The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 29 February 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

From trouble for travel companies to opportunities for others, we take a look at the impact the coronavirus has had here and internationally. We're joined by consumer journalist Siobhán Maguire and Conor McMahon of the Sunday Times

Chuck Feeney's Billions

Chuck Feeney's Billions

Chuck Feeney spent years building up a multi billion dollar fortune. A fortune that he has spent the last 35 years giving away. Through Atlantic Philanthropies Feeney gave almost 9 billion to various causes. Later this year the company's accounts are set to hit zero. We speak to the man who manages the money, Christopher Oechsli.

Tailor Made

Tailor Made

Sticking on minding your money and frugality, Chuck Feeney is well known for his threadbare suits and worn clothes. Which brings us neatly to a character who Rachel got in touch to tell us about. She suggested our dapper reporter Liam Geraghty pay a visit to tailor Henry Dixon as part of our local characters series. Here's how he measures up.

Coronavirus In The Workplace

Coronavirus In The Workplace

Should you have the option of working from home? Can an employer ask you not to take holidays in a particular place and what about the NHS asking staff to shave their beards? We ask Joyce Rigby-Jones, Joint Managing Director of Voltedge HR Consultancy and Julie Galbraith, Partner and Employment Law specialist at Eversheds Sutherland

Frugal Or Tight?

Frugal Or Tight?

Earlier we heard from Chris Oechsli about Chuck Feeney's extraordinary generosity and frugality. So where is the difference between being tight and being frugal? Eoin Sweeney has been looking into it for us.

Music Played on the Show

Wally On The Run

Wally On The Run

Steve Martin

0:32

Wally On The Run

Wally On The Run

Steve Martin

0:32

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Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Aideen McLoughlin

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