Is Property Investment Becoming a Rich Person’s Game?

Is Property Investment Becoming a Rich Person’s Game?

Mortgage lenders have been quietly and arguably making it more challenging for the average landlord, as they continue to impose tougher checks and criterion on buy-to-let mortgages.  Leading to the question, is property investment becoming a rich person’s game? Barclays Bank have followed the lead of building society and second-largest lender in the UK, Nationwide and tightened their mortgage lending criteria, meaning that the minimal rental cover which is now required has increased from 135%…

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Financial Style – 20th May 2016

Financial Style – 20th May 2016

This week we’re talking to more great entrepreneurs with Millionaire Mind-sets.  We find out how Producer & Filmmaker Josh Bridge went from his A Level’s to producing a show for Viacom within 3 years. From Heels Off to Being Mary Jane Uncovered, we talk to Josh about his journey and find out what’s next! Plus, it’s National Mental Health Awareness Week and so we speak to Alicia Barnes of Our Sorority, who gives us some…

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Financial Style – 13th May 2016

Financial Style – 13th May 2016

This week we’re talking to entrepreneurs with Millionaire Mind-sets.  First, we hear from Funke Abimbola, multi award winning Lawyer and Diversity Campaigner, and friend of the show, who has established the Akindolie Medical Scholarship in honour of her late father, Dr. Frank Olufemi Akindolie.  We also speak to, brothers and co-Directors of digital marketing agency Studio 14 and designers of Edu-App ‘Fight the Virus’, Tobi & Timi Oludayomi to learn why being inexperienced doesn’t stop them…

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How to be Successful Young Entrepreneurs – Studio 14

How to be Successful Young Entrepreneurs – Studio 14

Tobi & Timi Oludayomi joins in the studio to share their story of Entrepreneurial success. The Directors and brothers run successful digital media company Studio 14 Online, boasting clientele which includes Warwick University, Cussons Morning Fresh and First Bank. Not only focused on serving their clients, they also produce their own products, and they created the ‘Fight the Virus’ game app to raise awareness and funds to fight Ebola and other life threatening diseases. These…

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Sent Home for Not Wearing Heels – Justified or Not?

Sent Home for Not Wearing Heels – Justified or Not?

This week, it’s emerged that a London receptionist was sent home from work without pay after refusing to wear high heels.  Temp worker Nicola Thorp aged 27 years old, arrived at finance company PwC and was told that she should be wearing heeled shoes with a 2 to 4 inch heel.  When she refused, she reports that she was laughed at, and eventually sent home. Many have argued that Ms. Thorp was treated unfairly and…

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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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Funke Abimbola presents The Akindolie Medical Scholarship

Funke Abimbola presents The Akindolie Medical Scholarship

Funke Abimbola, is a multi-award winning UK-based Lawyer and Diversity Campaigner committed to giving back, this time with The Akindolie Medical Scholarship program.  When she was last on our show, she was talking about her work to mentor young solicitors, through the organisation Aspiring Solicitors.  Yet she is not limited to this agenda! Coming from a medical family, Funke has expressed empathy for the recent challenges of junior doctors, and she has first-hand knowledge for…

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0% Deposit Mortgages are back! But what’s the catch?

0% Deposit Mortgages are back! But what’s the catch?

After the banking crisis of recent years the idea of a 5% deposit at one stage looked unlikely to return to the mortgage market, but this week Barclays announced the return of the 0% deposit mortgage for home buyers.  Sounded great as a headline, but there’s a catch! The 0% deposit is available when using the, “family springboard” mortgage, meaning that no deposit is required when a “helper”, most likely the home buyer’s parents, put…

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Financial Style – 6th May 2016

Financial Style – 6th May 2016

This week we’re looking at the Small Business Exchange and the importance of small businesses doing business with other small businesses!  Statistically these sorts of SME relationships create more success and so we explore this with Director of Other People’s Data, Una Brown were explains why she is staging the Small Business Exchange networking event at the end of the month. In this week’s Money Matters we take a look at the new 0% deposit…

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WV inspired by pampering and networking with Clare Roberts

WV inspired by pampering and networking with Clare Roberts

Pampering and Networking combine to make WV Inspired WV Inspired discovered a winning formula for the women of Wolverhampton: pampering and networking.  This network for inspirational and aspirational women, is hosting the free Pamper and Networking Evening at the WV1 Bar & Restaurant at the Molineux Stadium on 11th May 2016 from 5pm to 8.30pm. For all women in Wolverhampton, this event will feature more than 30 exhibitors including hair, beauty, professional services and luxury…

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