We are only days away from knowing what the government's fiscal plans for the next twelve months are going to be. As Budget day rolls in Richard is joined in studio by Dr Anthony Foley, Lecturer in Economics at the DCU School of Business & Áine Brolly, Founder & CEO of executive recruitment company, Ardlinn.
Richard's next guest is Stephen McCarthy who formed a company that partnered with the British firm, Allsops, to hold much-publicised auctions of commercial & residential assets on behalf of receivers. The Irish operation has bought Allsops out & is under the new name Bid x 1.
As part of its Equality, Diversity and Non-Discrimination Strategy, Dublin Bus has launched one of the most comprehensive and advanced Workplace Gender Transition Policy and Guidelines in the country. In studio with Richard this morning are Vivenne Kavanagh, Employee Development & Equality Executive at Dublin Bus & Sara Philips, Chair of the Transgender Equality Network in Ireland.
One week after the vote the reverberations of the Independence referendum in Catalonia continue to shudder through European politics. Yesterday, the Spanish government apologised for the level of violence used to suppress the vote, while still calling the vote itself an illegal act. Politics aside & sticking with the economics, will independence work for the people of the region? In studio with Richard is Dan O'Brien, chief economist at the Institute of International & European Affairs.
Retirement for many is a time to kick-back & enjoy life. But for master brewer William Harvey, four years in, he wanted out! Liam Geraghty brings us the story of a man crafting a new career in craft beer.