The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 23 September 2017

The Business

The Business

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

UK PM's Brexit Speech

UK PM's Brexit Speech

Theresa May has proposed remaining in the single market for a transition period of around two years after Brexit. In a landmark Brexit speech in Florence, the PM said existing market arrangements should continue to apply during a two-year implementation period after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019. Richard is joined by Justin Urquhart-Stewart, MD of Seven Investment Management in London.

Thia Hennessy

Thia Hennessy

The Ploughing was on this week reminding people at large of the special place we have for the land in our hearts & Richard's next guest has spent her life immersed in what has long been the beating heart of the Irish identity - the agricultural economy. Thia Hennessy, Head of the Department of Food Business & Development & Chair of Agri-Food Economics at Cork University Business School .

Book - Kill Bad Meetings

Book - Kill Bad Meetings

We've all been there, an interminable, directionless meeting where none of the attendees actually want to be & precisely zero decisions are taken. Richard's next guests, father and son, Kevan & Alan Hall are authors of a no-holds-barred title of a new book "Kill Bad Meetings".

Electricity

Electricity

Earlier this week the government announced the roll out of Electricity Smart Meters across the country which will bring with them the prospect of real-time consumption information & end house to house calls for meter readings. Joining Richard in studio is Paul Melia, Environment Editor of the Irish Independent.

Wellness  - Liam Geraghty

Wellness - Liam Geraghty

Research conducted by Ibec earlier this year found out that six out of ten employees are more likely to stay long-term with an employer who shows an interest in their health & well being, while nearly half would leave a job where they perceived an employer did not care about their well-being. Liam Geraghty reports.

Biz Around the World

Biz Around the World

Siobhán O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine & BitPlus.ie joins Richard in studio for our monthly look at some of the week's international stories.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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