Peter Day's World of Business

Peter Day's World of Business

Insights into the business world with Peter Day - featuring content from his Radio 4 In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • InBiz: Korea Change: The end of the South Korea model? 24 April 14

    Thu, 24 Apr 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    South Korea has gone through a huge transformation in the last sixty years. But as Peter Day reports it may be time for this driven country to change direction. Producer: Charlotte Pritchard

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  • In Business: Has the book a future? 17 Apr 2014

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Amidst mergers, ebooks, and self-publishing the book business is in the throes of upheaval. From the London Book Fair Peter Day asks: Can books survive, and if so, how?

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  • GlobalBiz: Engineers in the City 11 April 2014

    Sat, 12 Apr 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day looks at some of the big challenges facing cities around the world through the eyes of the people who tackle these problems for a living: engineers.

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  • GlobalBiz: In Stradivari's footsteps 05 Apr 2014

    Sat, 5 Apr 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Cremona in northern Italy is the home of the Stradivarius violin and 280 years after the death of the venerated violin maker, Antonio Stradivari , the long tradition continues today. In some 150 workshops around the city dedicated craftspeople make several thousand violins a year and they sell at high prices. Peter Day asks what the role is today of this kind of handwork in the age of mass production.

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  • In Business: The New Manufacturing 03 Apr 2014

    Thu, 3 Apr 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Peter Day reports from Britain's former steel capital, Sheffield, on what it takes for a manufacturing firm to survive and prosper in an intensely globalising world.

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  • GlobalBiz: Business in the Veneto 29 Mar 2014

    Sat, 29 Mar 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day reports from the Veneto region of Italy, where family owned businesses reach out to the rest of the world despite the economic turmoil at home.

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  • GlobalBiz: Creative Economy 22 Mar 2014

    Sat, 22 Mar 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    John Howkins – Peter Day talks with John Howkins, an expert on the creative economy about how knowledge based industries are changing the way we live and work around the world.

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  • GlobalBiz: Ambitious Korea 15 Mar 2014

    Sat, 15 Mar 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    South Korea has rapidly become one of the most advanced internet connected nations in the world, with the fastest connections. It is now thinking hard about a high technology future, investing in 5G or fifth generation mobile technology and robotics. Peter Day hears of their ambitious plans, and meets robots who might one day be caring for us all.

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  • GlobalBiz: Korea Change 08 Mar 2014

    Sat, 8 Mar 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Sixty years ago post war South Korea was one of the poorest nations on earth. Now it's one of the richest, and also one of the hardest working. Korean products are known all over the world. But --as Peter Day reports-- it may be time for this driven country to change direction.

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  • In Business: Cork 23 Jan 2014

    Thu, 23 Jan 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Peter Day travels to Cork in Ireland to find out what life is really like in a country just recently realised from the constraints of an EU bailout.

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