The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 11 May 2019

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Aine Kerr

A New Climate For Business

A New Climate For Business

Ireland became the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency this week. It was welcomed by environmental campaigners such as Greta Thunberg. But what are the implications for business? We spoke to Lisa Ryan, lecturer in energy economics in UCD and David Maguire of BNRG Renewables.

A Story of Connections

A Story of Connections

Sharon McCooey is one of the leading lights in Ireland's tech sector. She heads up LinkedIn, employing over 1,000 people in their Dublin office. She talks to us about troubles in tech, mentoring and LinkedIn's business model.

Non BS Innovation

Non BS Innovation

Some sectors are well known for their jargon and unusual job titles, such as digital overlords and innovation Sherpas. Lots of the titles centre around innovation. The tech sector claims to be one of the most creative and innovative, but David Rowan is not convinced. He's the author of Non Bullshit Innovation.

Swimsuits and Sponsorship

Swimsuits and Sponsorship

In 1952, Catalina Swimsuits founded Miss Universe and Miss USA in Long Beach, California. Every year, between 80 and 100 countries send a candidate to compete, with Ireland's event taking place later this summer. We spoke to its director Brittany Mason. A former Miss Universe, she is in Miami trying to secure sponsorship for the Irish contest.

Reconstructing Mental Health

Reconstructing Mental Health

During the night and into the early hours of this morning, thousands of people from all over the country walked from Darkness into Light to raise money for mental health awareness charities. The construction industry has started to look at mental health. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

Business on the Mind

Business on the Mind

With the construction and hospitality industries looking at mental health, are many others following suit? Performance coach, Shane Cradock, says businesses need to do more to tackle mental health issues.

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