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    News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe

    Should Fast Fashion slow down
    Why is China making the Government have a rethink, another female boss joins a FTSE 100 company and fast fashion and its impact on sustainability.

    Beer, barnets and budgets
    Danni talks to the boss of Hawthorne Leisure which runs more than 700 UK pubs about how the weekend has gone. Hairdresser Nikki describes how she re-opened he salon at 5:30 on Saturday morning. Plus new research looks into which areas around the country have been hit hardest by the economic impact of the virus. And the boss of the online stock broker Interactive Investor talks ethics, rivalry and how investment habits have changed in lockdown. #wakeuptomoney

    Super Saturday
    Felicty Hannah talks to the bosses of cinemas, pubs, hotels and holiday parks as they get ready to welcome customers back through their doors.

    Money Box
    The latest news from the world of personal finance plus advice for those trying to make the most of their money.

    Children duped by 'loot boxes'
    Just days after a damning House of Lords report, Money Box can reveal that loot boxes in some games aimed at children have win rates of as little as 0.01%. Experts are worried this could get children hooked on gambling. The courts have ordered changes in the way income is calculated which will mean more money for thousands of people on Universal Credit. And we hear from one listener who got his money back for a cancelled holiday through his debit card but now the company is trying to take it back. Presenter: Paul Lewis Reporter: Daniel Whitworth Researcher: Lizzy McNeill Producer: Alex Lewis Editor: Emma Rippon

    Bounce Back Loans
    The government-backed loans designed to give small firms quick and easy access to cash during the coronavirus crisis. If you've applied for one, what's your experience? Has it saved your business from collapse? Many listeners have contacted us, angry and frustrated at the time it's taking to get the loans approved. For some, time is running out. Without income, how can they pay the bills, never mind adapt to the new phase of lockdown? Unless they get this emergency cash, they're worried they won't survive. Money Box Live wants to hear your questions, stories and successes. Email moneybox@bbc.co.uk or tweet @moneybox Guests: Stephen Pegge, Managing Director of Commercial Finance, UK Finance Craig Beaumont, Chief of External Affairs, Federation of Small Businesses Presenter: Louise Cooper Producer: Sally Abrahams Editor: Emma Rippon

    Paying to access your holiday refund
    Listeners whose holidays have been cancelled are telling us that they are having to pay to get their money back off their credit card. With Helen Saxon, Banking Editor at MoneySavingExpert. Thousands of parents are using lockdown as an excuse not to pay maintenance for their children. Single parent charity Gingerbread say that Covid-19 is making things worse and that the official service that should make them pay is not checking what they say. The face masks that cost $10 to buy but $109 to deliver - and still don’t arrive. The dangers of believing ads on Instagram and social media. Presenter: Paul Lewis Researcher: Lizzy McNeil Producer: Alex Lewis Editor: Emma Rippon

    On The Money
    Declan Curry brings you lively analysis of the big business stories that are making the headlines.