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Wake Up to Money
26 minutes | 20 hours ago
1,2,3 here we don't go again
Felicity Hannah interviews business owners in Leicester, which has been was under tight restrictions the longest since was under a local lockdown for the whole of July.
49 minutes | 2 days ago
There was help for jobs and some controversial cuts as the Chancellor tries to dig us out of a crisis he says has only just begun. Was there enough in Rishi Sunak's Spending Review to help the economy recover? And how long have you had your phone? Big companies like Apple and Amazon need to do more to help customers hold onto their devices for longer and recycle them properly at the end of their lives. That's according to a committee of MPs concerned about the UK's mountain of so called e-waste. With Mark Syred #wakeuptomoney
50 minutes | 3 days ago
Sick pay and spending reviews
Sean looks at what to expect from the spending review later, with a particular focus on whether the Conservative party's Levelling Up agenda is being left behind. Are we a nation which soldiers on rather than takes time off sick? And if so, is it true that British statutory sick pay lags behind that of other nations? Sean Farrington investigates #wakeuptomoney
51 minutes | 4 days ago
Tiers for beers
Sean talks to Red or Dead founder Wayne Hemingway and looks at whether hospitality will be hardest hit when England's new tier system is introduced in December. Plus what do retailers make of the £200 voucher Northern Ireland's residents are being given by the government to spend on the high street? And a new plan to cut the quarantine time for travellers arriving in the UK is being announced today. It'll involve passengers paying for their own covid tests, so Sean looks into whether it'll be enough to ease the travel industry's pain. With Sean Farrington #wakeuptomoney
43 minutes | 5 days ago
Sean Farrington asks whether the new regulations could end in tears for the hospitality industry? He also looks at how the Chancellor aims to help out the economy and a virtual twist on tourism.
27 minutes | 8 days ago
The Pay Freeze
A Mintel report says that we're spending on average £6,000 less this year. But are some struggling as others save? Felicity Hannah discusses.
33 minutes | 8 days ago
Million By 30 with Sean Farrington: Adnan Ebrahim, founder of Car Throttle
Sean Farrington chats with Adnan Ebrahim who sold his first website before he was 18. He then founded Car Throttle, which quickly reached millions of followers around the world. He sold it in his mid-20's and has since embarked on a new venture
51 minutes | 9 days ago
Where have the apprenticeships gone?
Data obtained by the BBC has found that more apprentices are leaving without qualifications after being made redundant. Sean Farrington and guests discuss.
41 minutes | 10 days ago
Electric vehicles: your questions answered
Sean Farrington answers your questions on electric cars. He also examines the concerns surrounding Government PPE deals during the pandemic and hears from a businessman who made £1m before he was 30.
49 minutes | 11 days ago
Karren Brady on business
Sean catches up with Karren Brady to discover how businesses are coping under Covid. He also follows up on what is an "essential shop" and whether more retailers should be allowed to open.
50 minutes | 12 days ago
Port in a storm?
Sean looks at the government's free port plans, and considers the plight of retailers unable to open during lockdown. The programme also pays tribute to travel agent John Hays.
29 minutes | 15 days ago
Felicity Hannah takes a look at what impact will Dominic Cummings' departure from No 10 have on Brexit? She also looks at why Brits are decking the halls early for Christmas and how Northern Ireland's delay in lifting covid restrictions could affect the hospitality sector.
54 minutes | 16 days ago
How Covid has cost us
Sean Farrington analyses how Covid has cost us both in business and at home as new figures shows many are in crisis with debt.
51 minutes | 18 days ago
The business of vaccines
Sean Farrington delves into the economics of a vaccine: how costly is it and how costly will it be to distribute?
48 minutes | 19 days ago
Sean Farrington gets US election result reaction from business and the markets. Also, as England settles into another lockdown, can we expect another Zoom boom?
27 minutes | 22 days ago
Furlough the sequel
As Furlough is now going to be with us until spring, Felicity looks at the cost and does it do the job? and the In the US election the counting continues.
48 minutes | 23 days ago
As England returns to lockdown, Sean Farrington asks how have businesses prepared? Sean catches up with a few firms we've spoken to and a supplier who can't shut and can't get Government help, but has seen sales slump as its customers close. Plus he takes a look at the impact of the US election vote.
46 minutes | 25 days ago
America goes to the polls
As Americans head to the polls we ask two US businesses who would work best in the White House. We also take a look at more lockdown help for the self-employed and whether Brits are trying to cram in some early Christmas shopping before new Covid restrictions bite.
52 minutes | a month ago
As a new month-long lockdown is announced, what does it mean for the world of business? Felicity Hannah also takes a look at the impending US elections.
52 minutes | a month ago
Striking a gourd
Stock markets around the world have tumbled as France and Germany both announce second rounds of lockdowns and how pumpkin patches have carved out a big market.
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