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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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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

Sub in or out?

1/28/2022
The government says it wants to tackle labour shortages by changing the rules for people on Universal Credit. Felicity Hannah asks whether this will help or cause more hardship. Also, is it time to take stock of your subscriptions?

Duration:00:53:35

The masks are off

1/27/2022
As Plan B ends in England, Sean Farrington takes a look at the impact for business. He also investigates what effect the Tory crisis is having and digs into results from Tesla. Plus: US intetest rates, a record Christmas for Pets At Home and more. Keep the coversation going at #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:51:33

Running out of gas?

1/26/2022
Sean Farrington gets the latest on CO2 shortages - could there be empty shelves? He also speaks to WPP founder and advertising giant Sir Martin Sorrell to hear his views on the current Tory crisis and whether the party is good for business and the economy. Plus job cuts at Unilever and Royal Mail, more on the cost of living squeeze and how Microsoft has fared over the past six months. Keep the conversation going at #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:49:43

Taking flight

1/25/2022
Will new rules mean a boost for the travel industry? Sean catches up with the boss of Jet2. We also get the latest from Ukraine as global markets fall on concerns of a conflict. Plus Derby County, it's already in administration - but can they prove they have enough cash to finish the season? As tech giants update investors on their performance, we take a look at what Microsoft could unveil, and can you cope with the demise of the McDonald's breakfast wrap and bagel? Keep the conversation...

Duration:00:50:03

Log jam to paper jam

1/24/2022
Sean take a look at the impact of new rules for trade with the EU on UK ports and businesses. He also asks why tech investors are getting nervous and why UK airlines are calling for an end to restrictions for returning travellers. Keep the conversation going at #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:51:02

Problematic Pensions

1/21/2022
Felicity Hannah looks at the "shameful" underpayment of pensions and asks if we're heading towards a cashless society. Plus Peloton share price pedals backwards and why we're using less cash

Duration:00:50:34

The big return?

1/20/2022
Sean Farrington looks at whether people will return to the office now work from home guidance has ended Plus former Apprentice Winner Alana Spencer tells us why now is the hardest time she's had in business

Duration:00:52:03

Price Pressure

1/19/2022
Sean Farrington speaks to businesses about the impact of rising inflation. Plus, why is Microsoft paying £50bn for the gaming business behind Call of Duty?

Duration:00:51:20

Gettin' Paid

1/18/2022
Sean looks at the impact of rising wages, and the wider labour market. Plus, why US airlines are anxious about 5G. And, what does a BBC licence fee freeze mean for TV producers?

Duration:00:48:42

Take five, work four?

1/17/2022
Covid isolation is cut from seven days to five - how do employers feel? How some countries are addressing soaring energy prices. Who's embracing the four-day week? Felicity Hannah hears from freelancers and a group campaigning for the change in our workplace culture.

Duration:00:48:14

Heating households

1/17/2022
Sean looks at options to mitigate energy costs after fresh warnings that millions face fuel poverty when prices rise in April. Plus, Covid isolation changes from 7 to 5 days today - how will it benefit business? And, why does Unilever want to spend around £50bn on GSK's consumer goods division?

Duration:00:49:17

Political Purse Strings

1/13/2022
Boris Johnson is facing calls to resign after he apologised for going to a drinks party in the Downing Street garden in May 2020. But what do the Tory party donors think?

Duration:00:52:23

Are you ready Boots? Start biddin'

1/12/2022
Bain Capital and CVC Capital Partners are reported to be assembling a joint bid for Boots, which is currently owned by the US pharmacy giant Walgreens.

Duration:00:51:53

Negative Energy

1/11/2022
It's not just households who are feeling the pinch. Businesses which use lots of gas are at the sharp end.

Duration:00:50:43

Nation of Isolation

1/10/2022
Ikea has slashed sick pay entitlement for some unvaccinated staff forced to self-isolate after close contact with someone infected with Covid

Duration:00:52:27

The Big Squeeze

1/7/2022
The soaring cost of wholesale gas is contributing to record high energy bills that many predict will soon get higher. The boss of energy company Ecotricity tells Felicity what he thinks can be done to mitigate a big squeeze on the cost of living which could hit in April with taxes and energy bills set to rise. Maggie Philbin used to present the BBC's iconic Tomorrow's World programme. She now helps teenagers achieve their dream jobs in science and technology. So how can we help the teen in...

Duration:00:47:44

Go Test

1/6/2022
The government says it will ditch the requirement for travellers to take a pre-departure covid test before they return to the UK. The Jet2 boss tells Sean whether it's enough to give the travel industry a much needed boost. Mickey Clarke chats through the business stories of the day. Plus why gaming has grown during Covid and how showrooms are struggling to sell new cars. Join in the conversation on Twitter: #WakeUpToMoney With Sean Farrington

Duration:00:38:26

Testing Times

1/5/2022
As Covid cases hit a new high we speak to businesses about the impact on their workforces.

Duration:00:46:27

Theranos founder convicted

1/4/2022
The founder of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, has been convicted of defrauding investors after a landmark trial. Also, has Omicron put a stop to plans to return to offices? And, Apple becomes the first company to reach a value of $3 trillion.

Duration:00:51:45

22 things in 2022

1/3/2022
Felicity Hannah looks ahead to 22 things which will or could happen in 2022

Duration:00:56:53