Theresa May has launched the Tory local election campaign today, saying that there are no 'no go areas' where Tories can't win. She is set to meet EU Council Chief Donald Tusk for Brexit talks later today. Rachel Cunliffe, Writer & Deputy Editor of Reaction, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for all the latest political news.
It seems everyday we encounter difficulties that can affect our work. But what about when a difficulty - either in life or at the office - becomes a full-blown crisis? How can we overcome and survive it? Georgie was joined in the studio by Andrew Kinder, co-author of The Crisis Book.
Brexit and Article 50 has left households worried about the pound in their pocket. Research shows almost half of households are concerned that exiting the EU will harm their disposable income. Scottish Friendly’s savings expert Calum Bennie explained.
The Co-op Group has reported a £132 million loss in 2016, its first since 2013, after writing down the value of its stake in the bank. Plus, 3,000 could be at risk after Tesco announced changes in its opening hours. For all the major companies stories, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Richard Hunter, Head of Research at Wilson King Investment Management.
Unilever has unveiled measures to boost investor support after the failed Kraft Heinz bid. Plus, the US Federal Reserve wants to start reducing the number of bonds on its balance sheet this year. For these and today's other economic news Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Jasper Lawler.
IG, the online trading platform, has teamed up with Blackrock to launch IG Smart Portfolios, a range of model investment portfolios. So, joining Nigel Cassidy to talk through the new 'Smart Portfolios', the do's and don'ts and the risks and opportunities when it comes to investing is Ian Peacock, Head of UK and Ireland at IG Group.
John Timpson, the chairman of key cutter and shoe repair business Timpson, claims hiring good people is the key to a successful business. Timpson told delegates at Retail Week Live: “What’s absolutely essential is great people. I don’t want people who can fix shoes or cut keys; I want personality. You can’t put a spark into a grumpy cobbler,” he said. He joined Nigel Cassidy to discuss more.
According to a new PwC report, 61% of the UK financial services industry believe they could lose as much as 40% of their revenue to standalone FinTech firms. So, what can the financial services industry do to keep up with the ever-evolving fin-tech scene?
Today, President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping will be meeting at Trump's Mar-a-lago resort in Florida to perhaps set the tone or one of the world’s most important bilateral relationships. So, what can we expect from the meeting and what does it mean for trade between the US and China?