The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 28 March 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Economic Impact of Covid-19

Economic Impact of Covid-19

We are joined by economist Colm McCarthy and Tony Foley, Assistant Professor in Economics from Dublin Business School who are telling us how the new lock down measures will affect Ireland's economy. And Suzanne Lynch, Washington Correspondent with the Irish Times tells us more about the situation across the pond.

The History of PPE

The History of PPE

€28 million worth of personal protection equipment such as masks, gloves and goggles are due to arrive in Ireland tomorrow. It comes as healthcare workers complained about the shortage of protective equipment in our hospitals. Trevor Vaugh, from Maynooth University explains the origins of such products.

Good Deeds or Good PR?

Good Deeds or Good PR?

During this crisis companies and entrepreneurs have been offering free things to health care workers or to pay for doctors to fly home. Many of these offers have been criticised online. Eoghan Tomás McDermott from the Communications Clinic tells us whether we should be wary of these good deeds or if people are being far too cynical.

Small Business Concerns During Covid-19

Small Business Concerns During Covid-19

Fredericka Sheppard, a member of the Small Firms Association National Council and an MD of Voltedge HR Consultancy addresses the concerns of small businesses during Covid-19.

Working from Home

Working from Home

There are clearly lots of concerns about employment rights over the next couple of months, but what about things on the home front? Liam Geraghty has been hearing about how working from home is going for some.

Working with the Kids at Home

Working with the Kids at Home

Psychotherapist Siobhan Murray is in studio to talk about the challenges of managing work from home and parenting.

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Traffic Jam

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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