September 15th, 2014
Episode 21 of 735 episodes
The US says up to 300 billion dollars of commercial intellectual property is stolen by Chinese firms every year. A British Minister now tells us things are improving. Who's right? And separately, we hear from Lucy Kellaway on what she believes is the billions wasted every year by companies on their sales pitches. When everyone bidding for a contract sounds so slick and well-rehearsed, she says, it's impossible to tell between them. So why does anyone bother?