With the structure and financing of Network Rail currently being discussed and investigated, this year’s annual Rail Freight Group Conference was moved forward by two months so the industry could get together to discuss and respond. Maggie Simpson, the Rail Freight Group's Executive Director, joined to discuss why the 24th annual event is so critical.
Could the same traits that drive your career success also be keeping you from being happier? Simon was joined by author, Raj Raghunathan to talk about his new book, 'If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?'
The world's financial markets got off to a wobbly start earlier in the year as fears over the health of the global economy - and China in particular - punched a hole in the value of sectors that traditionally perform well. However it wasn't all bad news as biotechnology companies held their ground and they've continued to go from strength to strength, delivering impressive returns to investors. Carl Harald Janson is the manager of the "International Biotechnology Trust" and he joins Juliette Foster in the studio.
Investment Perspectives: What is fact and what is fiction? That question has never been more pertinent as the UK weighs up the arguments ahead of the In/Out referendum on June 23rd. Rathbones, the UK provider of personalised investment management and wealth management services, has published a new report that specifically looks to address five myths around key areas of the Brexit debate: immigration, trade, financials, public finance, and foreign investment. Share Radio's Michael Considine discussed some of them with Ed Smith, Asset Allocation Strategist at Rathbones and began by asking him whether the arguments against immigration stood up to investigation.
For those who've yet to decide which way they're going to vote in the EU referendum, the claims and counter claims from the rival camps are probably about as helpful as driving through fog without lights or a Sat Nav. So have George Osborne's Treasury backed findings made the road ahead any clearer....or worse? Juliette Foster is joined in the studio by Professor John Weeks, Share Radio's regular economics commentator.
Jonas Gutierrez has been given his due by a tribunal for being illegally dismissed on the basis of a cancer diagnosis. Compensation will be coming later, but in the meantime, what does this mean for disability discrimination in the future? Kevin Charles of Crossland Solicitors joins Georgie Frost to unpack what effect this might have.
It's just over two months until the EU referendum, but what is it going to mean for your holiday plans? Needless to say, our visa-free travel sure is handy, would be a shame to see that go.
And on top of that, the pound has been falling against the Euro ever since the vote became a reality. So the questions are, how much will a Brexit affect our holidays?
Today we're delighted to be joined by Deborah Hargreaves of the High Pay Center to discuss contactless mobile phone payments, plummeting Netflix share price, and 2500 britons per WEEK getting fleeced by ATM fraud!
Morning Money: US Elections - Can Trump make it in New York?
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Today the state of New York votes in their Presidential primary. Riding high in the polls, Donald Trump is expected to triumph in the Republican primary - a welcome boost to his campaign after a rocky few weeks and a heavy defeat in Wisconsin.
Share Radio's Robert Van Egghen reports on whether this will be the week the Trump campaign gets back on track.
The Treasury's forecasts that UK households will be £4,300 worse off a year by 2030 if we leave the European Union.
The predictions were slammed by eurosceptics yesterday, with MPs calling the chancellor’s report pathetic and desperate.
Jeremy Cook - chief economist at WorldFfirst talks to Sarah Lowther