Car salesmen are one of the least trusted professions according to new research from the Institute of the Motor Industry. Nearly half of all motorists say they feel under pressure to buy insurance and other financial add-ons when they buy from a dealership or garage. But do buyers even understand what they're being sold, and are these products worth it? To find out our reporter Sara Macham spoke to Steve Nash, chief executive of the Institute of the Motor Industry
It's time to check-in with our friends over at Money Saving Expert. This week Georgie was joined by personal finance writer Sam Mc Faul. With the Easter holidays coming up they look at how to make sure booking your holiday runs smoothly as well as what to do if you've been affected by Virgin Money's recent glitch. Plus all the latest deals the team have come across this week.
Brexit Secretary David Davis says the UK hasn't assessed the economic effect of leaving the EU without a deal. But the government's attitude isn't surprising. Dr Ben Margulies, from Warwick University's Department of Politics and International Studies, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher to explain.
Nourish'd is a health company that's committed to ensuring hard-working office workers are incentivized to order health-conscious meals. Their ordering platform makes it easy for businesses to contribute to the bill when their employees order a healthy meal from one of the local suppliers of the day. To find out more, Georgie was joined by co-founder of Nourish'd George Adolphus
Every year, a third of the world's food is wasted - that's about 1.3 billion tonnes. In the UK alone, we chuck away over 10 million tonnes a year. And some of it is perfectly good - irregular shaped fruit is rejected by food and drink providers because it doesn't look nice. One company's putting those rejects to good use: Georgie was joined by Maciej Kacprzyk, co-founder of Wonky Drinks.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed down on his budget commitment to increase National Insurance contributions for the self-employed. But Labour has fared no better - Jeremy Corbyn failed to land a blow on this backflip during Prime Minister's Questions. Rachel Cunliffe, Deputy Editor of Reaction, gave Share Radio's Ed Bowsher her take on this policy U-turn.
When we think of startups, perhaps the East London tech hub springs to mind. But why should entrepreneurship be all about the city? Doug Stidolph has a vision - to inspire more people to take charge of their lives and embrace adventure, and has recently started Action Academy. He joined Georgie in the studio.
New figures show that ebook sales are falling while paperback sales are on the rise.
The shift is particularly being driven by younger generations, who seem to be losing interest in reading on screens.
More than 360m books in all formats were sold in 2016, but ebooks are down 4%.
Steve Bohme, from Nielsen Book Research UK, did the research, and spoke to Share Radio's James Brydges
Gina Miller, the businesswoman who won her case on a parliamentary vote ahead of Brexit, says MPs need to step up and 'get some backbone' on the issue. She spoke to Share Radio's Ed Bowsher on this and why she's not a fan of a second referendum.
Georgie Frost was joined by personal finance expert Kevin White, of Fortem Financial Management this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed how first-class carriages could be scrapped on busy commuter routes under plans to ease overcrowding. Plus they look into why sales of garden gnomes have increased five-fold in the last year. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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