This week, Matthew Cook visits CARIS, a registered charity which runs two projects in Islington. One is a bereavement counselling service which is open to adults and children, and the other is a cold weather night shelter which is open everyday during the winter months offering hospitality to homeless guests and supporting them in finding more permanent accommodation.
Colin Bloom is joined over the phone by Baroness Meacher, co-chairman of The All Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform and cross-bench peer, to discuss the decriminalisation of drugs, in particular cannabis, and why, according to a group of MPs and peers, the 'war on drugs' is over.
Company Casebook with Linda Lewis, talking to Joe Warren, Managing Director and and Andrew Wordsworth, founder of Sustainable Ventures, at Powervault, A London technology startup aiming to revolutionise the home energy market with their electricity storage systems linked to roof solar panels.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by pensions experts Alan Higham from Pensions Champion, and Michelle Cracknell, the Chief Executive of The Pension Advisory Service to discuss pension scams, what to look out for, where to go if you think you are victim to a pension scams and how to make sure your pension scheme is above board.