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  • All in a hybrid days work

    All in a hybrid day's work

    06/05/2021 Duração: 51min

    Sean Farrington focuses on what changes we can expect in post-pandemic work life.

  • Pent-up pounds?

    Pent-up pounds?

    05/05/2021 Duração: 51min

    Sean looks at the prospects of a post-pandemic recovery, and covid testing for travel. Plus, where next for the football gambling site Football Index? And, does it matter if diamonds are grown in a lab, rather than mined from the ground?

  • The timeline to travel

    The timeline to travel

    04/05/2021 Duração: 53min

    Sean Farrington discusses the UK and the EU's plans to ease travel restrictions and finds out how bank holiday business was for attractions around the country since lockdown eased.

  • Fishing talks fail

    Fishing talks fail

    30/04/2021 Duração: 28min

    Felicity Hannah looks at the impact of the UK's failure to strike a fishing deal with Norway. Also, what do surging profits at Amazon say about our shopping habits? And what next for leaseholders in unsafe buildings? Plus, how crucial is this bank holiday for business?

  • Unionists divided

    Unionists divided

    29/04/2021 Duração: 48min

    Sean looks at what Arlene Foster's resignation means for the Northern Ireland protocol and how it could affect movement of goods. He also looks at whether tech giants should pay more tax, and what it was like at the UK's first business conference (in real life) since lockdown.

  • The future is now

    The future is now

    28/04/2021 Duração: 47min

    Sean examines a big business plan to reignite the economy. He also checks out how business conferences are hoping to restart and looks into a brewing golf row.

  • CC Clarke on tackling the online trolls

    CC Clarke on tackling the online trolls

    27/04/2021 Duração: 51min

    Influencer CC Clarke talks to Sean about how she tackles online trolling. We also discuss Apple's new data protection moves and how the Post Office could brush up its brand image.

  • Open for business

    Open for business

    26/04/2021 Duração: 40min

    Sean catches up with businesses in Scotland and Wales as further lockdown restrictions ease. And with all eyes on the Oscars, how has the pandemic changed the film industry? And what can companies do to help India tackle Covid-19?

  • Million By 30 with Sean Farrington: CC Clarke

    Million By 30 with Sean Farrington: CC Clarke

    25/04/2021 Duração: 32min

    CC Clarke talks to Sean Farrington talks about growing her fanbase to more than two million followers and setting up her make-up business. She discusses how she's carried on with her singing career and dealing with social media trolls

  • Beyond the Horizon

    Beyond the Horizon

    23/04/2021 Duração: 52min

    Felicity Hannah looks at the latest on the Post Office Horizon IT scandal. America's latest commitment on climate change. And we speak to the world's biggest microchip maker.

  • Everybody dance now?

    Everybody dance now?

    22/04/2021 Duração: 25min

    As a Covid-secure Brit Awards returns, Sean speaks to Wayne Hemingway about how events will emerge from the pandemic. He also discusses how a rising number of firms are facing huge financial pressures as a result of coronavirus.

  • Business Of Sport Special - Future Of Football

    Business Of Sport Special - Future Of Football

    21/04/2021 Duração: 35min

    After the collapse of plans for a European Super League, Sean Farrington discusses the future of football with current and former club bosses, fans and sport business experts.

  • Breaking away from the breakaway league

    Breaking away from the breakaway league

    21/04/2021 Duração: 43min

    Sean Farrington talks to former Wolves Chief Executive Jex Moxey as the six English clubs involved in plans for a new European Superleague announce they're pulling out after a massive fan backlash. Hear from Kerrie, owner of a shoe shop near Peebles who can't wait to get back to serving customers again when Scottish shops reopen next week. And why the former Children's Commissioner is sueing TikTok. #WakeUpToMoney

  • Goals Disallowed

    Goals Disallowed

    20/04/2021 Duração: 49min

    As the government steps in, could plans for a European Super League get the red card? Sean Farrington also looks at whether new tariffs should be in the mix for music streaming and why the Bank of England is pondering the idea of Britcoin.

  • In a super league of its own

    In a super league of its own

    19/04/2021 Duração: 51min

    As the new European Super League is formed, Sean Farrington takes a look at what effect it could have on football finances. He also discusses whether 95% mortgages will actually help first time buyers.

  • The Staycation Scramble

    The Staycation Scramble

    16/04/2021 Duração: 49min

    Felicity Hannah looks at the demand for domestic holidays as lockdown eases. Plus, how's the past week been for businesses that were allowed to open on April 12? And, why is Marks & Spencer taking legal action over a cake?

  • Under the Influence

    Under the Influence

    15/04/2021 Duração: 54min

    Sean Farrington looks at the world of lobbying as pressure mounts over Greensill Capital. Plus, we hear from one of the 500 British Gas workers to lose their job. Plus, we get the latest on Northern Ireland as the Brexit minister travels to Brussels to meet his EU counterpart. And, what's it like waiting for the Ever Given to arrive?

  • Supermarkets, scandals and switching off

    Supermarkets, scandals and switching off

    14/04/2021 Duração: 51min

    Sean Farrington looks ahead to Tesco results. He also takes a closer look at the Greensill scandal and the right to switch off from work when you're not actually on the clock.

  • How was it for you?

    How was it for you?

    13/04/2021 Duração: 51min

    Sean Farrington finds out how businesses fared on the first day of re-opening in England as he catches up with the boss of Anytime Fitness, a tea room owner, a hairdresser and even a model village owner. He also looks ahead to what we can expect from upcoming data on the economy.

  • Grand re-opening

    Grand re-opening

    12/04/2021 Duração: 52min

    Sean Farrington heads to Barnsley to see how retailers are preparing for the next step out of lockdown. He'll be catching up with market stall holders, pub and book chain bosses. He also takes a look at the influence of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards on the business world

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