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Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise

Ed Bowsher
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Millions won't receive state pension if age limits rise
Select Committee research has found the state pension age might have to rise to 70 if the current pension triple lock is to be maintained. MPs have warned that's higher than the average life expectancy for many, particularly men. Helen Morrissey, editor of Professional Pensions, spoke with Share Radio's Ed Bowsher for more on this.
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Helen Morrissey


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Ed Bowsher

Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson

Ed Bowsher
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Britain shouldn't 'pull up the drawbridge' in Brexit: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson called on MPs to take a positive line in Brexit as he addressed the British Chambers of Commerce. Share Radio reporter Matt Cox was there and spoke to senior analyst Ed Bowsher.
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Matt Cox


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Ed Bowsher

Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger

Ed Bowsher
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Playing the blame game: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger
A long-awaited merger between London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse appears ready to collapse - but who's responsible? Plus part-owner of Southern Rail operator Go-Ahead issue profit warning, and results from Boohoo, Greggs and Taylor Wimpey. For these and more, Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher was joined by Daniel Thomas, deputy companies editor at the Financial Times.
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Daniel Thomas


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Ed Bowsher

Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress

Ed Bowsher
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Devil in the detail: markets await Trump address to congress
All eyes will be on Donald Trump as he delivers his key speech before congress tonight, around 2am London time. So what are analysts looking out for? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke with Richard Perry, market analyst at Hantec Markets, for more on the day's big economic stories.
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Richard Perry


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Ed Bowsher

John Major: voters being misled with 'rosy confidence' on Brexit - politics with John Rentoul

Ed Bowsher
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John Major: voters being misled with 'rosy confidence' on Brexit - politics with John Rentoul
More charm and less 'cheap rhetoric' - that's what's needed in Brexit negotiations, according to former Prime Minister John Major. He's claimed the government is misleading voters with 'rosy confidence' about our post-Brexit future. For more Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by John Rentoul, chief political commentator at The Independent.
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John Rentoul


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Ed Bowsher

Sir Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension fund

Ed Bowsher
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Sir Philip Green to pay £363m into BHS pension fund
Sir Philip Green will pay £363m into the BHS pension fund in a deal announced today with the Pensions Regulator. Legal action by regulator has now ended following the settlement. For more Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher joined Andy Ivy in the studio.

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Linda Lewis (1)

Company Casebook: Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC

Linda Lewis (1)
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Company Casebook: Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC
We'll be looking at the business of cyber security - always topical, and particularly so this week when news of another huge potential data loss has emerged, with over 700,000 pieces of NHS patient correspondence "not being delivered correctly" according to the Health Secretary though the Guardian described them as just plain lost. We'll be meeting the Bradford-based cyber security firm ECSC to find out about the risks of data loss to businesses, and how ECSC is currently engaged in a huge expansion to take advantage of new data breach reporting rules which come into effect next year. How can businesses prepare? Find out on Company Casebook, with Linda Lewis.

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Ed Bowsher

Trump could skip WTO to resolve trade spats

Ed Bowsher
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Trump could skip WTO to resolve trade spats
Donald Trump's administration could abandon the World Trade Organisation when it comes to resolving any future trade disputes. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher asked Dr Federico Ortino, Reader in International Economic Law at King’s College London, for more on why the new president might try this approach.
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Annabel Karmel


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Ed Bowsher

'Extraordinary' Oscars moment as PwC blunders on Best Picture winner

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'Extraordinary' Oscars moment as PwC blunders on Best Picture winner
It was an Oscars to be remembered, but possibly for the wrong reasons. La La Land was incorrectly announced as Best Picture winner but Moonlight actually took the gong. PwC, the firm responsible for handing out the verdicts, has come under severe criticism for the blunder. Film critic James Cameron-Wilson joined Share Radio's Ed Bowsher to discuss what happened.
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James Cameron Wilson


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Ed Bowsher

Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges

Ed Bowsher
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Pound plummets as Scottish independence question re-emerges
Fears of another Scottish independence referendum hit the pound. But will Nicola Sturgeon look to try again as Article 50 is enacted? Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to our Scottish correspondent Maurice Smith to get his take.
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Maurice Smith


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