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Once again, it's time for the This is Money podcast. Every week, in partnership with NS&I, Financial Broadcaster of the Year Georgie Frost and Financial Website of the Year This is Money team up to go through all the finance stories you need to know this week. On the agenda today, of course, The Bank of England cut interest rates as many of us predicted. We're not going to pat ourselves on the back too much for that one, but some prognosticating is definitely in order. How will this affect us in the long run? Cuts to existing savings rates have left savers nervous, and things are not looking good on the property market, as homeowner levels have dropped to their lowest in 30 years. Is this the worst time for a rate cut? We'll also be running through the new deadline for PPI claims, and Simon's round-up of the best and worst of Great British Autos. This is Money is presented by George Frost, in partnership with NS&I.
An Ofcom report showed the average person in the UK spends just under 9 hours using media and communications every day - more than they spend sleeping.
The telecom regulator's annual Communications Market Report, revealed some interesting data regarding the digital state of the nation.
Joe Aldridge spoke to Professor Alan Woodward from the University of Surrey about the changing ways we access the internet.
Steve Clarke, Joe Aldridge, Professor Alan Woodward
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined our very own senior analyst Ed Bowsher. And today, they look at the days top story - the base rate of interest has been cut to its lowest level in the Bank of England's 322-year history. Elsewhere, saving rates have also crumbled, while the RBS has recorded a £2billion loss in the first six months of the year. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
How will this two-week festival of sport impact the UK economy? City AM predicted prior to the summer that 3 billion pounds would be pumped back into the UK over the course of Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympics.
Yet, when the world's eyes turn to Usain Bolt and the 100 metre final, it will be 2:30 on a Monday morning here in the UK - will the vastly different time zones make a difference?
To find out more about the impact, Joe Aldridge asked Joe Hall, a sports business journalist at City AM, what sort of boost we are expecting.
Tuition fees are increasing for students, low-income families are losing grants, more competition for jobs, high house prices - what does all this mean for kids out there with big dreams? And what do they think of their chances in a post Brexit Britain? Joining Georgie Frost today are three young men who are helping shape the next generation of business. Adam Bradford is an award winning social activist, Louis Howell is a Youth and Community Trainer, and Jacob Sarkil is former young mayor of Lewisham and a youth leader and social entrepreneur.
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined byKevin Pratt, web editor MoneySuperMarket.com. And today, they look at the days top story - the Bank of England, who are set to cut the interest rates. Elsewhere, jobseekers and more worried about finding work since Brexit, while two thirds of us are addicted to the internet. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
Instagram, who are owned by Facebook, has launched its newest feature: Instagram Stories.
This development allows users to build up a 'story' of their day, which then disappears after 24 hours. Many have argued that it is remarkably similar to the main feature of rival Snapchat.
Is this an attempt by Facebook to take advantage of it's large userbase and quash any competition? Joe Aldridge spoke with tech consultant and journalist Chris Green, who explains why Instagram made this step...
A thinktank has claimed that moving 25,000 civil servants out of London would turbo charge devolution. Policy Exchange say that a more productive and innovative public sector will only be achieved if the new government ends the outdated Sir Humphrey model of Government and puts local people in control.
To explain the concept, Steve Clarke (filling in for Nigel Cassidy) and Louise Cooper were joined by Damian Hind, Economic & Social Policy Research Fellow and author of the new Policy Exchange report, 'Delivering Differently'.
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