The team from This Is Money –the award-winning finance website- are back in the studio with Georgie for their weekly catch up to chat through their biggest stories. In this show they tackle whether it's pay back time for cold callers, how businesses have spoken out on the living wage debate, and why buying a goldfish or razor blade could mean you don’t have to pay 5p for a plastic bag when a new UK law kicks in!
New York's banking regulator is reportedly looking into potential manipulation of the US Treasury markets. Billy Bambrough's been investigating the potential impact of the case by speaking with Craig Pirrong, of the University of Houston, and Chris Skinner, Director at the Financial Services Club.
To finish Morning Money's focus on London International Shipping week, Robert Merrylees who's the Policy Advisor and Analyst at the UK Chamber of Shipping, joins Sandra Kilhof and Sara Sjölin to discuss shipbuilding and investing in the industry.
With London International Shipping week taking place, Morning Money looks into the manning aspect of the industry. Captain Kuba Szymanski is the Secretary General of InterManager, the international body for ship management companies, and he reveals all to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson about managing crews in shipping.
Primark, the discount clothing retailer, is opening its first US store in Boston today. But will the fashion chain be able to work in the US where other big British companies have failed? Billy Bambrough speaks to Clare Rayner, Founder of Retail Champion, and James McGregor, Managing Partner at Retail Remedy, to find out.
In 1971, a group of friends set off to sail into a nuclear test zone in a boat called Greenpeace, and their protest captured the world’s imagination. Now a new documentary called How to Change the World reveals never before seen archive to bring their story to life, and in this show Georgie Frost chats to director Jerry Rothwell.
Broken boilers, showers that no longer run, leaky roofs - they can all add up in terms of time and money, especially if you end up with a tearaway tradesman. So what's the best way to manage maintenance work at home? Georgie chats to property expert Richard Blanco and Billy Willger from heating and plumbing firm A C Wilgar.
Now we all still receive a lot of vital information via post -- bank statements, council tax letters, and bills for instance. But for people who're visually impaired or blind, this can understandably prove to be a real challenge. In this show our reporter Kirsty Shanks speaks to engineer Sam Jewell about how he hopes his "Giraffe Reader" will combat that.