April 13th, 2015
Episode 289 of 1091 episodes
The heir to the Nina Ricci perfume and fashion fortune has been convicted of tax fraud by a Paris court after hiding millions in an offshore HSBC account. We hear more about Arlette Ricci's behaviour and ask how many more could face justice over the Swiss banking scandal. Also trouble at the top of one of the world's biggest car manufacturers - but why has Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech criticised his chief executive Martin Winterkorn when the company has been doing so well? Plus Alison van Diggelen on whether robots will create or destroy jobs, Lucy Kellaway on whether empathy has a place at work and we hear why a McDonald's commercial has caused outrage among some Italian pizza chefs.
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