ITV Business Club

This week we're recruiting new members to our Business Club and telling their stories in the current economic climate.

Full Report: Are things on the up for the property market?

As anyone who has tried to buy or sell a house in the last few years will tell you, one of the biggest effects of the recession was in the property market.

As it became harder to find mortgages, it became harder to find buyers - and prices fell.

However, the latest member of our Business Club has been telling Ben Chapman that things may finally be looking up for the property market.

Watch his full report below.

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Full Report: Consumers still splashing the cash on new wheels

Whether there will be more new jobs this year may come down to whether more of us are able to spend more of the money we have.

We may not be spending our money on the high street, but as workers at Nissan will tell you, we still seem to have a love for new cars.

This week we're recuiting new members to our Business Club.

Ben Chapman has been to meet a man who discovered a passion for selling new cars thirty years ago.

Watch his full report below.

Full Report: Collectables joins ITV's Business Club

This year has already seen the downfall of some of the biggest names on our high streets; HMV, Jessops, Blockbuster and Republic have all suffered from changes to the way we're shopping.

So, what is the secret to keeping the tills ringing, or the credit card readers beeping, in 2013?

This week we're recruiting new members to our Business Club, and Ben Chapman's been to one familiar North East name to find out their secret.

Watch his full report below.

Full Report - Business Club: The horse meat scandal and more

The horse meat scandal has divided opinion among farmers - some worry that it has damaged the image of the entire meat industry, others think that it will encourage more of us to buy local food.

Tonight, we begin a week of reports as we introduce new members to our Business Club - and the first of them is a farmer.

As Ben Chapman reports, the scandal is just the latest in a series of challenges he is facing in his job.

Watch the full report below.