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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  • Can the Co-op cope?

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    Two failed takeovers, a management resignation and a 10 digit banking loss... What's gone wrong at the Co-op, and can the group put a line under the bad news? Plus: Who saved all the pies? We ask former England footballer Danny Mills why he's putting his money into rescuing a chain of pasty shops. And, following reports of Easter egg shortages, we look at the business of making enough chocolate to meet our seasonal urges.

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  • What next for Tesco?

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    6 days remaining

    The days when a cheap can of beans could get us to the checkout are long gone... Two retail experts chew over what Tesco needs to do to get the tills ringing again. New figures show the Chinese economy has grown by 7.4% over the past year. But is that too much or too little? We crunch the numbers. Plus: Is working for yourself the stuff of dreams or just a lot of hard work? We look at why more and more people are going it alone.

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  • Big new fund for small- and medium-sized UK businesses

    Tue, 15 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    Are small- and medium-sized businesses getting access to the finance they need to grow? We talk to Britain's biggest bank. Also, shares in tech companies have been on the slide in recent weeks. Is it a blip - or the bursting of a bubble? Plus, two big websites have been hacked into following the exposure of a security flaw. So how can you protect your personal information online?

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  • Will wages overtake inflation at last?

    Mon, 14 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    Is the cost of living coming down? Real wages are set to rise for the first time in six years according to a leading forecaster on the economy. Floods and falling milk prices have made 2014 a tough year for many farmers, so why is farmland becoming more valuable? And as the world's largest cosmetic company posts its latest sales figures later today, we dive into the business of beauty.

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  • Co-op Bank publishes annual report

    Fri, 11 Apr 14

    Duration:
    24 mins

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    Today the Co-operative Bank publishes its annual report and accounts after announcing it needed £400m extra to cover miselling last month. In October it handed control to a group of hedge funds to plug a £1.5bn black hole discovered in its finances. Despite a new system most of us are still sticking with our old bank. 600,000 switches in the last 6 months, up 14 per cent -- according to the Payments Council. The National Football League teams will be in Wembley for three games this year. The NFL is one of the largest and richest sporting businesses on the planet, with annual revenues of more than 5 billion pounds.

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