Harrison Kelly, Media Relations Manager at the TSB, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Nigel Farage steps down as the leader of UKip, we take a look at the latest Brexit news, Southern Rail is to axe 350 services a day under an amended timetable, plus Majestic Wine, TSB and Brecon Carreg are the latest companies to pay workers the voluntary Living Wage, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Tom Floyd, Senior Sales Trader at corporate forex broker Foenix Partners, joined Share Radio’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, to talk about the UK's political uncertainty and how it's impacting the markets, whilst also looking ahead to the Bank of England’s financial stability report.
This is Conversations From Africa featuring the Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, Chris Bishop, in conversation with Share Radio's Patrick Jones.
First up for discussion this week is news concerning civil unrest in Zimbabwe, will the violence make a dent in the political structures of a country which has already seen it's fair share of crises?
In other economic news, the South African economy has lost 15,000 jobs according to the countries leading statistics provider. Plus, the South African Trade Minister Rob Davies doesn't think Brexit will harm the trading relationship between the UK and South Africa... but is he right?
This is a special edition of Emerging Opportunities, with world renowned fund manager, Mark Mobius from Franklin Templeton Investments. Dr. Mobius has been called the godfather of emerging markets by the Financial Times and he joined Gavin Serkin & Juliette Foster to give his thoughts on how the Brexit vote will affect emerging markets.
Marc Shoffman looks at the reports of hate crime in the aftermath of the EU Referendum. Rita Lobo speaks to Imam Qari Asim, Imam at Leeds Mosque and Editor of Imams Online, on the rise in Islamophobia in recent days and what should be done to tackle this issue. Marc Shoffman speaks to Dr Kirsten Johnson, of the Liberal Democrat Christian Forum and supporter of Christians Stronger in Europe, about what this event means to her as a Christian. Christian author, Symon Hill, analyses the concept of the 'neighbour' in the Bible and how they apply to these difficult times.
On Shop Floor, in association with the Inspirational Development Group, Nick Peters analyses the effect of Brexit on Microbusinesses with Tony Robinson OBE in this time of uncertainty. Kate Jacobs, Editor of HR Magazine, explains how HR departments can provide a vital role in leadership for businesses in the post-Brexit climate. Despite these unsteady times Charlotte Cassedanne, Communications Manager at Power to Change, says Business Communities can unite others and have a positive impact on local people. Charlotte Hollins, who runs the community business Fordhall Farm, explains the story behind the farm and the financial obstacles she had to face to make the it a success. Finally, Kirsten Samuel, Managing Director of Kamwell, highlights the impact of men's mental health problems, particularly suicide, on businesses.
Bio-Bean have opened a factory in Cambridgeshire to process waste coffee grounds and are busy turning tonnes of it into sustainable fuels. Their latest product is Logs, made from compressed coffee. Founder and chief executive Arthur Kay, who guides Linda Lewis through the process of converting coffee beans into fuel. He also explains how the company has already won a string of awards, including the first prize in Sir Richard Branson's annual VOOM competition.
BillHub is a fin tech company that provides a platform for sending, spending and managing household bills between housemates. Bill payers can also take photos of their bills using a mobile phone and upload them to the hub. Founder James Harrison meets Linda Lewis and explains how the company aims to provide a product for the ‘generation rent’. BillHub, he says, aim to be transparent, safe and secure product for all.
Ever since the referendum result was announced, there has a been a firestorm of recrimination about the lies and half-truths that both sides told. Nick Peters and Danny Rogers, Editor in Chief at PR Week and Group Editor in Chief at The Brand Republic Group, discuss what the EU Referendum campaign means from a PR expert’s perspective. Danny also compares one of the PR strategies used in the 2015 general election, the fear of change, and how this same approach achieved very different results in the referendum. Nick also looks at artisan craft-based advertising with copy writing expert Nick Parker and John Donovan of GumGum.