Who is your boss? Peter Day asks how three companies, without managers, do business.
Companies without Managers
Colombia is known for its machismo culture, what does that mean for women at work?
Peter Day visits Steinway and Sons in New York to hear what makes its pianos special.
China Going Green
Peter Day reports from China on the country's efforts to reduce pollution and go green.
What Makes a Company Last?
Peter Day asks what makes a company last and whether longevity still matters.
Can Internet Shopping Transform Rural China?
Can the internet shopping industry transform China's rural communities?
Antony Jenkins Talks to Kamal Ahmed
The former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins talks to the BBC's business editor Kamal Ahmed.
Truckers: Women behind the Big Wheel
The trucking industry has a staffing shortage, but why aren't more women behind the wheel?
The Sexy Salaryman
How the white collar worker has become a cult hero in TV series and comic books in Japan.
Christmas, Made in China
Peter Day visits the Chinese city that makes most of the world's Christmas decorations.
Not So Small Beer
Peter Day explores the rise of craft beer and how the big breweries are fighting back.
The Business of Trust
How important is trust, and can it be won back if it is lost? Matthew Gwyther investigates
California - Agriculture and Migration
Peter Day discovers the impact of migration on farming in California.
Norway's European Vision
Jonty Bloom learns how Norway does business with the European Union.
Why is there so much dissatisfaction about how economics is taught at universities?
Tax transparency - Norway's model
Jonty Bloom goes to Norway to find out what happens when salaries and tax are made public.
Caroline Bayley reports on Europe's unicorns, tech firms with billion dollar valuations.
Author Andrew Dickson explores William Shakespeare's influence on the business world.
Colorado's Big Marijuana Experiment
Marijuana is now legal in some US states. How is the experiment working in Colorado?
Recruiting by Algorithm
Peter Day discovers how computer programmes are being used in recruitment.
Matthew Gwyther discovers how to turn around a failing company.
Steel in the UK
Peter Day examines the history of Britain's steel industry.
Return to Teesside
Job losses have plagued Teesside for decades. What does the future hold?
Chattanooga - the High Speed City
Does speed matter? Peter Day visits America's first 'gig city', Chattanooga, to find out.
How Safe Are Your Secrets?
What can business do to defend itself against the growing army of corporate spies?
A Virtual World
Adam Shaw looks at how Virtual Reality could change our world.
Supportive Partner = Success at Work
Who is your partner? - the crucial career choice.
Has 3D printing lived up to the hype?
Peter Day asks whether 3D printing has lived up to its early promise.
Making Babies: The Business of Fertility
Matthew Gwyther looks at the multi-billion pound fertility business.
Douglas Fraser asks what more can be done to encourage and grow new businesses in Scotland
Brexit: The Response of the French Abroad
How has London's French business community fared since Brexit?
The Italian Banking Crisis
Why are Italy's banks in crisis, and what is the impact on business?
Ruth Alexander applies to become a virtual resident of Estonia.
Whatever Happened to Advertising?
Matthew Gwyther asks if the digital revolution is creating a crisis in advertising.
Brexit and the Future of Farming
Jonty Bloom looks at the future of farming in the UK.
Corporations and the Arts
Andrew Dickson asks: Who pays for the arts? Who should pay for the arts?
With work on HS2 close to starting, what does big infrastructure mean for business?
Mexico and Mr Trump
How is Mexico preparing for the impact of Donald Trump's economic pledges?
The NHS and Productivity
With demand soaring and austerity continuing to bite, can the NHS do more for less?
The NHS: The Recruitment Dilemma
The NHS has relied on staff from overseas all its life. Will Brexit change this?
Why are the French so productive?
Jonty Bloom explores why France appears to get more out of its workers than the UK does.
Northern Ireland and Brexit
How are businesses in Northern Ireland preparing for life outside the EU?
From Ex-Offender to Entrepreneur
How entrepreneurship can break the cycle of re-offending for women after prison.
The Big Fat Greek Struggle
How have Greek businesses fared in an economy that has shrunk by nearly a third?
Rebooting Rural Russia
Can small businesses revive Russia's rural economy?
The Art of the Meeting
Tanya Beckett looks at the art of the office meeting.
Keeping Up with the Burgers
Matthew Gwyther looks at how McDonalds in the UK is trying to present a new image.
Engineering the Future
For decades the UK has not produced enough engineers. What is needed to change that?
Managing a Tower Block
Tower blocks are in the news. Matthew Gwyther discovers the challenges of managing them.
What role can the community play in rejuvenating their local economy?
The Secrets of Germany's Success
From sick man of Europe to world's richest exporter - how did Germany do it?
Private Prisons - Who Profits?
Does incarcerating people for profit work? Matthew Gwyther investigates.
Fish to Share
Lesley Curwen explores the potential future of fishing in the UK after it leaves the EU.
Forecasting: How to Map the Future
Why do so many economic and business forecasts fail to correctly map the future?
Crossing the Line
What red lines need to be crossed before companies retreat from foreign markets?
Playing the Market
Andrew Dickson examines fictional depictions of the worlds of finance and banking.
The Business of Food Waste
With food waste a huge global problem, can business find new and profitable solutions?
What Keeps the Chancellor Awake?
Jonty Bloom explores the problems that might keep the chancellor of the exchequer awake.
US jobs: The ties that bind
Why are so many US workers forced into job contracts that make it hard to leave?
Ryanair - a change of direction?
In September Ryanair was in crisis. Has this forced the company to change direction?
Uganda's Refugee Entrepreneurs
You are a refugee in Uganda with no money. How on earth do you start a business?
Mental Health at the Workplace
Why can you phone in sick with flu but not with depression? David Baker reports.
Diversifying Russia's Economy
Can Russia diversify its economy beyond the energy sector?
Can electric cars replace petrol and diesel vehicles in a new motoring revolution?
The Second Hand Clothes Trade War
How second-hand clothes donated to charity could lead to an international trade dispute.
The Transparency Detectives
Many investment fees and charges have been hidden for years. Is this finally changing?
Ireland's Brexit Challenge
How will the UK leaving the EU impact on business in Ireland? Ruth Alexander reports.
The Economic Impact of America's Opioid Epidemic
How have workers and businesses fared in Ohio, one of the worst hit states?
The Global Trade Referee
What can Brexit Britain expect if it has to fall back on World Trade Organisation rules?
Confronting Sexual Harassment
From training to employing more senior women: how businesses can stop workplace harassment
Out of Office: The Rise of the Digital Nomad
What do digital nomads mean for the world of work?
Kenya's Basic Income Experiment
Is the best way to bring people out of poverty simply to give them money?
Putting the Fizz Back into Catalonia's Cava
Why Spain's sparkling fizz, Cava, is seeking to re-invent itself.
How Much Is Your Rubbish Worth?
Ruth Alexander finds out who makes money out of what we throw away.
Pop for Export in South Korea
As K-pop and K-drama go global, what are the secrets of their success?
Banking on Change?
Is old-style personal banking dead in an increasingly online world?
More and more of us will have to work into our 70s, so is this the end of retirement?
Soft Power Seduction: China Lures Taiwan's Youth
Is China using its economic clout to lure the youth of Taiwan?
Failures, Flops and Flaws
Ruth Alexander visits the Museum of Failure in Sweden to learn the secrets of success.
How Sex Toys Became Sexy
Once objects of embarrassment, sex toys have become a multi-billion dollar industry.
The Neopolitan Tech Experiment
Can tech entrepreneurs revitalise southern Italy's failing economy?
On the Trade War Frontline
Jonty Bloom discovers how the US state of Wisconsin is faring in a new global economy.
Retail's AI Revolution
Will artificial intelligence change how we shop and decide which retailers succeed?
Are Freeports the Future?
Can 'freeports' spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom?
The Business of Tutors
Caroline Bayley delves into the booming industry of private tutoring.
The Golden Opportunity
Will life sciences lead Britain towards a new economic future?
David Baker investigates the growing industry dedicated to improving our 40 winks.
On the Rails
Matthew Gwyther asks what's next for the UK's rail industry after a turbulent year.
Meet the companies trying to fundamentally change how houses are built.
Potholes - the road to the future
Potholes - the hidden costs, and opportunities, lurking in our roads
Beyond the Barbed Wire - Cyber Security in the UK
Can the UK become a world leader in making the internet safer?
Colombia's Coffee Revolutions
Can the fashion for high-end coffee save Colombia’s struggling farmers?
A Tale of Two Towns
How can the British high street be revived?
The Irresistible Rise of eSports
Sport, yes, but not as you know it. The irresistible rise of competitive gaming or Esports
Behind the Facades
How the changing relationship between landlord and tenant is reshaping our high street.
Green Shoots: Growing Food in UAE’s Deserts
The United Arab Emirates plans to grow vegetables in the desert.
Lesley Curwen looks at the fast-changing process of getting hired for a job
Beijing to Belarus - A new Silk Road to Europe
Will a giant industrial zone in Belarus become the European hub of China's new Silk Road?
Light Bulb Moments and How To Have Them
How do we create an innovative environment?
Plastic backlash: the business response
How are businesses responding to the public backlash against plastic packaging?
We explore the importance and significance of black fatherhood.
Talking about London's diverse communities and the issues affecting them.
Peter Allen and Chloe Tilley with the verdict on the week's news.
Radio 4's Sunday night political discussion programme.
Westminster Hour 16 June 2019
Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss the Conservative leadership race