Chief executive of The Jockey Club, Simon Bazalgette, talks to Sue Dougan about his career, his childhood and his favourite musical tracks, including Electric Light Orchestra's 'Mr. Blue Sky'. Since 2008, Simon has been running The Jockey Club as the leading commercial group in British horse racing.
Marco Robinson is an entrepreneur and author of the book, "The Financial Freedom Guarantee" who says that if you follow his ten step plan, you could end up being a VERY wealthy person - and he joined Juliette Foster in the studio for a thorough run-down of the strategy and the book itself.
Nick Peters looks at cinema advertising agency Pearl and Dean’s loss of shares in the advertising market. Peter talks to Kathryn Jacob, Pearl and Dean CEO, about how this came about. She talks about the struggles the company had to face and how they recovered. Kathryn also talks about how the company has changed from a cinema to a film company.
Nick also speaks to Raymond Snoddy about the new paper-only tabloid newspaper, The New Day Nick compare the Independent’s choice to become a digital newspaper and the birth of the new tabloid. Together they talk about the vicissitudes between print and online publications as well as how modern paper publications are changing.
Nick also talks about the role of marketing in the structure of any business.
Chief marketing Officer Sholto Douglas-Home from global recruitment firm Hays says marketing should ‘man up’ and brace themselves for a brighter future of marketing.
Rachel Bridge writes books about entrepreneurship, personal development and smart thinking.
"Ambition", explains how all of us can reach our ideal place in life with a little bit of planning and some carefully honed routines. The author joined Juliette Foster in the studio to discuss her inspiration and works.
The Oscars have taken place in the US. British actor Mark Rylance won his first Oscar with Best Supporting Actor for Cold War drama Bridge of Spies, whilst Leonardo Di Caprio also won his first gong, for his lead actor role in The Revenant. But how does winning an Academy Award help an actors career, and their earnings? Matt Cox spoke to film expert, critic and broadcaster James Cameron Wilson, who explained the confusing system of actor points and whether they really do mean prizes.
Sue Dougan speaks to Richard Gillingwater (CBE), Chairman of Henderson Global Investors and recently appointed Pro-Chancellor of the Open University. Together they look back at his life and career through his chosen tracks.
This week on Business of Sport with Michael Considine we look ahead to what is sure to be a pivotal week in the history of the The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, World football insider editor Mark Bisson and Jaimie Fuller, chairman of Skins, the sportswear company and also member of the organisation New Fifa Now give their thoughts and Joe Aldridge looks at how the new season for Formula 1 is shaping up. Plus Ruby Johnson with this week's Extra Time