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.
Tue, 10 Dec 13
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Mortgage lenders say that the risk of a house price bubble is being overstated. But could a shortage of new homes see prices spiral out of control? 3.6 million households in the UK could be entitled to relief from energy companies this year. And how much would you pay for the helmet worn by Formula 1 racing driver James Hunt? We talk to a top auctioneer to find out how they value something that's never been sold before.
Mon, 9 Dec 13
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Pay is expected to increase next year while November saw the the strongest rise in vacancies for 15 years according to the recruitment industry. Wake up to Money will take a look into the jobs market. A new supermarket opens in Yorkshire today - but you can only shop there if you're claiming benefits. We talk to the company behind the project. And the World Trade Organisation has reached its first global trade deal in almost twenty years. We have a look at what impact it will have in the UK and around the world.
Thu, 5 Dec 13
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George Osborne will be delivering his Autumn Statement in the House of Commons. But can he convince business leaders he has got the right tactics to continue the economic recovery? Plans to be announced by Mr Osborne include bringing forward the date when the state pension age is raised from 65 to 68 and a fresh round of spending cuts for Whitehall departments. We also hear the latest official thoughts on the state of the economy. We have a team of experts including the boss of Ford to give us their views on what we expect to hear today.
Wed, 4 Dec 13
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The government announces £375bn infrastructure investment covering energy, transport, communications, and water projects. As the boss of RBS issues an apology over Monday's technical failures, we assess what damage has been done to the bank's reputation. How is the £1bn turnaround plan working out for the UK's biggest retailer? We find out how things are going at Tesco. And we ask the boss of mobile network Three if the end is nigh for exorbitant roaming charges.
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