The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 25 March 2017

The Business

The Business

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

Aidan Comerford - Comerford's Bakery

Aidan Comerford - Comerford's Bakery

Comerford's bakery began in the 1950s in Ballymore Eustace, Now, in a large part thanks to a contract with Lidl, the company employs 130 people but is still very much a family business & sitting in front of me is Sales Manager Aidan Comerford, who works in the firm with his father, Aidan Snr & his two brothers and uncles.

Brexit

Brexit

By the end of the week British PM Theresa May will have triggered article 50 & negotiations on trade will begin, many people saying that Ireland could look for special exceptions, but what exactly should we ask for? Joining Richard is Padraic White, former CEO of the IDA, Entrepreneur & Chartered Director and Karen Devine, Lecturer in Intl Relations & EU Politics at Dublin City University.

Labour Relations

Labour Relations

In a world where employment is increasingly precarious with short-term & zero hours contracts meaning that people are seeking work often feel powerless & voiceless, while employers are only concerned with the bottom line, you might think that there is a greater need than ever before for good labour relations . Former DG of the Labour Relations Commission, Kieran Mulvey, has spent a lifetime negotiating the careful balance in the relationship between workers & employees.

Mother's Day - Liam Geraghty

Mother's Day - Liam Geraghty

It is Mother's Day tomorrow which of course you don't need reminding but what about if your mother is your actual boss, not just the woman entitled to boss you about whatever your age. Liam Geraghty went to Cork to speak to mother and daughter duos working in business together.

Music careers

Music careers

Some careers are bankable, such as law & medicine, there the ways that will ensure you can pay the bills. But what other jobs that you would do for love & passion? In studio with Richard are Mia Cooper, First Violinist & Leader of the RCO and David Brophy is one of the country's best known conductors

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