The clocks go back this Sunday, but have you ever considered how many hours a week you spend 'wasting time' - could that additional hour you so desire have been available to you the whole time? Sally Ann Law, a psychologist with over two decades of experience in personal change and development, speaks to Georgie for further details.
It's National Honey Week - and its a time to celebrates the honey crop and recognising the vital role of the honey bee to our environment and way of life. So what is the Business of honey? How important is it to our economy? And why do they need more young beekeepers? To find out, Georgie spoke to Tim Lovett, spokesman director of the British Beekeepers Association.
Every week the Investment Trust show - brought to you in association with Henderson Global Investors - provides insight into some of the most interesting and misunderstood features of the world of investment trusts.
This week, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher takes a look at IPO trends in the UK and does so on the basis of a report done by one of his guests today, Colin Hughes. Colin is Co-Manager of the Henderson Opportunities Trust and is also part of the team behind the Henderson Smaller Companies Trust. We are also joined on the line by Stuart Andrews, Corporate Finance Director at Finncap.
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More than 750,000 mortgage borrowers could be in line for compensation because of their bank overcharging them when they fell behind on repayments. It means borrowers who fell into arrears after June 2010 could receive several hundred pounds. To explain more, Georgie was joined on the line by Rachel Springall, mortgage expert from Moneyfacts.
This year is set to be a Happy Halloween for retailers as ghoulish celebrations increase. Retailers forecast to get £330m boost from Halloween as pumpkins, decorations and costumes in demand. Last year Halloween even apparently overtook Valentine's Day as the third biggest retail event as fake blood and pumpkin sales jump 3000% since 2001. To find out more, Georgie was joined on the line by Tomasz Dyl, Managing Director of GottaBe.
What does your voice say about you, specifically in the workplace? And how important is the way we use our voice-boxes? In business we usually get things done by talking. But how well are you doing this? From the board room to the shop floor, the way we speak and how it is received by others is a big deal because it’s ultimately how we get things done. To find out more, Georgie was joined in the studio by Kate Laws at Connor, and Business psychologist Alan Robertson, co creator and developer of VoicePrint.
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Kevin Pratt, Web editor MoneySuperMarket.com. Today they discuss the big story that Britain’s economy grew by 0.5% in the three months after the Brexit vote. Elsewhere, drivers are facing rising insurance bills, while over two and a half million renters could be at risk from faulty gas appliances. All these stories and more on The News Review.
A computer software was used to predict the results of nearly 600 past cases from the European Court of Human Rights - it managed to match the human judges' verdicts with 79% accuracy. So does this mean computers could help serve up justice in the future? Share Radio's Matt Cox heard from Dr Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis, Law Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and co-author of the research.
Thought about starting your own business? Don't know where to start? Well we think we can give you a helping hand. To help talk you through how to create your own plan - we have the 'start-up coach himself', Carl Reader. And talking through how she started her own dog walking business, the Ministry of Dogs, Alison Williams talks about her experiences and the joy of owning your own business.