Investment Perspectives teamed up with Claer Barrett for our ‘Serious Money’ slot at the end of a long and tiring week for the markets. On this new edition Claer looks at EU nationals in London applying for permanent residency through fear of Theresa May becoming PM, what the property fund instability means for investors & a word on ‘build to rent’.
Advertisers are turning away from traditional print mediums, meaning news sources have had to turn to other methods to make up the revenue. Online sites for these news media companies were meant to buoy up profits, but ad-blocking technology has eaten into revenues, and now the rush is on to search for a sustainable business model in the post-ad block world. Matt Cox spoke to digital media and product strategist, Nic Newman, to find out more.
The low oil price has already pressured the industry, but now what impact will Brexit have? Neil Passmore, CEO of Hannam and Partners, joined to discuss issues related to interconnectors with Europe, the threat on jobs and the issues it could create with support networks in Scotland.
Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, consumer confidence has seen its sharpest drop in more than 20 years following Brexit, Brexit has pushed energy prices to a nine-month high, Coventry Building Society is launching the cheapest fixed rate mortgage such deal on record, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
When you are just starting out in business, flexible co-working spaces can be the best environment to keep costs down and to help businesses to flourish. Fewer desks is one way to cut overheads - or for some of them to become hot desks - to be shared in different parts of the day buy different staff working opposite ends of the day. But that means increasingly many workers have no official home - which can be disconcerting.
This is a brand new edition of the Investment Trust Show hosted by Ed Mitchell of Investment Perspectives featuring the City of London Trust’s Chairman, Phillip Remnant & it’s fund manager, Job Curtis.
In this week’s edition we focus on the long term performance of trusts over turbulent economic and market history – particularly on the City of London Investment Trust which celebrates 50 years of unbroken dividend payment growth.
Tony Blair ran his government such that the likely consequences of military action in Iraq were not considered properly, Sir John Chilcot announced as part of his inquiry. John McTernan, Tony Blair’s former Director of Political Operations, discussed the report with Nigel Cassidy and Louise Cooper, looking back on the decisions that had to be taken at the time.
The long-awaited Chilcot Report, into the UK's role in the Iraq war, was released on Wednesday, nearly seven years after it was announced. Initial analysis of the report has been mostly positive, and Gerry Simpson, Chair in Public International Law at the London School of Economics, gave his take on the findings.
Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Sterling fell to a 31-year low against the US dollar, Amazon is going on a hiring spree, M&S is dropping in sales, Sports Direct has warned it will be "impacted significantly" by the collapse in sterling, 55 per cent of people in the UK now use a mobile phone to do their banking, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.