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The Business is a 1 hour show looking at business and enterprise in Ireland hosted by George Lee.

The Business is a 1 hour show looking at business and enterprise in Ireland hosted by George Lee.
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Dublin, Ireland

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RTE Ireland

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The Business is a 1 hour show looking at business and enterprise in Ireland hosted by George Lee.

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English

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RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 1850-715150


Episodes

Interviews

10/14/2017
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Conducting an interview is a skill & one that for the sake of both sides in the exchange, deserves to be finely tuned. Louise Campbell, MD of Robert Walters Recruitment is here in studio with a few tips on how to ask the right question.

Duration: 00:09:34


Storytellers

10/14/2017
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Fergal Nealon is the man behind StoryTracks.ie - an app where locals can upload their stories for tourists to listen to as they travel throughout the country. The app was winner of Best Pitch at the DCU Ryan Academy U-start Accelerator Programme Demo Day last week & Liam Geraghty has the story.

Duration: 00:05:38


Data Centres

10/14/2017
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Subject to planning permission, the commercial court announced it was clearing the way for the multinational tech giant, Apple, to build a data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. Microsoft announcing it would be powering its Dublin based data centre with wind energy sourced in Kerry. Maurice Mortell, Managing Director of Equinox Ireland joins Richard.

Duration: 00:09:04


Behavioural Economics

10/14/2017
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Earlier this week it was announced that this year's Nobel Prize for Economics went to Professor Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago. His theories now underpin many of the directions of modern governments & societies. Professor Liam Delaney, Hd of Behavioural Economics Master Prog, at the Geary Institute in UCD joins Richard in studio.

Duration: 00:09:37


Evelyn O'Toole

10/14/2017
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Twenty three years ago Clifden woman Evelyn O'Toole founded her own expert testing company with a vision to support fellow scientists living & working in the West of Ireland. Her company Complete Lab Solutions has grown in scope & scale ever since, with a client list made up of indigenous & multinational names.

Duration: 00:16:22


Master Brewer - Liam Geraghty

10/7/2017
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Retirement for many is a time to kick-back & enjoy life. But for master brewer William Harvey, four years in, he wanted out! Liam Geraghty brings us the story of a man crafting a new career in craft beer.

Duration: 00:05:30


Catalonia Independence Referendum

10/7/2017
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One week after the vote the reverberations of the Independence referendum in Catalonia continue to shudder through European politics. But aside from politics & sticking with the economics, will indep work for the people of the region? In studio with Richard is Dan O'Brien, chief economist at the Institute of International & European Affairs.

Duration: 00:07:18


Dublin Bus Gender Guidelines

10/7/2017
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As part of its Equality, Diversity & Non-Discrimination Strategy, Dublin Bus has launched one of the most comprehensive & advanced Workplace Gender Transition Policy and Guidelines in the country. Joining Richard in studio are Vivienne Kavanagh, Employee Dev & Equality Exec at Dublin Bus & Sara Philips, Chair of the Transgender Equality Network.

Duration: 00:11:59


Stephen McCarthy - Bid X 1

10/7/2017
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Richard's next guest is Stephen McCarthy who formed a company that partnered with the British firm, Allsops, to hold much-publicised auctions of commercial & residential assets on behalf of receivers. The Irish operation has bought Allsops out & is under the new name Bid x 1.

Duration: 00:16:29


Budget Preview

10/7/2017
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We are only days away from knowing what the government's fiscal plans for the next twelve months are going to be. As Budget day rolls in Richard is joined in studio by Dr Anthony Foley, Lecturer in Economics at the DCU School of Business & Áine Brolly, Founder & CEO of executive recruitment company, Ardlinn.

Duration: 00:10:38


Biz Around the World

9/23/2017
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Siobhán O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine & BitPlus.ie joins Richard in studio for our monthly look at some of the week's international stories.

Duration: 00:07:51


Wellness - Liam Geraghty

9/23/2017
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Research conducted by Ibec earlier this year found out that six out of ten employees are more likely to stay long-term with an employer who shows an interest in their health & well being, while nearly half would leave a job where they perceived an employer did not care about their well-being. Liam Geraghty reports.

Duration: 00:06:04


Electricity

9/23/2017
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Earlier this week the government announced the roll out of Electricity Smart Meters across the country which will bring with them the prospect of real-time consumption information & end house to house calls for meter readings. Joining Richard in studio is Paul Melia, Environment Editor of the Irish Independent.

Duration: 00:08:29


Book - Kill Bad Meetings

9/23/2017
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We've all been there, an interminable, directionless meeting where none of the attendees actually want to be & precisely zero decisions are taken. Richard's next guests, father and son, Kevan & Alan Hall are authors of a no-holds-barred title of a new book "Kill Bad Meetings".

Duration: 00:08:17


Thia Hennessy

9/23/2017
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The Ploughing was on this week reminding people at large of the special place we have for the land in our hearts & Richard's next guest has spent her life immersed in what has long been the beating heart of the Irish identity - the agricultural economy. Thia Hennessy, Hd of the Dept of Food Business & Development & Chair of Agri-Food Economics.

Duration: 00:13:21


UK PM's Brexit Speech

9/23/2017
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Theresa May proposed remaining in the single market for a transition period of around 2 yrs after Brex. The PM said the existing market arrangements should continue to apply during a 2 yr implementation period after Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019. Richard is joined by Justin Urquhart-Stewart, MD of Seven Investment Management in London.

Duration: 00:07:02


Coal Mining - Liam Geraghty

9/16/2017
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With the chill in the air this week, it's fair to say that the Indian summer we might have hoped for was a non-event! But it is not all bad news, the prospect of a cold winter is music to the ears of the businesses in this country that deliver coal. Liam Geraghty hopped into the trucks to find out!

Duration: 00:05:36


Facial Recognition Technology

9/16/2017
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Apple launched the iPhone TEN this week, which has an armoury of cool new innovations, the ability to recognise the users face. This capability is being used as a security feature on the device but of course may open the door to other potential uses. In studio with Richard is Adrian Weckler, Irish Independent's Technology Editor.

Duration: 00:07:19


Tech Against Terrorism

9/16/2017
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With the growth of our online world, the issue of how to deal with the darker content on the web - such as terrorist & extremist content presents an ever growing challenge for tech companies. Evelyn O'Rourke went along to the Tech Against Terrorism conference held in Dublin recently.

Duration: 00:07:15


Taxation & EU partners

9/16/2017
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Fiscal Advisory Council, Séamus Coffey published his report into Ireland's corp tax policies, Euro Comm President, Jean Claude Juncker has again drawn attention to the tension between Ireland & our EU partners. Richard speaks to Joe Tynan, Hd of Tax at PwC & from our Limerick studio we have Prof Sheila Killian of the Kemmy Schl of Business at UL.

Duration: 00:08:34

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