What do you do if you love a sport, want to play with your young daughter but don't have a tennis court size back garden? Naturally you start up your own version of the game. That's exactly what Rashid Ahmad did. In the last 15 years touchtennis has become one of the fastest growing pro raquet sports - with players around the world, and coverage on major outlets such as Sky Sports. So ahead of the sports first touchtennis masters event of the year in Portsmouth this weekend, Rashid joined Georgie in the studio to discuss more.
Our activity in electronic business, personal and social transactions is not only changing how we live - it also yields significant amounts of data, which is fuelling the digital transformation of business.
"Big Data" has been described as the new oil business in the 21st century.
It's believed data analytics sales will be worth $187 billion dollars a year by 2019.
Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Craig Tuck, UK Managing Director of Marketing technology business Radium One.
He first gave examples of how big data worked.
Despite positive figures, why are profits not going up at Apple? Plus management shuffles at the top for TalkTalk, Wizz Air profits double but share price still falls, and gold miner Centamin gets generous with dividends. For analysis on this and more, Financial Orbit's Chris Bailey joined Share Radio’s senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
TalkTalk chief executive Dido Harding to depart, UK house prices inch upwards according to Nationwide and good days for both the FTSE and pound - what's driving that? For these and more Chris Justham, relationship manager at Seven Investment Management, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's need-to-know economic stories.
This week Georgie was joined by consumer writer at Money Saving Expert Megan French. They were looking at rail fare reforms making our train fares simpler and why energy firms are still charging exit fees. Plus we'll have a roundup of the best deals the eagle-eyed team have come across this week.
If you thought a diet of champagne and lobster sounds expensive, well think again. Founder of LatestDeals.co.uk Tom Church spent a year of sticking to a shopping regime of only reduced items marked by a yellow label and managed to save £3,400 on food and drink. Speaking to Share Radio's Tom Hill he explained just how it's done.
Last weekend marked the start of the Chinese New Year festivities. In a 2 week celebration, families will cook a whole host of dishes to welcome the new year, preparing certain ingredients that will bring prosperity to loved ones. Our reporter Anviksha Patel spoke to Emmy nominated TV chef and author Ching He Huang to find out what the Year of the Rooster will bring to our dinner tables.
Young entrepreneurs are more than twice as positive about the growth of their businesses than older generations, despite any potential threats from Brexit. A report by Albion Ventures said two thirds of owners under the age of 35 think their companies will grow in the next year. Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to Albion's Patrick Reeve.
Georgie Frost was joined by senior analyst Ed Bowsher. Today on the agenda, they discussed the new trial to make rail fares simpler. Plus they look into why people spend 4 days a year in total trying to find a parking space. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Now it's time to review some of the biggest political stories. Georgie Frost was joined by Billy Bambrough, Editor of economics and business website Verdict.co.uk. MPs will vote later on whether to pass a law which gives the prime minister the power to start the process of leaving the European Union. Are the government expected to win?