The Quarto Group is a leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. On the day of its 2016 half year report, company CEO Marcus Leaver joined Share Radio Morning Money to assess his company’s performance and set out their future aims.
Georgie Frost is joined by independent money expert Martyn James. Today they look at the Competition and Markets Authority's calls for a technological revolution from high street banks. Staying with banking there are also fears of a further cut in interest rates which dropped to 0.25% last week. Meanwhile housing chairty Shelter have suggested working families in England are so stretched financially that one in three couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage.
The Competition and Markets Authority has unveiled a package of measures to "shake up retail banking for years to come". To discuss the measures, James Sherwin-Smith, CEO of Growth Street, which started the APR4SMEs campaign earlier this year, joined Morning Money’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
This week financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn battle it out against car insurers, and find out how to get the best deals on motor insurance. Plus, will they hand out the Golden Glove or Sucker Punch award and to who?
Gavin Serkin is joined by Peter West from PAM Global Investments in studio & on the line by Guillermo Parra-Bernal of Thomson Reuters in São Paulo to discuss all things Brazil in our latest venture into Latin America on the show, with a look at what’s happening on the ground while the Olympics are in full swing and the pro’s and con’s for investors in a time of political & financial upheaval.
Conversations From Africa with Patrick Jones & Chris Bishop of Forbes Africa Magazine. This week - a look at the outcome of municipal elections in South Africa, an update on strike action from Eskom & petrol firm employees and a look at a new member of the British Museum.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Hannah Maundrell Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk. And today, they look at the days top story - FTSE 100 chief executives rose by a massive ten percent last year alone. Elsewhere, today marks the beginning of a five day strike by Southern Rail after they failed to reach an agreement with the TUC. And, the cost of motor insurance has gone up 10 per cent in the last year. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
The world's largest arts festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, has begun. Yet, the Fringe Festival isn't the only event to have kicked off this weekend in the city. The Edinburgh International Festival and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are among many to have begun. So what do these festivals bring to the city's economy? Joe Aldridge spoke with James McVeigh, Head of Marketing and Innovation at Festivals Edinburgh, to find out.
Southern Rail is in turmoil and the network is to endure another week of chaos as conductors begin a five-day strike over driver-only trains. So what is going on at the British railway company? Joe Aldridge has been looking into Southern's struggles.