This is Share Radio's weekly Book Review on the Investment Perspectives show, this week featuring one of the authors of '5 Voices: How to Communicate Effectively with Everyone you Lead' - Steve Cockram, interviewed by Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Providing access to finance and loans is a key tool for helping the world's poorest people and a critical part of helping developing nations build more robust economies.
FINCA, the international Microfinance Institution, works to provide micro loans for entrepreneurs and small to medium sized enterprises around the globe. To learn more Share Radio's Alexi Phillips sat down with its president and co-CEO Rupert Schofield. Alexi began by asking him about FINCA's mission and approach.
Managerial dismissals are the norm in football. So it may be a bit of a surprise to hear one case headed to tribunal. Assisant boss Nigel Gibbs took his old club Leeds United to court and won more than £330,000. The issue in the case was whether Mr Gibbs was constructively dismissed, or whether he simply chose to go. Georgie Frost was joined by our regular expert on employment law Kevin Charles from Crossland Solicitors.
Victoria Leyton from Quidco joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, banks capping monthly unarranged overdraft charges, the Post Office plans to cut 600 jobs, gluten free diets high in fat and more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Between 2014 and 2015 there was a £50m cut from UK library budgets with 106 closed their doors for ever. The local campaigns against closures continue and many high-profile people have voiced their concern over the closures including Stephen Fry and author Jeanette Winterson. Poet Greta Bellamacina and journalist Davina Catt joined Share Radio’s Georgie Frost to talk about a film they made exploring the history of libraries and their importance to local communities.
The financial services industry is the perfect target for a cyber-attack, a report from lobby group, TheCityUK, has warned. Marcus Scott, Chief Operating Officer at TheCityUK, told Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey why the banking and financial sector need to be more resilient to cyber-attacks.
John Edmonds, Chair of the Trade Union Forum Management Committee, looked ahead to History & Policy's Trade Union Forum on 'Trade Unions and the European Union'. Ahead of the EU referendum, the Trade Union Forum explores the roles that trade unions have had in previous EU public debates.