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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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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Soaring Spuds

2/23/2024
Felicity Hannah has the latest as supermarket prices of some lines of potatoes soar.

Duration:00:55:02

Calmer waters for the UK economy?

2/22/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:53:36

Body-chop

2/21/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:52:35

Trump makes trainers

2/20/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:52:40

Happily ever Bafta?

2/19/2024
Hollywood stars from across the globe descended on the capital last night for the 77th British Academy Film Awards. The big winner was Oppenheimer which won the most awards, including the best film, best director and best actor for Cillian Murphy - but Poor Things and The Zone of Interest were also victorious. But does winning an award like the BAFTAs actually pay?

Duration:00:52:54

Not plane sailing

2/16/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:54:00

All at Sea

2/15/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:52:36

Trouble brewing

2/14/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:53:04

Building for the future

2/13/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:53:41

12/02/2024

2/12/2024
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:53:44

The business of delivering

2/9/2024
The courier and delivery service Yodel says its in the "final stages" of talks to stay out of administration. Felicity Hannah looks at whether the company can find new investment and a buyer, and also speaks to one customer about the possible impact on their business. And as the Labour Party announce a U-turn on their 28-billion-pound green investment pledge we look at what will business and big spenders on infrastructure want to see from the next government?

Duration:00:52:59

£28bn or not £28bn?

2/8/2024
Will Bain gets reaction to Labour scaling back its £28bn green investment plan. Plus, can Sir Jim Ratcliffe create a 'Wembley of the North'?

Duration:00:53:31

The Gender Pension Gap

2/7/2024
Will Bain hears about the big gap between how much men and women have saved at retirement. Plus, HS2 is "very bad value for money", according to a new report by MPs.

Duration:00:52:52

Restaurants bear the brunt

2/6/2024
Will Bain looks at new data that shows January was even harder for restaurants than usual. Plus, what's in the in-tray of the new Stormont Executive?

Duration:00:53:25

Tourist Tax under review

2/5/2024
Will Bain looks at how Jeremy Hunt may scrap the so-called Tourist Tax in the Budget. Plus, one of the world's biggest port operators says Red Sea delays could continue for months.

Duration:00:53:04

Tech giants' earnings

2/2/2024
Apple, Amazon, and parent company Meta have shared their companies’ earnings. Felicity Hannah will be delving into where each company has excelled and where they seem to be lagging.

Duration:00:52:59

Boeing Bears The Blame

2/1/2024
“We caused the problem, and we understand that,” said Boeing CEO after its financial results. As it works hard to regain the confidence of regulators and customers after a problem with one of its planes, we look at how the company might turn its current crisis around. Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland are set to change - Will Bain speaks to one business about how it will affect them. And with an election looming in 2024, we speak to the Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Trade, Jonathan Reynolds, about the party’s plans to improve productivity and growth for companies in the UK.

Duration:00:52:55

Clouds Part Over Stormont

1/31/2024
With the stage is set for the restoration of a devolved government in Northern Ireland, after almost two years of political deadlock, we hear how this could affect businesses. As two giants of the tech world, Microsoft and Alphabet, publish their latest results we look what they could reveal about the future direction at both companies. And as Dry January sees its biggest take-up ever, a hospitality boss tells us how the initiative, in combination with tough trading conditions have made January a difficult time for business.

Duration:00:52:51

Paperwork, Politics and People in Fields

1/30/2024
Fresh paperwork is coming for European importers to the UK from the start of next month - but could it push up the price of food as some in the industry fear? With a general election due this year, we speak to businesses about what they consider to be important to have a good working relationship with any government. And as more music festivals are cancelled we look at the challenges faced by festival organisers - and what could be done to turn the situation round.

Duration:00:53:10

Profit Warnings on the Rise

1/29/2024
Profit warnings are on the rise at UK-listed companies with latest figures showing them to be at a higher proporation than even the peak after the financial crash in 2008. We find out why. As the government announces a ban on disposable vapes, Sean Farrington speaks to one seller about what impact that could have on his business. And as Jurgen Klopp announces he's to step down as the manager of Liverpool at end of season we consider how does a leader know when it's the right time to leave?

Duration:00:53:25