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The Governor of the Bank of England says that a currency union with an independent Scotland would not be possible. We'll get the reaction from the pro independence camp with the referendum vote just over a week away. Apple has revealed three new devices to hit the market over the coming months plus a ...
As uncertainty over the Scottish referendum causes the pound to slump and stocks to fall, we cross live to Edinburgh and Stirling for the views of two economists. We talk about corner shop heroes as a report shows an increase in the number of convenience stores. And we look at the need for Apple to impress ...
The General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress, Frances O'Grady, will call today for low earners to be paid more. We ask the TUC and a small business if the public and private sectors can afford it. Cities should be given greater powers to tax and spend, according to a campaign group; we'll be finding ...
The European Central Bank cuts its interest rate to nearly zero. Also we talk skills shortages with Jaguar and toys with Lego.
Andrew Tyrie, who Chairs Treasury Select Committee tells Wake up to Money that customers still don't trust their banks and the lack of confidence in them is holding back economic recovery in the UK. Plus could the lights go out this winter and how to protect your online files.
The Independent Commission examining the future of aviation capacity in the south-east of England is expected to reject proposals for a new airport in the Thames Estuary - dubbed Boris Island. The Financial Ombudsman Service says complaints about PPI are down but grievances over packaged bank accounts ...
After 2 Bank of England rate-setters break ranks and vote for a rise a former MPC insider tells us why an increase is needed soon. As Labour announces plans to strip misbehaving energy companies of their licences we hear why the big firms are having to pay more for power. We ask one of the founders of ...
Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark return to the on-going row between online bookseller Amazon and the publishers which has now gone global. As the Bank of England publishes the minutes of the August meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee, we reflect on their decision to keep interest rates on hold for ...
Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark talk to the Chief Executive of one of Britain's leading housebuilders and discuss the state of the housing market. Plus, 10 years on since Google's debut on the stock market, we look at what the future may hold for the US tech giant. And there's a boom in the solar power ...
Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark explore the latest clues given by the Governor of the Bank of England regarding when the first interest rate rise in five years will come. We also look at a report into potential revenues from North Sea oil and gas reserves with claims they are being wildly underestimated. ...
The BBC's Business Editor Kamal Ahmed joins us to review a week where the UK saw the slowest wage growth on record and the Eurozone economy flatlined. We look at why Amazon has come under fire from a major publisher and some of the world's most high-profile authors. And ahead of the start of the Premier ...
Should bankers put the champagne on ice? Some of the toughest rules in the world restricting bonuses are expected to be announced today. But will they hit home? As President Obama announces new economic sanctions against Russia, we look at whether industries here could also feel the pain. Barclays will ...
Lloyds Banking Group has been fined £218m for "serious misconduct" over some key interest rates set in London. But will an oath for bankers clean up the industry? Plus the EU is expected to announce fresh sanctions against Russia today - could it cause problems for one of Britain's biggest oil producers?
On today's Wake Up to Money, we ask if the latest fracking licenses will boost the economy and lower energy prices. Private healthcare provider BUPA says that it charges customers too much because of rising costs in hospitals. Plus, could a possible debt default by Argentina send shockwaves around global ...
Figures out later today are expected to show the UK economy has returned to pre-recession levels. Wake up to Money discusses the changes we've seen over the last six years and whether the recovery is sustainable.
A lack of wage growth could delay a rise in interest rates according to the Governor of the Bank of England.
Also new EU laws give you a Right to be Forgotten but how much of your past can really be erased from the internet?
A radical overhaul of the way we save for pensions and what we do with the money when we retire is to be the focus of the coalition government's final legislative programme. Tesco is set to release its latest trading update, a day after industry data showed its market share falling below 30%. And we ...
The European Commission has urged the Treasury to boost the supply of homes and monitor the housing market to ensure prices don't rise too quickly. That comes a day after the Bank of England said the number of mortgages issued in April dropped to the lowest level since the summer. We head to South Africa, ...
The deadline for banks to determine levels of compensation for small businesses mis-sold products to protect them against interest rate rises passed this weekend, but two of the four big high-street lenders say they're still handling cases. We look at the long-running scandal, speaking to businesses ...
Two major reports suggest the economy is growing at the fastest rate for several years. Adam and Mickey ask a company boss and an economist whether the growth is broad-based, or focussed on one area. US authorities have given companies until Monday to tell them whether their products use 'conflict minerals'. ...
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