On this week's Crowdfunders, Ed Bowsher is talking to the new boss of a sizeable alternative finance business, GLI Finance, a company that invests in the business that run peer-to-peer lending platforms.
And later on we're going to take a look at all the main categories of lending you can do on peer-to-peer platforms.
It's our small cap investor slot and our guest this week is John Lee, his more formal name is Lord Lee of Stafford, and he became the first ISA millionaire back in 2003. Since then, the value of his portfolio has since gone over the four-million-pound mark. He's also been a columnist in FT, an MP, and is now Liberal Democrat peer. He spoke to Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher.
Mike Indian, Senior Political Analyst of DeHavilland joined Ed Bowsher to discuss the latest UK political news. They discussed Brexit, today's PMQ's, snoopers charter and a potential decision on Heathrow.
On this week's episode, Moira O'Neill and Helen Knapman join Sarah Pennells in the studio. On the agenda, what happens when you run out of credit at the bank of Mum and Dad? Then, we get the low-down on making money using Air BnB. And finally, how to be a successful investor, it's more than just buy low sell high, you got to have the mettle...
Each year the International Energy Agency publishes reports that forecast market trends and developments for the next five years concerning the primary energy sources for global markets: oil, coal, gas and renewable energy efficiency. On the day of its mid-term gas market report, William Powell, Editor-In-Chief at Gas industry news site Natural Gas Europe, joined Sarah Lowther and Chris Bailey to discuss.
Speakers at the RICS UK Conference are due to discuss future cityscapes and how technology can help, as analysts worry that our cities won't be prepared for the needs of generations to come, unless fast action or rigorous planning takes place. Futurologist Dr Simon Moores, explained what needs to happen to future proof a city.
Sara Benwell Digital Editor at Newsquest Specialist Media, joins Sarah Pennells in the studio to discuss the biggest finance stories of the last 24 hours. On the agenda today, Billing errors mean almost 4 million UK energy customer have been overcharged, Dominic Chappell to appear in front of MPs over the BHS liquidation, Vodafone has been named the UK's most valuable brand and much more. Consuming Issues goes out every week day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio.
The Greek financial crisis may have gone quiet for the time being but an economic drama on an equally large scale is being played out in Ghana and Mozambique. Both countries are languishing under the weight of multi - billion Dollar debt mountains, currency depreciations and the drying up of foreign investment. As major creditors struggle to find a way of making both economies sustainable, its ordinary people who are left to cope with the fallout of rising food and living costs...a consequence of high borrowing and economic mismanagement. Tim Jones of the Jubilee Debt Campaign joins Juliette Foster in the studio along with Professor John Weeks, Share Radio's regular economics commentator.