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Ed Bowsher

The Bigger Picture: New Centre Party, Penny Mordaunt, and Burma

Ed Bowsher
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: New Centre Party, Penny Mordaunt, and Burma
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses whether a new centre party will emerge in the UK following the anti-semitism crisis in Labour. He also reviews an article by Tory rising star, Penny Mordaunt, the International Development Secretary, and finally asks why Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi hasn't stopped the oppression of the Rohingya Muslims.

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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robot strawberry pickers

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Robot strawberry pickers
Steve Caplin looks at robot strawberry pickers, a nail-dispensing hammer, Polaroid's new app-controlled camera, how mobile voice calls are falling, 3D-printed peat houses, a wearable chair and how bad wines might soon be a thing of the past.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Motley Fool Money: What Wage Growth Means for Stocks

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

Motley Fool Show

Motley Fool Money: What Wage Growth Means for Stocks
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: Wages increase at their fastest pace since 2009; Five Below and Okta rack up big returns for shareholders; Tesla falls on news that its Chief Accounting Officer is leaving; And Mattel gets into the movie business.
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Chris Hill


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Alex Moyle

Sue Dougan
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Track Record

Track Record: Alex Moyle
Alex Moyle was an early entrepreneur – he starting selling fizzy pop to his school friends aged just 11. He says he learned the three tenets of strong sales from a tennis racket salesman (you can hear what they are in this edition of Track Record!). He later became a tennis coach and says that also laid the foundations for his career in business development – that he enjoys coaching, inspiring and helping people achieve more than they thought. He runs his own company, Alex Moyle Learning and Development and has worked with major companies on training sales teams and latterly, helping organisations develop their unique company cultures. He’s a published author and accomplished workshop leader and speaker.
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Alex Moyle


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Georgie Frost

This is Money: What would you teach a student about money?

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This is Money: What would you teach a student about money?
This is Money in partnership with NS&I. What would you teach a student about money? It’s almost time for a fresh year of students to start university and as they find their feet with new friends and a new way of studying they will also face another challenge – being in charge of their financial life. But we don’t have to send them off ill-equipped to deal with that, a few helpful tips can stop students ending up down to their last few pounds before the clocks even change. And as well as offering guidance, it’s perhaps even more useful to tell students about where you went wrong with money at university, or in your younger life. On this week’s podcast Simon Lambert and Georgie Frost have some helpful advice for students and a few candid tales of the money mistakes they made. Also, on this week’s show, we discuss child trust funds and how the free money dished out to children has often been lost track of but could be a nice little windfall.
Guest:

Lee Boyce


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Adam Cox

Modern Mindset: Piers Linney and the SMEs

Adam Cox
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Modern Mindset

Modern Mindset: Piers Linney and the SMEs
Adam Cox talks to Jonathan Piers Daniel Linney about SMEs (Subject Matter Expert). Daniel Linney is a British businessman, who was the co-CEO of cloud-based IT business Outsourcery. He is best known for being a “dragon” on the BBC Two business series Dragon’s Den. Linney also appeared on the Channel 4 series The Secret Millionaire. He has broad experience of the financial and operational challenges that face SME businesses as a founder, adviser, director and investor. Piers is known as a champion of entrepreneurship and SMEs after appearing as an investor on Dragons’ Den.
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Piers Linney


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Matt Dickson

Policy Matters: What did we learn about social mobility?

Matt Dickson
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Policy Matters

Policy Matters: What did we learn about social mobility?
In this first episode of the new series of Policy Matters, hosts Franz Buscha and Matt Dickson spent some time reflecting back on their previous guests and discuss some of the key messages that each episode brought up. Why is social mobility important? Are grammar schools good for social mobility? Are there upsides to vocational education and why should HE students take care when selecting degrees? Both Matt and Franz highlight particular lessons learned and how they relate to current policy. Franz and Matt then look forward to this new season of Policy Matters and discuss topics such as health, crime, gender and happiness that will be explored in more detail in future episodes.
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Franz Buscha


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Kate Andrews

IEA: The case for the Norway Option

Kate Andrews
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IEA show

IEA: The case for the Norway Option
We may be leaving the EU – but what should our mode of departure look like? Today we’re joined by the IEA’s Head of Health and Welfare Dr Kristian Niemietz, and Associate Director Kate Andrews – to discuss the pros and cons of the so-called ‘Norway Option’ – a form of Brexit under which the UK would leave the European Customs Union, but remain in the Single Market. The ‘Norway model’ refers to two key European organisations: The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and European Economic Area (EEA). Norway (along with Liechtenstein and Iceland) is a member of both. And the idea has been gaining traction recently, with the government’s Chequers model looking unpalatable to EU negotiators, and the British public alike. Yet although Kristian is a proponent of the Norway option – it’s not quite as simple as that. He would probably back a Hard Brexit – provided we had a realistic chance of becoming a deregulating, free trading outside of the Single Market. Unfortunately, here the Zeitgeist is very much against free market types, he argues.
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Dr Kristian Niemietz


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Simon Rose

The Bigger Picture: Novichock, Trump and Labour

Simon Rose
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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Novichock, Trump and Labour
Political commentator Mike Indian, author of The Groucho Tendency blog, discusses the international response to the UK's conclusions that Russia WAS responsible for the Novichok poisonings. He also examines the anonymous New York Times article written by a Trump administration insider, as well as looking at the resignation of Labour's Frank Field and the party's attempts to get on top of the antisemitism row.
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Mike Indian


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Simon Rose

Gadgets & Gizmos: Autonomous cars with eyes

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets & Gizmos: Autonomous cars with eyes
Steve Caplin goes on the road, telling us about autonomous cars with eyes, shape-shifting car seats, Rolls Royce's new top-end "privacy suite", a full-size sports car made of Lego, Kalashnikov's electric "supercar" and how Tesla has brought the computer sense of the word "crash" to motoring.
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Steve Caplin


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