Author: netnoise

Getting us back to work

May 4, 2020

The BBC’s seen draft government proposals on how to get us all back to work. Plans include staggered shifts, cutting down on hot desking and relaxing the two metre rule in favour of other protective measures in workplaces where social distancing is not possible. Hear from the manufacturing, logistics, travel and PR sectors. Plus…is our […]

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Gremlins in the car finance machine

May 1, 2020

A 5 Live investigation finds car payment holidays – ordered by a watchdog – are being delayed for drivers. We also take a look at how the UK can start to move out of lockdown.

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Car manufacturing stalls

April 30, 2020

We find out how coronavirus has pushed the car industry off track and speak to one of the architects behind the UK’s Nightingale hospitals.

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Massive cuts at BA

April 29, 2020

Danni looks at British Airways’ plan to shed nearly 30% of its workforce due to the fallout from coronavirus. Also, why are some businesses shunning emergency loans?

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On the bounce

April 28, 2020

Danni looks at the new ‘bounceback’ loans announced by the Chancellor. And, when is the right time to lift the lockdown? Plus, how damaging has the crisis been for the arts sector?

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Unlocking the economy

April 27, 2020

As calls grow to ease restrictions how will businesses adapt. Also, how crucial is an antibody test to lifting the lockdown? And why are some insurers refusing to pay out?

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Knocked for six

April 24, 2020

With major events cancelled – from the London Marathon this weekend to Wimbledon – and a whole Premier League season on ice, Sean looks at how coronavirus is affecting sport.

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Life on the farm, on lockdown

April 23, 2020

We catch up with Countryfile’s Adam Henson to see how the virus is affecting farms. We also speak to a UK ventilator challenge firm and find out the cost of lockdown to musicians.

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Questions over PPE

April 22, 2020

A mask manufacturer tells Sean how the Industry has changed in the last 6 weeks and Mickey Clarke gives his thoughts on the collapse of the oil price.

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Coronavirus: how businesses are changing

April 21, 2020

Sean takes a look at how firms are changing their model to fight the virus. He also takes a look at its impact on the hospitality sector which has been hit hard by lockdown.

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