January 25th, 2016
Episode 620 of 1091 episodes
Moscow says the economy shrank by 3.7% in 2015. Alexei Zakharov, assistant professor at the Higher School of Economics tells us how the government will try to manage the economic decline. Also in the programme, there are big tweaks at the top of Twitter, as four executives step down. We have analysis from Stuart Miles of the technology website Pocket Lint. Plus we hear from India why the country's government says women deserve longer paid maternity leave. And our regular commentator Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times fantasises about her idea of the perfect office.
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.