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Consuming Issues: For more on "The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival" listen to Chairman James Campbell

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: For more on "The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival" listen to Chairman James Campbell
Whisky is probably the best known of Scotland's manufactured products. Exports have increased by 87% in the past decade and it contributes over £4.25 billion to the UK economy, making up a quarter of all its food and drink revenues. Scotland main producing area is Speyside and from today the 17th 'The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival' celebrates the national drink until the 2nd of May. So how much impact does one product like this have on the local and national economy? Georgie speaks to James Campbell, Chairman of 'The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival
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James Campbell


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: Carole Gaskell from Full Potential Group tells us her story and how she succeeded despite adversities

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: Carole Gaskell from Full Potential Group tells us her story and how she succeeded despite adversities
We all know that life can throw up all sorts of issues that we have to face - both personal and professional. But how do you manage these and even become stronger and more successful as a result? Today we're bringing you the first in an occasional series looking at how leading business people have overcome adversity and used to it forge forward. Georgie speaks to Carole Gaskell, Founder and Managing Director of Full Potential Group and her husband Peter Maul, who is also company secretary
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Carole Gaskell


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: Getting a mortgage might be difficult when you are over fifty…Listen to Joanne Atkin from @WhatMortgage

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: Getting a mortgage might be difficult when you are over fifty…Listen to Joanne Atkin from @WhatMortgage
If you think getting a mortgage is difficult, try doing it when you are over fifty. When it comes to mortages, banks can often be reluctant to lend to people who will retire before their mortgage term ends…But there are some steps you can take. Georgie speaks to Joanne Atkin, from What Mortgage
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Joanne Atkin


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: Savings levels in Britain have risen over the last six months, according to research from NS & I

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: Savings levels in Britain have risen over the last six months, according to research from NS & I
It seems we are getting better as putting money away for a rainy day. Savings levels in Britain have risen over the last six months, according to new research from National Savings and Investments - also known as NS&I. The Autumn 2015 NS&I savings survey has found saving levels have increased over the 2015/16 financial year and that women continue to outpace men in the terms of savings. Georgie speaks to Chris Dowsett from NS & I @nsandi
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Chris Dowsett


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Consuming Issues: The average amount of money spent on a wedding- from sending out the invitations to jetting off on the honeymoon- is £36,000. Listen to Caroline Hendry, editor of Hitched.co.uk

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: The average amount of money spent on a wedding- from sending out the invitations to jetting off on the honeymoon- is £36,000. Listen to Caroline Hendry, editor of Hitched.co.uk
We all know weddings can cost a packet for the couple tying the knot, but did you know that on average it costs the guests even more? That's according to research by Hitched.co.uk. The average amount of money spent on a wedding -from sending out the invitations to jetting off on the honeymoon- is a staggering £36,000. Caroline Hendry, editor of Hitched.co.uk, joins Georgie Frost
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Caroline Hendry


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Georgie Frost

Deborah Hargreaves on the News Review -28/04/16

Georgie Frost
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 Deborah Hargreaves on the News Review -28/04/16
Joining Georgie Frost today on the Consuming Issues News Review, Deborah Hargreaves, founder of the High Pay Centre. Top on the agenda, BHS crisis, state pension, US interest rates and Facebook. Consuming Issues goes out with Georgie Frost every day from 9 to 12 on Share Radio
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Deborah Hargreaves


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Consuming Issues: Our regular expert on employment law Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Employment Solicitors on Britain’s high streets crisis and the future of workers

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: Our regular expert on employment law Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Employment Solicitors on Britain’s high streets crisis and the future of workers
Britain’s high streets has suffered some major blows and so have the employees - the collapse of Austin Reed puts a further 1,000 retail jobs at risk, on top of the 11,000 under threat at BHS. So, where does this leave workers? Georgie speaks to our regular expert on employment law - Beverley Sunderland from Crossland Employment Solicitors
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Beverley Sunderland


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Georgie Frost

Consuming Issues: The average UK office worker sits 10 hours each day, so what are the health risks? Listen to Gavin Bradley from Active Working

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: The average UK office worker sits 10 hours each day, so what are the health risks? Listen to Gavin Bradley from Active Working
The average UK office worker sits 10 hours each day, with almost 70% of sitting taking place at work and 73 per cent only leaving their desk for toilet or tea breaks. And new scientific findings indicate we may be at risk of multiple health risks. Gavin Bradley, Founding Director of Active Working CiC, runs an event that is happening on Friday - 'On Your Feet Britain' in order to inform on the health risks of sedentary working cultures .
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Gavin Bradley


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Consuming Issues: It's time for our regular slot with Money Saving Expert - Sam McFaul

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues: It's time for our regular slot with Money Saving Expert - Sam McFaul
With the ever-rising cost of house prices, more of us are renting and for longer. So, what’s the best advice for renters? Plus, holidays and travel insurance…What are the best deals out there? Georgie speaks to Sam McFaul from Money Saving Expert
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Sam McFaul


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Your daily digest of money news from @shareradiouk with @GECFrost and Ed Bowsher!

Georgie Frost
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Your daily digest of money news from @shareradiouk with @GECFrost and Ed Bowsher!
Share’s Senior Analyst Ed Bowsher joins Georgie to discuss the news of the day…from supermarkets misleading special offers to credit cards, GDP growth slowdown, Apple, Twitter and young adults costs
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Ed Bowsher


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