This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston takes a look at the eventful first year in power for Italian PM Giorgia Meloni when she chats to Mark Lowen the BBC News Southern Europe correspondent.
Mandy also looks at the use and misuse of social media in the Israel/Palestine conflict when she talks to Sophia Khatsenkova the Tech and Disinformation Correspondent for Euronews.
And with more and more people eschewing typical ‘retirement’ Mandy talks to Michael Skapinker a leadership educator and Louisa Meehan a workplace expert about changing the narrative around ‘stopping work’.
23 February Finished
16 February Finished
This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston talks to Lisa O'Carroll of the Guardian about the growing unrest of farmers all across Europe. Cynthia O'Murchu an Investigative Journalist with the FT details her special report on two big billionaire investors and their lavish lifestyles. Plus Lorcan Allen of the Business Post asks if Ireland is actually closed when it comes Big Tech Businesses.
9 February Finished
This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston takes a deep dive in the business of Michelin Stars with food writer Tom Doorley and asks what a star really means for a restaurant? Mandy talks to the co-author of 'Eavesdropping on Millionaires' to find out what makes those people tick financially and personally. Plus as Ryanair buys houses and planes Mandy talks to Aviation Expert Gerry Byrne.
2 February Finished
A recent and intriguing case in the UK shines a light on the problems that some employers face in convincing their employees to return to the office and this week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston talks to Michael O'Dwyer, Chief UK Business Correspondent at the Financial Times and Chris Kane, author of "Where is My Office" about the lengths some companies are prepared to go to. It looks like Donald Trump has this week guaranteed his position as the Republican nominee. Mandy talks to Caroline Vakil from The Hill about all that happened in the Primaries this week. Plus why the Oil Business is finding it hard to attract new employees.
26 January Finished
This week on Taking Stock Mandy Johnston chats to Leela de Krester of Reuters who is in Davos to get a handle on what really goes on at the snowy Think-Tank. Russian’s Brain Drain; Mandy hears from journalist Jason Corcoran about all the qualified people leaving Russian and what Putin is doing to try and make them stay. And with the Houthi Rebels seeming to dominate affairs in the Middle East we hear from Anna Gordon of TIME about the group who are changing Global Trade.
19 January Finished