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The business show that goes beyond the numbers and the corporate jargon! Stephen Carroll breaks down major business stories and looks at how they affect our lives. Thursday at 4.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-04-27

French presidential election: Comparing Macron and Le Pen's economic proposals

The two finalists for the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, have contrasting visions of how to manage the economy. With quitting the euro a central tenet of Le Pen's plan, the future of the eurozone is at stake. We ask Nicolas Véron from the Peterson Institute for International Economics to assess the candidates' proposals. Also, beware of zombie companies! We find out why bankruptcies can be a good thing.

By Stephen CARROLL , Will HILDERBRANDT , Agnès LE COSSEC

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2018-04-18 work

The future of work: How the gig economy is changing the jobs market

As technology revolutionises the workplace and robots replace more and more human workers, what will hiring and firing be like in the future? Stephen Carroll talks to former HR...

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2018-04-11 French economy

Facebook data scandal: Is sorry the hardest word?

Facebook's boss is on an apology tour after the data harvesting scandal that sent the social network's share price tumbling. Mark Zuckerberg is trying to limit the damage from...

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2018-04-04 trade

Trouble ahead: How far will the US-China trade dispute go?

How far will the trade spat between China and the United States go? Stephen Carroll discusses the risks of the escalating dispute with Dr Linda Yueh, economist and author of "The...

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2018-03-28 Facebook

Big bother: Facebook scandal highlights how firms manage user data

Facebook is at the centre of a political firestorm after reports that information about millions of users have ended up in the hands of a political research firm. Stephen Carroll...

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2018-03-21 gender pay gap

Mind the pay gap: UK companies publish figures on gender pay disparity

New figures have revealed an astonishing gender pay gap in the UK's financial industry. Stephen Carroll talks to Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI),...

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