February 2nd, 2015
Episode 147 of 709 episodes
Why wouldn't you want a free trade deal that could add billions to your economy? We discuss the pluses and minuses of the world's biggest trade deal between the US and the EU. Markus Beyrer, director general of BusinessEurope, explains why he's in support of a deal, and John Hilary, executive director of War on Want argues against it. Also on the programme: How will Russia react to its ailing economy? Dr Richard Connolly, Co-Director of CREES at Birmingham University tells us. And Lucy Kellaway explains why middle-management jobs are failing to excite today's workers.