Today the founders of Money Fight Club -Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn- talk about pay-day spending -has it reached pandemic proportions? And packaged bank accounts…most people don’t know they are paying extra for these deluxe accounts. Plus, thieves on trains and tubes…will your insurer pay you?
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Simon McCulloch Director of Insurance, comparethemarket.com. Top on the agenda, business and the EU, workers and Brexit, pensions, retail sales and construction workers. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
Companies have switched to filling jobs with temporary staff as they await the outcome of the European Union referendum, according to a monthly jobs report from the REC and Markit. Tom Hadley, Director of Policy at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to talk about the report.
Ahead of an international corruption summit being hosted by David Cameron in London this week, the Head of Campaigns at ActionAid UK, Murray Worthy, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey. ActionAid has been campaigning for the reform of global tax rules to tackle tax dodging in the world's poorest countries.
This is Conversations From Africa with Share Radio's Patrick Jones & Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, Chris Bishop. In this weeks edition: -
-The South African economy is teetering on the edge of junk status and it now looks like an inevitability. What will happen next?
-Barclay's are finally pulling out of Africa and Chris gives us an update on the process of their withdrawal and selling off of the companies shares.
-The Zimbabwean government are trying to reintroduce the Zimbabwean Dollar
-Donor nations have stopped giving aid to Mozambique after allegations are levelled against the government there.
A survey by the professional services firm, Deloitte, claims the Infrastructure Investment sector is facing a tough time amidst a 'risky regulatory environment'. The report surveyed 25 European infrastructure investors, including direct lenders, and amongst other things, examined how they're managing their assets. So what else did they find?
Juliette Foster is joined on the line by Jason Clatworthy, an infrastructure M&A partner at Deloitte.
Welcome to Emerging Opportunities - the only show on your radio dedicated to the world of emerging markets with Juliette Foster and Gavin Serkin, the author of Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow, and the Managing Editor of Frontier Funds and Frontera News.
On this week's show we're broadcasting from a rather special conference in Beverly Hills, LA.
The event brings together a group of investors who are looking not just to make money, but also to help change the world - in a positive way.
These impact investors are focused specifically on frontier markets and they invited my co-host, Gavin Serkin, along for their event.
Gavin, who is the author of Frontier: Exploring the Top 10 Emerging Markets of Tomorrow, begins by speaking with Jean-Philippe de Schrevel.
Jean-Philippe is one of the pioneers of microfinance and private equity investing in companies serving consumers in frontier markets. He is also the founder and CEO of Bamboo Finance.
Welcome to today's edition of The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the show will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build their own individual share portfolios. They have a minimum of eight stocks, which they've been buying and selling through The Share Centre. So....are our intrepid investors on course for a summer of prosperity...or one of penury? Apprentices Matt Cox and Alexi Phillips are in the studio along with Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's Senior Analyst.
Is the frothy housing market finally starting to come off? Well, that's what Lender Halifax is saying in a new report showing UK house prices fell by a greater than expected 0.8 per cent last month. Georgie speaks to James Lockett from the online estate agent eMoov.co.uk
The UK's housing market isn't functioning like it should, with too few affordable properties for sale or rent. As well as that, the market is vulnerable to shocks and political pressure, like the London mayoral election results and Brexit. Ryan Prince is VP at Realstar, a private renting company, and he gives his take on the state of the market.