This is must listen, new look edition to our regular show, with added features, bringing their magazine to your ears. On this week's episode, Moira O'Neill and Tom Wilson join Georgie Frost in the studio. On the agenda, we talk all things gap years, how common they are, costs, what to consider and more. Plus we settle the argument, about which is the best way to invest, actively or passively. We also see the new, fun and quirky features like stats of the week, and their regular polls from the magazine. All this plus much more so do not miss.
Walking onto a firing range, falling off a cliff, or walking into a lamppost are the more obvious risks to the latest Pokémon Go craze, which is bringing augmented reality onto the streets of the globe. But there are the hidden mobile gaming threats associated with not just Pokemon, but Minecraft, and other games: business attacks, social engineering, and accessing valuable data.
Chris Boyd, a researcher at internet and PC security firm Malwarebytes explained further.
The European Union has hit five truck makers with its highest-ever cartel fine of £2.46bn, for colluding on the factory prices of medium and heavy trucks, and coordinating on when to implement new emissions technologies.
Daimler, DAF, Iveco, MAN and Volvo/Renault were said to have conspired over 14 years to fix prices, but VW-owned MAN escaped a penalty after it blew the whistle on the cartel.
Joe Aldridge has been speaking to Paul Henty, Partner at law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, to find out more.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Share Radio's senior analyst, Ed Bowsher. And today, they look at how Brexit has caused the growth forecast to be lowered. And why fuel and air fares have pushed consumer inflation up. Plus, a charity claims the cost of summer holiday childcare is unaffordable. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
Ryan Holiday who used to be director of marketing for American Apparel will be discussing his book 'Ego is the Enemy' which is a book that promises when you finish it you will think less of yourself, you will be less invested in the story you tell about your own specialness, and as a result, you will be liberated to accomplish the world- changing work you've set out to achieve.
The uncertainty over how Britain will negotiate its exit from the EU and the shape of any resulting trade deals may be a headache for politicians but for fund managers the challenges are equally daunting. How should a portfolio be re-weighted? Where are the best safe havens - assuming there are any? And what advice is there for investors who may be feeling spooked by all the uncertainty? Well one person familiar with those issues is Gary Waite, Portfolio Manager for Walker Cripps Investment Management and Gary joins Juliette Foster in the studio.
The banking industry's reputation has yet to fully recover from the impact of the 2008 global financial crisis and the perception that greed and the payment of oversized bonuses to key staff made it out of control. In his new book "Why Aren't They Shouting" Kevin Rodgers argues that highly sophisticated computer systems and financial models, has made banking chronically unstable. He joined Juliette in the studio.
The new face at Number 11 Downing Street will almost certainly have his work cut out for him. So how will Phillip Hammond’s stint at the treasury differ to Osbornes? Ann Pettifor is an economist & Director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics and Professor John Weeks is Share Radio's regular economics commentator and they were in the studio to discuss.
With Theresa May safely installed in number ten, this week Financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn talk to Georgie about if female leaders think about money differently, and why some shops seem to have sales all year around…and also who will get their Golden gloves award?