The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 25 July 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Interview with Paul Reid

Interview with Paul Reid

The HSE has been front and centre of the news for many months now, its employees hailed as the vital frontline staff that saw our country through the first wave of a global pandemic. However, its CEO Paul Reid now faces the task of leading the health services into the challenges of the winter months and a possible second wave of the virus.

Covid Resolutions

Covid Resolutions

During lockdown many people have been trying their hand at a new skill. To make us all feel inadequate Taylor Swift recorded and delivered an album that's been getting rave reviews. Liam Geraghty hears the stories of people who've finally finished Ulysses or woven pieces that rival the Bayeux Tapestry.

Memory Loss

Memory Loss

This week Donald Trump assured major news organisations that there is nothing wrong with his memory. But are we all experiencing some memory and cognitive problems with the strange world at the moment? We're joined by organisational psychologist Melrona Kirrane.

Persuading People to Spend their Savings

Persuading People to Spend their Savings

Businesses across Ireland waited patiently this week to hear news of the July stimulus plan. But will the 'staycation' tax rebate get those who have been saving to open their wallets or are people too used to not spending? To tell us more we're joined by Behavioural Economist Liam Delaney.

Businesses React to the July Stimulus

Businesses React to the July Stimulus

We're joined by two business owners who were with us back at the start of May. Domini Kemp, co-founder of the Itsa food group and Ronan Lynch, (Chairman of the Licensed Vintners Association) and owner of The Swan pub.

Music Venues get a New Lease of Life

Music Venues get a New Lease of Life

Musicians have had to get used to performing without an audience in recent months. Music venues have always been a moveable feast in the music industry. We see old cinema halls all over the country transformed. Stuart Clarke of Hot Press joins me now to remember some such venues.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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