The Association of Investment Companies has shown that investment company sector total assets have reached a record high - doubling on the past decade. To tell us more, Steve Clarke was joined by their Chief Executive Ian Sayers.
In part 2 of the segment we look at the City of London Trust, with it's fund manager, Job Curtis and the Chairman, Phillip Remnant. The Trust has managed to increase it's dividend for investors, year on year.
As part of our regular slot looking at the highs and lows of setting up a small business Georgie talks to Jessica Kruger, founder of Ethos, one of London’s premier vegan destinations, along with business coach Robert Ferguson and an owner of an SME to learn from their experiences.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by personal financial expert Terri Harman. And today, they look at the Supreme Court's decision that it is OK to tell a "collateral" lie on an insurance claim. And, BT's broadband service suffered a major outage. Plus, we take a look at the mortgage price war. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
Has virtual and augmented reality come of age? Nintendo's Pokemon Go is the talk of the town, and developers are pushing VR platforms.
But virtual reality has a difficult job on its hands. How is it going to widen its appeal to a wider age-range of people who aren't much interested in gaming or even strapping a gadget to their heads?
Unity Technologies is a leader in creating the platforms used to create interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences, with almost a half market share, and used by over 5.5 million registered developers.
Marcos Sanchez, Head of Global Communications at Unity, and joined the team to discuss further.
A study Bottomline Technologies has revealed that over a third of financial decision makers feel that at least 10% of their business' revenue has been lost to financial fraud.
Richard Ransom, payments expert at Bottomline Technologies joined the team to talk them through the findings.
A look at the world of European smaller companies, as I'm joined in the studio by a leading European fund manager, Francesco Conte of JPMorgan.
Francesco manages three funds that invest in European smaller companies including the JP Morgan European smaller companies fund.
Investment Perspectives turned to the UK's future trading relationship with the EU. You often hear people talking about a 'Switzerland-style' relationship or a 'Canada-style' relationship between the UK and the EU, but some are not entirely sure what those terms mean? So to find out more, Ed Bowsher was joined by John Springford, senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform.
We've known for a while that law firm, Mishcon de Reya, was planning to launch a legal action challenging the legal process behind the UK's departure from the EU.
But we've learned this week that the lead case here is being brought by Gina MIller, founder of the True and Fair Campaign and investment firm SCM Direct.
Ed was joined by Gina Miller for more info.
A brand new edition of Crowdfunders, with Share Radio’s Senior Analyst, Ed Bowsher. In today’s show: Ed looks at a new development in crowdfunding where you can potentially bid for grant money via a crowdfunding platform. But he started with Crowdcube, the equity crowdfunding platform that is currently raising money for its own business via a share issue – he spoke to Luke Lang, the co-founder.