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Dublin, Ireland

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RTE Ireland

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 1850-715150


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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


Michael Dowling - Northwell Health

9/16/2017
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Richard's first gues this morning is Michael Dowling, President & CEO of Northwell Health, a network of hospitals, medical schools & health insurance providers. With over 60,000 people on its payroll, it is the number one employer in the New York state with revenues of more than 11 billion dollars.

Duration: 00:21:26


Jonathan Self - Ethical Business

9/9/2017
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Joining Richard from our Cork studio this morning is Jonathan Self, who has written a book based on his own experience of succeeding in buisness, titled 'Good Money: Become an Ethical Entrepreneur, Change the World, Feel Better'

Duration: 00:06:00


30th Anniversary of Erasmus

9/9/2017
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This year marks the 30th Anniversary of Erasmus, the education program that has seen over 60,000 students & staff from Ireland travelling to one of the other 32 eligible destinations for study periods or trainee-ships. Liam Geraghty has been looking back at its 30 year history.

Duration: 00:05:37


Barry Possner - Leadership

9/9/2017
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He is the Accolti Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business in Santa Clara University, in the Silicone Valley & co-author of many books including 'The Leadership Challenge', world management expert Barry Possner joins Richard this morning.

Duration: 00:09:12


Paul Kavanagh - outgoing Ambassador to China

9/9/2017
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The UK's decision to leave the EU & Trump's isolationist instincts are just some of the reasons behind the idea of the creation of a new world order. Many analysts speculate that the 21st century will be remembered as the Asian Century with the rise in superpowers like Indonesia & India but China remains the Asian giant in terms of future growth.

Duration: 00:16:18


Unfair Dismissal Act

9/2/2017
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The Administration of US President Donald Trump has been marked by a pletora of high profile dismissals. Of course the reality of terminating employment is very different. Marguerite Bolger, Senior Council for Labour & Employment joins Richard in studio this morning.

Duration: 00:07:25


Passionate about Packaging

9/2/2017
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Withe children all over the country starting school their parents have been carefully covering & labeling books. Liam Geraghty brings us this report on those passionate about sign writing & labeling!

Duration: 00:05:27


Brody Sweeney - Camile Thai

9/2/2017
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Brody Sweeney joins Richard in studio, a stalwart of Irish entrepreneurship for several decades and has had ample opportunity to view the lifestyle choice from every angle, form the heights of International success to the depths of liquidation & back again!

Duration: 00:12:53


Stress for Strength - Understanding & Using Stress to Build Resilience

9/2/2017
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Danica Murphy is American & has lived in Ireland for 20 years. She qualified as a certified public accountant while still in the US, after getting her degree in psychology & worked in a global premier consulting firm before starting her 25 years career in business advisory services. Danica joins Richard in studio this morning.

Duration: 00:07:51


Kieran Kennedy - MD of O'Neills

9/2/2017
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O'Neills company was established in Dublin by Charles O'Neill in 1918, an indigenous operation, in that they specilised in making the likes of sliotars & Gaelic footballs that were specificto the Irish market. Joining Richard in studio is Kieran Kennedy from Stratbane & he has worked for O'Neills since 1979.

Duration: 00:17:51

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