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Catch up on the day's big business and economics stories Monday to Friday with Sky News' business presenter Ian King. Reports, discussion and interviews from the heart of the City and beyond.
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Today, something different – we're bringing you the first episode of an exciting new podcast from Sky called Electoral Dysfunction.Beth Rigby. Jess Philips. Ruth Davidson.With polls suggesting trust in politicians is low, three political powerhouses unite to unravel the spin and explain what’s really going on in Westminster and beyond.Every week, they will examine our political leaders and their policies – how they’re written, and how they’re sold to voters – as we prepare for a general election. With so much at stake, they will work out which politicians are coming out on top and who is having an Electoral Dysfunction – and what it all actually means for you.Here's the first epsiode. For more, follow Electoral Dysfunction now wherever you listen to podcasts.Warning: some explicit language.
David Schwimmer, the chief executive of the LSEG, joins Ian to discuss the London Stock Exchange.Stéfan Descheemaeker, Chief Executive of Nomad Foods speaks to Ian about the business and sales of frozen good. Ian is also joined by Jody Ford, chief executive of Trainline.
Ian King speaks to Sage's chief executive about the launch of an AI product that it claims will revolutionise accounting. Plus, hear from Skipton Building Society about how customers appear to be riding out the challenges of higher interest rates. And the boss of Derwent London joins the show to discuss a recent downturn in commercial property values.
Ian King looks at grocery price inflation which has fallen to a two year low, according to research published today.With shares of Bank of Ireland rallying yesterday after a sharp sell-off on Monday, Myles O'Grady, Chief Executive joins Ian on the show.Barcelona is Ryuji Wakikawa, Vice President of the Research Institute of Advanced Technology at SoftBank, and Ian discuss the Mobile World Congress, the annual gathering of the world's tech and telecoms companies.
After the Competition and Markets Authority begins an investigation into eight of Britain's biggest housebuilders, Ian is joined by its Chief Executive, Sarah Cardell to discuss why. He also speaks to Andrew Hunter from the jobs search engine Adzuna about its monthly report into the number of vacancies in the UK.
As household energy bills are set to fall in April, Ian talks to Sky's Business Correspondent Paul Kelso. He also speaks to Bill Winters, the Chief Executive of Standard Chartered, about its $1bn share buyback. Plus, Erik Hirsch, Co-chief Executive of Hamilton Lane, a leading private markets investment firm.
Ian King speaks to the chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group who says he sees business and consumer confidence returning as the bank announces record profits plus good news for the vending equipment company, ME Group - best known for its Photo-Me photo booths
On today's episode, Ian King discusses the government's record financial surplus last month with economist Simon French.He also speaks to the chief executive of Heathrow Airport about their latest figures.And optimism among British businesses is on the up - Ian chats to the Boston Consulting Group about their annual survey.
On today's episode, Ian King speaks to the former chief operating officer at Barclays to discuss the bank's latest results.He also discusses finances in football's Premier League with our city editor, Mark Kleinman.And Ian chats about the need for more investment in infrastructure to achieve the UK's net zero targets.
Ian King speaks to the business minister Kevin Hollinrake following new plans to crack down on companies that fire and rehire workers on less favourable terms. He's also discussing Currys as shares surge after a Chinese e-commerce giant is confirmed as the latest would-be buyer.Plus - the Managing director of Wizz Air is on as the company grows its fleet to 200, claiming its new aircraft makes it the youngest in Europe.
On today's episode, Ian King speaks to the UK Sustainable Finance and Investment Association, after a u-turn by Labour on its main environmental policy.He also discusses how artificial intelligence can help finance firms become more efficient.And Ian chats to Richard Wazacz from the international currency giant Travelex about its latest results.
On today's episode, Ian King speaks to the chief executive of Pandora about the jewellery firm's latest results.He also discusses a merger between housebuilder Barratt Developments and its smaller rival Redrow.And the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering's been awarded to two pioneers of wind power - Ian chats to the chairman of the foundation about green energy.
On today's episode, Ian King speaks to the British Retail Consortium about their latest figures showing the state of retail sales in the UK.He also discusses venture funding with Hector Mason, a partner at Episode 1 Ventures.And with cyber-attacks becoming more common, Ian chats to Jeetu Patel from tech firm Cisco about how firms are staying safe online.
On today's episode, Ian King speaks to fashion designer Sir Paul Smith about plans for a so-called tourist tax.He also discusses Kurt Geiger's latest results with chief executive Neil Clifford.And European investors have the highest return expectations for the UK - Ian chats to Chris Brett from CBRE.
Emma Crosby fills in for Ian King on today's podcast. Emma is joined by David Henderson, the chief executive of Water UK, which represents the water companies, to talk about a rise in water bills. Dr Ilham Kadri, the chief executive of Syensqo - who was formerly the head of Solvay - discusses the chemical giants demerger.And chief executive at E1, Rodi Basso, speaks about the launch of the electric raceboat championship this weekend.
Ian speaks with Sky's Economics and Data Editor, Ed Conway, about the The Bank of England saying inflation could ease to its 2% target within a few months - despite it keeping interest rates on hold again at 5.25%. Swedish carmaker Volvo said today it will stop providing funding to its electric vehicle start-up Polestar - we discuss this with Jim Rowan, Chief Executive of Volvo Cars.And, Andy Briggs, Chief Executive of Phoenix Group - the UK's biggest long term savings and retirement business, talks to Ian about it hitting their 2025 target for new business cash generation two years early.
In today's episode, Ian King speaks with Dan Ives - managing director of the brokerage and advisory firm Wedbush Securities - to discuss Microsoft's revenues and AI.Ian Johnston, global pharmaceutical correspondent at the Financial Times, discuses sales of popular weight loss drug 'Wegvoy', made by Novo Nordisk - as they say their sales almost quadrupled last year.And, Ian discusses GSK's operating profit of £8.8billion for 2023 with strong selling medicines including its HIV and shingles medication.
Figures show grocery price inflation continued to fall this month, but at a slower pace than in December, Ian is joined by Fraser McKevitt - Head of retail & consumer insight at Kantar. He also speaks to Debra Crew - the Chief Executive of spirits company Diageo - after a drop in its sales and profits. Plus, HSBC is hit with £57m fine by the Bank of England over deposit protection.
On today's episode, Ian King is joined by the chief financial officer of Ryanair to discuss their latest results.He also speaks about profit warnings issued by listed companies.And Ian's joined by Zoopla's Richard Donnell to discuss the housing market's strong start to the year.
On today's show, Ian King speaks to Joe Staton, from the German market research company GfK, about a rise in consumer confidence.CityFibre's Chief Executive, Greg Mesch, reports on their annual sales.And Claudio Facchin, chief executive of Hitachi Energy, has the latest on overcoming potential barriers to the rollout of renewables.
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