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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

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 States

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BBC

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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

Oil prices slide

8/16/2022
Sean looks at what's behind the fall in oil prices in recent weeks, and whether it's set to continue. He also hears why fewer people are choosing self-employment, and asks what's causing a rebound in tech stocks.

Duration:00:53:10

How much help for households?

8/15/2022
As Labour calls for a price cap freeze and charities call for urgent action, Sean looks at the cost of energy support. More supply chain disruption could be on the way as water levels drop in Germany's Rhine. And how long can companies afford pay rises to attract staff?

Duration:00:52:20

Heatwave headaches

8/12/2022
Felicity Hannah talks to a farmer as environmental agencies and companies meet to consider the best response to drought fears and prolonged hot weather.

Duration:00:26:15

Braced for Winter Blackouts?

8/11/2022
Sean Farrington speaks to Octopus Energy chief executive, Greg Jackson, about the current state of the industry and finds out about Barcelona's woes off the pitch.

Duration:00:53:16

Winter Bills Timebomb

8/10/2022
As Uswitch warn eight million households have no credit with their energy supplier this summer ahead of a tough winter, Sean Farrington speaks to a money and debt advice service in Leeds. Also, a long interview with John Lewis Partnership's chairman Sharon White, and a look at what happened to the one million over-50s who've left employment, and what might bring them back.

Duration:00:52:44

West Coast Woes

8/9/2022
More disruption to come on the trains between London and Glasgow, plus Sean Farrington speaks exclusively to the head of Legal & General.

Duration:00:46:56

Power Struggles

8/8/2022
As the Conservative leadership debates continue, candidates are being urged more and more to respond to the rising price of energy. Plus, worker strikes at Felixstowe port begin, and how the cost of living squeeze is sending more people back to cash.

Duration:00:52:20

Rate reaction

8/5/2022
What will the biggest interest rate rise in 27 years mean for mortgages?

Duration:00:25:40

Banking on a rise

8/4/2022
As The Bank of England considers the biggest interest rate rise in 27 years, we look at how businesses and mortgages will be affected.

Duration:00:53:01

Under pressure

8/3/2022
Charities and researchers warn of the cost of living eating into households' savings safety net and the latest prediction for energy prices is unlikely to help matters

Duration:00:53:03

Big BP Profits Predicted

8/2/2022
Sean Farrington investigates what big profits at BP will mean for consumer bills. Plus will money flow into the women's game now football has come home?

Duration:00:52:16

Year of the Lioness

8/1/2022
As England beat Germany in the Euros, we find out what the future is for women's football. Joining Sean Farrington is Katy Leeson, chief executive of sports marketing company Relentless Media and Yvonne Harrison, CEO of Women in Football to discuss the impact this record-breaking tournament will have on the sporting world. With the Mortgage Affordability test coming to an end Sean speaks to Leigh-on-Sea based lender Sarah Tucker to find out what impact the test has had since 2014. Also, we...

Duration:00:54:23

29/07/2022

7/29/2022
News and insight from the business world. Download the podcast via the BBC Sounds app.

Duration:00:25:50

28/07/2022

7/28/2022
Owners, Meta, report the social media platform's first ever drop in revenue after weaker advertising sales.

Duration:00:53:25

27/07/2022

7/27/2022
What do the latest financials for Microsoft and Google's parent company, Alphabet, tell us about tech? And what will the Lionesess result mean for their marketability?

Duration:00:53:04

Clash of the Conservatives

7/26/2022
Felicity Hannah hears from small business owners after the leadership debate and looks at the aviation sector's post pandemic recovery plus Eurovision is coming to the UK.

Duration:00:52:51

Debating the Debate

7/25/2022
Felicity Hannah previews the Conservative Leadership Debate through the lens of business, plus a shortage of football shirts threatens club coffers.

Duration:00:52:19

Debt to forget

7/22/2022
Inflation on the up, interest rates rising and now we know that the government has record levels of debt. Felicity Hannah explores the impact of increasing national debt along with the rest of the business news.

Duration:00:25:39

Full of energy

7/21/2022
Felicity Hannah hears the latest on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline and the nuclear power plant Sizewell C . She also talks about plans to tackle the cost of living crisis.

Duration:00:53:04

Streaming subscriber slump

7/20/2022
Sean Farrington finds out why Netflix's subscriber loses aren't actually as bad as expected and discusses how the EU will cope with reduced gas supplies.

Duration:00:50:26