The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 12 January 2019

The Business

The Business

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

Gary McGann

Gary McGann

Richard spoke to Gary McGann, who worked in some of Ireland's best known companies including Anglo Irish Bank and Aryzta, at this year's Pendulum Summit. Some of what he had to say made headlines, specifically his assertion that the makeup of the Anglo Irish board, of which he was a member, lacked banking expertise.

Ireland's Most Hated Jobs

Ireland's Most Hated Jobs

This week groans could be heard all over the country as revenue reminded people of the deadline for property tax submissions. Liam Geraghty went on a mission to find the people who have the most hated jobs in the country.

Brexit

Brexit

Brexit again brought us some more moments of madness this week. MPS faced chants of Nazi scum outside parliament. Yesterday saw another interesting development when two big financial backers of Brexit said they think the UK will remain in the European Union. Justin Urquhart Stewart of Seven Investment Management spoke about the recent developments.

Around The World

Around The World

From alcohol prices in Qatar, to intelligent toilets. Siobhan O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine fills us in on some of the more unusual business stories from around the world.

Trade Wars

Trade Wars

The US and China continue to lock horns in an escalating trade war. A deadline of early March has been imposed to resolve differences. Talks between both sides continued this week. Chris Johns of the Irish Times and John Whelan of Linkage Partnership spoke to Richard about the impact of this trade war on the ground.

Million Dollar Divorces

Million Dollar Divorces

The world's richest man, Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced their divorce. There's been speculation that MacKenzie Bezos is likely to become the world's richest woman as a result. They married 25 years ago, without any pre nuptial agreement. Sinead Ryan, consumer journalist with The Herald joins us in studio to discuss.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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