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Sarah Pennells (1)

Why is the UK lagging behind in maternity leave?

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

Why is the UK lagging behind in maternity leave?
UK mums get one of the lowest amounts of decently-paid maternity leave in Europe According to research by the TUC, only Ireland and Slovakia have worse entitlements. To find out more Share Radio's Joe Aldridge spoke to Kathryn Mackridge, Equality Officer at the TUC.
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Kathryn Mackridge


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Sarah Pennells (1)

The News Review: Male CEO's earn almost twice than their female counterparts

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

The News Review: Male CEO's earn almost twice than their female counterparts
Sarah Pennells was joined by David Braithwaite from Citrus Financial this morning. Today on the agenda, they discussed the news that BT's been hit with a record 42 million pound fine from the telecoms regulator for a serious breach of its rules. Plus they look into why men running the biggest public companies in the UK earn almost twice what their female counterparts are paid. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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David Braithwaite


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Sarah Pennells (1)

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants government access to encrypted messaging services to combat terrorist attacks

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants government access to encrypted messaging services to combat terrorist attacks
Sarah Pennells was joined by Share Radio's Political Correspondent, Colin Bloom to look at some of the biggest political stories of the day. Theresa May will meet Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland later. The pair will meet for the first time since the SNP announced their proposals for a second independence referendum. What can we expect from this meeting? Meanwhile, The Home Secretary wants messaging services to open up their platforms to intelligence agencies to combat terrorist attacks. It's understood Khalid Masood sent an encrypted message via Whatsapp minutes before carrying out his Westminster rampage.
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Colin Bloom


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Sarah Pennells (1)

BT slapped with a £42m fine for not paying enough to firms for installation delays

Sarah Pennells (1)
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Share Radio Morning with Sarah Pennells

BT slapped with a £42m fine for not paying enough to firms for installation delays
Nigel Cassidy joined Sarah Pennells to discuss the main market headlines of the morning, starting with BT - they've received a rather hefty fine. We've also heard from SouthWest trains this morning, who've made a rather surprising announcement. And it's been a shaky start for the FTSE this morning. Earlier, Nigel was speaking with Rachel Winter - of Kilik and Co - and Paul Sedgwick . What did they put this down to?
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Nigel Cassidy


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Nigel Cassidy

Businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches
Businesses are 'sleepwalking' into disaster as Brexit approaches. That's according to new data from the Cranfield School of Management and the British Standards Institution - that safeguards standards in business. They also found less than one-third of CEOs were confident of leading their firms to long term success. The report argues companies aren't taking enough risks because of 'rigid' ways of thinking. James Brydges spoke to Howard Kerr, CEO of the British Standards Institution.
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Howard Kerr


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Nigel Cassidy

Roxi Petroleum (now named Caspian Sunrise) announces new merger and name change to "accelerate growth onto a new level"

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Roxi Petroleum (now named Caspian Sunrise) announces new merger and name change to "accelerate growth onto a new level"
Last Friday, Caspian Sunrise, formerly known as Roxi Petroleum, doubled their size by merging with Eragon Petroleum Ltd - hence the name change. By changing the company name, the company intends to 'send a clear signal of its intent to reintroduce itself as a larger and transformed entity poised to accelerate growth onto a new level'. Joining Nigel Cassidy is Clive Carver, Chairman of Caspian Sunrise to discuss the newly-named company's plans.
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Clive Carver


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Nigel Cassidy

'Banking is not as profitable as it used to be,' says Mike Ingram on potential buyers of the Co-op bank

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

'Banking is not as profitable as it used to be,' says Mike Ingram on potential buyers of the Co-op bank
Now, who'd like to own the Co-Op bank? The financial institution says potential buyers have expressed an interest but as yet there was "no certainty that an offer will be made". The Co-OP put itself up for sale last month. James Brydges spoke to Mike Ingram, Market strategist at BGC Partners about what the problems were, and who might finally take the plunge.
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Mike Ingram


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Nigel Cassidy

Will Twitter's paid membership option for businesses grow their user base and advertising revenue?

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Will Twitter's paid membership option for businesses grow their user base and advertising revenue?
Twitter's thinking of adding a paid membership option for businesses and power users. The micro-blogging service is canvassing opinion about charging people for access to enhanced version of Tweetdeck. The social network has struggled to grow its user base in recent years, while advertising revenues have declined. James Brydges spoke to tech journalist Chris Green.
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Chris Green


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Nigel Cassidy

Optimism remains resilient in the financial sector despite Wednesday's Article 50 trigger

Nigel Cassidy
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Share Radio Breakfast

Optimism remains resilient in the financial sector despite Wednesday's Article 50 trigger
According to the latest CBI and PWC Financial Services Survey, sentiment in the financial services sector stabilised in the three months to March, due to a broadly resilient UK economy. So even in the wake of Theresa May announcing she will trigger Article 50 on March 29th, optimism amongst firms seems unchanged. Although things seem rosy now, what is the future looking like for businesses involved in financial services? To discuss further, Nigel Cassidy was joined by Andrew Kail, Head of Financial Services at PwC.
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Andrew Kail


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Steve Clarke

Market Wrap: Crest Nicholson hit with shareholders rebellion over exec pay

Steve Clarke
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The Share Radio Evening Show

Market Wrap: Crest Nicholson hit with shareholders rebellion over exec pay
On the latest Market Wrap, the US healthcare debate is dominating the agenda as markets await the results of a vote on Trumpcare this evening. Plus, British housebuilding company Crest Nicholson has been hit with a shareholder rebellion over its latest pay package for directors. Finally, the Co-operative Bank says a number of "credible" bidders are eyeing a takeover.
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Ed Bowsher


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