The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 23 November 2019

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Katie Hannon.

Enda O'Coineen

Enda O'Coineen

Enda O'Coineen is very familiar with choppy waters in life and business. He has solo sailed around the world, taken on business in post communism Eastern Europe and even tried to reach America in a rubber dinghy. Recently h e has moved into the turbulent world of newspapers. He bought the Sunday Business Post, and promised a very different offering

Migrants

Migrants

The issue of migrants risking their lives to enter the country was back in the news this week, when 16 people were found in a refrigerated container on a ferry travelling from France to the Irish port of Rosslare. We speak to two people working in this area, Graham Parker, CEO at Kontainers and Anne Lawlor, CEO of Journey Protector.

Bill's Billions

Bill's Billions

It seems that Bill Gates has overtaken Jeff Bezos as the wealthiest person in the world - the difference between them now is just 1.3 billion dollars. Small Fry! So how many times would you have to win the euro millions to enjoy the same levels of wealth? To pour over the numbers we ask consumer journalist, Siobhán Maguire

Dirty Rotten Colleagues

Dirty Rotten Colleagues

We're often told to be authentic at work but it seems some people are perhaps being a little bit too authentic. Too at ease with colleagues - leaving mouldy cups lying about, clipping their toenails, to letting their smelly lycra linger in the air. Is this a problem also sweeping across Ireland? Liam Geraghty has been finding out.

Boozing and Schmoozing

Boozing and Schmoozing

Drinks company Pernod Ricard has found itself in hot water, with former employees complaining to the French labour court that they were under constant pressure to drink on the job. But there must be other ways to win over clients. To let us in on some of the techniques used in the art of 'schmoozing', we speak to psychotherapist Siobhan Murray

Flower Seller

Flower Seller

The Flower sellers of Grafton St were in the news this week when a multinational real estate firm caused a bit of a stink by saying that the flower stalls were cluttering up the street and suggested that they move.. The public jumped to defend the sellers and the firm has apologised. Liam Geraghty caught up with some of them on Grafton Street.

Music Played on the Show

Sissy That Walk

Sissy That Walk

Rupaul

0:24

L-O-V-E

L-O-V-E

The Chapel Hill Duo

0:37

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