Global Business: Medellin’s Lessons05/28/15
What lessons does Medellin’s remarkable turnaround have for other troubled cities?
Global Business: Medellin Miracle
The dangerous city of Medellin in Colombia, and its dramatic transformation
In Business: Medellin Miracle 21 May 15
Medellin used to be one of the most dangerous cites on earth; with a reputation for kidnapping and murder, as well as a thriving drugs trade. Now Colombia's second city has become a top global tourist destination. Peter Day reports on a remarkable...
Global Business: Silicon Alley 14 May 15
New York City has its own Silicon Alley and Manhattan is fast becoming a hub for high tech start ups. Peter Day talks to the entrepreneurs trying to make it in the Big Apple by taking advantage of the brain power no longer locked up in banks and the...
In Business: Thinking Machines 07 May 15
One of the most famous computer systems in the world is called Watson, developed by IBM. It's best known in for beating two human contestants to win the American game show, Jeopardy. Watson may now be leading a revolution in 'machine learning'. Peter...
In Business: Immigration - The Business View
Immigration is one of the key issues of the General Election campaign. Peter Day asks businesses, big and small, what they think about immigration. How dependent is Britain on workers from other countries in Europe, and beyond? What impact have...
In Business: Circular Economy
As Dame Ellen MacArthur circumnavigated the globe she got first-hand knowledge of the finite nature of the world's resources. When she retired from sailing she created a foundation to promote the concept of a 'Circular Economy' - where resources are...
Global Business: What’s Ailing Argentina 23 Apr 15
Businesses in Argentina say they suffer from too much red tape, rampant inflation and import restrictions. Middle class Buenos Aires residents say the cost of everyday goods in supermarkets makes life difficult. Peter Day hears from business leaders...
In Business: Blank Screens 09 Apr 15
The Information Technology department used to be a mysterious backroom operation, but has become the vital component of a successful company. With relentless technical developments businesses are facing a constant risk of their computer systems being...
Global Business: Second Curve 09 Apr 15
Business commentator and social philosopher Charles Handy speaks to Peter Day about his new book, The Second Curve, and asks if we should all plan on reinventing ourselves in later life to take advantage of new trends, innovations and ideas that will...
In Business: The Freelance Economy/Micros 2 Apr 2015
The growing freelance and micro-business economy is explored by Peter Day. Why are so many people setting up on their own and will it be a decision they'll come to regret?
GlobalBusiness: Horse Play 19 March 2015
Innovation is hard work, says the British-born author and entrepreneur Kevin Ashton. He was a pioneer of what is now called the Internet of Things, adding communications ability to millions of objects through his insightful work with sensors.
Global Business: Shake Up Your Company 12 Feb 2015
Peter Day talks to Gary Hamel, one of the best known management gurus in the world.
In Business: Ttip: The world's biggest trade deal 22 Jan...
Ttip: Peter Day asks how the world's biggest trade deal, currently being negotiated between the US and the EU, may effect business, employment, the environment and democracy.
Global Business: The Circular Economy 22 Jan 2015
Peter Day talks with the record breaking yachtswoman, Ellen MacArthur, and Unilever CEO, Paul Polman, about their work promoting the circular economy – where resources are reused and waste reduced to zero and asks how businesses can put these ideas...
In Business: Money Making 15 Jan 2015
Peter Day explores the future of money and payments and asks how "cashless" we may become.
In Business: Meet the Vloggers 08 Jan 2015
Peter Day meets the vloggers who start off making videos in their bedroom and end up being courted by big brands. Can these new relationships disrupt the old ways of marketing?
In Business: 21st Century Unlimited 04 Jan 2015
New ways of doing business are making people think hard about how companies function. Peter Day hears how these alternative economies work, and what they might do.
Global Business: Cabin Fever 01 Jan 2015
Up in the air stuck in a metal tube for hours, can flying ever be a nice experience? Peter Day meets a clutch of British based experts trying to improve the way the world flies.
In Business: Kindness Revisited 25 Dec 2014
Random acts of kindness can help businesses grow in surprising ways. Peter Day talks with one woman who tells how the generosity of others made all the difference to her company.
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