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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  • Co-op 1 Oct 14

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    The Cooperative bank is launching an ad campaign focused on ethics today. We ask the woman in charge of ethics at the bank if she can restore their tarnished reputation. The new National Minimum Wage of £6.50 comes in to force today. And after Sainsburys accidentally displayed a staff poster revealing their '50p challenge' to get customers to spend more - we'll be hearing about the dark arts of 'upselling'.

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  • EU Apple Investigation 30 Sep 14

    Tue, 30 Sep 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    The European Commission says Apple's low tax rates in Ireland amount to illegal state aid as part of an ongoing investigation into tax. Also, how we calculate GDP is changing. Plus - self-checkouts, love them or loathe them?

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  • Pension Tax Scrapped 29 Sept 14

    Mon, 29 Sep 14

    Duration:
    41 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    Chancellor George Osborne will tell the Conservative party conference today that he'll abolish the 55% "death tax" on inherited pensions. We'll hear from the company that wants to kick-start the UK's fracking industry by giving away billions of pounds worth of revenues to landowners and councils. Plus why after this week we could be seeing a plethora of parodies from film and TV cropping up in adverts.

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  • Tesco, Lloyds of London & The Ryder Cup

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

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    2 days remaining

    Adam and David round up a troubled week for supermarket giant Tesco after admitting its multi million pound accounting errors. The latest global trends in the business of insurance are explored in an interview with Lloyds of London plus we look at the financial benefits of major sporting events to Scotland's economy as the Ryder Cup tees off at Gleneagles.

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  • Tesco made 'stratospheric' error 25 sep 14

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    Duration:
    42 mins

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    In an exclusive interview on Wake Up to Money, the chair of the Parliamentary Business Committee Adrian Bailey tells Adam and David that Tesco's error over its profits guidance was "stratospheric". Plus the former boss of Monarch Airlines reacts to news its staff are taking pay cuts - but will it help secure the future of the airline? And why young people are turning their backs on jobs in the hospitality industry.

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