Employers should increase the number of older people in the workforce by one million over the next five years to plug a growing skills shortage prompting a new initiative to encourage people aged between 50 and 60 to remain in the workforce. So what advantages would this offer? That's the question our reporter Tom Hill put to the Government's Business Champion for Older Workers Andy Briggs.
Sarah Pennells was joined by Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk Hannah Maundrell. Today on the agenda, they discussed how companies are being urged to hire more people aged 50-69. Plus they look into the PM's plans to increase the number of affordable rental homes. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Labour MPs have been told to cancel leave and be prepared for a three-line whip as the party enters another difficult week in which it will push for a series of amendments before a final vote on the Brexit bill. Sarah Pennells was joined by Peter Catterall - Reader in the History Department of the University of Westminster to discuss the reaction to the content of the Brexit White Paper.
Joining us to discuss what the main market headlines of the morning are is Share Radio's very own Juliette Foster. Starting with budget airlines - Ryanair has released its Q3 results, and we also have traffic stats from EasyJet. In gold mining - Randgold Resources has reported its Q4 results this morning. And we also have numbers for one of the leading global diamond producers - Gem Diamonds.
Elderly & vulnerable people are particularly susceptible to scams which come through the postal system and criminals who contact them by telephone. To find out what can be done to protect them, Share Radio's Sara Macham was joined by Marilyn Baldwin OBE - founder of Think Jessica, a charity she set up in 2007.
The number of people falling victim to romance scams has reached a record high. In 2016 there were over 3 thousand victims of romance fraud; they lost a combined total of over £39 million. To find out more about this Georgie Frost spoke to Tony Neate is CEO of Get Safe Online.
Do you have a hobby you're passionate about? Well, have you ever thought of turning it into a business? Tomorrow, the 31st of January, is the day Brits are most likely to quit their job and start their own business. Sara Macham spoke to Jason Kitcat from Crunch Accounting as to why tomorrow is decision day for so many.
It appears the gender pay gap isn't the only problem being faced by women in Britain's workforce. 4 in 5 reported witnessing gender discrimination or bias in the past 12 months. This included bias in the recruitment process, women being unable to get their voices heard at meetings and inappropriate comments often passed off as banter. To find out more about the situation our reporter Tom Hill spoke to Head of Brand Strategy and Stakeholder Relations at the CMI, Craig Hurring.
Sarah Pennells was joined by Editor in Chief at Money.co.uk Hannah Maundrell. Today on the agenda, they discussed Trump's travel ban and how some airlines are offering refunds to those affected. Plus they look into why most British cities sell more of their exported goods to Europe than anywhere else in the world. All these stories and more on The News Review.
Now it's time to review some of the biggest political stories from earlier on Share Radio Morning. Sarah Pennells was joined by political journalist Natasha Clark to discuss US President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from Muslim countries. Sarah asked Natasha for her take on the implementation and the reaction of the ban.