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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

    Scaling back support?

    Scaling back support?

    More than 100 MPs call on the chancellor to extend the grant scheme for the self-employed, saying many will not be able to work once it ends. Felicity Hannah asks two business people how they will cope financially, as the government begins to scale back support.

    Plus - President Trump has signed an executive order targeting big social media companies, like Twitter. But does he risk biting the hand that feeds?

    • 51 min
    The businesses left waiting

    The businesses left waiting

    Danni hears from businesses who still don't know when they'll be able to reopen again, and asks how they're coping with the uncertainty. She explores the issues at Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi; and finds out about a new launch into space.

    • 48 min
    Sanitiser, screens and social distancing: retail's new normal

    Sanitiser, screens and social distancing: retail's new normal

    Danni talks to two retailers about how they're preparing to reopen in June; she finds out how the UK property market has suddenly seen a big surge; and she discusses plans for a new nuclear power station.

    • 50 min
    Ramping up retail

    Ramping up retail

    Open-air markets, car showrooms, and all other non-essential businesses get the green light to open their doors again in June. Danni asks what impact this will have for those businesses, as well as the UK economy. Plus - she finds out more about 'Project Birch', and the impact that lockdown is having on those who are poised to enter the world of work .

    • 47 min
    A cereal issue

    A cereal issue

    Plus how will we pay for all this? What impact will the virus have on public spending? And what do we all miss most about normal life?

    • 49 min
    "We take it down"

    "We take it down"

    Mark Zuckerberg, the boss of Facebook talks about how to deal with fake news and misinformation during the Covid 19 pandemic.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
564 Ratings

564 Ratings

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Awesome start to the day

Defo recommend! I start my mornings listening to this podcast! Covers all the important topics and very well produced.

Mark McG GB ,

Missing Mickey

This show needs to radically improve. Losing Micky was bad enough and now Sean is away I just wont bother listening until he gets back. Used to the the best daily podcast.

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Let’s have the professionals back.

So good to have Justin Urquhart Stewart on this morning.

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