Podcast BBC - Peter Day's World of Business

Podcast BBC - Peter Day's World of Business

Global Business: The Business of Trust

The revelation that Volkswagen cheated emissions tests is the latest in a line of scandals that have dented the...

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In Business: The Sexy Salaryman

The white collar worker has become a central figure in TV series and comic books in Japan. Ruth Alexander travels...

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Global Business: Christmas, Made In China

Peter Day visits the Chinese city which makes most of the world's Christmas decorations

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Trucking women behind the big wheel

We hear from truck driving women including Pakistan’s first and only female truck driver

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Global Business: The Rise of the Executive PA

The executive personal assistant is a job that requires utmost discretion and an inbuilt ability to know what the...

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Global Business: The Violins of Cremona

Cremona in northern Italy is the original home of the Stradivarius violin and now - several centuries later - master...

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What makes a company last?

Peter Day asks whether companies really should still be built to last in today's hi-tech internet world. What are the...

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Global Business: Online Shopping in Rural China

In some villages in rural China they're replacing the sounds of chickens and farm life with something very 21st...

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China Going Green

China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Many Chinese dream of seeing blue skies and white...

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Global Business: A Tale of Two Farms

Peter Day continues his reports from the drought stricken central valley of California. This week he visits two...

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Global Business: The California Drought

California has some of the world's most productive agricultural land. It puts fruit and vegetables on America's...

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Steinway

For more than 150 years, Steinway and Sons have been building handmade pianos to please the ear of the most...

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Global Business: Graphene

It would take an elephant balanced on the tip of a pencil to break through a sheet of graphene the thickness cling...

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Companies without managers

Who's your boss? Peter Day explores how three different companies, in three different countries, do business without...

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A Night at the Opera

Opera is an expensive art form. It receives millions of pounds of public money. Can that be justified? Peter Day gets...

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In Business: Driverless Cars

As the race to develop driverless cars hots up around the world, the UK is determined not to be left in the slow...

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Global Business: Entrepreneurs Explain

Remarkable start-up stories of entrepreneurs from Saudi Arabia, Israel and New Zealand.

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MisBehaving with Richard Thaler

What exactly is economics? Science or art? An explanation of our society based on observable, demonstrable law or is...

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Global Business: The Circular Economy

As Dame Ellen MacArthur circumnavigated the globe she got first-hand knowledge of the finite nature of the world’s...

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