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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

Wake Up To Mickey

2/28/2020
Sean and Mickey look at a major market sell-off as traders react to the coronavirus. And enjoy the best of a quarter of a century of Mickey Clarke, as he leaves us after 26 years.

Duration:00:44:23

What is the future for buy-now-pay-later as Klarna makes a loss.

2/27/2020
Workplace hygiene as Coronavirus fears grow. Also why have buy now pay later services like Klarna expanded more than any other online payment system? And as the nitty gritty of the EU trade talks begin...what can we expect? A veteran who's helped broker many a trade deal tells Sean and Mickey what will be going on behind closed doors over the next ten months and beyond.

Duration:00:40:07

Coronavirus - your rights

2/26/2020
If you're impacted by Coronavirus, what rights do you have at work? Also Disney boss Bob Iger, considered to be the most powerful man in Hollywood, has stepped down.

Duration:00:33:07

25/02/2020

2/25/2020
Global financial markets saw the sharpest falls in years after a rise in coronavirus cases renewed fears about economic slowdown. Danni and Louise take a look at the numbers.

Duration:00:44:06

A million houses short

2/24/2020
The UK needs to build 1.2 million new ones to close the gap between supply and demand is that possible and the team take a look in what will be in next months budget.

Duration:00:38:13

After the flood

2/21/2020
The clear up has begun for businesses across the UK but heavy rain could bring more flooding. We speak to an apprentice building London's newest sewer and the top tech boss at IBM.

Duration:00:31:02

"Inactive" or unable?

2/20/2020
Sean and Mickey look at home secretary Priti Patel's claims that more than 8 million economically inactive people could be helped back to work, to help boost the workforce after strict new immigration laws come in. Also, the new £20 note is out today and we've got one. And why are truckers being denied toilet breaks?

Duration:00:38:13

Points mean visas

2/19/2020
We talk to the building and the catering industry to see how the new immigration system will impact on them. Plus advice for businesses flooded out by the recent storms from a Cockermouth shop owner who's been through this twice now. And have you had a pay rise this year? According to official figures released yesterday wages crept above pre-crisis highs for the first time last year. Sean and Mickey chat to one economist who disagrees.

Duration:00:39:35

Banking blues and turning the workforce veggie

2/18/2020
HSBC says it will restructure after a big fall in profits. And no more ham sandwiches in the work buffet! Hear from the company doing its bit for the planet by going meat free.

Duration:00:33:08

The tech trash explosion

2/17/2020
E-waste, from old phones to broken washing machines, is the world's fastest growing waste stream. The Shoezone boss on rents and rates And Storm Dennis - the aftermath.

Duration:00:34:28

Two hearts... one mind?

2/14/2020
Sajid Javid resigns as Chancellor after Boris Johnson insists he sack his team. Some are calling it a Downing Street power grab. We look at what it means for the UK's finances.

Duration:00:29:23

Recharging the car industry

2/13/2020
Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark catch up with the boss of Ford Europe to discuss the future of the car industry. They also take a look at retailer calls for business rate reforms.

Duration:00:34:49

Speeding ahead or hitting the buffers?

2/12/2020
Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark examine the potential impact of HS2 and why the economy is faltering. They also take a look at how some Airbnb listings may be evading the rules.

Duration:00:35:35

Back on Track

2/11/2020
Sean and Louise discuss HS2 and the promised boost to buses and cycling. Plus, get ready for border checks at the end of this year. Frictionless trade with the EU is ending.

Duration:00:38:44

Corden and Ciara

2/10/2020
Sean and Louise look at the fallout from Storm Ciara, head to the Oscars in LA and how streaming industry is effecting the independent cinema sector.

Duration:00:35:27

Weight loss and wine

2/7/2020
Why are some colleges worried they'll struggle to offer T Levels, the new qualification launching this year? Plus the latest weight loss app and can you get nice wine for under £6?

Duration:00:35:00

The deals on the bus

2/6/2020
Danni and Mickey weigh up a new plan to boost and modernise bus services. They also look at the 'buy now pay later' sector and consider the coronavirus' impact on UK tourism.

Duration:00:28:09

Does sex still sell?

2/5/2020
Danni and Mickey look at advertising after a retailer's criticised for 'over-sexual' ads. Also, what it take to get more ethnic diversity on boards?

Duration:00:38:16

Green machines

2/4/2020
Danni and Louise consider the government's plan to ban petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles by 2035, and a commitment by UK aviation to have net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Duration:00:38:28

Align or diverge?

2/3/2020
Danni and Louise look at the UK's future trading relationship with Europe. They also talk to the Small Business Commissioner about the impact of late payment, and hear from the SFO

Duration:00:30:34