This is Crowdfunders - the show that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance with Ed Bowsher.
In today's show, we're going to speak to an 83 year-old man who is raising money via an equity crowdfunding campaign. Also Ed will be looking at what crowdfunding investors look at when they think about investing their cash. Also with some crowdfunding news and a platform profile on Property Partner.
The Equality and Human Rights Council have issued a guidance on discriminatory job adverts. It says thousands of people could be at risk of being denied jobs due to these discriminatory adverts. @GECFrost speaks to Kevin Charles from Crosslands Employment Solicitors
New research released today exposes the bad behaviour of tenants and landlords. Law firm Slate and Gordon have observed a significant increase in complaints from both tenants and landlords in recent times. Georgie speaks with Samantha Blackburn @SlaterGordonUK
Is 2016 the year to get investing? Is now the time to get on the property ladder? The team from MoneyWise got some tips! Plus Tom gives us his favourite products that he's been looking at; We chat about the already infamous Apple ransom Hack and what funny money story has caught the eye of the team this week.
Dan Hodges, Commentator at The Mail on Sunday, discusses the latest political stories. Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has described the prospect of a British exit from the European Union as the "biggest domestic financial stability risk" facing the UK. And there have also been reports that The Queen is supporting a Brexit. So what does Dan think?
Greece’s bailout inspectors are to resume talks in Athens, in an attempt to unblock the Greek rescue program. It was only last summer that Greece and the Eurozone agreed on a new bailout deal, so what’s the problem now? Nick Malkoutzis, Editor of the economic analysis website macropolis.gr, joins Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to give more on the situation.
Sophie Deen is a former lawyer, strategist at global tech company SamKnows, school counsellor with the Place2Be, and most recently working on teacher training and international expansion at Code Club. We think that qualifies her to join Georgie in the studio to discuss women in Tech, the Apple hacking, and more!