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National Union of Teachers: Education Cuts Harm Us All

Commenting on the recent Comprehensive Spending Review, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said;
“The cuts announced in the Government’s spending review are a retrograde step and will have a devastating impact on vital public services, including education.
“The Government may talk about protecting schools, but schools are not [...]

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RSS BBC World Business Report

  • WBR: China's Contaminated Farmland April 18, 2014
    A declassified Chinese government report shows that as much as a fifth of the country’s farmland is contaminated with toxins. We hear from Lucy Hornby of the Financial Times in Beijing and ask whether there is increasing concern amongst Chinese shoppers about the safety of their food. Also in the programme, the New York Auto Show rolls into town. Plus, a […]

RSS Peter Day's World of Business

RSS The Bottom Line with Evan Davis

  • BottomLine: Serving the super rich 27 Mar 14
    What do the seriously wealthy do with their money? How do they preserve or spend their multi-million or even billion pound fortunes? Evan Davis meets the people helping the world's wealthy elite manage their lives, invest their money and donate to good causes Guests: Richard Wilson, CEO, Billionaire Family Office Karen Clark, Director and H […]
  • BottomLine: Energy Upstarts 20 Mar 14
    New energy companies are breaking into a market dominated by big established firms and turning up the heat but how do they go about the challenge of taking on established companies? Evan Davis talks prices, customer service and green energy with guests: Dale Vince, Founder and CEO, Ecotricity Stephen Fitzpatrick, Founder and Managing Director, Ovo […]

RSS Money Box

  • MoneyBox: Mortgage review: 19 April 2014 April 19, 2014
    In today's programme... New rules begin next Saturday which will change the way we borrow money to buy a home - in future affordability will be the key. I worked out my expected date of death this week. And the government said it may tell everyone who reaches pension age how long they can expect to live. Is it useful to know? The best deals ma […]

RSS A Week of You and Yours

  • Fri, Apr 18: Student Loans, Man Utd and Unicom
    This week, the heady student days of the 90s - Britpop, Blair and big debts. But if you got a loan back then and haven't paid it off your debt has been sold on to a company called Erudio. We talk to people who have concerns. We'll also take a look at Unicom, a communications company which is being investigated by the regulator Ofcom and Ghost Gazum […]