More Scrutiny for Apple in China

Has Apple cleaned up its act over the factories it uses to make its products in China? According to a workers' rights watchdog, the answer is no. We speak to the New York-based China Labor Watch group who are accusing one of Apple's suppliers - the Taiwanese firm Pegatron - of violations including excessive working hours, poor living conditions and withholding workers' pay.

Also is a combination of two of the world's biggest advertising firms a mega-merger too far?

And are we all ready to drive electric cars at last? German carmaker BMW seems to think so - we'll find out why.

Hundreds of fast food workers in cities around the United States have walked out on the job today, to demand better pay and conditions. We speak to one fast food worker in St Louis, Missouri and a campaigner about why they're on the picket line.

Lucy Kellaway tells us why businesses should help their workers get more sleep.

And Lori Henderson, Executive Director of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan tells us about rebuilding business after the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. We're also joined by Bill Cohan, contributing editor at Vanity Fair and former managing director at JP Morgan Chase.

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