Nick Peters hits the shop floor for another packed edition on workplace issues. This week, social mobility, the goal of productive work and enterprise, comes under attack. Nick Peters talks to Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the RSA, about the idea that social mobility could be cruel or even evil.
Digital skill levels among young people mean employers are finding it harder to get qualified staff and many young people risk missing out on good jobs - Nick Peters finds out more from Nigel Walsh at CapGemini.
The Prime Minister says he wants ex-offenders to have much more support moving from jail into jobs and productive lives. It’s already happening - Nick Peters discovers how from Jane Gould, a trustee of Christian charity CleanSheet.
And we head east to Vietnam to meet the "Digital Nomads", young people who are taking the idea of remote working to extraordinary lengths.
Nick Peters talks to Sarah Lewis, Managing Director and Principal Psychologist at Appreciating Change, who believes poor managements encourages employees to put on their ‘stupid hats’ when they come to work. She outlines how smart managements can access the intelligence that their workforce brings to work every day, and encourage them not to switch it off.
Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry, joins Nick Peters and Chris Bailey to discuss the motor industry, after research revealed that manufacturer's predictions on the popularity of electric or hybrid vehicles may be wildly wrong.
Ryan Heath, Senior EU Correspondent at Politico, joins Nick Peters and Chris Bailey to discuss the latest political stories, with David Cameron announcing plans to allow more refugees into the UK amidst the ongoing crisis.
Taiwanese computer company Acer has developed a desktop PC with parts that can be swapped by the user. Named the "modular" PC, Billy Bambrough has been speaking with Stuart Miles of Pocket-lint and tech analyst Jack Gold about whether it could give the PC industry a much needed boost.
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