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Sarah Lowther

GB Energy Supply collapse: Why have wholesale energy prices gone up recently?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Breakfast

GB Energy Supply collapse: Why have wholesale energy prices gone up recently?
There are calls for Ofgem to look at how to better protect energy consumers from their supplier going out of business. It comes as 160,000 energy customers face uncertainty, after GB Energy Supply was forced to shut down. USwitch is calling on the regulator to look at how suppliers can cope with fluctuating wholesale energy prices more effectively. James Brydges spoke to Claire Osborne, an energy expert from USwitch, about the increase in wholesale prices.
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James Brydges, Claire Osborne


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Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 91

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 91
Gadgets and Gizmos with Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin.
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Steve Caplin


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Simon Rose

Doctor Steve Keen, professor of economics, at Kingston University on Italy’s referendum, membership in the EU, the pressure it’s putting on Italian banks. And France’s looming presidential elections.

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Travel Guide

 Doctor Steve Keen, professor of economics, at Kingston University on Italy’s referendum, membership in the EU, the pressure it’s putting on Italian banks. And France’s looming presidential elections.
Doctor Steve Keen, professor of economics, at Kingston University on Italy’s referendum, membership in the EU, the pressure it’s putting on Italian banks. And France’s looming presidential elections.
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Steve Keen


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Simon Rose

Last week we had Philip Hammond's first - and, as it turns out, last Autumn Statement - but what did it mean for pensions? - Kate Smith, head of Pensions at Aegon

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Last week we had Philip Hammond's first - and, as it turns out, last Autumn Statement - but what did it mean for pensions? - Kate Smith, head of Pensions at Aegon
Last week we had Philip Hammond's first - and, as it turns out, last Autumn Statement - but what did it mean for pensions? Compared to other areas the chancellor did not make many changes to the pensions system. To find out more about this Greg Watt spoke to Kate Smith, head of Pensions at Aegon

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Simon Rose

SMEs could suffer from lack of funding once the new apprenticeship levy is launched- The Association of Employment and Learning Providers

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

SMEs could suffer from lack of funding once the new apprenticeship levy is launched- The Association of Employment and Learning Providers
In last week's Autumn Statement, the chancellor reitterated his commitment to create three million new apprenticeships by 2020 to improve Britain's productivity and support social mobility. This will be funded by the apprenticeship levy due to come into force next April, where employers with a wage bill of more than £3 million a year will have to pay 0.5 per cent of what they spend on salaries. However, Chancellor Philip Hammond did not give any more details on the apprenticeship levy in his statement, leaving small and medium sized businesses concerned they could miss out on the funding available. To find out more about this Simon was joined on the line by Mark Dawe, chief executive of the Association of Employment and Learning Providers,

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Simon Rose

Would leaving the single market be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy?

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

Would leaving the single market be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy?
Leaving the single market would be damaging to almost every sector of the British economy, from manufacturing and energy to retail and financial services. This is according to research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research and campaign group, Open Britain. It found that aiming to strike sector-by-sector trade deals with the EU after Brexit could take almost 25 years. To discuss the importance of the UK economy and its dependence, both direct and indirect, on trading with the Single Market, Simon spoke to Joe Carberry, co-executive director at Open Britain.

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Simon Rose

Philanthropy is on the rise, with the number of charitable donations of £1m or more in the UK reaching a new high-The Coutts Million Pound Donors Report

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

The Share Radio Evening Show

 Philanthropy is on the rise, with the number of charitable donations of £1m or more in the UK reaching a new high-The Coutts Million Pound Donors Report
Philanthropy is on the rise, with the number of charitable donations of £1m or more in the UK reaching a new high. The Coutts Million Pound Donors Report found that 355 donations of £1m or more were made in 2015, totalling £1.8bn, compared with 298 donations worth £1.6bn the previous year. Over its nine-year lifespan, the report, produced in association with the University of Kent, has revealed a boom time for UK philanthropy. To discuss this in more detail, Rachel Harrington, philanthropy adviser at Coutts, joins Simon live in the studio.

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Ed Bowsher

Fund Manager Focus: Eric Moore of the Miton Income Fund

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Fund Manager Focus: Eric Moore of the Miton Income Fund
With at least some share prices off their peaks, it's a good time to look at income stocks in more detail. Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined in the studio by Eric Moore, Co-Manager of the Miton Income Fund, which primarily invests in UK-listed stocks.

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Juliette Foster

Fund Manager Focus: Mark Whitehead of Martin Currie

Juliette Foster
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Fund Manager Focus: Mark Whitehead of Martin Currie
Fund Manager Focus gets the inside look at the world of investment management straight from the horse's mouth. This week, Share Radio's Ed Bowsher was joined in the studio by Mark Whitehead, Manager of Securities Trust of Scotland and Co-Manager of Martin Currie Global Equity Income.

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Ed Bowsher

Conversations from Africa: Switzerland sneezes

Ed Bowsher
Original Broadcast:

Share Radio Afternoon

Conversations from Africa: Switzerland sneezes
Storyteller and financial journalist Chris Bishop speaks to Share Radio's Alex Clark, taking you across the continent of Africa for the major stories of the week. On today's programme: South Africa's Reserve Bank has kept interest rates on hold, the Swiss watchmaking industry faces disruption, and the Black Friday frenzy has made its way to African consumers. For more of Chris and Alex, check out last week’s episode: https://audioboom.com/posts/5309437-conversations-from-africa-zimbabwe-s-bond-note-blues

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