The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 22 June 2019

The Business

The Business

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

Keeping Count of Criminal Assets

Keeping Count of Criminal Assets

The Criminal Assets Bureau was set up after the death of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Clavin is the head of the organisation. He joins us to discuss their work.

The Latest on Boris

The Latest on Boris

It looks like the coronation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister is inevitable. He has huge support within the conservative party, but some business groups aren't too happy about the likely appointment. We spoke to George Parker of the Financial Times and Sonia Purnell, journalist and author.

Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction

How do turn your life around and get a regular job after drug addiction and criminality? A Dublin company CJK Engineering has linked up with Coolmine Therapeutic Community to try to give people a second chance. We spoke to Jamie who has been through Coolmine and Damien Petticrew from CJK Engineering.

Facebook Currency

Facebook Currency

This week social media giant Facebook announced its intentions to launch a cryptocurrency - Libra. Some have urged the company to halt the project, while the Bank of England has given the news a cautious welcome. Elaine Burke, editor of Silicon Republic, shares her views on Libra.

Corporates on Pride

Corporates on Pride

This week Dublin's LGBTQ Pride Festival kicked off, with many businesses vying for positions at the main parade. The parade's main sponsors are Tesco and Google with dozens more companies partnering with the festival. Some within the community wonder if it's less Pride and more Pride Incorporated. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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