As national insurance contributions from the self-employed are set to rise following today's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher spoke to Andy Chamberlain, deputy director of policy at The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed for more on its impact.
New data suggests more women are getting involved in online investing.
42% of female investors use digital platforms.
Investment platform SyndicateRoom has also found that women are twice as likely as men to be dissatisfied with traditional brokers.
Share Radio's James Brydges spoke to Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, CEO and Co-founder of SyndicateRoom
Giving to charity has become increasingly easy with a growing range of different ways to donate and raise money. There's also a number of tips and tricks to make your money for further for your chosen charity as well as trimming your own tax bill. So find out everything you need to know about donating Share Radio's Tom Hill spoke to financial journalist Faith Archer.
IBM has made its quantum computing system commercially available to businesses and beefed up an existing system used by the research community.
The firm is hoping to boost the numbers of people able to use such computers.
The machine, based in New York, has been available via the internet since May last year.
Simone Severini is a quantum computing expert, and a Royal Society University Research Fellow, and has been speaking to James Brydges
International Women's Day isn't only a celebration of the achievements of women around the globe, but also a call to action to increase gender equality. One woman who knows a lot about both of these is Karen Holden. In want of a better work/life balance, Karen left her job at an international law firm to set up her own practice - A City Law Firm - in 2009. She joined our reporter Sara Macham in the studio.
Will your car become worthless after the budget announcement? There are fears that the Chancellor will punish drivers in today's Budget. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has issued a warning over what it calls the government's "anti-diesel agenda" whilst new changes to road tax laws coming into force in April will also see buyers of smaller, lower emission vehicles paying more. To find out all the potential impacts Juliette Foster spoke to former racing driver and motoring editor at Confused.com Amanda Stretton.
For a wrap up on the biggest items in today's budget, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined by Chris Justham, relationship manager at 7 Investment Management; Gerard Lyons, chief economic strategist at NetWealth and chief economic adviser at Policy Exchange; and Jake Sumner, senior associate for Industrial Strategy at ResPublica.
Britain's small businesses know what they want from the Chancellor and amongst the items topping their wish list are government initiatives to boost productivity, infrastructure investment along with partnerships to stabilise the economy as the country prepares for Brexit. Yet most small firms are concerned about the business rates. They believe it's an area that's ripe for urgent reform and they want Mr Hammond to use his budget to bring the rates in line with inflation. to see if this is likely, Juliette Foster spoke to Mike Cherry, National Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses.