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Boardroom Stories: David Duffy

David Duffy, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks boss, talks Open Banking, drones and the rise of the robots.

21mins

2 Jan 2018

Rank #1

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Boardroom Stories: Craig Donaldson

Why banks need more branches and "it was a miserable place to be”: Life at RBS during the bailout.

32mins

29 Jan 2018

Rank #2

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Business of Sport: Rugby World Cup

Sean Farrington looks at the money behind the Rugby World Cup in Japan including how can smaller countries break into the top tier of the game.

57mins

11 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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Business of Sport: The Price of Gold

It's a year until the Tokyo Olympics will be getting underway. The British Olympics Association has told us it could be one of the most expensive yet.A number of sports will be making their debut at the games - one of them is competitive climbing. But who sponsors a brand new sport, and how do they get funding?

26mins

30 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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Business of Sport: Not just about the scores

Sean and Mickey look at how sport is being reported off the pitch, from long reads to podcasts to social media.

26mins

9 Aug 2019

Rank #5

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Business of Sport: eSports

The industry is worth over $1bn globally. Is it time to take gaming as a competitive activity a bit more seriously?

25mins

2 Aug 2019

Rank #6

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Boardroom Stories: Sanjeev Gupta, Liberty Steel

Danni Hewson talks with Sanjeev Gupta, boss of one of the world's largest steel producers Liberty Steel.

29mins

27 Dec 2018

Rank #7

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Boardroom Stories: Co-Op

Chief Executive of the Co-Operative Group, Steve Murrells talks with Danni Hewson about supermarkets; funerals and schools and how it's recovered from a difficult period.

30mins

3 Dec 2018

Rank #8

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Boardroom Stories: Lovehoney

Lovehoney co-founders Neal Slateford and Richard Longhurst talk about developing their online sex toy company, meeting the Queen and adapting their business for international markets.

27mins

20 Nov 2018

Rank #9

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Boardroom Stories: Paul Pomroy, McDonald's UK

Wake Up To Money's Sean Farrington meets Paul Pomroy, the Chief Executive of McDonald's for the UK and Ireland to discuss the High Street crisis; plastic straws; Brexit; zero hours contracts and waste.

33mins

31 Jul 2018

Rank #10

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Boardroom Stories: Linda Jackson, Citroen

Linda Jackson, Chief Executive of Citroen talks about women in the car industry, electric cars and whether the 2CV could ever make a comeback.

26mins

20 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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Boardroom Stories: Rob Stringer of Sony Music Entertainment

Working with David Bowie on one of pop’s best kept secrets and how he won George Michael back after the star’s bitter split from Sony.

40mins

5 Jul 2018

Rank #12

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Boardroom Stories: Pure Gym

Humphrey Cobbold, boss of Pure Gym talks to Sean Farrington about how the chain has gone from zero to a million members in less than a decade.Plus how the treadmill is falling out of fashion as workouts change with the times.

30mins

19 Jun 2018

Rank #13

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Boardroom Stories: Intu's David Fischel

The boss of the company which owns some of the UK’s biggest shopping centres tells Wake Up To Money’s Mickey Clarke that retail is alive and kicking.

28mins

9 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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Boardroom Stories: Marston's Ralph Findlay

Marston's Chief Executive Ralph Findlay, Quality not quantity: How drinkers’ tastes have changed and why so many restaurants are struggling at the moment.

29mins

2 Mar 2018

Rank #15