Once again, it's time for This is Money, in partnership with NS&I. Editor Simon Lambert and Consumer Affairs Editor Lee Boyce for the Financial Website of the Year join Georgie in the studio to discuss caps on monthly overdraft fees, the dark art of mortgage affordability calculators, and we all try to get our heads around all the latest pension changes - when even Share Radio's Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher can't make sense of it, what hope do we have?
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This is The Business of Sport with Share Radio’s Michael Considine, broadcasting every Friday at 2PM.
On today’s show: An extra division for league football, Tony Xia buys Aston Villa, changes in European club rugby & more!
Joe Aldridge will be looking at plans from the Football League to overhaul the league structure, Mark Dreyer of China Sports Insider will be discussing Aston Villa's new owner and Michele Verroken will be giving her thoughts on the news that retests from the Beijing games have found 31 athletes tested positive.
It’s Friday afternoon at Share Radio, which means it’s time for us to hook up with Claer Barrett, Personal Finance Editor at the Financial Times to discuss stories from the publication, as she puts together stories for Saturday’s FT Money section.
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, the tobacco companies lose their court case, while Whirlpool tumble dryers catch fire as the average household will have to pay more in their annual bills, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Its mental health week. Many people living with mental health issues fear talking about it in the workplace. But that can leave them without support and unprotected. Joining Georgie is Employment Lawyer Paula Chan from the law firm Slater and Gordon.
Would you take your to work for a day? New research has shown our canine colleagues can improve staff wellbeing and productivity. One report says workers become less stressed and more trusting with each other after playing with a dog. And it’s proven to work! Nestlé began allowing its 1,000-plus employees to bring their dogs into its headquarters well over a year ago and so far 56 staff have joined the Nestlé’s Pets at Work programme. Award winning journalist Donna Ferguson joins Georgie.
Cigarettes are being sold in the UK in standardised green packaging with explicit images from today, under new rules designed to cut the number of smokers. It comes after the world's four largest tobacco firms lost a legal challenge against the Government's new plain packaging rules at the High Court on Thursday. Ben Southwood, Head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute, discussed tobacco legislation and the changes to e-cigarettes.
A huge search operation involving the Egyptian, Greek, French and British military is continuing in the Mediterranean Sea. EgyptAir flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board when it dropped off the radar at 37,000 feet. The loss of another passenger plane raises major business issues for carriers everywhere. John Strickland is a former airline industry chief, and the founder of JLS Consulting, looked at the industry implications.