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‘The Road to Ruin’ – are the elites planning the next financial crisis?

Sarah Lowther
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‘The Road to Ruin’ – are the elites planning the next financial crisis?
James Rickards is the Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Group and a New York Times best seller. His new book "The Road to Ruin" is the third volume of a projected quartet. This book argues how 'the elites' are planning the next financial crisis. So just who are these elites, and how are they linked to the international financial system? James joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss his stance.
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Chris Bailey, James Rickards


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Sarah Lowther

Revenue up 57% to £13.5m for AIM-listed Eckoh – CEO Nik Philpot joined Share Radio

Sarah Lowther
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Revenue up 57% to £13.5m for AIM-listed Eckoh – CEO Nik Philpot joined Share Radio
Eckoh plc is an AIM-listed global provider of secure payment products and customer contact solutions. And on the day of the company’s unaudited interim results for the six months to September 2016, CEO Nik Philpot joined Share Radio to discuss the figures.
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Chris Bailey, Nik Philpot


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Sarah Lowther

How did IG Design Group perform in its half year results?

Sarah Lowther
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How did IG Design Group perform in its half year results?
Paul Fineman, CEO of IG Design Group, joined Share Radio Breakfast on the day his company released its half year results. IG Design Group innovates, manufactures and sources core products for celebrations, stationery and creative play. In 2016, over 80 million crackers, 750 million stickers, and nearly 850 million metres of giftwrap were sold. So have the company had a party so far this year?
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Chris Bailey, Paul Fineman


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Sarah Lowther

WTO rules against tax break given to Boeing

Sarah Lowther
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WTO rules against tax break given to Boeing
A tax break given to Boeing to develop a new airliner has been ruled a banned subsidy by the World Trade Organisation. The decision saw both Boeing and European rival Airbus claiming a victory in the long-running battle between the plane-makers. The WTO said Washington State gave the plane-maker a prohibited subsidy by halving the tax rate in an inducement to develop the company’s 777X airliner there. For more, Howard Wheeldon, of Wheeldon Strategic, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss.
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Chris Bailey, Howard Wheeldon


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Sarah Lowther

A big week for banking - Bruce Packard talks BoE Stress Tests & bank selection techniques

Sarah Lowther
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A big week for banking - Bruce Packard talks BoE Stress Tests & bank selection techniques
In a big week for banks, we'll get a much-awaited snapshot of how well our best-known banks may hold up if there's another economic downturn, with the reveal of the Bank of England's "stress tests" results. Meanwhile, a conference being held in the City of London will hear that investors can use simple techniques to pick out the higher quality banks for themselves. Share Radio Breakfast's Nigel Cassidy has been hearing from Bruce Packard, a banking industry specialist from the Lafferty Group, who will lead the conference debate.
Guests:

Nigel Cassidy, Bruce Packard


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Sarah Lowther

GB Energy Supply collapse: Why have wholesale energy prices gone up recently?

Sarah Lowther
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GB Energy Supply collapse: Why have wholesale energy prices gone up recently?
There are calls for Ofgem to look at how to better protect energy consumers from their supplier going out of business. It comes as 160,000 energy customers face uncertainty, after GB Energy Supply was forced to shut down. USwitch is calling on the regulator to look at how suppliers can cope with fluctuating wholesale energy prices more effectively. James Brydges spoke to Claire Osborne, an energy expert from USwitch, about the increase in wholesale prices.
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James Brydges, Claire Osborne


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Nigel Cassidy

Should companies be changing their tactics when it comes to cyber security?

Nigel Cassidy
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Should companies be changing their tactics when it comes to cyber security?
Some analysts have suggested the favoured "castle approach", the act of building up security measures to stop threats from getting in from the outside, is outdated because most breaches occur from within. Scottish cyber security software specialist ZoneFox is one company using machine-learning to monitor internal business computer activity and flag up threats. Matt Cox spoke to Dr Jamie Graves, the CEO of ZoneFox, to find out more.
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Matt Cox, Dr Jamie Graves


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Nigel Cassidy

Apple are the UK’s coolest brand – but what makes a cool brand?

Nigel Cassidy
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Apple are the UK’s coolest brand – but what makes a cool brand?
Every year since 2001, the British public and a self-appointed CoolBrands Council have voted for the UK's coolest brands. Apple tops the list with the Glastonbury Festival in second. But is this list anything to go by, or is it just a gimmick? Adrian Day, a brand and communications consultant, who’s also Non-Executive Director of Adrian Day Advisors, joined Share Radio to discuss the concept of a cool brand.
Guests:

Rachel Winter, Adrian Day


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Nigel Cassidy

How did digital technology solutions provider Kainos perform in its interim results?

Nigel Cassidy
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How did digital technology solutions provider Kainos perform in its interim results?
Brendan Mooney, CEO of Kainos, joined Share Radio Breakfast to discuss the company’s latest interim results. Kainos is a UK-based provider of digital services and products for the public and private sector, and it does a lot of work with government through its digital services offering. So how did it perform and how is life as a listed company, having IPO’d in June 2015?
Guests:

Rachel Winter, Brendan Mooney


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Nigel Cassidy

How would a No Vote in the Italian referendum affect Italy’s economy?

Nigel Cassidy
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How would a No Vote in the Italian referendum affect Italy’s economy?
On Sunday, Italian voters will go to the polls in a referendum on whether to curb the powers of the senate. The polls suggest Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who has promised to resign in the case of a No Vote, is on course to lose. As Italy's fragile banking sector struggles to stay afloat, a change of government, which could see the populist anti-EU Five Star Movement elected, will have severe repercussions for the Italian economy and the Eurozone. Robert Van Egghen reports.
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Robert Van Egghen


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