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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Recent episodes (5)

  • Banks 26 Nov 14

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    A new report says it will take a generation to change the bad culture within banks. Adam and Mickey hear about the huge amount of fines and complaints they've faced since the start of the financial crisis. The Institute of Directors says a huge FTSE100 pay package is "a red rag to the enemies of the free market" and how a Twitter executive accidentally put an important message on the social network instead of sending it privately.

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  • BT 25 Nov 14

    Tue, 25 Nov 14

    Duration:
    39 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    BT could buy back O2 - the mobile network is sold nearly 10 years ago. It's because it wants to create a quad-comms network of mobile, landline, broadband and tv. Investors have given the idea an early thumbs up. Also Mickey and Adam find out why Royal Mail has signed a deal with Amazon to deliver parcels less that a week after it said future growth was threatened by the retailer delivering its own goods.

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  • Malware 24 Nov 14

    Mon, 24 Nov 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    A new computer bug know as Regin is thought to have been developed by security services in a western nation. It's targeted businesses, companies and individuals around the world. Adam and Mickey talk to an expert from the computer security company which uncovered the bug. Plus claims supermarket price wars are putting food suppliers out of business and they chat to the Chairman of a Click and Collect company who's hoping to change the way we shop online.

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  • DEBT 21 Nov 14

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    We look ahead to the numbers on how badly in debt we still are as a nation. The UK government has unexpectedly withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses. Why Wales is proving a more attractive prospect for foreign investors than other parts of the UK and we take a look at multi-million pound sports deals.

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  • UK Fights Cap On Bankers Bonuses 20 Nov 14

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    We'll find out later this morning if the UK has successfully challenged a cap on bankers bonuses in a top European court. We look at what a cap would mean for banks and why the UK's fighting it. Plus how McLaren F1 racing technology is helping other businesses, from pharmaceuticals and air traffic controllers to Olympians. And why older women are feeling forgotten by the high street.

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