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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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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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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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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Should your Ex pay you back?

Should your Ex pay you back?

As part of a new format for 2016, Rakeem and I are discussing whether you should repay an ex, if you borrowed money from them when you were still together. Based on a dilemma posed by a young man, who after lending his girlfriend £5000 is having trouble locating her, and recovering his loan, now that they have split, Rakeem and I consider the factors that should be considered morally, and give out points of…

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Paul Grant explains Fostering Dimensions

Paul Grant explains Fostering Dimensions

Passionate about supporting those who are vulnerable, Paul Grant is an accomplished Senior Manager, who alongside developing his own consultancy company over the years, has undertaken a number of other endeavours, including being a Lecturer, Author, Non-Executive Director for Nottinghamshire Probation Trust and Cafcass, and Responsible Person for Fostering agency, Fostering Dimensions Ltd. Last week we spoke to Maxine Palmer Hunter about her recent award from Foster Talk, and her experiences as a Fostering Dimensions,…

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