With the local elections just two days away the Labour party could be on track to suffer one of its worst results in opposition for 34 years....according to one of the country's leading polling experts. Professor John Curtice of Strathclyde University believes Labour could lose 170 councillors and control of key local authorities like Redditch and Crawley. It's the latest run of bad news for a party still reeling from claims of anti-Semitism in its ranks. Labour's candidate for Mayor of London, Saddiq Khan, has even warned party leader Jeremy Corbyn that accusations of anti-Semitism will make it more difficult for him to beat his Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith. Could Mr Corbyn's days as leader be numbered, and what last minute actions can the party take to avoid a massacre at the polls? Councillor Angela Mason, Cabinet Member for Children at Camden Council, is in the studio along with Professor John Weeks, Share Radio's regular economics commentator.
Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn, financial journalists and pugilistic defenders of your cash look at the latest ways people are trying to screw you over. And how you can reclaim your hard-earned cash, one punch at a time.
They came into the studio and gave Georgie a bunch of tips about getting the best out of second hand cars
This is Share Daily, a look back at some highlights from Share Radio over the last 24 hours. It's your opportunity to catch up with the best of Share Radio , where we bring you news and views on stocks and shares, talk to successful entrepreneurs and offer advice which could make and saves you money. Today: Good afternoon, I'm Fenella Fudge and this is Share Daily, a look back at some highlights from Share Radio over the last 24 hours. On today's show: Gold prices are soaring, followed closely by silver - we take a look at what's propelling that surge. Meanwhile, consumer confidence is plummeting amid fears of a Brexit, and the Hamburglar strikes again! (Or was it Mum and Dad?)
Share Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Sue Dougan in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today: Liberty House plans to submit a formal bid to buy Tata Steel's UK assets; There's a warning the so-called "bank of mum and dad" is being stretched to the brink; The charity Age UK is calling for banks to create age-friendly branches for less digitally aware older people; and finally, pregnant women and new mothers are said to be suffering increasing levels of unfair treatment at work.
With just days to go before Scotland goes to the polls to elect a new devolved parliament, taxation has emerged as a significant issue. The Scottish Parliament is about to take on greater tax-raising powers and Share Radio’s Scottish Correspondent, Maurice Smith, spoke with the leaders of two parties north of the border who want to increase income taxes.
Ed Molyneux, CEO and co-founder of FreeAgent, discussed the research conducted by the online accounting system provider, which found that UK micro-businesses write off £9 billion every year due to unpaid invoices. So how can companies avoid this and is the treasury missing out? Ed also has some useful advice for freelancers.
This week Marc discusses what are different religious communities looking for in a new mayor? In recent weeks’ candidates such as the Tory's Zac Goldsmith and Labour's Sadiq Khan, and others, have all been grilled on what they will do for the capital. Their actions and policies can also feed into the rest of the country in terms of wealth and prosperity created. But religious communities also have a stake in the vote and have their own concerns that they have been raising during the campaign period. Marc is joined by Danny Webster from the Evangelical Alliance, Justin Cohen from the Jewish News and Fiyaz Mughal from Faith Matters to discuss the religious angle in the campaign.
This week Shop Floor, in association with the Inspirational Development Group, discusses the importance of a CV in the recruitment process with Darren Harlock, who runs a new recruitment company based on technology. The company, Covocate, ran experiment with CVs a few weeks ago and demonstrated that we may need to find an alternative to it. Nick Peters also speaks with Roger Gorman, a technologist and entrepreneur who is making significant waves in the HR technology sector with his ProFinda service- a revolution in resourcing.
Nick also looks at why 43% of women find the barriers to returning to work in the City after a career break too high with Lisa Unwin, founder of the She’s Back campaign. Then finally Nick and Johanne Malin, from the Inspirational Development Group, look at how workforces feel increasingly distant from those that lead them. Why does this happen and what can be done to counter it?