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News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe

News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe

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London, United States

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BBC

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News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe

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English


Episodes

A Special Relationship?

9/22/2021
Sean looks at the latest on the energy crisis and whether the deal done to safeguard CO2 supplies will be enough to prevent shortages. A damning report into the scandal which meant thousands of women missed out on state pension payments because of government mistakes And why we could soon have more rights to ask for flexible working. It's hoped new rules will protect women, disabled people and working parents. #WakeUpToMoney With Sean Farrington

Duration:00:52:50

Wake Up to Money: A Special Relationship?

9/22/2021
Sean looks at the prospect of trade deal with the US and has the latest on the gas crisis

Duration:01:00:00

Keeping the Lights On

9/21/2021
The wholesale price of gas continues to rise amid government promises that power outages will be avoided this winter. Sean talks to boss of energy company Utilita and finds out what we can all do to protect ourselves against rising bills. Meanwhile the US president has lifted the travel ban on Brits entering the US. One boss tells Sean how he's looking forward to a return of business travel. And Universal Music, home of Ariana Grande and the Rolling Stones makes its stock market debut today....

Duration:00:53:33

Wake Up to Money: Keeping the Lights On

9/21/2021
The government has promised the power will stay on this winter. But at what cost?

Duration:01:00:00

Losing the Fizz

9/20/2021
What does the energy price crisis mean for suppliers like Bulb? They're having to raise more funds to keep going as the price of wholesale gas soars. And sky high gas prices are causing problems with the supply of CO2 which is vital to the food industry and to suppliers like Kate who runs a pig farm in Yorkshire. She tells Sean Farrington how she's frightened for the future of her business. #WakeUpToMoney With Sean Farrington

Duration:00:52:29

Wake Up to Money: Losing the Fizz

9/20/2021
Sky high gas prices are causing problems for energy companies and the food industry.

Duration:01:00:00

Ready, Jetset, Go!

9/17/2021
Will the government scrap the traffic light travel system? And as the nights draw in and we start firing up our boilers, how worried should we be about rising energy prices?

Duration:00:50:00

Wake Up to Money: Ready, Jetset, Go!

9/17/2021
Will the government scrap the traffic light travel system and PCR testing for travellers?

Duration:01:00:00

All back to work?

9/16/2021
We take a deeper look at why most staff and bosses say office work won't return full time -hearing from workers, experts and even BT. Plus Sean asks why energy prices are surging. Elsewhere he discusses why there's been a record jump in price rises and whether Charlie Mullins could sell of Pimlico Plumbers

Duration:00:49:45

Wake Up to Money: All back to work?

9/16/2021
We take a deeper look at why most staff and bosses say office work won't return full time.

Duration:01:00:00

Best Laid Plans?

9/15/2021
Sean looks at the PM's Winter Plan(s) and the impact they could have. He also asks whether a better system could replace Universal Credit and how much low literacy costs workers.

Duration:00:53:19

From Summer Sun to Winter Plan

9/14/2021
Furlough is expected to mean more jobs go, but we can't fill our vacancies. Sean examines the employment conundrum. He also grabs his crystal ball to look at what could be in the PM's Winter Plan. Elsewhere, he discusses Primark going digital, why MPs are investigating social media influencers, and he takes a look at teambuilding and how companies can bring their staff back together in real life and in spirit. #WakeUpToMoney With Sean Farrington

Duration:00:54:18

Raising Raducanu

9/13/2021
After Emma Raducanu's US win, Vishala asks what it costs to turn a tennis player into a superstar? We also discuss furlough with the TUC as they meet for their annual conference and take a look at what changes the Government could make to Covid regulations. And as charities struggle we ask how they're trying to keep ticking over.

Duration:00:51:40

Fairytale in New York

9/10/2021
18 year old Emma Raducanu has done what no British woman has been able to do for 44 years. She'll be in the final of a grand slam this weekend, but what does all this success and media attention do for her earnings power? And with a few weeks left until the furlough scheme winds up for good, what now for the 1.6 million people still using it? Plus how can employers negotiate the tricky British class system? With Felicity Hannah #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:50:13

Pop-It like it's hot

9/9/2021
Sean explores why there's such a backlog of HGV driving tests, he finds out how a health and social care levy would work, and why the latest toy craze has swept the playgrounds of the world.

Duration:00:52:40

Tax and Spend

9/8/2021
Sean Farrington looks at what the government's new health tax means for workers, employers, care homes and the wider economy? Plus, we look into the HGV driver test backlog. And, how do you make your dream career a reality?

Duration:00:52:01

A taxing gambit?

9/7/2021
Sean looks at the potential for National Insurance increases to help fund social care. He also examines why HGV driving tests are taking so long, and the latest chess board shortages, and asks why the financial regulator is taking aim at Kim Kardashian over crypto?

Duration:00:53:53

Tax 'n' Vax

9/6/2021
Sean looks at plans to cover the cost of social care. Plus, the latest on shortages, and vaccine passports for nightclubs and large events. He also hears from a programme that's working to get more young black people into corporate jobs.

Duration:00:51:59

Sowing the seeds for price rises?

9/3/2021
As shortages drive wholesale food prices higher, could consumers soon feel the pinch? Felicity Hannah speaks to one importer and exporter to find out. She also asks whether Blackpool Illuminations will shed any light on how UK tourism is faring. And as BMW says it plans to slash its carbon emissions from the life cycle of its cars, from their production onwards, by 40% per cent before 2030, we catch up with the carmaker to ask how it will carry out that pledge. Plus loose change hoarding,...

Duration:00:50:32

The Big Short(age)

9/2/2021
From cola to beer, many items are still running short. It's caused by many issues including covid and a shortage of lorry drivers. Some businesses are investing in fleets of vans to move products around, bypassing HGV's. But is it sustainable? And will it cost us all more in the end? And a combination of weather problems and covid restrictions in coffee producing parts of the world means the price of beans has jumped. What does it mean for your morning brew? With Sean Farrington...

Duration:00:52:55