Growth is expected to slow to 4.1% this year, according to the latest ICAEW Economic Forecast for Q2. Stephen Ibbotson, Director of Business at the ICAEW, who are a leading organisation for chartered accountants in the UK, joined to looks at the numbers and discuss the implications it will have.
In France, Uber has been slapped with a £625,000 fine for running the illegal UberPop service using unlicensed drivers, and its arrival has challenged the cost base of taxi companies all over the world. In the UK, Addison Lee has responded by offering a new pay deal to drivers, and Catherine Faiers, Chief Operations Officer at Addison Lee, discussed this.
The Investment Trust Show in association with Henderson Global Investors. This week, we're going to look at gearing for investment trusts. Our guests were Jeremy Beckwith, investment analyst, Dice McCairn, Editor of Whichinvestment Trust, and finally Innes Urquhart, analyst at Winteflood Securities.
Ed spoke to a Eurosceptic pioneer, Dr Alan Sked who is a professor at the LSE and also founded the UK Independence Party more than twenty years ago. He's no longer a member of UKIP, but he's still a strong opponent of the EU.
Satyajit Das, Australian former banker and corporate treasurer, turned consultant and now author discusses his book "A Banquet of Consequences". He believes that the factors that caused the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 have not been addressed and he discussed this and more with Ed Bowsher.
Plastic 3D printers have slipped into the public consciousness and are used by companies to print bespoke plastic parts - but what if the same could be done with complicated metal structures for use across industry and manufacturing? Matt Cox has been hearing from Dan Michaels, German Business Editor at the Wall Street Journal, who's recently written about the new industrial process.
JP Morgan Chase has announced a new dress code for staff, which allows staff to wear more casual approved items like dresses, casual trousers or dress sandals. But what are the reasons behind this? Matt Cox has been hearing from Kim Stephenson, an Occupational Psychologist specialising in business psychology.
Young people today live in a world of opportunity, but with that comes lots of decisions about money and finances. It is crucial they learn how to make good financial choices which is crucial to them attaining and keeping the life they want. Jason Butler answered all the questions, including three vox-pop questions from the public, and David Van Egghen, a student, putting quizzing him on all things money and university.