Do flu jab campaigns work?

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People who have been mis-sold payment protection insurance are being told to claim the money back themselves, rather than go through claims management companies which often take a big cut of the compensation. Should banks be doing more to tell people how they can claim?

Thousands of young people will soon be volunteering overseas as part of the government's International Citizen Service. What are the hopes for the £55 million scheme which has been described by some critics as a "government sponsored gap year"? We hear from International Development minister Alan Duncan.

The former chief medical officer Sir Liam Donaldson has claimed that an increase in deaths from flu was down to a drop off in government public health campaigns. So how effective are flu jab adverts?

It's a year since Additional Paternity Leave was introduced, which entitles men to take six months off if their partner has had a baby. How many men have taken up the government's offer and what does it mean for small businesses?

The company that's setting itself up as a Royal Mail rival by delivering post in London, package delivery company Yodel's plans to charge retailers more and would you buy a TV with your flat-pack shelving unit? We find out why furniture giant Ikea is moving into the electronics markets.

Presented by Julian Worricker
Produced by Olivia Skinner.

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55 minutes

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Mon 23 Apr 2012 12:04
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