Wake Up to Money-logo

Wake Up to Money

BBC

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

Location:

London, United States

Networks:

BBC

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Fuelling inflation

5/19/2022
As inflation soars again, Sean takes a look at surging fuel prices. He also checks out what the next energy price cap could be and how a clothing retailer won a David and Goliath battle. Keep the conversation going #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:52:02

The big squeeze

5/18/2022
With inflation soaring, Sean speaks to businesses and consumers about how they're coping by dipping into the worlds of food and fuel. He also counts the cost of that Wagatha Christie court case. Keep the conversation going #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:51:57

Refugees and red tape

5/17/2022
As firms battle to employ Ukranian refugees, Sean asks Lush what hurdles they face. We also have the latest on the Northern Ireland Protocol and ask why some energy rebates are being delayed. He also looks ahead to Vodafone's results and discusses the Bank of England's response to the cost of living crisis. Keep the conversation goting with #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:52:11

Protocol problems

5/16/2022
As the PM heads to Belfast, Sean Farrington asks why the Northern Ireland Protocol is such a problem for trade. He also takes a look at oil giant Saudi Aramco's huge profits, whether hybrid live and streamed gigs could be the future of music and catches up with friend of the show Reggie Nelson. Keep the coversation going at #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:51:55

The Recession Question

5/13/2022
Felicity Hannah hears if a UK recession is likely and what could be done to avoid it plus the latest on crypto currency markets as some coins lose half their value.

Duration:00:26:18

Can't get the staff?

5/12/2022
Felicity Hannah looks at how labour shortages are sending starting salaries higher. Plus, has the Northern Ireland Protocol fracas heated up now Joe Biden's got involved, and will a proposed new law allowing residents to vote on planning permissions pit neighbours against each other?

Duration:00:52:23

Breaking Protocol?

5/11/2022
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:50:46

Supermarket Sweeps Up

5/10/2022
Felicity Hannah hears how Morrisons rescued convenience store chain McColl's from collapse, plus a look ahead to the Queen's Speech and Tesco's call for insects to be added to animal feed.

Duration:00:52:07

Corner shop crisis

5/9/2022
Felicity Hannah asks: who will save convenience store chain McColl's? Plus, Turkey's inflation soars to nearly 70%, and the resurgence of the wedding industry in 2022.

Duration:00:51:47

Interesting times for the US and UK

5/5/2022
The US makes biggest interest rate rise in 22 years - will the UK follow?

Duration:00:52:25

The price is right?

5/4/2022
Sean Farrington asks: Have energy companies put up direct debits more than necessary? Plus, more calls for a windfall tax to help reduce energy bills after BP sees profits double, and why are second-hand cars getting more expensive?

Duration:00:52:44

Booming Profits

5/3/2022
Sean looks ahead to BP's performance on the back of higher energy prices. Plus, why has the EU accused Apple of breaking competition law over contactless payments? And, how has working from home changed your approach to workwear?

Duration:00:52:08

Every penny counts

4/29/2022
Felicity Hannah asks: how are supermarkets going to reduce the price of our weekly shop? Plus, reaction to the first contraction of the US economy in two years, and are music venues taking a bigger cut from merch at gigs? Keep the conversation going at #WakeUpToMoney

Duration:00:26:16

Moving on to Meta things

4/28/2022
Sean Farrington has reaction to the latest financial results from Facebook and Instagram's parent company, Meta. Plus, Russia ups the stakes over sanctions by cutting off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, and Australia offers cheap flights to get backpackers back down under post-pandemic.

Duration:00:51:29

Office politics

4/27/2022
Sean Farrington asks: where are we all working now? Home, the office, or somewhere else? Plus quarterly results from Microsoft and Google, and childcare staff's reactions to Boris Johnson's proposal to relax health and safety rules.

Duration:00:51:25

Big-hitter buys Twitter

4/26/2022
Sean Farrington brings reaction to Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter and HSBC brings out its Q1 results. Plus, the Ukrainian costume designer who's turned to making sleeping bags and blankets for soldiers.

Duration:00:36:20

Macron Hangs On

4/25/2022
Sean Farrington has reaction to Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French Election, and details of P&O restarting their channel sailings. Plus, after the Government delays import checks on chilled food for the fourth time, a UK cheesemaker shares his frustrations.

Duration:00:51:37

Sting in the sales?

4/22/2022
Felicity Hannah looks ahead to the ONS retail sales figures during a cost of living squeeze. Also people's reactions to electric vehicles pulling away from the number of charging points, and a vinyl shop owner on how Record Store Day doesn't always hit the groove.

Duration:00:26:46

Tesla in the driving seat

4/21/2022
Tesla sales go through the roof and Boots CEO Seb James joins us to talk about how the pandemic changed our beauty industry.

Duration:00:54:52

Footing the bill

4/20/2022
Energy bosses warn that as many as four in ten people could end up in fuel poverty in the autumn.

Duration:00:53:42