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)

  • In Business: Last Tango

    Thu, 16 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Less than fifteen years since Argentina last plunged into a serious economic crisis, there are fears that trouble is looming again. Peter Day reports from Buenos Aires on why the country finds it so hard to learn from its past and hears about potential solutions. He also watches the world famous tango dancing.

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  • In Business: Blank Screens 09 Apr 15

    Thu, 9 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    The Information Technology department used to be a mysterious backroom operation, but has become the vital component of a successful company. With relentless technical developments businesses are facing a constant risk of their computer systems being past their sell by date. Peter Day explores how companies are wrestling with the increasing demands of keeping their I.T fit for purpose.

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  • Global Business: Second Curve 09 Apr 15

    Thu, 9 Apr 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Business commentator and social philosopher Charles Handy speaks to Peter Day about his new book, The Second Curve, and asks if we should all plan on reinventing ourselves in later life to take advantage of new trends, innovations and ideas that will affect the future world of work

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  • In Business: The Freelance Economy/Micros 2 Apr 2015

    Thu, 2 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    The growing freelance and micro-business economy is explored by Peter Day. Why are so many people setting up on their own and will it be a decision they'll come to regret?

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  • GlobalBusiness: Horse Play 19 March 2015

    Thu, 19 Mar 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Innovation is hard work, says the British-born author and entrepreneur Kevin Ashton. He was a pioneer of what is now called the Internet of Things, adding communications ability to millions of objects through his insightful work with sensors.

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  • Global Business: Shake Up Your Company 12 Feb 2015

    Thu, 12 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day talks to Gary Hamel, one of the best known management gurus in the world.

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  • In Business: Ttip: The world's biggest trade deal 22 Jan 2015

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Ttip: Peter Day asks how the world's biggest trade deal, currently being negotiated between the US and the EU, may effect business, employment, the environment and democracy.

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  • Global Business: The Circular Economy 22 Jan 2015

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Peter Day talks with the record breaking yachtswoman, Ellen MacArthur, and Unilever CEO, Paul Polman, about their work promoting the circular economy – where resources are reused and waste reduced to zero and asks how businesses can put these ideas into practice.

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  • In Business: Money Making 15 Jan 2015

    Thu, 15 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Peter Day explores the future of money and payments and asks how "cashless" we may become.

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  • In Business: Meet the Vloggers 08 Jan 2015

    Thu, 8 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Peter Day meets the vloggers who start off making videos in their bedroom and end up being courted by big brands. Can these new relationships disrupt the old ways of marketing?

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