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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Financial Style – 1st Apr 2016

Financial Style – 1st Apr 2016

This week we’re focused on Business and Law.  We hear from award-winning Solicitor and Diversity Champion, Funke Abimbola of Aspiring Solicitors, to learn about the support available for those who wish for a career in Law.  Plus on the topic of supporting the next generation, we also speak to award-winning Entrepreneur and Community Champion, Joel Blake about his part in the ground breaking Dear Younger project spearheaded by First Class Legacy ahead of their conference….

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Protect Yourself from a Crash for Cash scam?

Protect Yourself from a Crash for Cash scam?

Do you know how to Protect Yourself from a Crash for Cash scam? Birmingham has been named as the country’s “crash-for-cash” capital – with one in four fake UK accidents taking place in our city, according to incidents detected by insurance company Aviva. Reported by Birmingham Mail, ‘the figures include induced accidents, where fraudsters deliberately target innocent motorists to claim whiplash compensation, as well as staged accidents, when two damaged cars are brought together to…

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Financial Style – 25th Mar 2016

Financial Style – 25th Mar 2016

This week we Question Africa with the award winning founder, Julia Bwoma to learn more about the richness of the continent and get some answers. In Business Insight, we are talking about redundancy, and taking a look at your statutory rights, particularly as some of the rules will change come 6th April 2016 with the start of the new tax year. Rakeem and I have an interesting debate in Life & Style, as we question…

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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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Financial Style – 29th Jan 2016

Financial Style – 29th Jan 2016

This week on the Financial Style we are looking at the mind-set influences our actions. First we look at the importance of Thinking Outside of the Marketing Box, as we examine how Kanye West is making sure his album release stands out from the rest. Our first guest is Cypher JEWEL of 7E Youth Academy who joins us to share why it’s vital that we ‘Know the Ledge’, book and documentary. He reveals how far…

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What lengths will you go to ‘win the lottery’?

What lengths will you go to ‘win the lottery’?

What lengths will you go to, to win a buck? Would you fake a lottery ticket and try to convince Camelot that you are a winner? Well it seems that more and more are prepared to see if they can get away with it; as in the last week Camelot has been searching for a £33 million ticket holder, many have presented themselves, including one woman who presented a ticket showing the winning numbers, but…

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Protect Your Pennies! Mind Your Millions!

Protect Your Pennies! Mind Your Millions!

A guide on how to best protect yourself this Christmas and into 2016 With Christmas just around the corner this is not just the season to be jolly, but to be aware and alert. Millions of shoppers rushing around strapped with cash with purchases on their mind is a fraudsters dream. But it could soon become your nightmare when that January statement acts as the worst gift you will ever receive through the post. Here…

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