February 25th, 2015
Episode 225 of 1091 episodes
British lawmakers have grilled HSBC bosses in the wake of tax evasion allegations. The BBC's Jonty Bloom was watching. Also higher taxes and lower spending - South Africa's government tries to bring its finances back under control. In the run up to next year's US presidential election, we discuss with economist Irwin Stelzer how big an issue rising inequality will be for the Republican party. Plus Lego's awesome adventure; profits are up, but is the Danish king of bricks falling behind in a world of digital play? We talk to the firm's chief financial officer John Goodwin. And what does the Brit Awards really do for British artists?
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.