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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: Could Sony have done more over hack? 22 Dec 14 December 22, 2014
    North Korea threatens to attack the US after Washington blames it for hacking into the Hollywood film studio Sony Pictures. But could Sony have done more? We speak to Ken Cukier, data editor of the Economist newspaper. Also the sister of the King of Spain, Princess Cristina, is to face a tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband's business deali […]

RSS Peter Day's World of Business

  • In Business: For Ever and Ever 18 Dec 2014 December 18, 2014
    Britain's cathedrals have defined the landscape for centuries but what's their role today? Peter Day hears about the business of running some of the country's most famous places.
  • In Business: Cabin Fever 11 Dec 2014 December 11, 2014
    Up in the air stuck in a metal tube for hours, can flying ever be a nice experience? Peter Day meets a clutch of British-based experts trying to improve the way the world flies.

RSS The Bottom Line with Evan Davis

  • BottomLine: Upside-down Management 20 Nov 14
    What is the role of a boss? To tell staff what to do or allow them to decide for themselves? This award-winning programme on upside-down management is presented by Evan Davis.
  • BottomLine: Family Rivals 13 Nov 14
    Taittinger champagne, Clarks shoes, Theakstons beer: Evan Davis meets the entrepreneurs who left behind their famous family businesses to set up a rival brand of their own.

RSS Money Box

  • MoneyBox: Hotel Booking Fraud 20 Dec 14 December 20, 2014
    Paul Lewis speaks to a whistleblower who became involved in an online hotel booking fraud. We look at poor value defined contribution workplace pension schemes. New basic bank accounts were announced this week – how will they be different? When is a HMV gift card not a HMV gift card?

RSS A Week of You and Yours

  • A Week of You and Yours: Audis, Department Stores, Care
    This week, Audi oil consumption. We meet motorists who say their vehicles are getting through a lot of it - and they want to know why. And after more than a century Randalls of Uxbridge is closing down. We talk to shoppers about the gradual demise of our big family-run department stores. And we know that many local councils are under financial pressure, bu […]