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An explanation of GDP
An explanation of GDP

Duration: 01:57

A non-technical explanation of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

 
Cash is king
Cash is king

Duration: 07:51

Jasmine Montgomery quit as the managing director of a brand consultancy to form ‘Seven Brands’. A few months in, the self-financed business had run out of cash – but customers started paying their bills just in time. Montgomery thinks cash flow is far more important than other aspects of a business plan.

 
Dealing with debt
Dealing with debt

Duration: 04:04

A small company that lost £5,000 in a year from bad debts gets advice on how to minimise the problem.

 
Financial aspects of business start-up
Financial aspects of business start-up

Duration: 04:11

The story of the Innocent drinks company - the highs and lows for the founders.

 
Financing a business
Financing a business

Duration: 04:00

Business experts discuss how to finance a start-up business.

 
How does High Street banking work?
How does High Street banking work?

Duration: 03:33

Business editor Robert Peston explains how High Street banks make their living and thereby how banks work.

 
How important are financial records?
How important are financial records?

Duration: 04:09

A group of business experts discuss how they manage financial records.

 
How much debt are we in?
How much debt are we in?

Duration: 01:35

Robert Peston's visit to Hull reveals high debt levels among local households and local government. How can these debts be repaid?

 
How much should a leader delegate?
How much should a leader delegate?

Duration: 01:59

A chief executive explains how hard it is to judge what and when to delegate, and when it's right to intervene.

 
Investment criteria
Investment criteria

Duration: 00:39

Venture capitalist Crispin Tweddell says that he has one key question of a new business idea, product or service: is it different and better?

 
Making the full costs transparent
Making the full costs transparent

Duration: 08:36

A failure to allow for costs results in Citidogs Creche being turned down by all the Dragons.

 
Negotiating price
Negotiating price

Duration: 02:05

Lord Sugar grills contestants on their failure to negotiate on price with a supplier, leaving them powerless to persuade customers to 'buy now – one-day special offer!'

 
Raising finance
Raising finance

Duration: 03:58

A new business obtained the finance for capital to take advantage of its strong start.

 
Receivership
Receivership

Duration: 04:14

Looking at the recievership of a tyre company - the causes and the process.

 
The fiscal gap and how it's funded
The fiscal gap and how it's funded

Duration: 02:27

A BBC reporter explains the sources and uses of government spending, then explains how the money markets fund a fiscal deficit.

 
Understanding profit and loss
Understanding profit and loss

Duration: 06:57

Why is profit everything? A summary of the importance of profit and cash to business survival. Considers the concepts of break even and cashflow as well.

 
What costs are involved in a business?
What costs are involved in a business?

Duration: 04:02

A panel of experts discuss how to manage business costs.

 
What is money and how does the Bank of England manage it?
What is money and how does the Bank of England manage it?

Duration: 03:21

BBC business editor Robert Peston interviews a senior Bank of England executive about the purpose of money, and the need and methods by which monetary policy is carried out.

 

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