Ahead of Article 50's trigger, is the UK prepared for a 'no deal' scenario on Brexit? Plus Holyrood votes on another independence referendum for Scotland. John Rentoul, chief political commentator at the Independent, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher for more on the day's politics.
Qatar will invest £5 billion in the UK over the next five years, investors said at conference today - is this a vote of confidence in post-Brexit UK? Plus UK airlines will face severe restrictions if a hard Brexit goes ahead, with warnings coming from the European Commission. Rachel Winter, senior investment manager at Killik & Co, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss the day's major economic stories.
Tesco's been warned against its deal with wholesaler Booker, with two of its biggest shareholders saying the £3.7 billion price tag is too steep. Plus newly-merged bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral sees £200 million loss on merger costs. Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the FT, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
That's Company Casebook with Linda Lewis where we’re finding out all about the business of exhibition management, talking to the firm behind the Master Investor show - held last Saturday at the Business Design Centre in Islington - and featuring the likes of investment gurus Jim Mellon and one-time UKP donor Arron Banks on stage. With over 4,000 private investors attending and over 100 exhibitors taking part to showcase their investment offerings, we'll be hearing from the organisers as to why they believe putting on investor shows is a growth area. And why people should get investing themselves to beat the banks' low interest rates.
Donald Trump's failure to muster Republican support for his new healthcare plan has left the White House reeling and markets jittery. Could the infighting lead to problems for key economic reforms, including Trump's planned tax cuts? Sanford Henry, US political commentator, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
Ahead of Article 50's official trigger on Wednesday, Theresa May heads to Scotland to meet Nicola Sturgeon while the deadline for a new power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland looks set to pass without an agreement. For more on the day's top political stories, Robert Colvile, editor at CapX, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
BT has been fined £42m by Ofcom for failing to compensate rivals after delays to broadband installation - a record figure. They'll also have to pay around £300m in compensation to rivals. Plus Stagecoach loses South Western franchise to FirstGroup and Hong Kong firm MTR and YouGov reveals its results. Ken Odeluga, market analyst at City Index, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for the day's company stories.
UK manufacturers have warned Prime Minister Theresa May to drop her threat of 'no deal' with Brussels, saying it would be risky and expensive for Britain's industry, according to manufacturers' organisation the EEF. For more Namali Mackay, a trade adviser at the EEF, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher.
Positive sentiment has returned to financial firms for the first time in a year, despite Brexit uncertainty. For more on why the sector is now bucking the trend, Ben Jones, principal economist at the Confederation of British Industry, joined Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
Donald Trump's failure to muster Republican support for his new healthcare plan has left the White House reeling and markets jittery. Plus what to expect as Article 50 is triggered and more strong economic data from Germany. Alastair McCaig, director of investment management at Fern Wealth, joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more.
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