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15th May 2014 Knowing Your Business Show

The week we talked Cash. Simply titled the cash show – where we talk finance with the experts.

Knowing Your Business interviewed Rodney Hobson, Jasmine Birtles, John Lee (Lord Lee of Trafford)

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Allow me to introduce this weeks Knowing Your Business show guests, with their websites and social media links.

Rodney Hobson Financial author and crime writer

Rodney Hobson is an experienced financial journalist who has held senior editorial positions with publications in the UK and Asia, most recently Editor of the financial news website Hemscott.

Among posts he has held are News Editor for the Business section of The Times, Business Editor of the Singapore Monitor, Deputy Business Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review, Head of News at Citywire and Editor of Shares magazine.

He has also contributed to the Daily Mail, the Independent and Business Franchise Magazine and commented on investment on BBC TV and Radio and CNBC. His book Shares Made Simple was published on November 10th, 2007.

He is registered as a Representative with the Financial Services Authority.

Rodney is married with one daughter.


Hear the FULL interview with Rodney – it’s rather good with some very wise suggestions.

Rodney talks about investing


Want to contact or connect with Rodney? Click the links below…

Rodney Hobson Website

Rodney Hobson on Twiter


Jasmine Birtles Financial expert, TV presenter, writer, humourist

A Money Magpie helping others become one. who likes to have a good laugh too.

Jasmine began her broadcasting career in Steel City, as a news reporter for BBC Radio Sheffield, but moved to London in 1992. She worked as an assistant producer for BBC Breakfast news and a news reporter for Sky News, LWT and Thames. Once she got a taste for broadcasting in the big city there was no stopping her.

In 2004 Jasmine hit a much wider audience as presenter of BBC One’s ‘Homes under the Hammer’. The cost of finding good housing in the UK is obviously a real hot topic, and this phenomenally popular TV show, focusing on property auctions, cemented Jasmine’s reputation as a top financial journalist.

Known as the Money Magpie Make with a website that helps save money, with regular updates on freebies and bargains.


Hear the FULL interview.

Jasmine gives us some super money making tips


Want to contact or connect with Jasmine or the Money Magpie? Click the links below…

Money Pie Website

Money Pie on Twitter

Money on Facebook

Jasmine Birtles Website

Jasmine Birtles on Twitter

Jasmin Birtles on Google+


John Lee (Lord Lee of Trafford) is one of the UK’s most successful private investors

Born in Manchester in 1942, he bought his first shares at the age of 15.

After qualifying as a chartered accountant and spending a period in stockbroking, he established a company specialising in amalgamations and mergers, which developed into a small public investment banking group.

He was an FT journalist for 15 years and wrote about his investment portfolio in his column “My Portfolio”, where he developed a loyal, and vocal, following.

He was a conservative MP from 1979 to 1992, including six years as a Minister in Defence, Employment and Tourism.

Following his defeat in the 1992 election he chaired the Christie Hospital NHS Trust and the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, becoming High Sheriff of Greater Manchester in 1998–9.

In 2006 he was made a Life Peer and sits in the House of Lords as a Liberal Democrat where his interests include defence, tourism, trade and industry.

In 2003, he became the UK’s First ISA millionaire. The value of his ISA has since grown significantly.


Hear the FULL interview.

Lord Lee filled us with common sense



Judy Mansfield tell a story about exchange rates whilst working for First Rate FX

Judy also works for First Rate FX – Currency Specialists who save you money. No jargon, no fees, just First Rate FX quality service.


Hear the story Judy told how a British business saved money.

Money saving story about a British exporter


Want to contact or connect with First Rate EX? Click the links below…

First Rate FX Website

First Rate FX on Twitter


This weeks Knowing Your Business show was presented by Ian Gentles and guest presenter Judy Mansfield.


Ian Gentles Digital Marketing Specialist based in Banbury Oxfordshire, The founder and Digital Marketing Manager of Knowing Your Business (the business radio show that is a rather useful marketing vehicle with podcasts)

Helps Business towards – increasing their (on and off line) sales and boosting their business reputation. Deals in the aspect of digital communication strategy concerned with understanding market opportunities, cultivating markets and customers, and generating awareness and demand for product and services.

Often known as somebody who spends at lot of time in online social spaces who also have a deep interest in the spaces where technology, culture and big ideas overlap.

Want to contact or connect with Ian Gentles? Click the links below…


Judy Mansfield – Gifted public speaker. After 35 years of being salaried, now loving being self-employed. Married, one husband, 2 cocker spaniels, and an unrequited love for Rod Stewart

Tagline: Trying to ‘make a difference’ each day.

In the day job Judy is a professionally trained Independent international Celebrant, holding a Diploma in both Marriage and Funeral Celebrancy. She is available to carry out Celebrancy services internationally.


Want to connect with Judy or Cherish Ceremonies? Click the links below


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