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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 [...]


RSS BBC World Business Report

  • Will HSBC move its headquarters outside the UK? April 24, 2015
    The largest of the UK's banks HSBC has announced it's considering moving its headquarters out of London and setting up shop overseas. The bank cited UK taxes and regulations that have been imposed over the past few years. We speak to Philip Augar.Plus, two years ago today, the collapse of the eight-storey Rana Plaza clothing factory in Bangladesh c […]

RSS Peter Day's World of Business

  • In Business: Circular Economy April 23, 2015
    As Dame Ellen MacArthur circumnavigated the globe she got first-hand knowledge of the finite nature of the world's resources. When she retired from sailing she created a foundation to promote the concept of a 'Circular Economy' - where resources are re-used and waste reduced to zero. Many companies around the world - including some of the bigg […]
  • Global Business: What’s Ailing Argentina 23 Apr 15 April 23, 2015
    Businesses in Argentina say they suffer from too much red tape, rampant inflation and import restrictions. Middle class Buenos Aires residents say the cost of everyday goods in supermarkets makes life difficult. Peter Day hears from business leaders with innovative solutions and a former government minister tells him how he is saddened by the country’s cur […]

RSS The Bottom Line with Evan Davis

RSS Money Box

  • MoneyBox: Car park penalties 25 April 15 April 25, 2015
    Hefty penalties for overstaying in a private car park have been upheld by the Court of Appeal. UKIP’s personal finance plans. The death of cashback? Radical housing policies.

RSS You and Yours

  • YYHighlights: Children's Mental Health and Pledgefunding
    We hear the arresting stories from two You and Yours listeners about the difficulties many young people are facing with depression and other emotional problems. Plus, how pledge-funding can support your favourite act to release an album without a record label.