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

    A wage rise for millions but will it make a difference?

    A wage rise for millions but will it make a difference?

    Felicity Hannah rounds up the steady flow of budget announcements so far.

    • 51 min
    A Twix, a Can of Sprite and a Big Red Box

    A Twix, a Can of Sprite and a Big Red Box

    Can Rishi Sunak balance the books amid soaring living costs, shortages on supermarket shelves and a health emergency that has cost us a lot?

    • 47 min
    Half Term Hopes

    Half Term Hopes

    Felicity Hannah talks to a cafe owner in the Scottish highlands about how half term is the last big chance of the season. She hears from a panel of young entrepreneurs about what they want to see from Rishi Sunak's budget next week. And after a disappointing August, did retail pick up last month?

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    • 52 min
    Plan B, or not Plan B?

    Plan B, or not Plan B?

    Felicity Hannah asks, as Covid cases surge again are businesses rethinking its return to the workplace? She also takes a look at why inflation unexpectedly fell and the ongoing impact of port delays.
    Elsewhere we discuss a huge tax avoidance scandal, the UK's trade deal with New Zealand and hear from the boss of Scottish Power.

    • 52 min
    Zeroing in

    Zeroing in

    After more green announcements, we ask whether the Government can hit its net-zero targets. And ahead of inflation figures later, we ask what price increases businesses are seeing.
    Elsewhere, we take a look at one supermarket's plans to recruit 15,000 seasonal staff, why competition watchdogs are delving into the music streaming sector and why a brewer and a milk substitute maker have been told off by the Advertising Standards Agency.

    • 51 min
    Pump it up

    Pump it up

    The Government unveils its plans to make households greener by ditching gas boilers for heat pumps - but will the strategy take off? Elsewhere Felicity Hannah asks whether the Leeds arm of HS2 could be axed, and who the big names are at London's Global Investment Summit.
    She also takes a look at why Tesco is going till-less and why The HUT Group boss is getting risd of his "golden share".

    • 54 min

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