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How much attention should companies pay to their share price?

How much attention should companies pay to their share price? Copyrighted image Credit: 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 Credit: 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 Credit: 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.

Advertising in times of recession: A question of value

Advertising in times of recession: A question of value Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2009
Tom Farrell looks at why advertising spend shouldn't necessarily be cut in a recession

Past success and short termism trump foresight and wisdom

Past success and short termism trump foresight and wisdom Copyrighted image Credit: 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 Credit: 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

Curry and convenience: taking the heat out of busy lives

Curry and convenience: taking the heat out of busy lives Copyrighted image Credit: Joseph Gough | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Mar 2009
Has Britain become a nation content to survive on food chosen for convenience?

What are employees owed?

What are employees owed? Copyrighted image Credit: Alan Mather | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2009
Instead of reducing the workforce in times of difficulty, Anja Schaefer asks whether there are more ethical alternatives

Valuing brand assets

Valuing brand assets Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2009
Peter Walton explores the complexities of putting a value on a brand

Do public works work? Using government spending to beat a recession

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Do public works work? Using government spending to beat a recession Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2009
James Caan and an expert panel discuss government plans for public works projects - can we dig our way out of recession?