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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 : 2017-02-14

Davos 2017: The great uncertainty

The key word at the World Economic Forum this year was uncertainty. With Donald Trump in the White House and the UK set to start Brexit talks, there’s plenty to keep business leaders on their toes in the coming year. In this special programme, Stephen Carroll talks to Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Plc and IEA's Fatih Birol about the risks and opportunities ahead. Also, we look at the challenge of marketing a whole country to the global elite. Kate Moody finds out how and why governments do it.

By Farah BOUCHERAK , Kate MOODY , Mélina HUET , Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-18 People & Profit

A pretty picture: Investing in the booming contemporary art market

The international contemporary art fair FIAC is taking place in Paris. Works by some 1,500 artists are on show to 75,000 potential buyers at the Grand Palais. After the recent...

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2018-10-11 People & Profit

Whiskey worries: Irish industry faces major risks from Brexit

There are now less than six months to go before Brexit day. EU leaders are meeting in Brussels in the coming days to discuss progress on a deal to smooth the UK's exit from the...

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2018-10-04 People & Profit

Paris Motor Show: Trade disputes & Brexit dominate carmakers' worries

This week we're at the Paris Motor Show. The global auto industry is booming - but do trade disputes or Brexit threaten its growth? Stephen Carroll talks to Pieter Nota of BMW...

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2018-09-27 People & Profit

Push for growth: French government tries to dodge economic slowdown

Emmanuel Macron's second budget is holding firm on his promise to cut France's debt and budget deficit. Businesses are among the winners in next year's spending plans, with tax...

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2018-09-20 People & Profit

Shaking up the workplace: How employers face the challenge of automation

A report from the World Economic Forum says that by 2025, half of all workplace tasks could be done by robots. So how should we rethink the way we work? Some employers like Jason...

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