In or Out? Brexit or Not? What are the questions about the EU Referendum

In or Out? Brexit or Not? What are the questions about the EU Referendum

Are you in, out or undecided? Well with so much being said about both the Remain Campaign and the Leave Campaign, there are plenty of us who are completely confused! So what are the questions about the EU Referendum that are yet to be answered? So this morning, we’re talking about some of this confusion and exploring the remaining questions in the run up to what could be the most important vote for the UK…

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Is Azealia Banks Passionate or Potty, Creative or Crazy?

Is Azealia Banks Passionate or Potty, Creative or Crazy?

Last week Azealia Banks hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons.  After a spate of incidents that have seen her use social media settings including Twitter for provocative social media postings, the latest and last being Zayn Malik (formerly of One Direction), she finally had the account and suspended from Twitter forcing had to turn to her Instagram account days later to express the apologies. But what is this all about? Is Azealia Banks…

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EU Referendum Update with Marcus Bernasconi – 13th May

EU Referendum Update with Marcus Bernasconi – 13th May

Political Reporter Marcus Bernasconi is back in the studio to give us an update on both sides of the debate.  Find out what the leave campaign has to say, as well as the stay campaign, to help you decide on your vote for 23rd June 2016. Send in your questions either through Twitter or Facebook, or in the comments below. Start your message with EU Qu.

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Bank Of Mum And Dad a Top 10 Mortgage Lender

Bank Of Mum And Dad a Top 10 Mortgage Lender

The ‘bank’ of Mum and Dad (BoMaD) is now behind a quarter of British mortgages, and is now listed as one of the top 10 mortgage lenders in the UK, alongside the likes of Barclays and Lloyds. This year, the Bank of Mum and Dad will lend more £5 billion to help their children get on the housing ladder offering deposits for 300,000 mortgages, according to a report by Legal & General. The average parental…

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Panama Papers & Living Wage

Panama Papers & Living Wage

This week we debate Panama Papers & Living Wage, as Rakeem is particularly passionate this week about the moral implications of some of the actions of the world’s super rich! With the emergence of the Panama Papers questions have surfaced relating to the fairness of the systems of the world’s so called wealthiest and developed companies, and how things could be different if the rich did in fact pay their fair share! Things progress and…

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Conflicts of Interest in Business – Who should pay?

Conflicts of Interest in Business – Who should pay?

Businessdictionary.com defines a ‘conflict of interest’ as ‘a situation that has the potential to undermine the impartiality of a person because of the possibility of a clash between the person’s self-interest and professional interest or public interest.’ This behaviour has become a growing concern for the NHS in reviewing how some executives have behaved in discharging their duties and, ‘Perry Beeches The Academy Trust is set to be broken up by the Government after a…

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Who is responsible for Online Fraud

Who is responsible for Online Fraud

Who is responsible for Online Fraud This week the Metropolitan police commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, [SIC] ‘said customers who had fallen foul of online fraudsters were being “rewarded for bad behaviour” instead of incentivised to update anti-virus software and improve passwords.’ His comments have come in the wake of new figures revealing a ‘huge rise’ in the amount of money lost to financial fraud, having hit £755m in 2015 which represents an increase of 26%…

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To Brexit or not?

To Brexit or not?

To Brexit or not? As negotiations heat up in Europe concerning Britain’s efforts to secure or a better European deal, Rakeem and I look at the potential implications of a Brexit, and I ask how it could affect us? A poor deal from Europe will likely mean increased pressure and debate about the virtues of us leaving, and it’s likely to start a discussion in the run up to all referendum as to which way…

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Valentine’s Day – Who was St Valentine anyway?

Valentine’s Day – Who was St Valentine anyway?

Do you look forward to Valentine’s Day or does the thought fill you with annoyance? Has this day of love become too commercialised, and who was St Valentine anyway? Rakeem and I discuss the reason for Valentine’s Day and its origin, whether it is has a legitimate place or instead is needed to ensure some romance happens, and if it has become more about the gift, than the thought? Our listeners had their say, why…

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Great (and Cheap) Valentine’s Day Deals

Great (and Cheap) Valentine’s Day Deals

The annual Day of Love is approaching quickly, but there are still some great (and cheap) Valentine’s Day deals out there! Here is a list of websites which may help you to find the perfect gift for your better half: Money Saving Expert – Cheap Valentine’s Deals Prezzy Box – Gift Ideas Metro – 22 Valentine’s Experiences Mirror – 8 Best Deals Independent – 20 Gifts for under £20 Amazon – Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Don’t…

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