A lot of business attention on Brexit has been around how it might affect the UK politically and economically. But what about on the other side of the channel? With a report claiming that a lack of a trade deal would cost our present partners £13 billion a year in tariffs, Matt Cox reports on how the European Union and its member states may be affected by the UK’s exit.
This week Linda meets the team behind Legal Cost Finance, a new venture with the simple aim of securing access to legal services for everyone. It's set up an innovative payment solution which spreads your legal costs over a fixed term.
This week Nick talks to Hannah Reed of the TUC on how self-employed workers' rights, Tony Robinson of Enterprise Rockers, former LibDem MP and founder of the Equal Power consultancy Jo Swinson and Jane Chesters of Orion Partners HR consultancy on why business often fails to implement good management practices.
Colin is joined by Dr John Esmond Birnie, former chief economist with PWC in Northern Ireland, about how a hard Brexit might impact the UK's only land border with the EU and relations between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Share Weekend editor Rita Lobo spoke to Celinda about the US election - what will impact the final result, how do the mechanics of presidential elections work and how important the swing states will be on the day.
This week Sue is joined by Richard Dodgson, owner, founder and creative director of Timebased Events, which he set up 20 years ago. The company designs creative events for brands in the UK, Europe and Asia, including the GQ Men of the Year Awards. He talks to Sue about his life and career and his musical influences.
After Lloyds and TSB cut the rates on their current accounts, Sarah and her guests look at where to get the best rates for current and savings accounts. With rates generally tanking since Brexit, are the high-interest accounts still worth it, and are there any alternatives to the high street banks? Is there any point switching accounts when rates across the board are so low? Sarah is joined by young money champion Amelia Murray, Hannah Maundrell of money.co.uk and Anna Bowes from Savings Champion.
According to a study by the FCA, 1.6 million people only make the minimum repayment on their credit cards each month. Research released this week by savvywoman.co.uk this week bears this out; it found that 4 in 10 adults grossly underestimate how long it will take to pay off credit card debt if you only pay back the minimum every month. Sarah discusses the findings with her guests, Jane Clack from Pay Plan and the freelance finance expert Martyn James.
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