On today’s Investment Trust show Ed Mitchell is joined by Ed Bowsher, Share Radio Senior Analyst, Jim Harrison, Investment Analyst at Master Adviser and Annabel Brodie-Smith, Communications Director at the AIC. The questions for todays show revolve around how to choose an investment trust.
Businesses are not taking cyber security seriously enough, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned, with under a third of cyber-attacks being reported to the police. In a new report supported by Barclays, named: ‘Cyber Security: Underpinning the Digital Economy’, the IoD revealed that companies were keeping quiet even though half of attacks resulted in interruption of business operations. Professor Richard Benham is author of the report, and he discussed the digital economy.
John Longworth, Director General of The British Chambers of Commerce, will today claim that voters have a choice "between the devil and the deep blue sea" in the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union. John joined Nigel Cassidy and Rachel Winter to talk about the BCC’s stance, whilst also looking ahead to their annual conference: ‘Britain’s Economy: New Dawn or Back to the Future?’.
Linda Lewis Special. The Future of Digital Radio on
To celebrate the launch of the new digital D2 network we sent our intrepid correspondent Linda Lewis out into the world of Digital Radio to find out what was happening with the biggest digital launch ever.
New-York based Political Analyst and Author Rosa Prince joins Ed Mitchell to discuss the US Presidential Elections following yesterdays Super Tuesday vote, It's looking ever more likely that there will be a Trump/Clinton contest in November, but it's certainly not all over yet...
In this weeks edition of Small Cap Investor, Share Radio's Michael Considine was joined by David Stredder, Director of ShareSoc, to discuss the latest news in the small cap world.
With the news that mail and logistics company DX group had posted a large loss caused by a major good will impairment, David started by explaining what the term actually means.
This is 'Crowdfunders', the show that covers the fast-growing world of alternative finance. In today's show with Ed Bowsher we take a critical look at mini-bonds where companies effectively borrow money from investors via crowdfunding websites.
Also looked at is a crowdfunding campaign by a coffee company called Pact coffee. The company's founder claims that Pact's coffee is the best in the UK.
And finally, chat with James Codling, who is the boss of a platform called VentureFounders. James talks about VentureFounders and also explains what he thinks the crowdfunding industry needs to do if it wants to mature successfully.
Independent Economist Shaun Richards talks about the deflationary pressures in the UK economy, on the back of latest BRC/Nielsen Shop price index showing that February Marked the 34th Consecutive Month of Shop Price Deflation, with prices down 2%. So what's behind these deflationary pressures? Shaun offers his views.
With the results coming in from Super Tuesday, in which 11 US states have voted to choose their presidential candidates, the pitched battle for the White House between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is moving closer to becoming reality as both are leaping further ahead in the battleground states. Sarah Lowther has been speaking to Edward-Isaac Dovere, Politico's Senior White House reporter in Washington, about the results.