The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 24 September 2016

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Richard Curran

Joanne Hession

Joanne Hession

Joanne Hession has spent the best part of 20 years training such aspiring business people in the finer points of enterprise with her company, QED Training, recently rebranded as The Entrepreneurs Academy.

Winters of Discontent

Winters of Discontent

Businesses in the capital are expecting to see poor sales today, as 6th day of strikes by Dublin Bus workers over pay rises, with similar fears of action at both Bus Eireann & Irish Rail. Joining Richard are Bill Roche, Prof of Ind Relations at Smurfit School of Business UCD & Joe Wallace, Emeritus Senior Lecturer in Ind Relations at the Kemmy School of Business in UL.

The Motivation Equation - Dan Ariely

The Motivation Equation - Dan Ariely

Richard's next guest believes that companies are overestimating the power of money as a motivating factor when it comes to the productivity of employees, in other words never mind the cash, perhaps all we need is a little appreciation. Richard speaks to Dan Ariely, Prof of Psychology & Behav Economics at Duke University in the US.

Silver Dollar

Silver Dollar

While marketing companies trip over themselves to reach so called 'millenials' & digital natives, it might seem like the spending power of the older generation, the over 55s. is being underestimated. Robert Mooney, ResearchDir at Amárach & Anne Connolly, CEO of Irel Smart Aging Exchanging (ISAX) join Richard in studio.

Animation Ireland - Liam Geraghty

Animation Ireland - Liam Geraghty

This week Animation Ireland, the trade assoc representing Ireland's leading animation studios, handed up their submissions to Min for Finance Michael Noonan offering recommendations to sustain & further develop this industry in Ireland. Liam Geraghty takes a look at the industry's history in Ireland.

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