Managerial dismissals are the norm in football. So it may be a bit of a surprise to hear one case headed to tribunal. Assisant boss Nigel Gibbs took his old club Leeds United to court and won more than £330,000. The issue in the case was whether Mr Gibbs was constructively dismissed, or whether he simply chose to go. Georgie Frost was joined by our regular expert on employment law Kevin Charles from Crossland Solicitors.
Victoria Leyton from Quidco joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, banks capping monthly unarranged overdraft charges, the Post Office plans to cut 600 jobs, gluten free diets high in fat and more. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Between 2014 and 2015 there was a £50m cut from UK library budgets with 106 closed their doors for ever. The local campaigns against closures continue and many high-profile people have voiced their concern over the closures including Stephen Fry and author Jeanette Winterson. Poet Greta Bellamacina and journalist Davina Catt joined Share Radio’s Georgie Frost to talk about a film they made exploring the history of libraries and their importance to local communities.
There is much uncertainty ahead of the EU referendu, and it is beginning to affect investment in the UK, according to leading business groups. The Confederation of British Industry says it now expects growth of 2 per cent both this year and next. That's down from previous estimates of 2.3 and 2.1 per cent respectively. Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost to talk this and all other stories making the headlines today.
Share Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher is in the studio once again to go through the days top stories. On the agenda today - Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns that a vote for Brexit could cost jobs, raise prices, see the pound fall sharply and even lead to recession; MPs are warning of another PPI scandal lurking around the corner; More than 600 bank branches have closed across the UK in the last year, with rural areas worst affected; and finally, High Court judges are expected to rule later on the case of a dad who refused to pay a fine for taking his child out of school during term-time.
Share’s Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie to discuss the news of the day…Top on the agenda, housing demand, record low rates, O2, Android, Google payday lenders, energy.
Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
New research from the HomeOwners Alliance has found the housing crisis is deepening - with regards availability and quality of homes, and as a result first time buyers are becoming more desperate. The 2016 Homeowner Survey conducted by YouGov for HomeOwners Alliance and BLP Insurance indicates almost three quarters (73%) of non-homeowners now say they would like to own their home compared to 69% last year, 68% in 2014 and 65% in 2013. And house prices, the ability to get on the property ladder and saving for a deposit continue to top the nation's list of housing concerns. Georgie speaks to Paula Higgins, Chief Executive of the HomeOwners Alliance
Dress codes at work... A woman who was sent home from work without pay for refusing to wear high heels has begun a petition to update employment law. Temp agency Portico says it's now changed its rules after Nicola Thorp complained. She says it's wrong that companies tell female employees which shoes to wear.
Georgie speaks to Beverly Sunderland from Crosslands employment solicitors in Oxfordshire
Are you looking to get a mortgage, a loan, even a new mobile contract? How much does a credit report matter? And what are the things that could impact it? Your credit rating can affect your ability to borrow money using products such as credit cards, loans and mortgages. If your credit rating isn’t in the best shape there are things you can do to build it up again and fix any problems. Popular myths include that the credit behaviour of anyone living at the same address could affect your credit score rating and that old debts don't count. Georgie Speaks to Lisa Hardstaff and Joel Davis from EQUIFAX
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