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?
Well some property funds had to stop withdrawals in the wake of Brexit - but now the dust has settled and we have a new Prime Minister could it be a buying opportunity? Naomi Heaton, CEO of London Central Portfolio Ltd - has bravely voluteered to come into the studio today....
The House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs has concluded in a report that the Government should allow local authorities to set and vary planning fees in accordance with the needs of their local area to incentivise private sector housebuilders.
John Wriglesworth, Consultant Researcher for Jackson-Stops & Staff joined the Morning Money team to discuss further.
British Telecom is significantly under investing in its Openreach division by hundreds of millions of pounds - according to a new report by MPs.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee says the quality of its broadband service "remains poor". Their report warns if there's no improvement, they support separating Openreach from BT.
Share Radio spoke to Dave Millett, Managing Director of telecoms broker Equinox to find out more.