Georgie and the Moneywise team look at the rise of green energy and ask whether going eco-friendly could save you money as well as the planet. Plus: why shopping around might not always pay off when it comes to taking out a loan.
It's springtime, and while many of us are thinking about getting that feather duster out to spring clean our houses, why not give your finances a little TLC too? Personal finance writer Sam McFaul joins Georgie.
Now the EU has reportedly raised its opening demand for Britain's Brexit bill from the previous estimate of €60bn to €100bn - apparently due to pressure from France and Germany - could a transitional trade deal be off the cards? To discuss this further, Ed Bowsher spoke to European affairs analyst Yannis Koutsomitis.
The EU says Britain's Brexit bill could be as much as €100bn - but Brexit Secretary David Davis says we won't pay. To find out more about this latest clash, and for all the latest election news, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Ashmore, Chief reporter at Politics Home.
With the UK parties now in full election campaign mode we've heard a range of manifesto pledges and policy announcements. But what would people really like to see to help protect the pound in their pockets? Founder of savvywoman.co.uk, Sarah Pennells, has put together her own manifesto of policies which could make a real difference to female finances.
Sainsbury's today reported a full-year profits fall of 8.2%, even after the successful acquisition of Argos owner Home Retail Group, prompting its share price to slide. For more on this and the latest corporate news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Bailey, founder of FinancialOrbit.com
The pound and the markets were down this afternoon - could it be in part because of the new Brussels Brexit Bill, hoisted now to €100bn? To discuss further, and talk about more of the latest macro news, Ed Bowsher was joined by Matthew Yates of 7IM.
Luca Faloni founded his eponymous menswear label after noticing that the style and quality of clothing in his native Italy wasn't available anywhere else. After studying politics, finance and economics, it was while living in America that the idea of setting up the label came to him. Luca joined Share Radio's Sara Macham in the studio to talk about his company in more detail.
This morning Georgie was joined by Dr. Kris Naudts, Culture Trip's founder and CEO. Kris, is a former academic psychiatrist turned media entrepreneur and his company Culture Trip was recently named as one of Forbes 2017 Fast-Growing British Companies to Watch and has received $20M in funding from investors PPF Group.
Today on the agenda, Georgie Frost and David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial Management discussed how British consumers have been hit by a total of 300-million pounds worth of unarranged overdraft fees. Plus they look into why mobile 4G coverage "varies widely" across the UK - and is worse that Estonia and Peru. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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