The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 21 November 2020

The Business

The Business

A weekly look at the world of business and personal finance with Áine Kerr.

Covid and The Press

Covid and The Press

Brian MacCraith, the former President of DCU, was appointed as chair of the future of media commission a year ago and in the last week was asked to head up the task force for rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines. This week the Taoiseach said a vaccine could be cleared for use here by the second half of December so Brian is in for a busy few months.

Mairead Mackle

Mairead Mackle

Mairead Mackle's company has been playing an integral role in sourcing accommodation for homeless families during the crisis. She employs 1200 people across the North and South in Tarasis Enterprises. Mairead has won numerous awards for her work - from an Employer of Choice award to finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.

Beat it Barbie

Beat it Barbie

Sticking with female empowerment and gender issues as Christmas approaches it seems that more and more people are conscious of the choices of toys presented to them. Dolls, princesses and unicorns for girls and dinosaurs, lego and racing cars for boys. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

Black Friday and Employers

Black Friday and Employers

Many of us have plans in place for purchases on Black Friday, but if you're an employee beware. Your managers might just be monitoring your every move. We're joined by Julie Galbraith, partner & employment law expert at Eversheds Sutherland.

Flying Cars in Clare

Flying Cars in Clare

We could see self driving and flying cars taking to the roads in the not too distant future and a new testing facility based in Shannon, Co. Clare may be the answer. We're joined by Russell Vickers, CEO of Future Mobility Campus Ireland to tell us about the future of transportation.

Another Holiday Anyone?

Another Holiday Anyone?

As one of the teachers unions requested an extra day off before Christmas, is it a good idea for all of us to have a couple of more days off before what will be a very quiet Christmas? We're joined by Martin Harte, CEO of Temple Bar Traders and Leisha McGrath, Work and Organisational Psychologist.

Music Played on the Show

The Kerry Dance

The Kerry Dance

John Mccormack

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