The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business with George Lee Saturday 12 April 2014

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with George Lee

A Taxing Matter

A Taxing Matter

Anyone receiving a payslip will be very conscious of the amount of tax taken by the Government each month. Yesterday the OECD published a report called "Taxing Wages 2014" that put our payroll taxes in context. Economists Paul Sweeney, formerly of the ICTU and Eoin Fahy of Kleinwort Benson Investors discuss.

Clocking Off On The Continent

Clocking Off On The Continent

This week, international newspapers reported that managers in the technology sector in France were about to sign an agreement which would make it illegal for managers there to look at work emails after hours. So is this another example of protecting their work-life balance? We're joined from Paris by Stephen Carroll, a journalist with France 24.

Overcoming Autism

Overcoming Autism

Two years ago, we featured the story about the launch of Specialisterne, an organisation that helps people with autism spectrum disorders to find work. So how is it panning out? We're joined by one of their success stories, Dara McMahon, who is a support associate for SAP, and by Kristin Doran leader of the SAP Autism at Work Ireland Project.

The Cleary Twins

The Cleary Twins

The name Glenisk has become synonomous with Irish organic food since it was founded by Jack Cleary in Co.Offaly in 1987. Jack's 14 children have all played their part in the business. We're joined by the current chief executive Vincent Cleary, and his twin brother Brendan, who has gone out on his own to set up De Mad Food Company.

Shyness is Nice

Shyness is Nice

Professor Bernardo Carducci has made it his life's work to study shyness. He is the Director of the Shyness Research Institute at Indiana University. He joins us to discuss how shyness can impact on our working lives. But first, Liam Geraghty has been searching out some stories of shyness.

Music Played on the Show

The Sidewinder

The Sidewinder

Lee Morgan

0:28

The Garden Song

The Garden Song

Makem & Clancy

3:29

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