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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

Tracking the cost

1/24/2020
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Felicity Hannah and Mickey Clark consider the future of the HS2 project; they hear about a growing trend among some employers to try to use tech to manage the pressure on their staff; and Vince Cable talks to the programme about reforms to the pre-pack insolvency process.

Duration:00:41:20

Wake Up to Money: Tracking the cost

1/24/2020
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Felicity Hannah and Mickey Clark consider the future of the HS2 project.

Duration:00:45:00

Time off to grieve

1/23/2020
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How can bosses better help workers who've lost a child? How worried should we be about Coronavirus? And why we need the government to tell us what to do to tackle climate change.

Duration:00:40:44

Wake Up to Money: Time off to grieve

1/23/2020
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The law is changing to force employers to give bereaved parents two weeks paid leave.

Duration:00:45:00

Keeping kids safe online

1/22/2020
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One in five internet users in the UK is a child. But they're often using games, apps and websites that are not designed for them. A new code is published today by the Information Commissioner and by the end of next year it's expected to be law. It's aimed at those who make games, software, apps and social media platforms and will require them put children's privacy and safety first. Sean & Mickey look at what the problem is and how the Information Commissioner's Office plans to tackle it....

Duration:00:41:18

Wake Up to Money: Keeping kids safe online

1/22/2020
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"Children’s privacy must not be traded in the chase for profit.”

Duration:00:45:00

21/01/2020

1/21/2020
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Predictions a plenty for how we're going to get on this year - Rico brings the global view and with an HS2 decision soon the Boss of one rail freight gives her view.

Duration:00:42:56

Wake Up to Money: 21/01/2020

1/21/2020
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Predictions on the economy growing and HS 2 from a Freight perspective.

Duration:00:45:00

£106bn - a price worth paying for HS2?

1/20/2020
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Sean and Louise look at the future for the HS2 rail line. A leaked review says the bill is rising. They also consider the impact of pre-pack insolvencies on suppliers.

Duration:00:38:03

Wake Up to Money: £106bn - a price worth paying for HS2?

1/20/2020
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A leaked review says HS2 could cost £106bn and suggests work on the northern leg is paused

Duration:00:45:00

Climate Countdown

1/17/2020
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Sean heads to Glasgow to find out what the city and its businesses are doing to cut carbon. It comes as Microsoft sets new, ambitious targets on the environment.

Duration:00:40:15

Are you working too hard?

1/16/2020
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The latest on Flybe with the woman who was there when it all began, an aviation policy expert and the representative of UK railways. Plus a former Twitter boss on work life balance. Download and subscribe on the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:37:42

Flybe lands a rescue deal

1/15/2020
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Flybe lands a rescue deal - but at what cost to the taxpayer? And the environment? Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:40:24

14/01/2020

1/14/2020
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Sean and Louise talk to Lord Andrew Adonis the former Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission on whether the government should save Flybe.

Duration:00:40:28

Can we afford to ‘buy now, pay later’ in 2020

1/13/2020
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The Money Advice Service has told Wake up to Money ‘buy now, pay later’ is adding to the debt burden over Christmas and Sean and Louise get the latest on Flybe.

Duration:00:31:41

Uncharted waters?

1/10/2020
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Danni Hewson is in the north Wales port of Holyhead to talk Brexit, the economy, transport and trade. She speaks to the CEO of Stena Lines, the biggest operator on the Holyhead-Dublin route.

Duration:00:36:04

Royal Fortunes

1/9/2020
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How will the Duke and Duchess of Sussex become financially independence after deciding to step back as senior royals? Also, what emerged from Carlos Ghosn's press conference?

Duration:00:35:53

Middle East crisis escalates

1/8/2020
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Sean and Mickey get reaction to Iranian missile strikes on US bases in Iraq. Also, following the Woodford scandal, should fund managers be paid megabucks? And what next for Carlos Ghosn?

Duration:00:40:24

What'll be in the Chancellor's red box?

1/7/2020
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Sean and Louise hear about the wet weather causing big problems for this year's crops. Plus the boss of Rolls Royce cars on exporting and what legal protection for 'ethical vegans' means for employers.

Duration:00:41:43

Markets react to Iran crisis

1/6/2020
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Sean and Louise look at the fallout from the crisis in the Middle East. They also speak to the boss of Mountain Warehouse, and contemplate life back at work after the break.

Duration:00:39:58