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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
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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

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English


Episodes

Manifestos and morals

11/21/2019
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Sean Farrington and Mickey Clark discuss a Tory pledge on National Insurance. They also take a look at how moral the UK is and Prince Andrew's latest problems.

Duration:00:32:48

Who gets your vote?

11/20/2019
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Danni Hewson and Mickey Clark discuss the leaders' debate. They also delve into fallout from IT chaos at TSB last year and catch up with Aston Martin's boss.

Duration:00:35:02

Backing a winner?

11/19/2019
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Danni Hewson and Louise Cooper discuss the reaction to the CBI conference and upcoming leader debates with an airport boss. They also take a look at gaming and the National Lottery

Duration:00:38:56

Getting down to business

11/18/2019
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Danni Hewson and Louise Cooper ask how politicians could woo business at the CBI's conference. They also catch up with a flood-hit business and ask why Newsround could be cut back.

Duration:00:37:53

Big plans for broadband

11/15/2019
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Sean and Mickey look at Labour's plan to nationalise part of BT and offer free broadband. Also, what are the parties offering workers in this election?

Duration:00:31:27

Great Leap Forward?

11/14/2019
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Danni Hewson and Mickey Clark discuss modular housing, inflation and how songwriter Billy Bragg is trying to cut down on plastic use.

Duration:00:34:44

After the floods

11/13/2019
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Sean and Mickey discuss the impact of the UK floods and the pros and cons of working in shared office space.

Duration:00:34:19

Flood of claims

11/12/2019
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Sean and Louise look at how weather is impacting on insurance. Also why does a Chinese company want to buy British steel and accessibility issues on retail websites.

Duration:00:36:20

The changing shape of retail employment

11/11/2019
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Following the row over changes to contracts at Asda, Sean and Louise look at how retail employment is changing. They also discuss a lack of BAME representation on company boards, and get to grips with the big numbers involved in a boxing match involving two YouTube stars.

Duration:00:41:42

Your money & your vote. Election economics explained.

11/8/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:32:03

Where this election Leeds

11/7/2019
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Sean's in Leeds to talk about investment in the region ahead of speeches by the two men vying to be the next Chancellor of the Exchequer. Mickey's looking at M&S and Sainsbury's and we hear about a massive shake up in shipping - an industry that carries 90% of all the world's trade.

Duration:00:28:37

High Street Lows

11/6/2019
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As Mothercare falls into administration, Sean and Mickey look at M&S's prospects ahead of a half-year update from the retailer.

Duration:00:32:20

The starter homes that never got going

11/5/2019
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A report by the spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, says the government has failed to deliver on a promise to build 200,000 homes with a 20% discount by 2020.

Duration:00:25:29

Can a flight ever be green?

11/4/2019
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Sean and Louise look at Ryanair's claim that it's the lowest emission airline in Europe. They also discuss the sacking of McDonald's boss for a relationship at work.

Duration:00:31:21

England in the RWC final: A Red Rosy outlook for businesses

11/1/2019
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England's through to the final of the Rugby World Cup. The tournament's a massive deal for Japanese businesses and the economy there, but UK businesses are also seeing the benefits - from beer to sausages to merch to flights.

Duration:00:34:13

Twitter's political ad ban

10/31/2019
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Sean and Mickey talk about Twitter's move to ban all political advertising worldwide; what UK businesses want from whoever gets into power at the next general election; and they discuss the growing trend in retailers offering store credit.

Duration:00:23:00

Do burgers get your vote?

10/30/2019
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Sean and Mickey discuss why there's been a big increase in sales of burgers. Also what do business want to hear in the General Election campaign?

Duration:00:35:33

Google makes a grab for Fitbit

10/29/2019
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Plus Sean and Louise look at the cost and regulation of IVF treatment.

Duration:00:33:53

Elec-stension?

10/28/2019
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Will there be an election? Will we Brexit this Thursday? Two of the questions we hope to have answered by the end of today. Plus Virgin Galactic floats on the stock market.

Duration:00:31:31

25/10/2019

10/25/2019
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News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:31:14