World Business Report

BBC World Service

Business, Business News, News & Politics

Chart Positions

Business News 45

The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC


Sir Philip Green Left BHS on 'Life Support', MPs Find

July 25th, 2016

Episode 784 of 1091 episodes

British MPs attack the retail tycoon Sir Philip Green after the collapse of BHS. We find out more from MP Richard Graham, who sits on the Work and Pensions Select Committee, which has criticised Sir Philip. Oliver Shah of the Sunday Times tells us what the tycoon is actually like. Also in the programme, we find out what business in Ireland is likely to look like after Britain leaves the European Union. Christopher Morrow is Head of Policy for the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The internet search engine Yahoo is being bought by US telecoms company Verizon for just under $5bn. The BBC's Samira Hussein tells us why the future of one of the internet's most established brands is in doubt. And our regular commentator, Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times, has advice on how to manage at work in times of great change. (Picture Sir Philip Green. Picture credit: Getty Images.)

Featured Podcast