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Nestle Finds Forced Labour in its Supply Chain

November 25th, 2015

Episode 565 of 901 episodes

Nestle finds forced labour in its supply chain. A senior executive tells us what the company plans to do about it. Also in the programme, British finance minister George Osborne has made a new promise to balance his government's books, but not for another five years. Our economic commentator Roger Bootle assesses the UK's latest spending review. Economic relations between Ukraine and Russia have deteriorated as Gazprom shuts off gas supply to Ukraine in a payment dispute. We have all the latest. Plus we hear from Japan how encouraging more women to return to the workforce could provide some much-needed economic growth for the country.

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