The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 18 November 2017

The Business

The Business

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

Neal Davies New CEO of BBDO Dublin

Neal Davies New CEO of BBDO Dublin

After nearly two decades in the U.S. working at Madison Avenue's most prominent advertising agencies, real life Ad-Man Neal Davies is now in Dublin to take charge of the advertising campaigns of some of Ireland's most cherished brands.

'Keep Cups' and the 'Latte Levy'

'Keep Cups' and the 'Latte Levy'

'Keep Cup' founder Abigail Forsyth joined us from Melbourne to discuss the disastrous waste potential of disposable cups. In recent weeks our government has been considering a so-called 'latte levy' to help combat the staggering 2 million cups sent to landfill every single day in Ireland alone.

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy

Employment rights have been topical lately with legislation addressing 'Zero Hour Contracts' on track. Reporter Eoghan McLaughin took a look at what entitlements workers should have when they are answerable to an app like Uber or Delveroo rather than a human boss after some recent decisions in employment cases.

Black Friday

Black Friday

Get your elbows at the ready as the Black Friday sales return. Our own shop-a-holic reporter takes a look inside the phenomenon of the day that has been known to cause out and out brawls in the aisles.

Around The World

Around The World

Siobhán O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine and Bizplus.ie joined us for a monthly look at some of the week's international stories that might have escaped your attention.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Sinéad Egan                      

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