Author: netnoise

Falling through the cracks

May 18, 2020

Danni talks to small businesses who are struggling to access support; she finds out more about the rise of video conferencing app, Zoom; and learns how professional football is facing a new economic reality.

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No business for showbusiness

May 15, 2020

Danni looks at the impact of the lockdown on the entertainment industry. She hears from a comedian, a nightclub boss, a festival organiser, and Abba’s Bjorn Ulvaeus.

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What will happen to our jobs?

May 14, 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak says a significant recession is on the way. Danni investigates whether lots of people are furloughed in zombie jobs that simply won’t exist when our economy re-opens. Or – as the chancellor suggests – will things bounce back quickly? She also hears from the boss of luxury car maker Bentley which […]

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Back to Work

May 13, 2020

How will the extension to the furlough scheme help businesses and will commuters feel confident in going back to work.

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Back in business?

May 12, 2020

Danni looks at the new government guidelines for companies to make their workplaces safe. The bosses of a manufacturing firm and a bus company say whether it will work for them.

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The beginning of the end?

May 11, 2020

Danni Hewson will find out what businesses make of the PM’s announcement last night. Do businesses have enough information to re-open and will staff feel safe enough to return? And what does it mean for businesses and workers now the pace of change seems to be different in different parts of the UK? #wakeuptomoney

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Rebuilding economies

May 8, 2020

As the Bank of England warns of the UK’s sharpest recession on record, Felicity Hannah marks VE Day by looking at the post-war economy and what we can learn from the recovery.

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The Price of a Pandemic

May 7, 2020

We look at the economy before, during, and after coronavirus ahead of the Bank of England’s latest assessment, due out at 7am.

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How long is a Furlough?

May 6, 2020

Over 6 million workers are on the Government Furlough scheme as the government looks to get Britain back to work will what next for businesses.

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Roasted and toasted

May 5, 2020

Danni chats to the owners of a coffee roasting business and a wedding dress shop about their work life on lockdown, and how they plan to emerge on the other side. Will it be back to the daily grind? She also talks to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development about the government’s furlough scheme, […]

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