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Sue Dougan

Money Fight Club - Fighting for Pensions

Sue Dougan
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Consuming Issues

Money Fight Club - Fighting for Pensions
It's time for another session with Money Fight Club! This week, Sue Dougan is sparring with financial heavyweights Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn will be getting in the ring for your pension rights.
Guests:

Anne Carbon, Lindsay Cook


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Juliette Foster

The Weeks Update: Turkey is wracked by violence and instability, what comes next? Featuring Professors Mehmet Ugur & John Weeks

Juliette Foster
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The Weeks Update

The Weeks Update: Turkey is wracked by violence and instability, what comes next? Featuring Professors Mehmet Ugur & John Weeks
Turkish warplanes killed thirteen suspected militants of the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, in the southeast province of Diyarbakir. Government planes also struck PKK targets in the nearby provinces of Siirt and Hakkari and in areas of neighbouring northern Iraq where the PKK has bases. South east Turkey, home to most of the country's 15 million Kurds, has been wracked by violence since the collapse of a ceasefire in 2014 which led to the PKK resuming its armed campaign for greater autonomy. Meanwhile Kurdish militants from a PKK splinter group have claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack in Istanbul in which eleven people died. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used the violence as a reason for tightening his grip on power - evidence, according to his critics, of authoritarianism. So what does the future now hold for a country once regarded by western powers as a crucial ally? For more analysis Juliette is joined by Professor Mehmet Ugur of Greenwich University, and by Professor John Weeks, Share Radio's regular economics commentator.

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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Will we soon live in an economy where everything is recycled?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Will we soon live in an economy where everything is recycled?
The EU is dedicating itself to its recycling targets, including setting an "EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy" that establishes an ambitious programme of action. The 2016 ‘Resourcing The Future Conference’ is set to start in London and Matt Cox has been finding out more by speaking with David Maddison, Professor of Economics at the University of Birmingham.
Guests:

Matt Cox, David Maddison


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: What does LinkedIn bring to the table for Microsoft?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: What does LinkedIn bring to the table for Microsoft?
Microsoft looks set to buy professional networking site, LinkedIn. But does the deal make sense from a tech perspective? Martin Garner from CCS Insight, which provides market analysis for companies in the mobile and wireless sector, gave his view on the deal, as well as discussing Apple and its latest Siri announcement.
Guests:

Chris Bailey, Martin Garner


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Sue Dougan

Why is having a positive credit history is important? Listen to Lisa Hardstaff from EQUIFAX

Sue Dougan
Original Broadcast:

Consuming Issues

Why is having a positive credit history is important? Listen to Lisa Hardstaff from EQUIFAX
Having a positive credit history is important, whether applying for a mortgage, car finance or a credit card. However, research by he consumer credit reporting agency Equifax has found that there is a distinct lack of knowledge when it comes to credit report information. There is also little known about how it can influence someone's score. This is a must listen as Lisa Hardstaff, Equifax Credit Information Expert, is joined by our own senior analyst, Ed Bowsher, in studio with Sue Dougan as they explore all angles on credit reports.
Guests:

Ed Bowsher, Lisa Hardstaff


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Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 69

Simon Rose
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Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 69
Gadgets and Gizmos with Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin.
Guest:

Steve Caplin


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Juliette Foster

The Apprentice Investor: This weeks update on Share Radio's apprentices portfolios

Juliette Foster
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The Apprentice Investor

The Apprentice Investor: This weeks update on Share Radio's apprentices portfolios
This is The Apprentice Investor. Regular listeners to the show will know that our Apprentices are five members of the Share Radio team who've each been given fifteen thousand pounds of virtual money to build individual share portfolios. They have a minimum of eight stocks, which they've been buying and selling through The Share Centre. So…are our apprentices flush with wealth or burdened with losses? Apprentices Valsa de Winter and Alexi Phillips are in the studio and dispensing advice and observations is Ed Bowsher, Share Radio's Senior Analyst.

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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: An audience with Pravin Gordhan, jail-time for Pistorious, mining company violence, TV censorship & more!

Juliette Foster
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Conversations From Africa

Conversations From Africa: An audience with Pravin Gordhan, jail-time for Pistorious, mining company violence, TV censorship & more!
This is Conversations From Africa with Chris Bishop, Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine & Share Radio's Patrick Jones. In this edition of the show: - Chris tell us of his recent interview with South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan. - Updates on the Oscar Pistorious court case. - The latest news from South Africa's 'platinum belt' where there is considerable unrest between mining companies & the unions. - SABC news in South Africa choose to ban footage of protests being shown on their network.

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Sue Dougan

Ed Bowsher on the News Review - 13/06/2016

Sue Dougan
Original Broadcast:

Consuming Issues

Ed Bowsher on the News Review - 13/06/2016
Share radio's senior analyst Ed Bowsher, joins Sue Dougan in the studio today to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, cyber-crime is costing British businesses £1bn last year, motorists want more severe penalties for illegal phone use while driving, People in their twenties are spending almost half their income on rent, plus much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
Guest:

Ed Bowsher


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Steve Darragh of Uprise launches their report on affordable housing in London, live on Share Radio

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 8:00

Morning Money: Steve Darragh of Uprise launches their report on affordable housing in London, live on Share Radio
Steve Darragh, Director of affordable housing developer Uprise, launched their report on affordable housing in London. Uprise is an affordable housing developer using a commercial model to build additionality into London's housing stock. The report is compiled with the input and consensus of over one million Londoners. So what's wrong with the structure? What can be done? And how will it be spread to other cities?
Guests:

Steve Clarke, Rachel Winter, Steve Darragh


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