We’re joined by the Institute of Economic Affairs’s Research Director Dr Jamie Whyte to discuss the benefits of the gig economy and the consequences of state intervention and protectionism. Jamie explains how the gig economy has benefited both consumers and workers, who are able to further embrace technology and flexibility in their jobs.
Editor Simon Lambert and consumer affairs editor Lee Boyce join Georgie Frost in the weekly This Is Money Show. The state pension age will rise once more, it emerged this week - with those in their 40s set to lose out. But is it fair to continue to raise the state pension age in line with life expectancy?
Prof Tim Evans of Middlesex University explains the link between the Government's plans on porn and credit card fraud, the bullying and chaos in Number 10 and why a new national conversation is needed about retirement and care.
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio for news, views and analysis of the US stocks which matter. On today's programme: Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest ever. Target raises guidance. Citigroup, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase report strong profits. HBO and Netflix rake in Emmy nominations, while Visa offers $10,000 to small businesses willing to quit cash.
Jo Causon is Chief Executive at the Institute of Customer Service. Her background is in the financial services sector, having recently been appointed as a non-executive director to Aegon UK’s independent governance committee and having previously spent more than 11 years working for organisations such as Aviva plc. She has also held director roles in brand and business consulting, policy development and research for City and Guilds and the Chartered Management Institute.