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)

  • GlobalBiz: Companies and Innovation 27 June 2014

    Sat, 28 Jun 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day talks with two authors, the business guru Lynda Gratton and the innovation expert Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, about the benefits innovation can have for the company and for society and how to best let ideas flourish and grow.

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  • GlobalBiz: What does the future hold for the African economy? 20 Jun 2014

    Sat, 21 Jun 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day talks to Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank about the key issues facing the continent, which has some of the world’s fastest growing economies.

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  • Global Biz: The Clash of Generations 06 June 2014

    Sat, 7 Jun 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day hears from some of the leaders of tomorrow at the 44th St Gallen Symposium.

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  • Global Biz: Packaging in a Pickle 30 May 2014

    Sat, 31 May 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Modern living generates increasing amounts of packaging to wrap up the things we buy. That generates widespread criticism of an industry. Peter Day investigates.

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  • GlobalBiz: Raghuram Rajan 23 May 2014

    Sat, 24 May 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day talks to Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

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  • In Business: Packaging in a Pickle 22 May 2014

    Thu, 22 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Modern living generates increasing amounts of packaging to wrap up the things we buy. That generates widespread criticism of an industry. Peter Day invetigates.

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  • GlobalBiz: Sharing Economy 2: Rachel Botsman 16 May 2014

    Sat, 17 May 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Rachel Botsman is a guru on the sharing economy. She coined the phrase ‘collaborative consumption’ and is the author of the influential book ‘What’s Mine is Yours’. In Global Business this week, Peter Day talks with Rachel about this movement: how it puts twentieth century consumerism in a whole different light, its economic implications for this century and the stumbling blocks along the way.

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  • In Business: Price Conscious 15 May 2014

    Thu, 15 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Manufacturers were banned by law from fixing retail prices 50 years ago, ushering in a revolution in British retailing. So what do prices mean now? Peter Day finds out.

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  • In Business: The Sharing Economy 08 May 2014

    Thu, 8 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Sharing your neighbour's car, tools and clothes: the sharing economy. But existing regulations and laws are set up for hotels and car hire companies, and that is causing problems.

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  • In Business: Battery Matters 01 May 2014

    Thu, 1 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    What are businesses doing to reinvent the battery?

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