The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 25 April 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Businesses in Focus

Businesses in Focus

There's just 10 days to go until some lockdown restrictions may be lifted so how can businesses plan for reopening with social distancing? We're joined by three business owners - Clare Nash of Nash 19 Cafe in Cork; Ailish Kennedy, Creative Director with McElhinney's Department store; and Pat Phelan, CEO of Sisu Clinics

Ed Sibley Interview

Ed Sibley Interview

The Central Bank says small businesses may need to access credit of up to €5.7bn as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. It also warned that almost 100,000 businesses, employing over 400,000 people had been "highly affected" by the lockdown. We're joined by Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor with the Central Bank to tell us more.

Oil Price Drop in Cushing, Oklahoma

Oil Price Drop in Cushing, Oklahoma

The sleepy town of Cushing Oklahoma was the destination of Joseph and Shannon in Far and Away - this week the town made headlines when the price of oil dropped to below $0 a barrel. It's one of the major oil-storage hubs in the world, now almost at capacity. We're talking to David Horgan of Petrel Resources who has been to the town.

Beatrice McCabe

Beatrice McCabe

We're talking to Beatrice McCabe creative director of American brand Vera Bradley who have recently turned their hand to designing facemasks and scrubs. We asked Beatrice about her career which has taken her around the world, working under designers like John Galliano and Diane Von Furstenburg to where she lives now in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Reinventing Business

Reinventing Business

Our reporter Liam Geraghty has been looking into the ways that businesses have been readjusting since the arrival of this pandemic.

Music Played on the Show

Charlie's Theme

Charlie's Theme

Christophe Beck

0:28

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

thebusiness@rte.ie

Call 1850-715150

Text 51551. From Northern Ireland & U.K text STUDIO followed by your message to 80889

Presenter: Richard Curran

Producer: Aideen McLoughlin

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV