The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 10 May 2014

The Business

The Business

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

Bullying, Bank Bailouts, and a Bitter Taste

Bullying, Bank Bailouts, and a Bitter Taste

This week, Philippe Legrain, a former economic advisor to the president of the European Commission José Manuel Barosso, said that Ireland had been bullied by Germany, the European Commission, and the ECB when we entered the bail out back in 2010. He joins us from London. We're also joined by Dr Eckhard Lubkemeier, the German Ambassador to Ireland.

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street

Jordan Belfort is 'The Wolf of Wall St'; the inspiration behind Martin Scorcese's movie of the same name. In 2004, he was convicted for defrauding clients of more than 200 million dollars. He's coming to Dublin on the 27th of May to deliver a speech and seminar in the RDS on the lessons his life has taught him. He joins us from LA.

Educating the Masses For The Multinationals

Educating the Masses For The Multinationals

John Teeling is an entrepreneur, founder of Cooley Whiskey and former lecturer who believes that our University education system is letting everyone down when it goes along with the wishes of industry chiefs. He joins us to argue the toss with the public affairs director at the American Chamber of Commerce, Brian Cotter.

Workplace Wonderlands

Workplace Wonderlands

Tech companies are so desperate for talent that they're trying to lure staff with all kinds of incentives like free dinners, pools, or even fully-stocked office bars. Creating such office wonderlands has opened up new opportunities for Irish builders. Liam Geraghty has been catching up with those who are putting the wow factor into the workplace.

The Reality of the Road Racer

The Reality of the Road Racer

This years Giro D'Italia came to an unfortunate end for Dan Martin yesterday when he suffered a crash in the opening stage. It's another example of how professional cyclists put life and limb at risk every time they race. We're joined by two men who know all about the reality of professional life in the saddle, Anthony Walsh and Laurence Roche.

Music Played on the Show

Logan's Loop

Logan's Loop

Andrew Bird

0:26

Whats Your Angle

Whats Your Angle

Andrew Bird

0:23

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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