Share Radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie Frost in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, David Cameron and George Osborne warn a Brexit vote will cause a recession, shopping bills to rise by 200 pounds per year if we leave the EU, Ryanair to cut fares down to big profits and is cash being overtaken by debit card as the most popular method of payment. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
What's the secret that keeps the Beauty industry glowing when other sectors wrinkle?
The Beauty UK Trade Fair was in Birmingham over the weekend, experts and industry professional gathered to see the latest products and developments inside the sector.
Matt Cox has been looking at the Beauty industry's market defying growth at times, and asking how robust it really is underneath the face-mask.
He spoke to retail analyst and expert Rodney Hobson to find out more...
In the first edition of Inside Music where Presenter Matthew Cook and Co host Gareth Varty, Accounts Manager at PRS For Music, take look into the inner workings of the music industry. Matthew Cook speaks with Deputy editor of Music Week, Murray Stassen, and Contributing Editor for Music Business Worldwide, Rhian Jones. And of course, throughout the show they showcase the unsigned SoundCloud artist of the week, featuring Ancient Underground a creation by Canadian Born Daniel Harvey.
Gareth Varty, Rhian Jones, Daniel Harvey, Murray Stassen
Marc Shoffman focuses on the ongoing issue of tax avoidance after it was revealed that the Church of England is investing in Google. The 2015 annual report from the Church Commissioners, which is the investment arm of the Church of England, revealed Alphabet Inc, parent company of the search engine, was among its top 20 holdings. Edward Mason, Head of Responsible Investment for the Church Commissioners, Toby Quantrill, Principal Adviser for Economic Justice at Christian Aid, and Mark Harper, Adviser for Trinity Wealth Management, join Marc to discuss this issue.
On this week's Shop Floor, in partnership with the Inspirational Development Group, Ken Cowen, founder of the charity The School of Hard Knocks, explains how young men and women who have been neglected by society are given a chance to regain esteem and drive, to help them get a job. Nick Peters discusses the importance of Inclusive Leadership, a new Inspirational Development Group workshop, with Senior IDG Consultant, Johanne Malin. Paul Harris, Co-Founder of Bright HR, explains why many HR policies are not beneficial to employees; and Katie Jacobs, Editor of HR Magazine, looks back at the evolution of HR and the publication in the last 25 years.
Ken Cowen, Johanne Malin, Paul Harris, Katie Jacobs
French company Evaneos started in 2009 and are the first online platform to connect travellers directly to local experts, namely 650 local travel agents in 150 destinations. The company creates tailor-made travel itineraries and operate in a number of European countries, including the UK where they launched last year. Linda Lewis speaks to founder Eric La Bonnardière to find out more about the company’s history and development.
Commuting to work is getting easier! Active Commuting manufacture purpose-built portable pods, which combine changing rooms, showers and bike storage. Linda Lewis speaks to founder Andrew Rechten about the company’s growth, how they started and how they encourage workers to maintain a healthy lifestyle by cycling or running to work.
How well are marketing and advertising companies responding to calls for them to become more engaged with consumers? Nick Peters discusses the 'age of the consumer' with Chris Daly, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He also looks at the merging of Marketing Magazine and Campaign under the one brand, 'Campaign', with Maisie McCabe and Gemma Charles, Joint Deputy Editors at Campaign.
Kate Andrews, from Republicans Overseas, joins Colin Bloom to discuss the current situation with the US Elections. Kate explains how Hilary Clinton is likely to be the Democratic candidate against the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump. She also discusses the competition between Bernie Sanders and Clinton ahead of the campaign.