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SMEs under stress

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SMEs under stress Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Jun 2009
Paul Mason gives his take on why there is often a lack of planning for unexpected events by SMEs, what financial solutions are available, why it is...

Gerry Robinson on the motor industry

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Gerry Robinson on the motor industry Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jun 2009
Gerry Robinson explains his thoughts about the car scrappage scheme, government investment and over-capacity in the car industry in an exclusive...

Making manufacturing motor

Making manufacturing motor Creative commons image Wigwam Jones under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jun 2009
Using the motor industry as an example, Leslie Budd considers the role of manufacturing during the recession.

Since when has corruption not been compulsory?

Since when has corruption not been compulsory? Creative commons image Yannic Meyer under CC-BY-NC licence. under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 May 2009
With MPs' expenses hitting the headlines, Richard Skellington asks whether Britain is fundamentally corrupt.

How much attention should companies pay to their share price?

How much attention should companies pay to their share price? Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Mar 2009
Janette Rutterford explains why share prices have been up and down so much recently - and if it matters.

Did we see the downturn coming?

Did we see the downturn coming? Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2009
If the warning signs of a recession were there all along, why did we ignore them?

Evan Davis on... the scale of WPP

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Evan Davis on... the scale of WPP Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Mar 2009
The Bottom Line presenter Evan Davis asks if there's risk as well as wisdom in the scale of WPP.

Past success and short termism trump foresight and wisdom

Past success and short termism trump foresight and wisdom Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2009
Even if they'd seen the recession coming, Devendra Kodwani asks whether businesses would have behaved differently?

Planning for the upturn

Planning for the upturn Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Mar 2009
Janette Rutterford talks about the difficulties companies face in planning for the upturn