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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 : 2018-04-19

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 director Didier Bille, who's written a tell-all book about 20 years in the profession.

Also in this programme: Does the permanent job have a future? As the gig economy grows, we report on how French web developers are hiring agents to represent them.

And does the French "right to disconnect" really mean you can stop replying to emails outside of working hours? We take a look at the law's impact, a year after it was introduced.

By Stephen CARROLL , Farah BOUCHERAK , Valérie LABONNE , Yuka ROYER



2018-05-23 eurozone

Trade truce: US-China tensions cool, but is a trade war still possible?

The United States has reached a "framework agreement" with China to cut the trade deficit between the world's two largest economies. So have we avoided a trade war between...

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2018-05-16 Facebook

The ABCs of GDPR: New EU regulations aim to protect individuals' privacy

The EU is set to bring in a raft of new data regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation - or GDPR - aims to give consumers more control over their personal information....

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2018-05-09 Morocco

Let it spoil: Moroccans lead boycott over high milk, fuel prices

An unprecedented boycott campaign targeting three major producers of bottled water, gasoline and dairy products has lit up social networks in Morocco. The groups are accused of...

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2018-05-03 Emmanuel Macron

A year in the Élysée: Has Macron changed France's economy?

In May 2017, Emmanuel Macron became the youngest president in French history after a stunning victory at the polls. Kate Moody asks French economist Frédéric Farah how the French...

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2018-04-25 economy

Is GDP the best way to measure an economy?

What is the best way to measure a country's economic health? We look at the alternatives to GDP with Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz, head of the Future of Economic Progress at the...

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