour MPs. One of those MPs was Ben Bradshaw, Labour MP for Exeter and former Culture Secretary.

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Georgie Frost

Devika Wood, the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at care provider Vida discusses the elderly being alone during the festive period

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Devika Wood, the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at care provider Vida discusses the elderly being alone during the festive period
Christmas is a time for sharing and caring but the majority of us won't visit our elderly relatives on Christmas Day - according to a new study - despite a fifth of us worrying about them being alone then. One woman has made it her mission to make sure no one loses out throughout the year. Share Radio Morning's Georgie Frost spoke to Devika Wood, the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at care provider Vida. Her personal experience of caring for her grandmother and dealing with par social service’s carers, has driven her to want to improve the quality of care.
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Devika Wood


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Georgie Frost

Good Housekeeping's Consumer Editor, Sara Benwell, on the News Review 08/12/16

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Good Housekeeping's Consumer Editor, Sara Benwell, on the News Review 08/12/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by consumer editor of Good Housekeeping, Sara Benwell. Today they discuss coffee shop saturation on the high street. Plus a look into junk food ads aimed at children becoming a thing of the past. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Sara Benwell


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Georgie Frost

Rosy Moriarty Simmonds OBE and Andy Baker, Mouth and Foot Painting Artists explain their unique Christmas cards

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Rosy Moriarty Simmonds OBE and Andy Baker, Mouth and Foot Painting Artists explain their unique Christmas cards
Christmas cards may be going out of fashion...but one group of disabled artists say this is threatening their livelihood. 'Show you care - send a card' - is the message from the Mouth and Foot Painting Artists. Every year the MFPA print their original artworks on Christmas cards. But as the tradition for sending physical cards is in decline, so too does their business. Georgie spoke to Rosy Moriarty Simmonds OBE in the studio and MFPA artist Andy Baker on the line.
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Rosy Moriarty Simmonds, Andy Baker


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Georgie Frost

Martin McTague, FSB Policy Director discusses small business disputes

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Martin McTague, FSB Policy Director discusses small business disputes
Legal disputes are costing small firms in England and Wales a whopping £11.6 billion each year. That's according to the Federation of Small Businesses who say nearly three quarters of those issues are down to late or non-payment. Georgie Frost spoke to FSB Policy Director Martin McTague to find out more.
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Martin McTague


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Nigel Cassidy

What are Trump's priorities for the US economy?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

What are Trump's priorities for the US economy?
Every year, TIME editors select the individual or idea that has most influenced the news and the world. The winner this year is President-elect Donald Trump, who beat ten other finalists, including his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. He has described being named Time magazine's Person of the Year as a "great honour". Trump will be President of the United States in just over 6 weeks time, but what are his priorities for the US economy? Share Radio's James Brydges has been hearing from Dr Pippa Malmgren, former economic adviser to George W Bush.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, James Brydges, Dr Pippa Malmgren


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Nigel Cassidy

Private & Commercial Finance Group profits rise - CEO Scott Maybury on the results

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

Private & Commercial Finance Group profits rise - CEO Scott Maybury on the results
Scott Maybury, CEO of Private & Commercial Finance Group, joined Share Radio to discuss their last interim results. The group's profit before tax is up 38% to £4.0 million compared to £2.9 million in 2015 for the 18 months ended 30 September 2016. The company has also been successful on its application to become a bank, making it one of the only listed companies to go through the deposit taking license application process successfully.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Scott Maybury


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Nigel Cassidy

EU fines three banks over Euribor rate rigging

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

EU fines three banks over Euribor rate rigging
The European Commission has fined Credit Agricole, HSBC and JP Morgan Chase a total of 485 million euros ($520 million) for their alleged participation in a cartel to manipulate the price of the Euribor financial benchmark. The Commission said on Wednesday they were part of a seven-bank cartel that colluded between September 2005 and May 2008 to distort the Euribor interest rate which was set using quotes submitted by a panel of banks and is widely used in international money markets. Ben Kumar, Investment Manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio to discuss.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Ben Kumar


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Nigel Cassidy

Councillor Anthony Taylor on the Tata Steel £1bln rescue deal

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

Councillor Anthony Taylor on the Tata Steel £1bln rescue deal
Tata Steel has made a commitment to secure jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK, unions have said. It could bring an end to eight months of uncertainty for thousands of workers who faced losing their jobs when Tata's UK business was put up for sale. Community Union made the announcement following talks with Tata and other unions Unite and GMB on Wednesday. But workers still have to agree to it and will be balloted in the new year. Councillor Anthony Taylor, former worker at the Port Talbot steel plant, joined Share Radio to discuss the deal.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Anthony Taylor


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Nigel Cassidy

UK retailers to be hit by post-Black Friday returns

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast on

UK retailers to be hit by post-Black Friday returns
Vicky Brock, CEO of industry consultant Clear Returns, joined Share Radio to talk about UK retailers being asked to brace themselves for a surge of returned goods, as shoppers regret their Black Friday purchases.
Guests:

Louise Cooper, Vicky Brock


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