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The Railway Industry Association urges the Government to consider the future of the industry in Brexit negotiations

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The Railway Industry Association urges the Government to consider the future of the industry in Brexit negotiations
The Railway Industry Association wants high-level talks with the government over the future of railway supply chain companies in the UK. Rail supply chain companies want to make sure that the industry is represented in the forthcoming Brexit negotiations. James Brydges spoke to Sim Harris, managing editor of Railnews.
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Sim Harris


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What is going on at Paramount?

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What is going on at Paramount?
What's going wrong at Paramount? Parent company Viacom has lost patience and changed CEOs after a string of flops led to a $455m loss last year. Brad Grey's been replaced by former 20th Century Fox chief executive Jim Gianopulos. Ben Hur and Zoolander 2 proved unpopular with audiences, and led to unfavourable comparisons with Disney's goldmine franchises like Rogue One and Captain America. James Brydges heard from Richard Broughton, research director at media analysis firm Ampere.
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Richard Broughton


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How are online retailers competing with the physical high street?

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How are online retailers competing with the physical high street?
ASOS, the popular online retailer which offers consumers fast and cheap fashion, released it's latest interim results today. So how is this boom affecting our physical high-streets? And what issues do online retailers face despite their popularity? Joining Nigel Cassidy is Clare Bailey, Retail Expert to discuss further.
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Clare Bailey


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Utilitywise calls for the Government to help small businesses benefit from water deregulation

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Utilitywise calls for the Government to help small businesses benefit from water deregulation
Utilitywise, the independent utility cost management consultancy, released interim results today. The deregulation of English water means thousands of local businesses will have access to ‘choice’ in supplier for the first time. Brendan Flattery, CEO of Utilitywise joins me on the line now to talk through Utilitywises' numbers and the recent deregulation of English water.
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Brendan Flattery


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Demystifying those new tax changes

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Demystifying those new tax changes
At Share Radio, we're all about demystifying business and finance - and few things can be more confusing than tax. Well, on Saturday, a whole bunch of tax changes were introduced, which will come into force on Thursday (The 6th of April) for the tax year running for 2017 to 2018. To help understand how these taxes will effect you, business, and our economy, Share Radio's Matt Cox has been taking a closer look at the changes.
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Kevin Pratt, Anita Monteith


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Has the UK manufacturing industry been taking advantage of the weak pound?

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Has the UK manufacturing industry been taking advantage of the weak pound?
For over 40 years John Elliott has championed the cause of British manufacturing in County Durham. His Ebac company was founded in 1972 making dehumidifiers. Over the next 44 years, its grown and now makes dehumidifiers, water coolers, freezers and washing machines. Ebac dehumidifiers are the market leading brand of dehumidifiers in the UK. Over 1.25 million homes have bought a Ebac dehumidifier – that’s over 5% of all households. To get the latest snapshot on how UK manufacturing is coping, Nigel Cassidy spoke to John Elliott, Executive Chairman of Ebac, the British manufacturer.
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John Elliott


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How Gibraltar became a bargaining chip in Brexit negotiations

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How Gibraltar became a bargaining chip in Brexit negotiations
The future of Gibraltar is at stake in Brexit negotiations. Spain could veto a trade deal if it doesn't get concessions over sovereignty. EU member states have received a letter setting out the bloc's opening stance for Brexit negotiations over the next two years. The letter says all issues relating to the Rock must be sorted bilaterally between London and Madrid. Share Radio's Peta Fuller spoke to Jonathan Lis from British Influence and Joe Carberry from Open Britain about the Gibraltar question.
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Jonathan Lis, Joe Carberry


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What is causing failures in pensions funds?

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What is causing failures in pensions funds?
New figures released today from PwC's Skyval Index show the deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds stood at £500bn at the end of March 2017, a £20bn decrease since last month. So what does this actually mean for pension funds? To discuss further, Nigel Cassidy spoke to Steven Dicker, PwC's chief actuary.
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Steven Dicker


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'We had double digit growth in revenue and gross profits are up,' says Independent video broadcaster Brave Bison

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'We had double digit growth in revenue and gross profits are up,' says Independent video broadcaster Brave Bison
Brave Bison, the independent digital media & social video broadcaster, working with the likes of Coca Cola, Microsoft, 20th Century Fox, CNBC, Universal Pictures and Google has released full year results today. Last year the company boasted a 22% increase in net revenue from from £14.6m to £17.7m. So how is the company doing now? Kevin Deeley, CEO of Brave Bison joined Nigel Cassidy to tell us more.
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Kevin Deeley


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Meet the British man who's applied to be Belgian to keep his EU citizenship

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Meet the British man who's applied to be Belgian to keep his EU citizenship
As Brexit talks move forward, what's the business need for a deal? What are the ten priorities for negotiation, and how bad is the need for a transition agreement? Nigel was joined by Tom Parker, a Brit who's applied to be Belgian. He's the Vice President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium.
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Tom Parker


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