The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 23 May 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Sean Brett

Sean Brett

Sean Brett is the founder and chief executive of Steeltech - a company which designs and manufactures sheds and garages. It employs 170 people and has a turnover of 20 million euro. He caught up with Sean earlier and I first asked him what sort of an impact has Covid 19 had on his business so far?

Publishing in a Pandemic

Publishing in a Pandemic

There was good news this week for Irish author, Louise Nealon as she's received a six figure deal for her coming of age novel. But what about publishing during the pandemic? How do you get attention when book fairs and tours have been cancelled? We're joined by literary agent Marianne Gunn O'Connor and Lisa Coen of Tramp Press.

Crossword Makers

Crossword Makers

Crosswords have been helping to keep many people sane since the lockdown began. So who are the people behind those black and white puzzles that get the grey matter going? Liam Geraghty has been finding out.

Domhnall Slattery

Domhnall Slattery

This week there was more bad news on the aviation front - from Cityjet making staff redundant, to news of job losses at Dublin and Cork airports. Meanwhile planes all over the world remain grounded. We spoke to Domhnal Slattery, CEO of Avolon - one of the world's largest aircraft leasing companies.

The End of the Office?

The End of the Office?

As more and more businesses are allowing employees to continue to work from home, are we looking at a future without office gossip or teaspoons left on the side of the sink? We are joined by Radio and TV producer Eoin Sweeney and comedian Alison Spittle to talk about the future of the office.

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Comes Love

Comes Love

Billie Holliday

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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