Wales At Work [Radio Wales]

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With Bosch closing its Llantrisant factory, what now for car parts manufacturing in Wales?

Bosch is closing its Llantrisant factory, losing 900 jobs, so what now for car parts manufacturing in Wales?

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Servini is joined by Welsh economists and business leaders to discuss the GDP figures.

The latest GDP figures will reveal whether the UK is out of recession. Nick Servini is joined by Welsh economists and business leaders to discuss the figures.

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Parliamentary candidates are quizzed by an audience from the business world in an election edition of the programme chaired by Nick Servini.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

The new series starts with a look at the potential impact of public sector cuts.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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On Valentine's Day, Nick Servini takes a look at the dating industry.

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On Valentine's Day, Nick Servini takes a look at the dating industry.

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The programme takes a look at the call centre industry.

The business of the week is Vintage Vision, a vintage clothing shop in Abergavenny, which is run as a social enterprise.

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The programme takes a look at the call centre industry. The business of the week is Vintage Vision, a vintage clothing shop in Abergavenny, which is run as a social enterprise.

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Nick Servini chats with the new chief executive of the Royal Mint.

He also explores the myths and realities of flexible working and looks at the wedding industry in Wales.

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Nick Servini and guests discuss the issues behind the upcoming strike by public-sector unions.

Discussion of the issues behind a proposed strike by public-sector unions.

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Huw Thomas presents a programme looking at the state of the Welsh film industry.

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Nick Servini is live in Wrexham discussing the future of aerospace manufacturing in Wales.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business, including a look ahead to the day of strike action on November 30th.

Nick Servini and guests look ahead to the day of strike action on November 30th.

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A lively discussion about work and business.

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A lively discussion about the work and business issues that affect you.

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A lively look at the ramifications of Chancellor George Osborne's third Budget.

A lively discussion about the work and business issues that affect you.

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As the UK goes back into recession, Wales at Work heads to Wrexham to take the temperature of the North Wales economy.

Wales at Work heads to Wrexham to take the temperature of the North Wales economy.

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Are Welsh companies finding it more difficult to get finance than elsewhere in the UK?

A lively discussion about work and business.

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A lively discussion about work and business.

Are Welsh companies finding it more difficult to get finance than elsewhere in the UK?

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Nick Servini chats to the Secretary of State for Wales David Jones about the Welsh economy

Nick Servini chats to the new Secretary of State for Wales David Jones about the future of the Welsh economy, and looks back at the big business stories of the summer.

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Nick Servini meets the winner of a female entrepreneurship competition.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Looking at the latest GDP figures and apprenticeships - how effective are they for employers and the apprentices themselves?

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Nick Servini is back for a new series of our business programme. He reports from a conference about innovation and asks, are we doing enough to encourage it in Wales?

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Nick Servini discusses administration and zombie companies, and hears from a Cardiff company that has made a multimillion-pound acquisition.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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We find out what is good and bad about electronic messaging in the business world.

As a Cardiff recruitment company stops all emails for a week, we find out what is good and bad about electronic messaging in the business world.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Sarah Dickins and guests discuss the pros and cons of working a four day week.

Sarah Dickens and guests discuss the pros and cons of working a four day week.

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The programme examines interest rates, and what effect the record low has had on business, as well as taking a look at what it is like for women in business.

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The Budget and its effect on Welsh business, plus industrial fan manufacturer, Nuaire.

Nick Servini takes a close look at the Budget and its effect on Welsh business, plus the business of the week is Caerpihlly-based industrial fan manufacturer, Nuaire.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme. Nick Servini chats to Wales' biggest housebuilder about the delays in a scheme designed to help people get on the housing ladder.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Nick Servini discusses a project in Blaenau Ffestiniog that has rejuvenated the town centre.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Our business of the week is Pembrokeshire attraction Folly Farm.

Our business of the week is Pembrokeshire attraction Folly Farm, which celebrates 25 years in business this year.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Nick Servini examines the life sciences industry and the investments being made in the industry by the Welsh government.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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A view from Mumbai on Tata's problems; analysis of the state of inward investment in Wales; tips on how to get your business to perform well in an internet search.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Nick is joined by Nev Wilshire, star of BBC Three documentary, The Call Centre.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Featuring a Carmarthenshire pet food company that has received a big investment.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme, with the Carmarthenshire pet food company that has had a 25 million dollar investment from California.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Nick Servini and guests look at the creative industries in Wales.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme. Nick Servini and guests look at the creative industries in Wales.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Nick Servini and guests discuss what an M4 relief road could mean for the Welsh economy.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Nick Servini talks to business giants Lord Digby Jones and Sir Howard Stringer, both in Wales to receive honorary degrees.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Our business of the week is a Bridgend company that has resurrected the recipe for a popular toffee treat from the 1940s!

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Presenter Nick Servini picks over the latest GDP growth figures for the UK economy with representatives of the key manufacturing and construction sectors.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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The head of Visit Wales talks about the future of the tourism industry.

As tour operators from around the world gather in Cardiff, the head of Visit Wales talks about the future of the tourism industry.

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Tim Rogers assesses what the Welsh Government budget means for business.

Tim Rogers assesses what the Welsh Government budget means for business and discusses whether Welsh companies need to be more ambitious about exporting abroad.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Tim Rogers examines the business of food festivals and the problem of zombie companies.

Tim Rogers examines the business of food festivals and the problem of so-called zombie companies.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Tim Rogers visits the 2013 Womex trade fair in Cardiff.

Tim Rogers visits the 2013 Womex trade fair in Cardiff, examining business at the expo and the Welsh music industry more widely.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Tim Rogers looks at tax and borrowing powers for Wales.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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We preview this year's Entrepreneur Wales debates that are taking place around the country and ask whether it is ever too late to be an entrepreneur.

We preview this year's Entrepreneur Wales debates that are taking place around the country

Work and business issues in BBC Wales' only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Tim Rogers looks at the impact of the recent storms on businesses.

Tim Rogers looks at the impact of the recent storms on businesses and talks to the founder of a promising Welsh start up that has won an international competition.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Tim Rogers hears both sides of the pub landlord/brewery debate.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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We explore how businesses can slash their energy costs.

We explore how businesses can slash their energy costs and hear from the Mid-Wales honey business that is causing a buzz across the UK.

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The programme takes a look back at some of the most significant Welsh business stories of the past fifty years.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan looks at the implications of the Welsh Pinewood Studios development.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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The development of green technologies in Wales and the importance, or otherwise, of dressing well at work.

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Tim Rogers discusses what's in it for a business to offer apprenticeships and why female entrepreneurs earn less than their male counterparts.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan speaks to Sir Howard Stringer, the Welsh chairman and former chief executive of Sony Corporation and the man tipped to be the new BBC Chairman.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Are Welsh businesses better off in the European Union?

Brian Meechan hosts a discussion about whether Wales and Welsh businesses are better off in the European Union.

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Brian Meechan looks at issues affecting Welsh business, including the rise of the baking industry.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Call centres are a growing part of the Welsh economy, but a new European ruling could hail a major change in the way their employees are paid. Presented by Brian Meechan.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan takes an in-depth look at the recent Tata job cuts announcement.

Brian Meechan takes an in-depth look at the recent Tata job cuts announcement and what it means for Port Talbot and the wider Welsh economy.

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Brian Meechan discusses if, and how, ex-military personnel are prepared for a life in business.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan looks at whether the public undervalues the skills needed in hospitality.

Brian Meechan looks at whether the public undervalues the skills needed in the hospitality industry.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan explores the computer games industry in Wales.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Sarah Dickins talks to Debra Barber, managing director of government-owned Cardiff Airport

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Brian Meechan talks to an entrepreneur who hopes to persuade Welsh millionaires abroad to boost the economy back home.

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Brian Meechan talks to the Financial Conduct Authority about concerns that a scheme compensating SMEs for bank mis-selling has not worked and may not be helping the worst affected.

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Brian Meechan looks at how companies and employees will make money in the future.

Brian Meechan looks at how companies and their employees will be making money in the years to come.

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Brian Meechan visits a Wales in London event to find out how Wales can benefit from the financial might of London.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan discusses whether a new US-EU trade deal will boost business or cause unemployment and damage workers' rights.

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The story of a woman who bought the company she joined as a secretary, plus Brian Meechan discusses whether there is a cost to being too helpful at work.

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Cardiff Airport is flying high after announcing new routes by the carrier Flybe. What will be the economic impact for Wales?

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Brian Meechan travels to Deeside for a look at engineering and manufacturing in the area.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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BBC Wales's only business programme talks to a businesswoman who's grown a multimillion pound business from a row of terraces in a former mining village in the valleys.

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Talking to a woman who's grown a multimillion pound business from a row of terraces.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan visits the Hay Festival to talk to economics writer Martin Wolf about Wales's future.

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Brian Meechan looks at prospects for the digital economy and hears how the trend for street food is changing the hospitality industry.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan hears about the HS2 rail project.

Brian Meechan hears about the HS2 rail project and what opportunities it might offer to Welsh companies.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan examines the implications of the Autumn Statement for Welsh businesses.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Brian Meechan and guests discuss workers with learning difficulties such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

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BBC Radio Wales's only business programme, discussing work and business issues.

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Brian Meechan presents the award-winning workplace programme, covering issues important to everyone connected to the world of work and business in Wales.

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Brian Meechan presents the award-winning workplace programme.

Brian Meechan presents the award-winning workplace programme, covering issues important to everyone connected to the world of work and business in Wales.

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Brian Meechan presents the award-winning workplace programme, covering issues important to everyone connected to the world of work and business in Wales.

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Brian Meechan presents the award-winning workplace programme.

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Brian Meechan presents the award-winning workplace programme, covering issues important to everyone connected to the world of work and business in Wales.

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A look at work and business issues in or affecting Wales.

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A look at work and business issues in or affecting Wales.

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A look at work and business issues in or affecting Wales.

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Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

Brian hears about ambitions for a Mid-Wales Growth Deal. He also talks to the director of customer experience at the Pension Protection Fund. The network Global Welsh is reaching out to our diaspora - we get an update from founder Walter May. WRU chief executive and Global Welsh chair Martyn Phillips also shares his views on how rugby can help connect Welsh business people abroad. Our business of the week MijMoj Design is selling handcrafted goods to international markets.

#Wales2016: Assembly Election debate20160421

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Brian and guests look at business & economy policies in the Parties' Assembly manifestos.

#Wales2016: Assembly Election debate20160421

This week, it's an Assembly election special, with a look at the manifestos of the five main parties. Each party's spokesperson on the economy sets out their top priorities. Brian discusses the parties' pledges with Helen Molyneux, the chief executive of New Law and the chair of the Institute of Welsh Affairs, Ifan Glyn, the director of the Federation of Masterbuilders in Wales, Jo Ashburner, chief executive of social enterprise Red Dragon Flagmakers, and Adrian Barsby, a business consultant and the chair of the Wales Tourism Alliance.

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Join Huw Thomas and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Huw Thomas looks at how e-crime could affect your business.

Business of the Week is Ty Nant Water.

Huw Thomas looks at how e-crime affects business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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The new series starts with a look at the potential impact of public sector cuts.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Huw Thomas and guests discuss Welsh business issues.

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A lively discussion about work and business issues that affect you.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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On Valentine's Day, Nick Servini takes a look at the dating industry.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

Nick hears from the Spotlight Mid Wales Conference and keynote speaker Tim Smit of the Eden Project.

Nick Servini hears from the Spotlight Mid Wales Conference and keynote speaker Tim Smit.

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Nick Servini hears about the new Welsh government investment in the biotech industry and the millionaire heading it up.

Nick Servini hears about the new Welsh government investment in the biotech industry.

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Nick Servini talks to Dyfrig John, the former chief exec of HSBC Bank and now the chairman of The Principality.

Nick Servini talks to Dyfrig John, the former chief exec of HSBC Bank.

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Nick Servini chats with the new chief executive of the Royal Mint.

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The programme takes a look at the call centre industry.

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Nick Servini hears from three different businesses about what they want from the Budget.

He also talks to economist Andrew Lillico, who invented the idea of a Fuel Duty Regulator.

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Nick Servini talks to the former chief executive of HSBC, Dyfrig John, who's now chairman of the Principality Building Society.

Nick Servini talks to the former chief executive of HSBC, Dyfrig John.

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A new series looking at improving the economy, and the world of the 'Big Idea'.

24/01/201120110128

Nick Servini looks at tax self assessment, management co-operatives and the business of the week is a cocktail cupcake company formed by a South African woman who's moved to Wales.

Nick Servini looks at tax self assessment and management co-operatives.

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Nick Servini and guests look ahead to the day of strike action on November 30th.

25/10/201020101029

Nick Servini and his guests assess the government's Comprehensive Spending Review.

26/04/201220120428

Wales at Work heads to Wrexham to take the temperature of the North Wales economy.

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Discussion of the issues behind a proposed strike by public-sector unions.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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Join Nick Servini and guests for a lively discussion about work and business.

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A world view20160128

A world view20160128

Brian Meechan goes behind the scenes at national retailer and Newport success story Jojo Maman Bebe.

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Brian Meechan goes behind the scenes at national retailer Jojo Maman Bebe.

Adapt To The Future20160225

And we're off... after years of speculation and debate the UK will go to the polls in June to decide whether our future lies inside or outside the European Union. The economy is at the forefront of the campaign - Brian talks to two Welsh business people about their views. It's all change at the top of Tata Steel Europe - but what should we think of the fact there's no place on the company's Mumbai board for its new European chief executive? Our business of the week is Genfour, which provides robotic automation. Brian hears from an expert in automation and robotics about just how many jobs are at risk and what we can do about it. He then discusses a new technology entrepreneurship scheme with David Buttress, the Welsh CEO of Just Eat, and Paul Haywood, one of the co-founders of Swansea Tech Hub.

Apprenticeship Levy, UK-China Trade Deal20160728

Apprenticeship Levy, UK-China Trade Deal20160728

Business groups want the UK government's apprenticeship levy on big business to be delayed

Apprenticeship Levy, UK-China Trade Deal20160728

Business groups want the UK government's apprenticeship levy on big business to be delayed - Brian takes a look at the impact on training in Wales.

Apprenticeship Levy, Uk-china Trade Deal2016072820160730 (RW)

Business groups want the UK government's apprenticeship levy on big business to be delayed

Attack On Devolution?2015102920151031 (RW)

Brian Meechan talks to deputy minister for skills and technology Julie James about her plans for apprenticeships in Wales and to Simon Spalding about social media analytics.

Brian Meechan talks to Julie James, the deputy minister for skills and technology.

Balancing Act20160310

Balancing Act2016031020160312 (RW)

Some of the country's lowest paid workers get a pay rise next month but what does it mean for them and for employers. Brian talks to the chair of the Cardiff Hoteliers' Association about how the hospitality industry is preparing. A report out this week says Wales is being held back because there aren't enough women in science roles- what can be done about the female brain drain? A Supreme Court decision over a children's suitcase has been met with dismay by designers. Brian discusses the implications with an intellectual property lawyer. Our business of the week is sporting social enterprise Vi-ability which works with young people across Wales. Reporter Kate Rimmington hears about its goals and why the founder is going on a trade mission to California.

Brexit and the Skills Gap20160707

Brexit and the Skills Gap20160707

As the politicians work out who is going to be in charge following the EU referendum, Brian asks what Brexit means for maintaining a skilled workforce.

Brexit and the Skills Gap2016070720160709 (RW)

Brian Meechan looks at the effect of Brexit on the Welsh economy.

Brexit Special20160630
Brexit Special20160630

Brexit Special2016063020160702 (RW)

Brian and guests discuss how the Welsh business world may respond to the EU referendum.

Brexit Special20160630

The surprise EU referendum vote has sent shockwaves through the economy - Brian and guests discuss how the Welsh business world may respond. He talks to two economists about their thoughts for the future of the economy and maintaining inward investment from international companies. The chief executive of the Principality Building Society Graeme Yorston talks to the programme about his reaction and dealing with the uncertainty. We hear from business people around Wales on opposite sides of the vote for their reaction. Brian then talks to Emma Watkins, director of the CBI in Wales, Robert Lloyd Griffiths the Welsh director of the Institute of Directors and Dr Penny Owen, Executive Chair of the Life Sciences Hub in Cardiff.

Broadband Blues20150702
Brussels, Attracting International Scientists, Falling Pound20161013
Brussels, Attracting International Scientists, Falling Pound20161013

What can businesses and universities expect on cooperation with the EU after Brexit? Brian has been to Brussels this week and discusses this with the Finnish MEP who is the President of the Committee of the Regions. He then talks to the Welsh Government's scientific adviser Professor Julie Williams about attracting top international talent now and after we leave the European Union. The referendum result saw major falls in the value of the pound - Brian talks to Welsh firms about the pros and cons of currency changes. And the owner of our business of the week swapped Cairo for Llandudno.

Budget, Childcare, Self-employment, Fashion20161020

The Welsh Government's budget is unveiled... does it go far enough on key issues for businesses on issues such as infrastructure investment and skills? Brian discusses this with the chair of the RICS and a spokesperson for the Wrexham Business Professionals. He also talks to the National Day Nursery Association about the challenges in delivering the Welsh Government's proposed childcare policy. The number of self-employed has risen as their pay has fallen - Brian gets the facts behind the figures. He also hears about Cardiff Fashion Week and the business of one of the young designers exhibiting there. Our business of the week Conflict Solutions is run by two former police officers.

Cbi Wales' Emma Watkins2015111920151121 (RW)

Brian Meechan talks to director of CBI Wales Emma Watkins.

Brian Meechan talks to director of CBI Wales Emma Watkins about their manifesto for the Assembly election.

Changing Fortunes20160303

Changing Fortunes2016030320160305 (RW)

Brian Meechan and guest discuss what pension changes could mean for everyone, and Kate Rimmington visits Cardiff Prison to see prison training company N-ergy at work.

Economy Secretary20160609

Economy Secretary20160609

Brian Meechan speaks with the Welsh government's new economy and infrastructure secretary Ken Skates about his priorities.

Europe - Round One20151015

Europe - Round One2015101520151017 (RW)

Brian hears from the newly launched Britain: Stronger in Europe campaign.

Europe - Round One20151015

With Brexit dominating the news agenda, Brian hears from the newly launched Britain: Stronger in Europe campaign. Plus whether police forces are equipped to tackle business crime.

Fit For Purpose?

FSB Election Debate in Wrexham20160331

FSB Election Debate in Wrexham20160331

Highlights from the Federation of Small Businesses election debate between Andrew RT Davies, Edwina Hart, Kirsty Williams, Leanne Wood and Mark Reckless.

FSB Election Debate in Wrexham2016033120160402 (RW)

Highlights from the Federation of Small Businesses election debate in Wrexham.

Full Of Energy20160218

As steel companies close plants and make workers redundant, Brian asks Liberty Steel in Newport how it's expanding. British Gas profits are up but are consumers getting a good deal from the energy market? Our business of the week brought in outside expertise to help it innovate in the brick industry. Brian asks how other firms can tap into our colleges and universities to boost their bottom line. And it's awards season... The winners may be worth it, but are the awards themselves?

Gear Change20160324

Brian Meechan finds out more about plans to build TVR sports cars in Ebbw Vale. Plus why George Osborne's tax changes on landlords are causing concern in the property industry.

Henry Engelhardt2016051220160514 (RW)

Brian talks to Henry Engelhardt on his last day at the helm of Admiral.

Brian interviews Henry Engelhardt on his last day at the helm of Admiral. He gets his thoughts on building a FTSE 100 company, and why he believes Wales has a can-do attitude.

In the Driving Seat20160519

In the Driving Seat2016051920160521 (RW)

Brian hears reaction to the appointment of the new economy and infrastructure secretary.

In the Driving Seat20160519

Brian Meechan hears reaction to the appointment of the new economy and infrastructure secretary and looks at the future possibilities of driverless cars.

Innovation Special20150219

Brian Meechan chairs a debate on innovation and Wales, with expert Professor Simon Gibson, entrepreneur James Taylor and Rosa Wilkinson of the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Living wage campaign; Food innovation; The art of persuasion20161103

Living wage campaign; Food innovation; The art of persuasion2016110320161105 (RW)

Brian gets an update on the voluntary living wage campaign.

Living wage campaign; Food innovation; The art of persuasion20161103

Brian Meechan discusses the living wage campaign, while our business of the week Bionema wants to save the world's strawberries.

North Wales20161027

North Wales2016102720161029 (RW)

Wales@work takes a special look at the economy of North Wales. It's been voted one of the best places in the world to visit, but can it also become a much better place to do business? Brian Meechan and guests discuss how to boost the fortunes of an area as diverse as North Wales - from the industrial hotspots of Deeside and Wrexham in the east to the coastal beauty and rural idylls of the north and west. The programme also hears from the former deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones about his ambitions for the Menai Science Park on Anglesey, and from Marina Donohoe of Enterprise Ireland, about her thoughts on increasing trade with Wales.

North Wales business growth, business rates, protecting trademarks and literary tourism20160915

North Wales business growth, business rates, protecting trademarks and literary tourism20160915

Brian Meechan hears a disappointed FSB's views on the Welsh government's business rates announcement, plus he hears about plans to develop more literary tourism across Wales.

North Wales Business Growth, Business Rates, Protecting Trademarks And Literary Tourism2016091520160917 (RW)

Brian Meechan hears from a disappointed FSB about the business rates announcement.

Northern Powerhouse €“ What Next For North Wales?2016011420160116 (RW)

Brian talks to Sir Richard Leese, the longstanding Manchester City Council leader who is one of the key figures behind the “Northern Powerhouse�. He offers some advice on how North Wales can take advantage.

Brian then speaks to the chair of the North Wales Business Council to get his reaction. Our business of the week is a group of companies working in the cycling trade. And turning 9 to 5 on its head... Brian hears about a project that wants to help daytime employees launch their businesses in the evening.

Work and business issues in BBC Wales's only business programme.

Performance Review20150730

Performance Review2015073020150801 (RW)

Work and business issues in Wales. Brian Meechan speaks with the outgoing head of BT in Wales, Ann Beynon. And is Wales training too many hairdressers?

The Big Welsh Idea - Innovation Special2015021920150221 (RW)

Brian Meechan debates innovation in Wales, with Professor Simon Gibson, entrepreneur James Taylor, Rosa Wilkinson of the UK Intellectual Property Office and Sara Pepper from Cardiff University.

The Sirolli Effect20150910
The Sirolli Effect20150910

The Sirolli Effect2015091020150912 (RW)

Brian Meechan hears how the ideas of Dr Ernesto Sirolli are being put into action in Wales

The Sirolli Effect20150910

Brian Meechan hears how the ideas of international development expert Dr Ernesto Sirolli are being put into action in Wales to support local would-be entrepreneurs.

Trump, India, RBS GRG20161110

Trump, India, RBS GRG20161110

Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election surprised the world, but what are his policies on the economy, trade and climate change and what impact will they have here? Brian discusses this with international business economist Professor Nicholas Perdikis from Aberystwyth University, and a renewable energy expert, Cardiff lawyer Michelle Davies. Meanwhile the prime minister has been in India discussing a possible trade deal post-Brexit - Brian hears to the Indian Honorary Consul General in Wales, Raj Aggarwal. This week RBS has moved to help small businesses affected by its handling of them during the financial crisis, but its critics aren't satisfied. Our business of the week started as a Youtube channel, and thinks it's found a niche in the world of online learning.

Trump, India, RBS GRG2016111020161112 (RW)

What does Trump mean for the world economy? Brian and guests discuss.

Wales At Work2015021220150214 (RW)

Brian Meechan hears from the Welsh company claiming a UK crowd-funding record.

Who's Regulating the Banks?20160204

"Weak, toothless and anaemic," that's one MP's assessment of the Financial Conduct Authority, a charge it strongly rejects. Brian talks to Guto Bebb MP, who led a Commons debate on the state of the regulator this week. The new chief executive of the Circuit of Wales motorsport project tells us it's on track. A Welsh tech start up has signed up some global talent from Kodak - we talk to him in his office in Germany. Our Carmarthenshire business of the week Nom Nom was founded by a would-be Willy Wonka, who thinks a lack of experience is an advantage. Brian finds out more about the how companies are marrying profit with social and environmental responsibility as so-called B-corporations.

Who's Regulating the Banks?20160204

Who's Regulating the Banks?2016020420160206 (RW)

Brian talks to a MP who led a debate on the state of the Financial Conduct Authority.

Will Hutton, Tourism, Food Skills, Mentoring20171026

Brian Meechan talks to political economist Will Hutton.

Brian Meechan talks to political economist and chair of the Big Innovation Centre Will Hutton. Wales Tourism Alliance chair Adrian Barsby tells Brian why they think a post-Brexit change to an EU directive could boost the sector. Brian discusses how to tackle the food industry skills gap with Justine Fosh, chief executive of the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink. Brian and guests explore the benefits of business mentoring. Our business of the week is a distillery in Ceredigion.