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Nigel Cassidy

The do's and don'ts of investing

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The do's and don'ts of investing
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.
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John Timpson: The key to business success

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John Timpson: The key to business success
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.
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John Timpson


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Financial services stand to lose 40% of revenue to FinTech firms

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Financial services stand to lose 40% of revenue to FinTech firms
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?
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Steve Davies


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What can we expect from the Trump-Xi meeting today?

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What can we expect from the Trump-Xi meeting today?
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?
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David Kuo


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Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'

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Small business owners face a retirement 'time bomb'
According to a new report released by the Forum of Private Business and Clifton Asset Management small business owners are facing a retirement 'time bomb'. The report shows a bleak outlook for small business owners - particularly those aged 50+ - and their financial security. So what should small business owners and entrepreneurs be doing to secure their funds for later life?
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Adam Tavener


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Apprenticeship levy - Yet another tax for businesses?

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Apprenticeship levy - Yet another tax for businesses?
From tomorrow, many employers will be affected by the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. For some, this is a major opportunity to up-skill the UK workforce, for others it just might be another tax on business alongside business rates bills, auto-enrolment pensions and rising minimum wage rates.
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Mike Thompson


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Global food commodity prices rise, leaving food retailers in fierce competition

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Global food commodity prices rise, leaving food retailers in fierce competition
According to the latest British Retail Consortium and Nielsen shop price index, global food commodity costs have risen, however intense competition between retailers is keeping the increase low at one per cent. So, what's contributing to this fierce competition between food retailers and what do the figures mean for consumers?
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Mike Watkins


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Senior managers fail to set right tone on business ethics

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Senior managers fail to set right tone on business ethics
According to EY's latest Fraud Survey, senior managers are failing to set the right tone on business ethics. 51 per cent of respondents to the survey still perceive that bribery and corruption is still a major issue within business. So why are senior managers failing to set the right tone?
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Jim McCurry


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Tesla overtakes Ford with a market value of $48bn

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Tesla overtakes Ford with a market value of $48bn
Tesla's market value has overtaken Ford's after shares in the soared more than 7%. The electric car maker has a market value of $49bn, compared with Ford's value of $46bn. James Brydges asked David Bailey, professor of industry at Aston Business School, whether the news was significant.
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David Bailey


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Why is global IPO activity looking so promising?

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Why is global IPO activity looking so promising?
Now to IPOs, which according to the latest E-Y Global IPO Trends report, are looking 'robust after promising Q1 results' despite global economic uncertainty, i.e. Brexit. So, what is the reason behind such a positive start to global IPO activity? Martin Steinbach, EY's Global IPO Leader answers.
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Martin Steinbach


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