February 15th, 2016
Episode 639 of 1091 episodes
HSBC bank chooses not to relocate its headquarters - we ask why this is so important, why it is not just a simple administrative move, and what East Asian economics has to do with it. Bosnia has formally applied to join the European Union - two decades after it emerged from a three-year conflict which cost thousands of lives. Millions of adults across the UK are heading back in to education, despite the British government cutting its budget for adult skills - to the tune of 50% in the last six years. The BBC's Alice Baxter goes back to school to find out more about this avenue back in to the world of work. Finally, our regular Financial Times commentator, Lucy Kellaway, says a big dose of self-doubt can work wonders for your career. (Image: HSBC headquarters building with City of London sign in foreground. Credit: Getty Images)
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.