The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 2 December 2017

The Business

The Business

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

US Tax Reform & Brexit

US Tax Reform & Brexit

To discuss the implifcations of US President Trump's sweeping tax reforms may have on Ireland and all that is happening with Brexit, the border & the lack of Tory understanding of how Irish politics works, Richard is joined in studio by Frank Barry, Economist at Trinity School of Business & Peter Vale, Pax Partner at Grant Thornton.

Vincent Carton - Manor Farm

Vincent Carton - Manor Farm

Richard's next guest is Vincent Carton, MD of the country's largest chicken producer, Manor Farm. The business started out in the eighteenth century when the Carton's ancestors established the country's first poultry market in Dublin. Generations later the company employs more than 800 with a turnover in the hundreds of millions.

Mark Cummins - Pointy App

Mark Cummins - Pointy App

Mark Cummins along with business partner Charles Bibby is the co-founder & chief executive of Pointy, an app which literally points you in the direction of those hard to find items you might be looking for in shops that are close to where you live.

Construction

Construction

Afer a decade in the doldrums, the demand for construction is back, as well as the much-publicised & critical housing shortage, there are also major projects in the commercial sector. Julie Currid, co-founder & chief Operations Officer of Initiafy, which provides induction training to new staff & contract workers for firms in the construction sector, in Ireland, UK, US & Canada joins Richard in studio this morning.

Christmas Hampers - Liam Geraghty

Christmas Hampers - Liam Geraghty

Christmas is within sight & in the corporate world many see gifting a hamper as a token of goodwill to all employees & esteemed clients.

Music Played on the Show

3 R'S

3 R'S

Jack Johnson

0:39

What's This

What's This

Vitamin String Quartet

0:17

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Sinéad Egan                      

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