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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, pensioners problems if the UK quits the European Union, what happened on deadline day for BHS, how can you stop nuisance calls to your mobile, France protests could disrupt British holiday makers this bank holiday, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
It’s time again for This Is Money, in partnership with NS&I. Every week, Financial Broadcaster of the year Georgie Frost teams up with Financial Website of the Year This is Money, to go through all the money stories you need to know about. This week, Editor Simon Lambert and Personal Finance Editor Rachel Rickard-Strauss are in the studio taking a big look at two major bugbears of the modern age: we’re looking at will-disputes and enhanced inheritances, as well as our own financial competence (or lack thereof). We’re also finding the most expensive parking spots in the UK, and finding a way to stop those pesky cold calls once and for all.
This Is Money is presented in partnership with NS&I.
Should we have been surprised to learn this week that the US nuclear weapons force still uses a 1970s-era computer system -- complete with 8-inch floppy disks.
Younger listeners may not even know that a floppy is a 1970s- era magnetic storage medium -- a thin disc sealed in a rectangular plastic carrier which you stuck in your computer.
Anyway, the very idea that mission- critical ballistic missiles and nuclear bombers were being run on an old IBM computer, got us thinking about how much ancient computer technology is still in daily use out there. And why.
Prof. Alan Woodward, University of Surrey technologist, joins Nigel Cassidy
MCM London Comic Con starts today, the largest gathering of comic fans in Europe with over 80 thousand visitors.
And today comic books have super powers, thanks to franchising.
There's a spate of superhero movies being released by massive studios and raking in millions in profits - not to mention all that merchandising and spin off products.
Rich Prinn is from the world's largest science fiction, fantasy and cult entertainment retailer Forbidden Planet. He told Matt Cox nobody quite expected the boom in comics to be this big
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, ministers to announce plans to cut the steel industry's pensions deficit, two firms which supplied BHS have fallen into administration, oil prices have pushed above $50 a barrel for the first time this year, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
This is the Investment Trust Show in association with Henderson Global Investors our guest in the studio today besides our Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher, is Ben Lofthouse, a fund manager from Henderson Global Investors.
The topic up for discussion today is investing within the US.
Heads of states are gathering in Japan today to mark the start of this year's G7 Summit.
The major industrialised nations -- that's Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States -- will debate the big issues facing the world.
Concerns about the health of the global economy and Europe's refugee crisis are inevitably going to be at the forefront of many of the discussions.
Matt Cox has been hearing from Nick Beecroft, Chief Economist at HP Economics to find out more about what economic issues will be on the table.
Ministers will announce plans later to allow an overhaul of British Steel pensions.
The changes would slash billions of pounds from the scheme's liabilities, but are likely to mean a cut in workers' benefits.