From the Fountain of Youth, to the Holy Grail, to JK Rowling's Philosopher's Stone, the idea of immortality has been ingrained in humanity’s creative consciousness for thousands of years. But in the present day, eternal youth may soon move out of the realms of myth and Sci-Fi, and into a reality, thanks to developing technologies. Joining us today are Dr Steve Davies, Head of Education at the IEA, and News Editor Kate Andrews. Steve argues that within the next few decades, the ability to halt and even reverse the aging process may well be within the reach of science. He also outlines some of the potential upsides of Eternal Youth.
Share price volatility is exceptionally low at the moment, and some commentators argue that this means the market may be about to fall. In the latest Big Call show, Ed Bowsher delves into this issue with help from top US investment strategist, Meb Faber, as well as Sean Corrigan of Cantillon Consulting.
Adam discusses the motives and desires of the people that buy Luxury Property with the founder of the Luxury Property Show. How do the ultra wealthy make their money and how important is positive thinking in being able to get dream home.
Professor Tim Evans of Middlesex University discusses the NHS and why, to save it, we must acknowledge that it's failing, why our productivity is so low and why the Tory grassroots base is ageing and losing the will to live.
In this weeks episode of Mobile News Matthew spoke with Dorro Managing Director Peter Marsden and Fuss Free Phones Founder Simon Rockman about the senior phone market. He also spoke with TV personality Honey Langcaster-James about her recent Cyber Aware and Youngminds campaign. He also spoke with Belkins Telco and Distribution Sales Director Phil Croxford about the accessory market then finished up with Mobile news magazine story editor Elliot Mully-Goodbarne about the recent issue out today.
Peter Marsden, Simon Rockman, Honey Langcaster-James, Phil Croxford
A discussion on the psychological dynamics of first time home ownership in modern times. Do young people feel home ownership is unattainable in a period of high student debts and rising house prices? Do young people resent older people that didn’t have the same financial pressures?
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? Well join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio, direct from Washington DC, for news, views and analysis of the US stocks that matter. In this week's show: shares of General Electric lose power, Netflix delivers strong international growth, PayPal surges, Skechers soars higher and Ruby Tuesday goes private.
Inheritance tax is one of the most hated around. Despite the fact that most people will never leave enough wealth to have it charged on their estates, we really don't like the idea of 40% above a certain amount going to the taxman. But IHT is also a tax that can be avoided. How? Listen to this week's podcast to find out, as Simon Lambert, Georgie Frost and Sarah Davidson discuss all things inheritance. They look at how it works, ways to avoid it and the traps you could fall into. If Chancellor Philip Hammond is listening - and we sincerely hope he does tune in – then he can get some feedback on an idea he was credited with this week: taking some money off the old, to give to the young.