In this weeks Inside Business we discuss the recent HSBC allegations, as the National Crime Agency and the Serious Fraud Office look to investigate HSBC's recent dealings with the Gupta Family in South Africa. We spoke with Lord Peter Hain of Neath who took these accusations to the House of Lords and also we spoke with vocal anti corruption whistle blower Nicholas Wilson about other HSBC related investigations.
As always we finish the show with a word from a regular commentator BBC World Service Reporter Howard Mustoe.
The sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia to use against Yemen, by the UK has long been a controversial one, as the UK also sends aid to Yemen. The Campaign Against Arms Trade has recently launched legal action against the UK government, to try and stop the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Matthew Cook spoke to Andrew Smith, from CAAT to discuss the legal case and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen
In the first edition of Inside Music where Presenter Matthew Cook and Co host Gareth Varty, Accounts Manager at PRS For Music, take look into the inner workings of the music industry. Matthew Cook speaks with Deputy editor of Music Week, Murray Stassen, and Contributing Editor for Music Business Worldwide, Rhian Jones. And of course, throughout the show they showcase the unsigned SoundCloud artist of the week, featuring Ancient Underground a creation by Canadian Born Daniel Harvey.
Gareth Varty, Rhian Jones, Daniel Harvey, Murray Stassen