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News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe

News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe
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London, United States

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BBC

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News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe

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English


Episodes

Would you like to set your own pay?

9/13/2019
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Danni and Mickey look at the idea of employees setting their own pay. And, not-so-smart meters - why are some households being kitted out with old equipment?

Duration:00:43:21

Gaming crackdown?

9/12/2019
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Danni and Mickey examine what impact a mooted ban on 'loot boxes' in electronic games could have. The team also takes a look at the defence industry.

Duration:00:43:01

Ashley in the spotlight

9/11/2019
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Danni Hewson and Mickey Clark delve into Sports Direct ahead of the firm's AGM. They also look at Brexit and the car industry as well as a tentative renaissance on the High Street.

Duration:00:41:46

UK economy: grounded or set to take off?

9/10/2019
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Danni and Louise discuss the latest economic data - both growth and jobs. They also talk about a rise in shop worker violence and take a closer look at pilot pay.

Duration:00:43:02

BA strikes and Brexit

9/9/2019
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Danni and Louise take a look at the impact of BA's strike. They also discuss Brexit with the TUC and how Eurotunnel is preparing to protect customers after the UK leaves Europe.

Duration:00:43:06

OH. MY. GAWWWD. Could Friends make any more money?

9/6/2019
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Danni and Mickey discuss the continuing financial success story of Friends, 25 years after it was launched. And Brexit's never far away. They speak to Labour Party donor and Brexit supporter, John Mills, the founder of JML.

Duration:00:42:06

Brexit No Show

9/5/2019
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MPs say no to no deal, Labour says no to an election. We speak to Deloitte's head of Brexit policy to find out what businesses should do to prepare for whatever happens next.

Duration:00:42:46

04/09/2019

9/4/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:41:56

Will there be an election?

9/3/2019
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Danni and Louise find out what businesses in the UK and Europe make of the prospect of another election.

Duration:00:41:37

Get Ready

9/2/2019
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Some 42% of small businesses say they don't know how to prepare for Brexit and there's growing concern about 'Brexit fatigue'. Will they make preparations in time for No Deal?

Duration:00:41:55

Wake Up To Money Business of Sport – The Price of Gold

8/30/2019
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It's a year until the Tokyo Olympics will be getting underway. The British Olympics Association has told us it could be one of the most expensive yet. A number of sports will be making their debut at the games - one of them is competitive climbing. But who sponsors a brand new sport, and how do they get funding?

Duration:00:27:18

30/08/2019

8/30/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:41:51

Air of suspense

8/29/2019
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Sean and Mickey look at the impact of the government's move to suspend Parliament. Also the PPI claim deadline looms, and it's 25 years since Definitely Maybe was released.

Duration:00:41:59

28/08/2019

8/28/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:42:35

Staycations

8/27/2019
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Plus: who knew about the high speed rise in HS2's costs? And how can cricket star Ben Stokes benefit from his new found hero status? With Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper.

Duration:00:42:10

Pride and corporate 'pinkwashing'

8/26/2019
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LGBT Pride events have been taking place all around the world this summer. As well as being celebrations of inclusivity and diversity, they've become big business. In 2019 conversations have turned to the increasing role big corporations are playing. Lots of big brands have added rainbows to their logos or released limited edition products this year. But some companies have been criticised for just changing their logos without actually doing much in terms of their corporate culture to...

Duration:00:41:13

Wake Up To Money Business of Sport - Bury in a hole

8/23/2019
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Sean and Mickey look at the plight of Bury FC which could be kicked out of the football league for failing to provide information about the state of its finances. Bury's not the only club with financial problems. Why are so many in trouble and what's the solution?

Duration:00:42:39

Huawei and its image problems

8/22/2019
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Sean and Mickey talk to Huawei's UK Communications Director, plus the latest on Ryanair's strike action and if passengers are affected.

Duration:00:42:29

Ryanair pilot strikes

8/21/2019
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Sean and Louise discuss the possible impacts if the Ryanair pilot strikes go ahead.

Duration:00:41:56

The Chicken Connoisseur

8/20/2019
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In a wide-ranging interview, Sean sits down with Youtube star, Elijah Quashie, aka the Chicken Connoisseur, to talk about how he got into reviewing chicken shops; the role social media plays in people's lives; and the problem of knife crime in the UK.

Duration:00:42:22