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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

Farewell to furlough

10/30/2020
The government's furlough scheme will end this weekend. Felicity Hannah hears from those who were saved by the financial lifeline, including a business owner in the 'most furloughed town in the UK'. There's been a 50% rise in online shopping fraud during the coronavirus lockdown – with fraudsters selling fakes to capitalise on the trend. But these 'dupes', as they're known, are now being showcased by social media influencers. Some of the biggest US tech companies release their latest results...

Duration:00:26:20

Striking a gourd

10/29/2020
Stock markets around the world have tumbled as France and Germany both announce second rounds of lockdowns and how pumpkin patches have carved out a big market.

Duration:00:51:31

10% Furloughed workers are fired

10/28/2020
Felicity finds out is the end of free banking on the horizon and In some parts of deprived parts of the UK 10% of furloughed workers have been fired

Duration:00:50:03

Trainers and tumbling stock markets

10/27/2020
Sean Farrington gets the latest on the storm around buying essentials during Wales' covid fire-break and takes a look at HSBC, the Ant Group and the booming trainers market.

Duration:00:51:52

Being a black entrepreneur

10/26/2020
Sean Farrington speaks to a black entrepeneur and venture capitalist about the barriers faced by black start-ups seeking funding.

Duration:00:49:48

Sunak digs deeper

10/23/2020
As the Chancellor announces more cash to help Covid-hit businesses, Sean asks will it help keep firms afloat? He also speaks to a mum decided to launch her own business during lockdown and sees how the latest US presidential debate went down.

Duration:00:27:22

Food for thought

10/22/2020
Wake Up To Money is out at the New Smithfield Fruit and Veg Market in Manchester to get the views of suppliers and looks ahead to another US presidential debate.

Duration:00:48:30

Fears For Tiers

10/21/2020
Felicity Hannah gets the business perspective on tier 3 restrictions for Greater Manchester and hears about the debate over vegan ‘sausages’ and ‘burgers’.

Duration:00:51:07

Wetherspoon's Tim Martin's last orders on lockdown

10/20/2020
Mark Syred speaks to Wetherspoon's boss Tim Martin on lockdown restrictions and hears from one graduate who is still pushing trolleys after getting his degree.

Duration:00:45:30

The restrictions resistance

10/19/2020
Sean Farrington speaks to the North East England Chamber of Commerce about its push back against more lockdown restrictions and finds out about one company's taste for insects.

Duration:00:48:31

Tier Three or not Tier Three? That is the question.

10/16/2020
Mark Syred speaks to restaurants in Manchester and London to find out how they're coping with the new tier two restrictions.

Duration:00:26:27

Lockdown debates and Dynamite for K-Pop

10/15/2020
Northern Ireland locks down, Wales makes further restrictions and Sean finds out about BTS the South Korean pop bands' listing on the Seoul stock market.

Duration:00:47:41

Ellis provides some words of wisdom

10/14/2020
As new stats show apprenticeship spaces remain low, Ellis from Whitehaven who has applied for hundreds of apprenticeships in engineering tells Sean how he is staying positive. And has lockdown restrictions had a knocked on effect on consumer confidence. Plus release the latest Apple tech launch.

Duration:00:43:43

Three tiers but no hooray

10/13/2020
Its tiers for fears for pubs owners in Liverpool who tell Sean they are not sure what a substantial meal and is a shake up of the football leagues good for the game?

Duration:00:47:50

Locktober

10/12/2020
As tougher rules come in for England to combat Covid, what are businesses and their supply chains worried about? Sean also looks at cider sales and tough times for taxi drivers.

Duration:00:45:50

Restrictions and Pumpkins

10/9/2020
Danni Hewson speaks to hospitality businesses about the threat of new restrictions next week and asks listeners whether they're spending much to celebrate a new season.

Duration:00:23:54

Tightening the central belt

10/8/2020
Pubs and restaurants in central Scotland will have to close, while in other parts of the country alcohol sales and opening hours will be restricted. Could tighter rules in England be next? An announcement's expected on Monday. Plus a new taskforce will look at whether testing at airports could help cut the quarantine. The boss of airline Loganair gives his view on whether it's enough. #wakeuptomoney With Danni Hewson

Duration:00:45:53

Breaking the circuit

10/7/2020
Nicola Sturgeon has promised not to put Scotland back into full lockdown. But she's likely to bring in stricter measures today that will affect pubs, restaurants and other hospitality businesses. Danni Hewson's been talking to Ikea boss Jesper Brodin. The flatpack retailer is opening 50 new stores globally and he says the boom in lockdown home improvements shows no signs of slowing down. And why the government's flagship Bounceback loan scheme may be facing a black hole caused by fraud and...

Duration:00:46:17

Redundancies rise

10/6/2020
As the pandemic leads to 500,000 job losses - what's pushing businesses to the brink? Danni Hewson also takes a look at how to get equality on boards and 10 years of Instagram.

Duration:00:48:43

Cut? Cineworld's future in the balance

10/5/2020
Danni Hewson looks into whether Bond's latest delay could push Cineworld over the edge. She also takes a look at how news President Trump has Covid 19 has affected world markets; and how the latest car sales have fared after the release of new registration plates.

Duration:00:35:46