Daniel Godfrey has joined Neil Woodford in saying his new fund will not pay staff bonuses. The former Chief Executive of the Investment Association plans to launch a new investment trust in early 2017. Both asset managers agreed there was no evidence that they result in better outcomes for investors. Daniel told Share Radio's James Brydges why he wanted to take a different approach.
A new paper released by the Adam Smith Institute has called on the government to take back control of UK waters. The report lays out a comprehensive ten-point plan for how Britain can replenish its waters following Brexit, and reveals the full extent of the damage caused by the European Common Fisheries Policy. Dr Madsen Pirie, President of the Adam Smith Institute, joined to discuss this further.
Everyday the world's stock markets carry out trades worth trillions of Dollars. Some of that business grabs the headlines whilst the rest largely goes by unnoticed. Given the volume of cash turned over each year and the crises that markets have to deal with, it's easy to see why some people prefer to leave the management of their money in the hands of so called market professionals. However in his new book "Success in the Stock Market", author and investor Dermod J Sweeney argues that anyone can play the financial markets…just as long as they have an understanding of how they work. Dermod J Sweeney spoke about the book and his top tips with Juliette Foster.
Well, one emerging market has been punching well above its weight in the news this month - and that's Mongolia! Emerging Opportunities dived in to see what the country might offer investors, with plenty of analysis from people who have first-hand experience in the country – Gavin Serkin was joined in the studio by mining expert and consultant Layton Croft, intelligence analyst Renata Legierska & on the phone from Mongolia by Lee Cashell, the CEO of Asia Pacific Investment Partners.
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn take on debt and pay day loans. Will it be the Golden Gloves or the Sucker Punch for train companies? Plus should we be borrowing from friends and family?
The Prime Minister says it’s going to be "a celebration fit for heroes". The UK's triumphant Olympians will be parading before the crowds in the UK's second city, Manchester. But why Manchester and what might the Olympians bring to the region? Sports journalist Anil Senghera explained from Manchester.
Ed Molyneux, CEO and Co-founder of cloud-based accounting platform FreeAgent, joined the Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, to discuss the new research suggesting nearly half of SMEs are unaware of digital tax returns. So what are the government's plans to make tax digital?
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Vix Leyton from Quidco.com. Today they discuss research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) that suggests women earn 18% less than men on average. They also take a look at growing levels of debt in the UK as well as the impacts a car crash can have on your insurance premium, even when it's not your fault. All these stories and more on The News Review.