The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 4 January 2020

The Business

The Business

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

She's in Fashion

She's in Fashion

We talk to fashion designer Helen Steele, who has survived the ups and downs of the fickle fashion industry. Her distinctive, brightly-coloured clothes have been worn by celebrities from Saoirse Ronan to Rita Ora. As well as continuing to work on her own line, she's about to launch another collection of athleisure-wear with Dunnes Stores.

Tips for Saving Money

Tips for Saving Money

What do Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran and Tyra Banks have in common? Apparently they're all very proud of their frugality. With Christmas over and many of us literally going down the back of the sofa to look for euros. Consumer Journalist Siobhán Maguire joins us with some tips for saving money.

Future Trends

Future Trends

The last ten years has seen huge changes in terms of technology, retail and science. This time ten years ago we rarely heard of Netflix. Stripe and Tinder didn't exist. So what developments can we expect in the 2020s? We're joined by Michael McLoughlin of Amarach Research and Marie Boran from the Irish Times.

Digital Detox

Digital Detox

Techies in Silicon Valley are ditching their devices and going on digital detox breaks. Many are even banning their children from using the devices they created. Liam Geraghty considers taking a digital detox and looks at how social media is crossing into our working lives.

"Weirdos" and "Misfits"

"Weirdos" and "Misfits"

This week, Dominic Cummings sparked outrage in a lengthy blog-post calling for 'weirdos' and 'misfits' to apply for work at 10 Downing Street. But is this inappropriate or maybe the best way of finding the staff you really want? Eoghan Tomás McDermott from The Communications Clinic joins us in studio.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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