Listen to our weekly podcast where we critically review topical developments in the news and media with a leadership and management point of view with Business and Finance Journalist, Matt Packer and Head of Research, Policy and Standards at The Institute of Leadership & Management, Kate Cooper.

In this week's Podcast...

  • Volkswagen suffers a skills shortage in its clean-engine development wing as a direct result of its emissions scandal
  • One in 12 UK workers are unable to take their full holiday entitlements, leaving a total £3 billion of unused leave on the shelf per year
  • Internet entrepreneur Reid Hoffman argues in a new book that boards should appoint CEOs with a 'co-founder mindset'
  • Tech exec John Zanni credits the 13 years he spent honing his people skills in his family's restaurant as the key driver behind his current success