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Ed Bowsher

Jimmy Choo sale: Could investors walk away with a good deal?

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

Jimmy Choo sale: Could investors walk away with a good deal?
Luxury goods maker Jimmy Choo has offered the company up for sale after a slowdown in sales in recent years. The company, which is valued at about £700m, could attract the attention of rival luxury brands. For more on this and other company announcements, Michael Considine was joined by Ken Odeluga, Market Analyst at City Index.
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Michael Considine, Ken Odeluga


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Ed Bowsher

European markets cheer Emmanuel Macron's election win

Ed Bowsher
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Share Radio Afternoon

European markets cheer Emmanuel Macron's election win
European markets have been dominated by the fallout from Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election. Macron came out on top with 23.7% of the votes against Le Pen's 21.5%. Macron is now expected to win the run-off between the two of them. To look at the economic climate in France in more detail, and for more of the day's big macro news, Michael Considine was joined by Jamie McGeever, Chief Markets Correspondent at Reuters.
Guests:

Michael Considine, Jamie Mcgeever


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Why are so many employers struggling to recruit skilled workers?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

Why are so many employers struggling to recruit skilled workers?
A lack of skilled workers is increasingly forcing many employers to offer higher wages and lower requirements for candidates. That's according to research from The Recruitment & Employment Confederation which found nearly half of employers struggling to recruit for permanent roles. To find out more about what's causing this Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to REC Director of Policy and Professional Services Tom Hadley.
Guests:

Tom Hill, Tom Hadley


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Your Money, Your Future: Everything you need to know about SIPPs

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Your Money, Your Future: Everything you need to know about SIPPs
SIPPs have become much more popular in recent years - partly because their charges have fallen. But what exactly are they and who are they suitable for?
Guests:

Claire Walsh, Tom Selby


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Sarah Pennells (1)

How can you protect yourself from a cyber attack?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

How can you protect yourself from a cyber attack?
It seems that in this day and age, no one is immune from their finances and personal information being stolen. Research from Verizon shows that 89% of breaches last year had a financial or espionage motive. Anviksha Patel has been finding out more.

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Sarah Pennells (1)

The News Review: Penny pinching

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

The News Review: Penny pinching
Today on the agenda, Sarah Pennells and David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial Management discussed the cap on household energy bills set to be included in the Conservative manifesto. Plus they look into the new 12-sided pound coin only came into circulation last month, but it has already been forged. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Guest:

David Braithwaite


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Are you paying too much interest on your car finance deal?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning

Are you paying too much interest on your car finance deal?
Walking into a car dealership without securing finance first could be costing drivers thousands of pounds. An undercover report by Confused.com has found that car finance interest rates at dealerships are three times more expensive than rates found when shopping online. Sarah speaks to Amanda Stretton, motoring editor at Confused.com.
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Amanda Stretton


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Politics with Sarah Pennells

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

Politics with Sarah Pennells
The next French president will be either National Front leader Marine Le Pen or the centrist Emmanuel Macron after the first round of election voting. Meanwhile over here, Jeremy Corbyn is going to repeat a promise to scrap the Conservatives' trade union legislation if he gets into Downing Street after the general election. To discuss all these political stories, Sarah spoke to Natasha Clark, Digital Westminster Correspondent at The Sun.

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Nigel Cassidy

How far away is controlling computers with our brains?

Nigel Cassidy
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How far away is controlling computers with our brains?
Facebook says it is working on technology to allow us to control computers directly with our brains. It is developing “silent speech” software to allow people to type at a rate of 100 words per minute, it says. The project, in its early stages, will require new technology to detect brainwaves without needing invasive surgery.
Guest:

Dr Simon Moores


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Nigel Cassidy

UK consumer confidence falls 1%

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

UK consumer confidence falls 1%
UK consumer confidence fell by one percentage point in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest Consumer Tracker report from Deloitte. So, what's contributing to the negative movements in consumer confidence? Joining Nigel Cassidy was Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte to discuss further...
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Ian Stewart


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