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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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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

Taxing the tech titans

10/22/2019
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Why is HMRC looking into Airbnb in the UK? And, would you buy an electric car if it gave you perks like free parking? Plus, the latest on Brexit, and office rental firm WeWork.

Duration:00:33:51

Deal or delay?

10/21/2019
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Sean and Louise weigh up the Brexit latest as the government seeks to put its deal to MPs. Is there still a chance of a no-deal? And how has the business view changed?

Duration:00:24:56

Brexit and beyond

10/18/2019
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Sean and Mickey digest the latest deal agreed in Brussels and consider life beyond Brexit. They also speak to businesses in Northern Ireland and a prominent Brexiteer.

Duration:00:42:39

Brexit: mushroom for manoeuvre?

10/17/2019
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Sean Farrington and Mickey catch up with some Northern Irish firms, including a fungi farm, about the impact of ongoing Brexit talks.

Duration:00:36:26

Brexit from behind the wheel

10/16/2019
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Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark get the hauliers' view on the latest Brexit developments. They also discuss postal strikes, Woodford Fund collapse and costly changes to Meetup.

Duration:00:32:18

Why is Sports Direct narked about Nike and Adidas?

10/15/2019
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Sports Direct has called for an inquiry into Nike and Adidas's treatment of suppliers. Plus - the boss of Thomas Cook appears before MPs. And what the food and drink industry makes of the proposed Brexit deal so far.

Duration:00:30:27

Queen's Speech and Brexit

10/14/2019
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Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper discuss what businesses would like to hear in the Queen's Speech, and the latest on Brexit with the head of the UK's chemical industry trade body.

Duration:00:33:59

Wake Up To Money Business of Sport - Rugby World Cup

10/11/2019
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Sean Farrington looks at the money behind the Rugby World Cup in Japan including how can smaller countries break into the top tier of the game

Duration:00:58:00

How HMV found its voice again

10/11/2019
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Sean and Mickey talk to the boss of HMV Doug Putman. Just a few years ago HMV was on the bring of disappearing. It's now opening a flagship store in Birmingham.

Duration:00:38:17

Travel agents reborn

10/10/2019
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Sean and Mickey look at the takeover of Thomas Cook's former shops by Hays. Plus following the Colleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy row, how much are newspaper stories worth?

Duration:00:31:28

Mission 'essentially impossible'

10/9/2019
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Boris Johnson and the German chancellor have spoken about the proposals he put forward to the EU - but a No 10 source says she made clear a deal based on them was "overwhelmingly unlikely". The EU's top official has warned the UK against a "stupid blame game". So with talks on a knife-edge, Sean and Mickey look at how businesses are preparing for an uncertain outcome.

Duration:00:34:24

08/10/2019

10/8/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:26:45

The $500bn investment firm

10/7/2019
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Sean and Louise meet Stephen Schwarzman, founder of the Blackstone Group which has investments around the world, including Merlin Entertainments, Versace and the Birmingham NEC.

Duration:00:30:47

Brexit, broadband, and solar energy

10/4/2019
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Danni and Mickey weigh up reaction to the government's latest Brexit proposals, and hear from the car industry. They also speak to Openreach about the future of broadband.

Duration:00:27:58

Markets tumble

10/3/2019
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What does business make of the PM's Brexit proposal? How will British industries like Scotch Whisky handle the US tariffs heading their way? And why have global markets tumbled?

Duration:00:28:34

Those hedge fund rumours

10/2/2019
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Also...finally some good news! Workers celebrate as the Belfast shipyard which built the Titanic is saved from collapse. And a former boss of Thomas Cook tells us why he thinks we should be paying more for our holidays. With Sean Farrington and Mickey Clarke.

Duration:00:28:31

01/10/2019

10/1/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:34:41

Payday

9/30/2019
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Sean and Louise hear how the job hunt's going for one former staff member. Plus Wake Up To Money hears from businesses attending a government "Get Ready for Brexit" roadshow. And as the Conservative Party Conference gets underway, what is the message from business to the MP's gathering in Manchester?

Duration:00:42:35

What next for Amazon?

9/27/2019
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Wake Up to Money talks to the boss of Amazon in the UK, Doug Gurr.

Duration:00:42:00

Stoked Up

9/26/2019
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As emotions run high in Parliament, Sean Farrington finds out how businesses in Stoke-on-Trent are preparing for Brexit.

Duration:00:40:02