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Matthew Cook

Share Radio Folk Festival Guide July 16th to July 17th

Matthew Cook
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Share Radio Folk Festival Guide July 16th to July 17th
Share radio has teamed up with www.ukfolkfestivals.co.uk to give a rundown of what's going on in coming months for traditional music fans.

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Marc Shoffman

Questions of Faith: religion and charity

Marc Shoffman
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Questions Of Faith

Questions of Faith: religion and charity
The Muslim community has come to the end of its holy month of Ramadan. As well as a month of fasting the festival also has a big focus on charitable giving, known as Zakat. But Islam isn't the only faith that puts charity at the centre of its beliefs. Research commissioned by the BBC in 2014 found that people who have a religious belief are more likely to give to charity than non-believers. Sikhs and Jews emerged as the most likely to share their wealth with a good cause, just ahead of Christians, Hindus and Muslims. The study, carried out for the BBC's network of local radio stations found that levels of generosity across the British public are strikingly high, but highest among those with a religious faith. As many as seven in 10 people in England said they had given money to a charity in the past month. But while just over two thirds of those who professed no religious faith claimed to have done so, among believers the figure rose to almost eight out of 10. Among those polled, all of the Sikhs and 82 per cent of practising Jews had given money in the past month. Among practising Christians the figure was 78 per cent. So what is it about religion that makes people so charitable? Well as one example, in the Jewish faith there is a rule that people should give 10 per cent to charity, known as Tzedakah. Marc Shoffman spoke to Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum of the Hadley Wood Jewish community to find out more.
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Marc Shoffman


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Nick Peters

Shop Floor: Short-termism, employee ownership and Public trust in businesses post-Brexit

Nick Peters
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Shop Floor

Shop Floor: Short-termism, employee ownership and Public trust in businesses post-Brexit
This week, we’ve heard all about short-termism among companies; but what about employees? Nick Peters finds out with Kate Cooper from the Institute of Leadership and Management. Nick learns about why employee ownership is a great way for owners of a successful business to realise some of their investment but stay involved, and produce a massive boost to workforce morale. with Simon Mounsey from Agilisys. Nick and Alan Leaman, CEO at Management Consultancies Association, discuss public trust in business and politics post-Brexit. And have you ever wondered about the job of comments moderator on a web site? Nick finds out how it’s done from Arax Poshtvar is a member of the comments moderation team at the Guardian.

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Inspirational Development Group
Nick Peters

Marketing Watch: YouTube takes on TV ads

Nick Peters
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Marketing Watch

Marketing Watch: YouTube takes on TV ads
This week Nick Peters finds out how the TV industry reacted last year when YouTube pitched itself to brands as a legitimate alternative for their ad spend to conventional TV. Now the row has escalated: the online video service is suggesting brands should switch 24% of their TV spend to YouTube. Nick is also tackling one of the biggest questions facing online news media: how to generate revenue from news.

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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: eSolidar

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook

Company Casebook: eSolidar
eSolidar is an online, global market place that allows charities to raise funds and awareness through sales and auctions. Described as one of the most outstanding digital initiatives for social good, the company has been growing rapidly and is now looking to the UK for expansion. Linda Lewis went along to their UK headquarters in London to find out how they work. First Broadcast: 10/07/16

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Sue Dougan

Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine: Episode Twelve

Sue Dougan
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Share Food with Sainsbury's Magazine: Episode Twelve
Sue Dougan and Helena Lang, Editor-in-Chief Sainsbury's Magazine, find out about some of the secret culinary experiences to be found in Wales and the South-East of England with Elinor Hill from Beach Hut Cook and Kacie Morgan creater of the Rare Welsh Bit blog. Also joining Sue and Helena in the studio is Win Merrells, Cheese Product Developer for Sainsbury's to tell us about the exciting world of cheeses and what different things can be done with them. Finally David Eyre from the Eyre Brothers Restaurant, shares his love of Spanish and Portuguese food.
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Helena Lang, David Eyre, Kacie Morgan, Elinor Hill, Win Merrells


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Young Money: Festival Season

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Young Money: Festival Season
It's festival season! Before you grab your wellies and tent, listen to Sarah Pennells and our Young Money Champion, Rachel Healy, discuss how to cut and keep the costs of festivals down. Bronnie Hughes of Student Money Saver and Nick Hill of Money Advice Service share tips and tricks of using vouchers to save and give us the do's and don'ts when it comes to protecting your valuables.
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Rachel Healy, Bronnie Hughes, Nick Hill


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Sue Dougan

Track Record: Paolo Hewitt

Sue Dougan
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Track Record: Paolo Hewitt
Paolo Hewitt, music writer, biographer and football fanatic joins Sue in the studio to talk about the music that has helped influence his life.
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Paolo Hewitt


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Simon Rose

The Entrepreneur Show with Morgan Rothwell

Simon Rose
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The Entrepreneur Show with Morgan Rothwell
The Entrepreneur Show takes a look at interesting businesses and talks to the people behind them. Whether you already run your own business or are thinking about taking the plunge, we'll bring you everything you need to guide your business from concept to success.

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Sage Pay
Georgie Frost

This Is Money: Pounds, Property and Pensions

Georgie Frost
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This is Money

This Is Money: Pounds, Property and Pensions
On this edition of This Is Money, Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard-Strauss are in to talk more Brexit fall-out, of course; will Mark Carney’s reassuring tones be enough to steady the ship, as Sterling falls further than we've seen since Walter Mondale was a relevant cultural reference? We’ll also be looking at property fund lockouts, and why you should NEVER trust them with your pension. And stay tuned to the end as we have a rare win for the little guy, to the tune of £19 Billion! This is Money is presented in partnership with NS&I, and hosted by Georgie Frost.
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Simon Lambert, Rachel Rickard-Straus


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