The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 11 January 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar is the original East End lad made good. Leaving school in Hackney aged 16, he began selling electronic goods out of a van he bought for just £50. He later founded Amstrad in 1968 and 50 years later holds an estimated worth of 1.2 billion pounds. He was a former chair of Tottenham Hotspur and he's presented The Apprentice for 15 series.

Shetland Tony, The Bun and Piece of Cake

Shetland Tony, The Bun and Piece of Cake

We've been asking you for stories of nicknames in the workplace, and there are plenty of them pouring in. Liam Geraghty has been hearing about some favourite nicknames.

Problems at Boeing

Problems at Boeing

The airplane-manufacturer Boeing is in crisis as it stumbles from one damaging headline to the next - this week, a series of internal communications were leaked to investigators and it didn't look good. To look at the implications for Boeing we're joined by retired Air Corps Lieutenant Colonel and airport safety & security auditor Kevin Byrne.

Around The World

Around The World

Disney tapping into goodwill and superfandom, Indian weddings getting the squeeze and cities of the future. These are some of the stories making headlines around the world this week and Siobhan O'Connell of Business Plus magazine is here to tell us more about them.

Managing The Menopause

Managing The Menopause

It's a stage in life that can have a huge impact on the lives of some women. Derry and Strabane Council became the first in Northern Ireland to commit to putting in place a 'menopause policy'. We speak to Mary McLoughlin - HR Officer with Derry City and Strabane District Council and by Dr Deirdre Lundy GP and expert in women's health.

Pilates

Pilates

Last year we kicked off our series about people working in your town that make it a brighter place. We featured a barber called Philip Connolly in Glasthule. Rachel got in touch with us about her pilates teacher in Ballybough in Dublin, so we sent our reporter Liam Geraghty along to meet her.

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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