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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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Episodes

Sunshine and Shopping

6/2/2020
As the sun shone and some stores opened their doors, did we go out spending? Footfall was up and huge queues formed outside Ikea's stores in England. So as more shops and some sporting events re-opened, Felicity Hannah looks at how yesterday went. Plus the test case that will decide if thousands of businesses should get an insurance payout after Coronavirus forced them to close. And the return of horseracing. Felicity hears from a trainer whose horse ran in the first racing meet since the...

Duration:00:47:46

Wake Up to Money: Sunshine and Shopping

6/2/2020
As the sun shone and some stores opened their doors, did we go out spending?

Duration:01:00:00

Markets and Motors

6/1/2020
Also in today's show: A one billion pound fund opens today, almost three years on from the Grenfell Tower disaster, to help those stuck with flats covered in unsafe cladding. But is it enough? One expert will explains why she thinks it won't solve the problem. Felicity also investigates why some of us are trapped in data and device poverty at a time when we need to be linked up to the internet more than ever. And we may be in the middle of a pandemic but that doesn't stop Brexit trundling...

Duration:00:47:38

Wake Up to Money: Markets and Motors

6/1/2020
Some significant steps will be taken today to reopen the economy.

Duration:01:00:00

Scaling back support?

5/29/2020
More than 100 MPs call on the chancellor to extend the grant scheme for the self-employed, saying many will not be able to work once it ends. Felicity Hannah asks two business people how they will cope financially, as the government begins to scale back support. Plus - President Trump has signed an executive order targeting big social media companies, like Twitter. But does he risk biting the hand that feeds?

Duration:00:51:28

Wake Up to Money: Scaling back support?

5/29/2020
More than 100 MPs call on the chancellor to extend the grant scheme for the self-employed.

Duration:01:00:00

The businesses left waiting

5/28/2020
Danni hears from businesses who still don't know when they'll be able to reopen again, and asks how they're coping with the uncertainty. She explores the issues at Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi; and finds out about a new launch into space.

Duration:00:48:34

Wake Up to Money: The businesses left waiting

5/28/2020
Danni hears from businesses who don't yet know when they'll be able to reopen again.

Duration:01:00:00

Sanitiser, screens and social distancing: retail's new normal

5/27/2020
Danni talks to two retailers about how they're preparing to reopen in June; she finds out how the UK property market has suddenly seen a big surge; and she discusses plans for a new nuclear power station.

Duration:00:52:02

Wake Up to Money: Sanitiser, screens and social distancing: retail's new normal

5/27/2020
Danni talks to two retailers about how they are preparing to reopen in June.

Duration:01:00:00

Ramping up retail

5/26/2020
Open-air markets, car showrooms, and all other non-essential businesses get the green light to open their doors again in June. Danni asks what impact this will have for those businesses, as well as the UK economy. Plus - she finds out more about 'Project Birch', and the impact that lockdown is having on those who are poised to enter the world of work .

Duration:00:48:20

A cereal issue

5/22/2020
Plus how will we pay for all this? What impact will the virus have on public spending? And what do we all miss most about normal life?

Duration:00:49:18

"We take it down"

5/21/2020
Mark Zuckerberg, the boss of Facebook talks about how to deal with fake news and misinformation during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Duration:00:51:08

A "severe recession like no other"

5/20/2020
As a recession looms, the former Boss of Virgin Bank tells Danni the lessons she learned from the 2008 financial crisis and will a bank holiday in October help domestic tourism.

Duration:00:49:04

Pandemic job losses: how bad could it get?

5/19/2020
Danni looks at the issue of unemployment ahead of the release of new labour market data, which will show how people's jobs have been affected due to the pandemic.

Duration:00:47:46

Falling through the cracks

5/18/2020
Danni talks to small businesses who are struggling to access support; she finds out more about the rise of video conferencing app, Zoom; and learns how professional football is facing a new economic reality.

Duration:00:48:58

No business for showbusiness

5/15/2020
Danni looks at the impact of the lockdown on the entertainment industry. She hears from a comedian, a nightclub boss, a festival organiser, and Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus.

Duration:00:51:07

What will happen to our jobs?

5/14/2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak says a significant recession is on the way. Danni investigates whether lots of people are furloughed in zombie jobs that simply won't exist when our economy re-opens. Or - as the chancellor suggests - will things bounce back quickly? She also hears from the boss of luxury car maker Bentley which has brought just under half of its UK workforce back to the factory floor. And she meets the boss who's now running a call centre from her workers homes. Plus Wake Up To...

Duration:00:50:37

Back to Work

5/13/2020
How will the extension to the furlough scheme help businesses and will commuters feel confident in going back to work.

Duration:00:46:00

Back in business?

5/12/2020
Danni looks at the new government guidelines for companies to make their workplaces safe. The bosses of a manufacturing firm and a bus company say whether it will work for them.

Duration:00:51:50