Wake Up To Money

Wake Up To Money

Award-winning business and financial news with Adam Parsons, Mickey Clark and Robert Miller. Broadcast live every weekday morning at 5.30am on BBC Radio 5 live.

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  • Barclays' big bonuses

    Thu, 24 Apr 14

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    24 mins

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    Top dollar for top staff? Why Barclays wants to raise bonuses when its profits are falling. Plus, a year on from the clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh, has anything changed? Also, meet the king of Quorn, the company's chief exec - a man who makes his money out of fermented fungus.

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  • Securitisation's back: should we worry?

    Wed, 23 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    Securitisation is a way of bundling debt, but it became synonymous with dodgy loans in the wake of the 2008 crash. An expert talks us through risks and rewards as it makes a comeback. Also, nicer results from Nisa - the chain store's chief exec tells us that co-operatives such as his are not dead. Plus, for city dads, how much are their careers held back by the pram in the hall?

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  • Shops: footfall falls

    Tue, 22 Apr 14

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    24 mins

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    Last Easter we were worrying about snow. This Easter, retailers' concern has been reduced footfall. Why are we staying away from the shops?. Also, when what might seem like a bargain could cost you your life: Trading Standards say they prevented more than a million dangerous goods from entering the country in the last year. Plus, how Netflix's growth shows they're stronger than a house of cards...

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  • Is there chemistry between two drug giants?

    Mon, 21 Apr 14

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    24 mins

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    When saying nothing could mean a lot: rumours of a takeover of Astra Zeneca by Pfizer haven't been confirmed or denied by either company. But what would it mean if they did come together? Also: who owns what? From today the Government says we should all know, with a new register of directors. Plus, will new rules on mortgage lending reduce the risk of defaulting?

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  • The Co-op in depth: What went wrong?

    Fri, 18 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    The Co-operative Group says it's had the worst 12 months in its 150-year history. From farms to pharmacies, it's still one of the most recognised brands in the UK. But its troubled bank has cost it dear, and its grocery arm has been squeezed by rivals. We take an in-depth look at the group's businesses and the people making the news and ask: What does the future hold for the Co-op?

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