The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 5 September 2020

The Business

The Business

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

Is Anyone Making Money?

Is Anyone Making Money?

The governemnt are encouraging people to open their wallets in the new stay and spend initiative. But is anyone in retail or hospitality making any money as Covid and restrictions rumble on? We're joined by Arnold Dillon, Director of Retail Ireland, Claire Nash of Nash 19 Restaurant in Cork, and Ann Chapman of Stonechat Jewellers in Dublin.

Break Up with Make Up

Break Up with Make Up

As more of us stay at home and away from offices and nights out, personal grooming has taken a different tack. While the makeup industry is crumbling, leisure wear brands are out the door and people are spending more on skincare. Liam Gerghty has been finding out about the breakup with makeup.

Tommy Collison - Inclusive Education

Tommy Collison - Inclusive Education

Tommy Collison is head of business development at Lambda School - a college in the States that tries to help disadvantaged students get a foothold in the tech industry. They don't charge people for their education, but instead ask for 17% of their income for their first two years working. Tommy himself took some classes at the school

Adopt a Shop

Adopt a Shop

It's the heart of Dublin that Tim Carey had in mind when he tweeted about adopting a number of cafes and shops in Dublin that he feels need support due to Covid 19. He has decided to buy something from each shop every week or two in order to give them support. His tweet has started an online momentum with #Adoptashop.

Mills and Boon

Mills and Boon

Daisy Cummins, or as she's otherwise known Abby Green, has just published her 50th Mills and Boon book - she writes between three and four a year. Daisy is known for setting pulses racing with lines like "his deep-set eyes were dark, but not brown, golden. His skin was dark too. There was stubble on his jaw."

Michael Fry loves Pens

Michael Fry loves Pens

Earlier this week we spotted Michael Fry dance with his new office chair on Twitter. You have to get excited about something when you're not taking the daily commute back into the office. We asked him to pen a piece about his love for the chair, but it quickly swivelled into an ode to the office.

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When You Wish Upon  A Star

When You Wish Upon A Star

Dave Brubeck

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Presenter: Richard Curran

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