The Business

The Business

Saturday 10 - 11am

The Business Saturday 16 January 2021

The Business

The Business

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

Making Millions In Mayo

Making Millions In Mayo

We're joined by Fidelma McGuirk, she was the CEO of Taxback.com but she left her job, friends and family behind and headed off West to set up a new business in Westport. The company Payslip looks after international payroll for multinational companies and is now worth tens of millions and has over 30 employees.

Switching Off

Switching Off

The Government is considering legislation to allow people to switch off, employees too will have the right to ask their employers to work from home. Liam Geraghty has been looking at the importance of switching off.

Employers on Remote Working

Employers on Remote Working

Working from home in a lockdown is not easy. We're all working longer hours and taking less breaks. But some companies are making a concerted effort to bring an element of rest and play back into the working day. Cathal Divilly, CEO of Great Places to Work in Ireland tells us more.

Truckers and Tailbacks

Truckers and Tailbacks

With Brexit now in place we're starting to see pictures emerging of empty supermarket shelves. The Irish Freight Transport Association warns of significant issues over the coming weeks. To look at what's happening at the ports, we're joined by Brendan Dixon of Dixon Transport and Paul Grant; Stenaline's trade director for the Irish Sea.

Eddie Shanahan on Retail

Eddie Shanahan on Retail

Most retailers have a lot to deal with at the moment, from shuttered shops to stock shortages. But is the Irish retail landscape facing into a better year and what have we learned from tough trading in a pandemic? We're joined by Eddie Shanahan, Consultant for the Fashion, Craft and Retail sectors and Chair of Showcase Ireland.

Dealing with Distraction

Dealing with Distraction

Many working from home are being bombarded with distractions. So how do you keep your concentration when the doorbell is ringing with a delivery, the kids are constantly asking for food, and your mother keeps updating you on the numbers of Covid cases? We're joined by Psychologist Leisha McGrath to tell us more.

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