Siona Jenkins discusses the impact of Brexit on the National Health Service with the FT’s James Blitz and Sarah Neville. Will there be more money? How will it affect staffing, the cost of drugs and medical research?

 

As rival forces scramble to recapture Isis territory in Syria and Iraq, the likelihood of international confrontation escalates. Gideon Rachman discusses the growing tensions in the region with the FT’s Middle east commentator David Gardner and Geoff Dyer, former Washington correspondent

 

Following a highly decisive campaign, the people of Britain cast a historic vote to leave the EU in June last year. The FT’s Zosia Wasik has been gauging the mood on Brexit a year on.

 

To buy or build the next boss? The changes of regime at General Electric and Uber highlight the shifts we are seeing in how companies choose their senior executives, says Andrew Hill. GE has always meticulously groomed its leaders in house and had John Flannery primed ready to take over when Jeff Immelt stood down. But that model is becoming rare

 

Economist Michael Mandel joins Cardiff Garcia to talk about the research that he and co-author Bret Swanson have published on “the coming productivity boom” — an optimistic case for productivity growth based on the application of information technology in physical industries such as manufacturing and healthcare.

 

The Bank of England split highlights how central banks are preparing to end years of easing and shift to monetary tightening. But how fast will the change come and how will the pound and other currencies respond? Commerzbank’s senior economist Peter Dixon discusses the moves with Roger Blitz, and looks at how the causes of inflation and the way it is measured are also under review.

 

The elevation of Mohammed bin Salman to crown prince of Saudi Arabia has come during the worst crisis facing the Gulf region in decades. Siona Jenkins spoke to the FT’s deputy editor Roula Khalaf and energy correspondent Anjli Raval to understand how the heir apparent is likely to influence domestic and regional policies.

 

FT Money Show presenter Lucy Warwick-Ching on what’s driving inflation up, how to inflation proof your finances and how pensioners can protect their assets in this climate.

 

From Baywatch to Justin Bieber, we discuss the best (and worst) of this summer’s trashy film and music. Plus: the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Elizabeth Strout on writing about class in the age of Trump.

 

The maverick chief executive of the ride-hailing app Uber has stepped down. The FT’s Andrew Hill tells Ravi Mattu about management lessons from the episode for start-ups as well as big companies.