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A boost for British lace manufacturers, Agency workers, Loan sharks

Shari Vahl on the loan sharks increasingly targeting gambling addicts. The major fashion designers boosting the trade of Britain's embattled lace manufacturers.

Shari Vahl hears concerns that loan sharks are increasingly preying on gambling addicts.
The conference in London debating the pros and cons of being an agency worker in the UK.
And the high-end fashion houses, swelling the order books of Britain's embattled lace manufacturers.

Producer: Mike Young
Presenter: Shari Vahl.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Loan Sharks

    A government agency is increasingly worried about loan sharks preying on gambling addicts

    Duration: 07:14

  • Tyres To Diesel

    The Australian firm turning scrap tyres into biofuel

    Duration: 05:59

  • Whirpool Which?

    The latest Which? investigation into the tumble dryers at risk of bursting into flames

    Duration: 04:32

  • Buying Tricks

    Which tricks do supermarkets use to make you slow down, linger and potentially spend more

    Duration: 04:40

  • Lace Revival

    A mini-revival for British lace

    Duration: 07:41

  • Agency Workers

    Is agency work a good thing for the UK's workforce or a "lasting problem"?

    Duration: 07:47

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