April 24th, 2015
Episode 306 of 1091 episodes
The largest of the UK's banks HSBC has announced it's considering moving its headquarters out of London and setting up shop overseas. The bank cited UK taxes and regulations that have been imposed over the past few years. We speak to Philip Augar.Plus, two years ago today, the collapse of the eight-storey Rana Plaza clothing factory in Bangladesh claimed the lives of 1133 workers, but since the disaster has anything really changed? Lily Cole is a fashion model who's worn Chanel, Versace and McQueen on the catwalk - but she's also a social entrepreneur who has just launched a marketplace platform to promote sustainable goods. Our reporter Lucy Burton caught up with her at a social entrepreneurship conference in Oxford. And the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could be the richest fight in the history of boxing. We speak to Brian Warner from CelebrityNetWorth.com.
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.