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Have your fish and eat it: Can British fishing fleets net a Brexit bonus?

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'Must never happen again': Australia apologises to victims of state sex abuse

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Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

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 : 2018-09-20

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 Trost are already shaking up traditional corporate structures. He's the CEO of betting exchange firm Smarkets and is experimenting with a flat, rather than top-down organisational model, with workers even setting their own salaries. He tells us more.

Also in this programme:

The casino gamble

As Japan paves the way for its first casinos, our correspondents investigate the problem of gambling addiction in the country.

Gold loses its shine

And in a world where a tweet can stock send markets tumbling, why aren't investors putting more money into the safe haven of gold?

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Farah BOUCHERAK

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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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