The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 10 April 2021

The Business

The Business

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

Mandatory Quarantine

Mandatory Quarantine

The US and four European countries are back on the mandatory quarantine list. The list will be expanded from Thursday, although the inclusion of the US and Canada will depend on capacity in the system. We're joined on the line by Ruth Andrews, Chief Executive of the Incoming Tour Operators Association.

Reopening Construction

Reopening Construction

Sticking with changes in Covid regulations, on Monday we'll see the reopening of construction but on a phased basis. Building on houses can begin again but commercial remains closed. We're joined by Michael O'Flynn, Chair and CEO of the O'Flynn Group.

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

Our next guest spotted a niche in the market at the start of the first lockdown. Oli Cavanagh set up Strike, a system for tipping people, when you're not carrying any cash. It applies to hospitality but also the charity sector.

Street Performers

Street Performers

Street money collections for charities have taken a hit during the pandemic but what about other people who depend on the street for their income? Liam Geraghty has been finding out.

Aidan McCullen

Aidan McCullen

What do the immortal jellyfish, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Fuji Film all have in common? They've all discovered the art of reinvention according to Aidan McCullen the author of 'Undisruptable : A Mindset of Permanent Reinvention for Individuals, Organisations and Life'.

Billion Dollar Ladies Club

Billion Dollar Ladies Club

This week the prestigious Forbes' annual world's billionaires list was published. The female billionaire list has more names than before including reality star Kim Kardashian West. We're joined by our own Siobhán Maguire to take a look at more female billionaires on that list.

The Joy of Form Filling

The Joy of Form Filling

It's a busy time of year for funding applications in all kinds of sectors especially in the arts. But form filling can be a complete headache and is dreaded by most. Actor and writer Sharon Mannion knows these frustrations all too well and she's been telling us all about it.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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