The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 2 November 2019

The Business

The Business

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

David McRedmond

David McRedmond

we're joined by a man who has turned around the fortunes of An Post. When he took over the company it was losing 12 million a year. Last year it made a profit of 40 million. Before An Post, he was the head of TV3, chief executive of Eircom and an Operations Director with Waterstones.

Tackling Tech

Tackling Tech

The fallout of Mark Zuckerberg's comments that Facebook won't ban political advertising, even if it includes lies, rumbles on. The company has been accused of assaulting the truth, of allowing crazy lies to be pumped into the water supply. Twitter meanwhile, has been praised for saying they won't take advertising revenue from political parties. We're joined by Liz Carolan of Digital Action, an organisation that looks at digital threats to democracy.

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy

Film director Ken Loach is well known for tackling numerous social issues in his films. His new film - 'Sorry We Missed You' puts a focus on 'the gig economy'. Some people claim the gig economy has its advantages, but are they right? We're joined by journalist Fionn Rogan and Gillian Horan, CEO of employer brand company The Pudding

Juggling Everything

Juggling Everything

The term rat race has been around for a long time. Some suggest it's been used as far back as the late 1930s and the fact that it's still used now shows that not a whole lot has changed. People are still trying to make a living, while having a life and feeling exhausted the whole time. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

Rich Girl Face

Rich Girl Face

'Rich Girl Face' is the name given to a certain look that many women are paying through the nose to achieve. Men too are spending more on trying to look younger. But some are complaining that it's an example of the wealthy gaining unfair advantage on those less well off. We speak to Roe McDermott, journalist with the Irish Times and Hotpress.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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