The US Presidential election is just two weeks away and the most recent polls suggest a Hillary Clinton presidency may remain the most likely outcome. Many believe that the FBI reopening the investigation into Clinton's prior use of a private email server has irrevocably damaged her credibility to the point where a Clinton presidency would be seen as illegitimate. But it has also emerged that, in revealing the new investigation, the FBI Director James Comey may have broken the law - a US act which forbids officials from influencing an election. Share Radio's Robert Van Egghen reports.
Twitter's announcement that it will shut down its Vine video service and cut 9% of its workforce, put the future of the social media platform in question. Jerry Daykin, Global Digital Partnet at Carat, joined Share Radio to discuss.
As the nights begin to draw in and the clocks go back, there’s one sure sign that we are entering winter, and that’s Diwali. The Hindu festival of lights starts today - a five-day festival, the biggest in the Hindu calendar, which is marked with fireworks and gift giving, traditionally gold. Marc also finds out how the gold price affects Diwali.
KwikSweep is a growing business specialising in rubbish disposal; building waste, household waste, garden refuse - you name it, they get rid of it. They've been making a name for themselves with their phone app which means you can arrange and pay for your rubbish pickup in a few taps on a mobile phone. They operate all over London but hope to develop into other cities soon.
This week Nick talks to Lord Kenneth Baker about the allegedly failing University Technical College network, Rob Hiron of Kronos about the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on employees and Ana Karakusevic about how executive coaching is still relevant today. Plus, Share Radio reporter Matthew Cook speaks to Rowland Manthorpe about the attention economy.
There are plenty of surveys which tell us we’re not saving enough for our retirement. Sarah and her guests look at how you can top up your pension and what you need to consider for each of the options. Sarah was joined by Michelle Cracknell of the Pensions Advisory Service, Malcolm McLean from Barnett Waddingham and Steve Webb of Royal London.
As winter approaches, many young people living in shared houses will be switching on the heating for the first time. But how do you split heating bills without arguing – and how do you agree when to turn it on in the first place? Sarah also considers whether there are alternatives to having the heating on constantly, and looks at how to switch suppliers if your provider has raised its prices. Sarah is joined by Young Money Champion Rachael Healy and Ben Wilson of GoCompare.
As the deadline for secondary school applications approaches, Sarah looks at all the things parents need to consider when applying for a school – the cost of schooling, trips, fees, scholarships and bursaries, and how living in a good catchment area can boost the value of your home.
The FCA recently extended the deadline to submit claims for mis-sold PPI, and this week Lloyds Bank announced it’s set aside a further £1 billion to cover to compensate people. So Sarah and her guests offer advice and tips if you think you might have a claim.
This week Sue is joined by Tom Hurley, CEO and founder of the Social Superstore. The start-up was conceived in 2012 to allow people to set up their own online store in a cost-free and safe environment. Four years on, the firm now employs more than 20 people and has secured the support of Baroness Mone OBE, the UK government’s small business tsar. Tom talks to Sue about his life, his career and his musical influences.
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