With the EU referendum only weeks away, betting on a brexit has become big business for the countries bookies. However, not only are investors looking to bookmakers as a means to make money, some say they also provide a clearer picture of trends as opposed to the polls.
Share Radio's Patrick Jones investigates
Harrison Kelly from the TSB, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, shocking numbers of us do not have life insurance, we look how car insurance premiums are calculated, how are the "big four" supermarkets fairing, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Peter Randall, CEO of London start up SETL, talked about blockchain and its impact on financial institutions. SETL is launching ‘the world's first commercial platform for using blockchain technology to register and settle securities transactions’. Peter discussed the platform.
An online “code of conduct” aimed at fighting hate speech has been launched by the European Union in conjunction with four of the world’s biggest internet companies. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft have all been involved in the creation of the code, which is particularly aimed at fighting racism and xenophobia across Europe. Chris Green is a tech journalist and consultant, and he looked at the rules.
According to a new survey from SyndicateRoom, a vote to leave the EU would cause the cost of living to increase and put over 2 trillion pounds of personal investments at risk. Here to explain the background to the company itself and why they conducted the survey, is Goncalo De Vasconcelos.
With just over 3 weeks to go until the EU referendum, Share Radio hosts it's first in-studio debate on the issue. Today's spokesperson for the remain campaign is Hugo Dixon of InFacts & author of 'The In/Out Question', & Lord Howard Flight, peer of the realm and former Conservative MP & former shadow chief-secretary to the treasury.
Chief Economist at the OECD Catherine L Mann joins Ed Mitchell on Investment Perspectives to discuss a new forecast from the OECD which predicts a drop of 3% GDP if the UK votes to leave the European Union, as well as impacting the EU itself negatively. She also discusses difficulties in a world of slow financial growth.
Kevin Pratt from MoneySuperMarket, joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Austin Reed set to close all stores, Marks and Spencer to stop music in 30 stores, admin errors costing car owners, and much more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
It's English wine week! The tradition of wine making in England is not so well known as other countries. But apparently the English climate and soil, especially in the south, is great for wine grape-growing. We are also well known for our sparkling wine. Julia Trustram Eve, from English Wine Producers, and Julia Stafford, from The Wine Pantry, join Georgie to discuss all things wine.