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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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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The Black Pay Gap Debate

The Black Pay Gap Debate

Black workers earn less than their white counterparts at all levels of education! Research from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has found that there is a disparity in earnings for black workers, whom are educated to a similar level as their white counterparts, with the difference in average pay rates in excess of 20% in some cases. The research suggests there is a 23% gap in hourly pay between black and white university graduates. Black…

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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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#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarsSoWhite

It is much anticipated each year, as the cream of Hollywood hope to be one of the few to be firstly recognised, and then awarded, but this year the 88th Annual Oscars has been dogged with bad publicity due to it’s lack of diversity! #OscarsSoWhite has been trending on Twitter after this year’s nominations failed to recognise any Black Actors / Actresses or Filmmakers for any of its most sought after accolades. Jada Pinkett Smith…

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Do you take this Prenuptial Agreement…?

Do you take this Prenuptial Agreement…?

Do you take this Prenuptial Agreement to be the financial foundation of our marriage? Are prenuptial agreements unromantic? Would you feel insulted if you were asked to sign one? Or are they the modern way of planning a wedding? Check the church, the venue and the details in the pre-nup? As Cheryl Fernanadez-Versini reportedly prepares for a second divorce, where once again she has elected to avoid a prenuptial agreement with husband of 19 months,…

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Louisa Brown: Young Entrepreneur

Louisa Brown: Young Entrepreneur

With strong views and a clear message that more can be done, Budding Lawyer and Young Entrepreneur, Louisa Brown joins me in the studio to discuss the Budget! Click play to hear what Louisa thinks the government, the Business Community and the Older Generation can do to support up and coming youngsters like her.  Plus, she shares her views on what responsibilities that she believes teenagers should be taking themselves, and even quizzes me on…

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