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Is planning the new mantra of business?

Is planning the new mantra of business? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jul 2009
In the light of the recent global recession, Leslie Budd looks at the need for businesses to plan for the long term.

A different recession

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A different recession Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 11 Jul 2009
Evan Davis explains why the failure of global banking makes this a very different recession - and suggests how we might get out of the mess.

Can masters and mistresses of the corporate universe connect with mere mortals?

Can masters and mistresses of the corporate universe connect with mere mortals? Copyrighted image Credit: Photos.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jul 2009
During the recent recession, have managers failed to communicate and consult with their workforce?

Pricing and the fair deal

Pricing and the fair deal Creative commons image Credit: Just_[von]Bernard under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Jul 2009
As we all like a fair deal, John Gaynard looks at pricing during a recession.

Luxury pudding: Food shopping in a time of austerity

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Luxury pudding: Food shopping in a time of austerity Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jun 2009
As the credit crunch lunch becomes more common Gregg Wallace give us his views on the rise of the healthy take away and public consumption of...

Download the Savvy Shopper survey

Download the Savvy Shopper survey Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jun 2009
How the recession is affecting our spending habits with the report into The Rise of the Savvy Shopper.

Recession retail: Can the High Street survive hard times?

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Recession retail: Can the High Street survive hard times? Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jun 2009
Retail champion Mary Portas shares her views on the prospects for the High Street during a dark economic time.

High street blues: an obituary for like-for-like sales?

High street blues: an obituary for like-for-like sales? Creative commons image Credit: MC=) under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jun 2009
Caroline Emberson asks whether the high street shops could do more to entice us back from out of town shopping?

Evan Davis on... cycle length

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Evan Davis on... cycle length Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2009
The Bottom Line presenter Evan Davis asks how long economists view economic cycles as lasting.

King Cash still exercises its divine right over the economy

King Cash still exercises its divine right over the economy Creative commons image Credit: andriux-uk under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jun 2009
Credit squeeze, cash flow, unemployment, bankruptcy - Leslie Budd asks what's happened to King Cash?