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Psychologist, Sally Ann Law, on time

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Psychologist, Sally Ann Law, on time
The clocks go back this Sunday, but have you ever considered how many hours a week you spend 'wasting time' - could that additional hour you so desire have been available to you the whole time? Sally Ann Law, a psychologist with over two decades of experience in personal change and development, speaks to Georgie for further details.
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Sally Ann Law


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Tim Lovett, Spokesman Director of the British beekeepers association, about National Honey Week

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Tim Lovett, Spokesman Director of the British beekeepers association, about National Honey Week
It's National Honey Week - and its a time to celebrates the honey crop and recognising the vital role of the honey bee to our environment and way of life. So what is the Business of honey? How important is it to our economy? And why do they need more young beekeepers? To find out, Georgie spoke to Tim Lovett, spokesman director of the British Beekeepers Association.
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Tim Lovett


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Could you be owed hundreds of pounds in compensation for being overcharged for your mortgage? Listen here to find out

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Could you be owed hundreds of pounds in compensation for being overcharged for your mortgage? Listen here to find out
More than 750,000 mortgage borrowers could be in line for compensation because of their bank overcharging them when they fell behind on repayments. It means borrowers who fell into arrears after June 2010 could receive several hundred pounds. To explain more, Georgie was joined on the line by Rachel Springall, mortgage expert from Moneyfacts.
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Rachel Springall


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Will this be a happy Halloween for retailers? Listen here to find out

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Will this be a happy Halloween for retailers? Listen here to find out
This year is set to be a Happy Halloween for retailers as ghoulish celebrations increase. Retailers forecast to get £330m boost from Halloween as pumpkins, decorations and costumes in demand. Last year Halloween even apparently overtook Valentine's Day as the third biggest retail event as fake blood and pumpkin sales jump 3000% since 2001. To find out more, Georgie was joined on the line by Tomasz Dyl, Managing Director of GottaBe.
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Tomasz Dyl


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How important is a voice in the workplace? Listen here to find out

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How important is a voice in the workplace? Listen here to find out
What does your voice say about you, specifically in the workplace? And how important is the way we use our voice-boxes? In business we usually get things done by talking. But how well are you doing this? From the board room to the shop floor, the way we speak and how it is received by others is a big deal because it’s ultimately how we get things done. To find out more, Georgie was joined in the studio by Kate Laws at Connor, and Business psychologist Alan Robertson, co creator and developer of VoicePrint.
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Kate Law, Alan Robertson


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Kevin Pratt, Web editor MoneySuperMarket.com, on The News Review 27/10/16

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Kevin Pratt, Web editor MoneySuperMarket.com, on The News Review 27/10/16
Georgie Frost is joined in the studio by Kevin Pratt, Web editor MoneySuperMarket.com. Today they discuss the big story that Britain’s economy grew by 0.5% in the three months after the Brexit vote. Elsewhere, drivers are facing rising insurance bills, while over two and a half million renters could be at risk from faulty gas appliances. All these stories and more on The News Review.
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Kevin Pratt


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Thinking about starting up your own business? Listen here to find out the best tips

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Thinking about starting up your own business? Listen here to find out the best tips
Thought about starting your own business? Don't know where to start? Well we think we can give you a helping hand. To help talk you through how to create your own plan - we have the 'start-up coach himself', Carl Reader. And talking through how she started her own dog walking business, the Ministry of Dogs, Alison Williams talks about her experiences and the joy of owning your own business.
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Carl Reader, Alison Williams


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Money Saving Expert: Megan French joins us to discuss the week's best deals

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Money Saving Expert: Megan French joins us to discuss the week's best deals
Personal finance writer Sam McFaul talks us through how to find out which package account is best for you as well as a roundup of this week’s deals from Money Saving Expert.
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Sam McFaul


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TV presenter Jasmine Birtles, on how to do a successful Christmas shop

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TV presenter Jasmine Birtles, on how to do a successful Christmas shop
Would you rather brave the high streets or shop from the comfort of your own home as the Christmas rush looms. If you are heading out, how can you make a potential headache an enjoyable experience and what makes the perfect shopping trip? UK consumer finance expert Jasmine Birtles tells us how.
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Jasmine Birtles


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Moneywise: How to boost house values

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Moneywise: How to boost house values
Once again it's time for this week's edition of Moneywise. This week writer Tom Wilson and deputy editor Helen Knapman join Georgie Frost to discuss the value of houses. The question is, how can you boost maximum profit in order to get the best sales. Plus, we find out about inheritance tax, where the promise by the government to raise the threshold was hailed as a progressive step, as well as hearing Tom’s product pick of the week and the results of their latest poll.
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Tom Wilson, Helen Knapman


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