Wake Up To Money

              Wake Up To Money

              Award-winning business, economic and personal finance news with Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark. Broadcast live every weekday morning at 5.15am on BBC Radio 5 live.

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              • Europe In or Out 22 May 15

                Fri, 22 May 15

                Duration:
                42 mins

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                Britain's membership of the European Union is the issue that's exercised business minds all week. Ahead of David Cameron's attendance at the first EU leaders summit since the General Election, we discuss the issue with the eurosceptic lobby group Business for Britain. As the UK experiences price deflation for the first time in more than 50 years, we ask why the cost of houses keeps rising. We also speak to one of a growing number of young pub landlords, and we hear a first hand account of the Kent earthquake from Mickey Clarke.

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              • Massive fines for ‘brazen’ banks 21 May 15

                Thu, 21 May 15

                Duration:
                42 mins

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                "If you ain't cheating, you ain't trying” - what does the future hold for some of the world's biggest banks after they are hit by record fines for trying to fix currency markets? As Royal Mail prepares to post annual results we speak to one of its rivals for letter deliveries. Hermes Investment Management explains its decision to challenge the top brass at Deutsche Bank. And, the latest from music streaming service Spotify which thinks the future is... video.

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              • Deflation, potatoes, and forex fines 20 May 15

                Wed, 20 May 15

                Duration:
                41 mins

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                With inflation falling into negative territory for the first time in more than 50 years, we look at the impact of falling food prices on potato farmers. As regulators prepare to hit some of the world's biggest banks with massive fines for alleged foreign exchange market manipulation, we ask what it means for the industry. And will the nation's rail travellers be facing bus replacement hell next week? Or will the unions and Network Rail find common ground over pay?

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              • PPI and deflation.

                Tue, 19 May 15

                Duration:
                42 mins

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                The Financial Ombudsman Service says the mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance is by far the biggest mi-selling scandal of all time. The UK could fall into deflation for the first time in decades, and David Cameron's former Director of Strategy tells the BBC the pay at companies bailed out by the state should be linked to that of the civil service.

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              • Exports and the Co-operative Group 18 May 15

                Mon, 18 May 15

                Duration:
                42 mins

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                2 days remaining

                The Chairman of JCB, Lord Bamford tells the BBC he's in favour of the UK leaving the European Union, as figures show exports have increased, but worries grow over the strong pound. The senior team at the Co-operative Group make it through a four hour Annual General Meeting, despite anger at their executive pay. And we speak to the manager of one garden centre about why we spend more on plants than chocolate, and why his coffee shop has space for 900 people.

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