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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 : 2018-06-21

Clocking out: South Korea prepares for shorter working week

A big change is on the way for workers in South Korea. From July 1st, the maximum working week, including overtime, is being cut by almost a quarter. We delve into the country's working culture, and find out how it compares to that of other major economies.

Also in the programme:

The British Chambers of Commerce - which represents thousands of businesses across the UK - has cut its economic growth forecast for 2018. Stephen Carroll asks its head of economics, Suren Thiru, whether this slowdown can be attributed to Brexit.

Plus, we take a look at how French towns are fighting to revive urban centres that have been deserted by residents and businesses.

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY

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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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2018-09-13 People & Profit

Lessons from Lehman: Are we better prepared for the next crisis?

Ten years ago, the investment bank Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. The event came to symbolise the start of the global financial crisis. With more than $600 billion (€516bn) in...

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2018-09-06 People & Profit

Peso pressure: Argentina faces new economic crisis

What went wrong in Argentina? The peso has lost half of its value against the dollar this year - and the government's been forced to slash spending and impose new taxes in an...

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2018-08-30 People & Profit

French business & Brexit: Scottish minister tries to reassure French entrepreneurs

This week, we're with France's business leaders at the annual meeting of the country’s biggest employers' federation, Medef. In this show we'll talk about the spectre of Brexit...

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2018-07-19 People & Profit

Greece's new chapter: Athens prepares to exit bailout programme

The countdown is on as Greece prepares to exit its third bailout programme. But what state are its finances really in - and what challenges lie ahead? Kate Moody speaks to Craig...

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