After a disappointing election, UK Prime Minister Theresa May lost her majority, and she enters Brexit negotiations weaker not stronger, with reports of profound discord within her own parties ranks. What hope a smooth Brexit? We get the thoughts of Simon Horton, author of Negotiation Mastery: Tools for the 21st Century Negotiator.
We also get an insight from Hugo Paemen, former EU Chief Negotiator during the creation of the World Trade Organisation, and erstwhile head representative of the EU to the United States.
Barclays bank, and a number of its former executives, may learn this week whether they're going to face charges in the UK, in relation to a fundraising the bank undertook at the height of the financial crisis. Yes we are still talking about the financial crisis of 2008. If upheld, this complex legal case could have big implications. The author and banking expert Philip Augar tells us more about the case.
And, our regular columnist Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times is back with some key thoughts on gender politics and straight-talking.
(Photo: The British and EU flags lowered, side-by-side. Credit: Gerard Julien/ Getty Images)