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Georgie Frost

We're wasting more and more food every year, and it's grown 4% in recent years

Georgie Frost
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Share Radio Morning

We're wasting more and more food every year, and it's grown 4% in recent years
Despite targets to reduce household waste by 5% by 2016, the latest figures from food waste charity WRAP show that waste in the UK has in fact grown by 4% in recent years. But it's not just households which need to tackle the issue. Share Radio reporter Sara Macham spoke to Rich Watts from the Soil Association, who explained the scale of the problem across the food and catering industry as a whole.
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Rich Watts


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Georgie Frost

The News Review: Bilingual Britain?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

The News Review: Bilingual Britain?
Today on the agenda, Georgie Frost and Rachel Springall, personal finance expert at moneyfacts.co.uk discussed workers who can speak a second language earn around £35 a week more. Plus they look into why Aviva wants to shake up the ­sector and start giving discounts of up to 20 per cent. All these stories and more on The News Review. .
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Rachel Springall


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Georgie Frost

Will the Commons resist a vote for a snap general election?

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Will the Commons resist a vote for a snap general election?
MPs will vote later on whether a snap general election can be held on the 8th of June. There'll be a debate in the Commons later followed by a vote - which needs to a two thirds majority to go through. The Prime Minister's said for months there wouldn't be an election before 2020 - but has changed her mind because of divisions within Westminster.
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Billy Bambrough


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Georgie Frost

Tesco sells their optician business to Vision Express

Georgie Frost
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Morning

Tesco sells their optician business to Vision Express
Georgie Frost was joined by Nigel Cassidy this morning for the latest market headlines starting with company announcements from Primark owner, Associated British Foods and luxury brand Burberry revealing a rise in UK sales. And Tesco is selling its optician business to Vision Express.
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

What will happen to the UK skills system once we leave the EU?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

What will happen to the UK skills system once we leave the EU?
The CIPD warns that the UK is sleepwalking into a low-value, low-skills economy which leaves the nation ill-prepared for its post-Brexit future, particularly if the UK is to face restrictions on accessing talent from outside of the UK.
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Lizzie Crowley


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Nigel Cassidy

Will the general election bring unity to Westminster?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Will the general election bring unity to Westminster?
Now to Theresa May and her announcement just yesterday calling for a snap general election on the 8th June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum. Explaining her decision was made because, "The country is coming together but Westminster is not." Today there will be a Commons vote on the proposed election, which is likely to go through.
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Michael Hewson


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Nigel Cassidy

Vijay Mallya faces deportation over £1bn fraud charges

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

Vijay Mallya faces deportation over £1bn fraud charges
An Indian businessman has appeared at a court in London yesterday and could face deportation back to Delhi under fraud charges. Vijay Mallya was once dubbed India's Richard Branson, but times have changed after his company Kingfisher airlines got into problems.
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James Brydges


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Nigel Cassidy

US investment: Has Trump made American shares great again?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

US investment: Has Trump made American shares great again?
It wasn't just London shares sinking: Across the pond, the S&P 500 had fallen for the fourth time in five sessions by last nights close - weighed down by a big share fall for Goldman Sachs and Johnson & Johnson following their quarterly results. The big question remains, will much of the supposed smart investment placed on Donald Trump's America prove less than smart?
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Chris Beauchamp


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Simon Rose

Share Politics: Will May's snap election unite or divide the UK?

Simon Rose
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Share Politics: Will May's snap election unite or divide the UK?
It's time to talk politics Today: to the surprise of the whole country, the Prime Minister has called for a general election on June the 8th.

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Simon Rose

Market Wrap: Pound jumps, FTSE drops on snap election

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Pound jumps, FTSE drops on snap election
On today's Wrap: the value of the pound rose sharply after Theresa May announced she wants to hold an early general election while the FTSE has suffered its worst day of trade in three months; Weetabix is being sold to US company Post Holdings for £1.4 billion; the number of shoppers visiting the high street grew at its fastest rate for three years in March

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