BBC HOMEPAGE | NEWS | WORLD SERVICE | SPORT | MY BBC low graphics | help
news vote 2001search vote 2001
 You are in: Vote2001: Main Issues
VOTE2001 
Main Issues 
Correspondent Analysis 
Features 
Crucial Seats 
Key People 
Parties 
Results &  Constituencies 
Candidates 
Opinion Polls 
Online 1000 
Virtual Vote 
Talking Point 
Forum 
AudioVideo 
Programmes 
Voting System 
Local Elections 
Nations 

N Ireland 
Scotland 
Wales 

BBC News

BBC Sport

BBC Weather
Sunday, 1 April, 2001, 13:50 GMT
The current state of industry

The BBC's Industry correspondent Steve Evans examines the current state of UK business and asks how the workers fare.

The burden on business

We are a trading nation and one of the big issues this election will be regulation and the burden it places on business. There has been a rise in regulation from the E.U. in recent years, but are we protecting our employees or stifling our industry?

 Click here to watch

Workplace relations

Relations between employers and employees have been contentious in the past, but how much influence should unions be given? Whoever wins the election the minimum wage is likely to stay, but how often should this be reviewed?

 Click here to watch

Rip-off Britain

All the parties believe that keeping competition between firms is the best way to keep prices down. But are we paying too high a price for our goods and services in the UK? Increasing globalisation will keep the pressure on, but do British businesses need to become more competitive survive in a global marketplace?

 Click here to watch

 A/V CONSOLE
BBC RADIO NEWS
BBC ONE TV NEWS
©BBC