Boris Johnson will tell the Conservative Party conference later that he has "the guts" to make Britain a high wage economy. Felicity looks into what businesses make of the idea of paying workers more. Plus the latest on Facebook's bad week; as a whistleblower cllaims the company's products "harm children, stoke division and weaken our democracy". And how investors are increasingly eyeing up the music world as Adele releases her first new song for years and Tina Turner sells her back catalogue. #WakeUpToMoney With Felicity Hannah
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A Twix, a Can of Sprite and a Big Red Box
47:23Can Rishi Sunak balance the books amid soaring living costs, shortages on supermarket shelves and a health emergency that has cost us a lot?
Half Term Hopes
52:10Felicity Hannah talks to a cafe owner in the Scottish highlands about how half term is the last big chance of the season. She hears from a panel of young entrepreneurs about what they want to see from Rishi Sunak's budget next week. And after a disappointing August, did retail pick up last month? With Felicity Hannah Join in the conversation on social media: #WakeUpToMoney
Plan B, or not Plan B?
52:41Felicity Hannah asks, as Covid cases surge again are businesses rethinking its return to the workplace? She also takes a look at why inflation unexpectedly fell and the ongoing impact of port delays. Elsewhere we discuss a huge tax avoidance scandal, the UK's trade deal with New Zealand and hear from the boss of Scottish Power.
51:22After more green announcements, we ask whether the Government can hit its net-zero targets. And ahead of inflation figures later, we ask what price increases businesses are seeing. Elsewhere, we take a look at one supermarket's plans to recruit 15,000 seasonal staff, why competition watchdogs are delving into the music streaming sector and why a brewer and a milk substitute maker have been told off by the Advertising Standards Agency.
Pump it up
54:09The Government unveils its plans to make households greener by ditching gas boilers for heat pumps - but will the strategy take off? Elsewhere Felicity Hannah asks whether the Leeds arm of HS2 could be axed, and who the big names are at London's Global Investment Summit. She also takes a look at why Tesco is going till-less and why The HUT Group boss is getting risd of his "golden share".
51:36As the supply squeeze tightens its grip, we ask just how bad is the situation globally? Katie Prescott also has the latest as Covid passports come into force in Scotland and why Ford is set to invest millions in its Halewood plant.
Pigs, Planes and Pumpkins
51:32Most fully vaccinated travellers will be able to take cheaper lateral flow tests on returning to England from holiday, rather than the more expensive PCR tests. What does it mean for the travel industry? Plus more foreign workers will be allowed in to do the jobs in abbatoirs that British workers are not filling right now. And have you been spending more on the kids this halloween? Felicity asks if, after such a rough 18 months, we're just wanting to spend more on the things we missed out on. #WakeUpToMoney With Felicity Hannah
Supply and Demand
52:18Just 73 days until Christmas, and already businesses are warning of creaking supply chains, Felicity Hannah catches up with former Debenhams and Barclays boss Sir Ian Cheshire to discuss the issue. She also has the latest from Northern Ireland on EU moves to ease border frictions, and speaks to the woman who runs the Green Man Festival about an emotional return to live events.
Ports in a storm
52:33Felicity Hannah looks at the impact of driver shortages on the UK's biggest port, and considers what's next for the Northern Ireland Protocol. Plus, William Shatner's not the only one with the stars in his eyes. We'll find out about the plan to launch satellites from Cornwall.
Much Ado About Energy
52:04Felicity discusses the suggestion that the government could step in to offer loans to businesses which are heavy energy users, to help ease the gas crisis. Why are black and ethnic minority workers still struggling in many cases to get ahead in their careers? And the Mop Fair, which has been recruiting people to local jobs since medieval times returns to Stratford. #WakeUpToMoney With Felicity Hannah