Wake Up to Money

Wake Up to Money

United Kingdom

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

Episodes

23/08/2017  

Household bills are rising in line with wage growth and less than inflation, so is a living cost squeeze exaggerated? And how can the Northern Powerhouse project get back on track?

22/08/2017  

Donald Trump will head to Arizona today to try and get his administration back on track with the economy centre stage. We ask the boss of the state's biggest business lobby group what he makes of the President's record and plans. Ahead of the latest government's debt figures we get the inside track on how much national borrowing is costing us all. And Britain's top-selling car-maker, Ford, has announced a scrappage scheme for older cars. We cast an eye over the small print.

21/08/2017  

News and insight from the business world with Guy Kilty and Mickey Clarke.

18/08/2017  

Barcelona businesses speak to the programme following a terrorist attack in the city. What will the rising price of zinc mean for the cost of everyday items?

17/08/2017  

Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark discuss the impact of President Trump's decision to scrap two key business forums. They also take a look at whether A-Levels are good for your long term career and family business problems.

16/08/2017  

The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe.

15/08/2017  

News and insight from the business world with Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper.

14/08/2017  

The number of family firms in the UK is nearing the 5m mark, accounting for nine out of 10 private firms and employing more than 12m people. So Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark visit one family-run cider firm to take a closer look at the world of family business. The team also examines the impact of President Trump's war of the words with North Korea over missile testing.

11/08/2017  

The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe.

10/08/2017  

Price Comparison website Go Compare says the insurance industry is exploiting the financially distressed and those "too nice for their own good." We speak to the company's chief executive, Matthew Crummack. Following British payments firm Worldpay's merger with a US company we look at whether key UK firms are now takeover targets due to the weakness of sterling. And as Morrisons pledges not to sell own-label "fake-farm" branded food we speak to the supermarket's fresh food boss.

09/08/2017  

Ten years ago today, French bank BNP Paribas halted trading some investments. The move triggered a sharp rise in the cost of credit, and shook global markets - the start of the global financial crisis. We reflect on the turbulent decade with guests including TSB Chief Executive, Paul Pester and Chief Executive of Berg Solicitors, Alison Loveday.

08/08/2017  

News and insight from the business world with Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper.

07/08/2017  

The government has announced an independent review looking at ways to reduce energy costs. We look at what this latest probe into the sector could mean for you. Could new privacy rules end the wave of cold calls that come from accidentally ticking a box online? And as disruption at Britain's busiest railway station adds to travel misery at many EU airports, we look at how you can claim compensation.

04/08/2017  

The deputy governor of the Bank of England, Ben Broadbent, joins us in the studio to talk squeezed incomes, household debt and stagnant business investment. And why doesn't women's football attract the record-breaking payouts seen in the men's game? The manager of Chelsea Ladies explains.

03/08/2017  

Guy Kilty and Mickey Clark examine the potential record Neymar football transfer deal, the legacy of £1 housing schemes and the traditional skills at risk of dying out.

02/08/2017  

Guy Kilty and Mickey Clark examine food price increases, Apple's latest results and the cost of music lessons.

01/08/2017  

Guy Kilty and Louise Cooper discuss "flipping" and its impact on the housing market. They also look at how tech firms are tackling terror and why DNA could be big business.

31/07/2017  

News and insight from the business world with Guy Kilty and Louise Cooper.

28/07/2017  

The latest news and views on business and the world of personal finance with Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe.

27/07/2017  

Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark speak to the boss of Ford in the UK, Andy Barratt, about the government plan to ban diesel and petrol cars from 2040. They also look the future of homebuying with HSBC's global head of mortgages.

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